John Krafcik

  • 2012 Hyundai Genesis

    The wraps recently came off the facelifted 2012 Hyundai Genesis luxury sedan and while the car did receive some healthy engine and transmission upgrades, an all-wheel drive option, something that’s proving more and more crucial among luxury buyers, was noticeably absent. Turns out Hyundai will eventually offer an all-wheel drive option on the Genesis, and most likely the Genesis Coupe as well, but not until the next-generation of the car arrives. That won’t be until the 2014 model year, says Hyundai U.S. chief Krafcik, who’s previously indicated that the Equus flagship would...

  • 2011 Hyundai Genesis sedan
    2012 Hyundai Genesis Facelift Set For 2011 Chicago Auto Show Debut

    The 2011 Chicago Auto Show is just a day away now and in its lead up we have news that a facelifted version of the award-winning Hyundai Genesis sedan will be unveiled in The Windy City. The information was revealed by the automaker’s U.S. chief, John Krafcik, who said the facelifted 2012...

  • 2011 Hyundai Equus
    Hyundai Considers Launching ‘Genesis’ Luxury Brand, Two New Models

    There’s no doubt Hyundai has what it takes to build cars that can compete with top brands in the luxury segment, with current high-end models like the Genesis and Equus sedans proving that the South Korean automaker can build truly world class luxury cars. Unfortunately, Hyundai has one major...

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