...Hyundai is heading in the right direction, and the improvements to the Genesis Coupe for 2011 show it's not just looking for a one-shot entry into the sport coupe market.
...not offered on the sedan, is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that generates 210 horsepower. The upgraded engine is a version of the sedan's base 3.8-liter V-6, but tuned for higher output: 306 hp vs. 290 hp. Hyundai claims a zero to 60 mph time of less than 6 seconds. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on all models except the 2.0 Premium and 3.8 Grand Touring and your only choice on R-Spec models. A five-speed automatic is standard on the 2.0 Premium and optional for the 2.0T. A six-speed automatic is standard on the Grand Touring and optional for the 3.8 Track. Both...
...Under the Hood The turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder feels more powerful than its 210-horsepower rating suggests. Even so, it doesn't move the coupe quickly enough to make it stand out from the competition. The Mazdaspeed3, Subaru Impreza WRX and six-cylinder versions of the Mustang and Camaro have more to brag about under the hood. Editor Mike Hanley mentioned in his review of the 2010 Genesis coupe that the 306-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 engine is the way to go in this car, and I agree. At $26,750, the 3.8 R-Spec is a worthier choice because the base car itself is already a more potent performer...
It's hard to believe, but it's already been nearly a year since the last SEMA show, and it's time for the funky, freaky, and fast to come crawling out of the woodwork once... October 1, 2012 by Nelson Ireson
If you were counting on Hyundai to release more Genesis Coupe concepts at this year’s SEMA Show, it looks like you won’t be disappointed. The first Hyundai SEMA... September 24, 2012 by Kurt Ernst
Over the weekend rally racing pro and top drifter Rhys Millen charged his way up the 12.42-mile winding road of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb to set a new world record for the... August 15, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Bad weather and a myriad of crashes may have marred the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, but that didn’t deter motorsports pro Rhys Millen from setting a new... August 13, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 1
Earlier this month was the Streets of Long Beach, the first event on the 2012 Formula DRIFT calendar, and competing in the series once again is Hyundai, together with its ace... April 27, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 1