2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: First Drive

For too long the American market has lacked an affordable, accessible, fast, responsive, fun, communicative, good-looking rear-wheel-drive sports coupe. The Hyundai Genesis Coupe is that car. Finally. » 3/30/09 12:00pm 3/30/09 12:00pm

First Hyundai Genesis Coupe Crash Caught In Korea

The last thing any automaker could want leading up to the launch of an exciting new model is images of the car wrecked against a concrete post. Unfortunately for Hyundai, this 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe » 11/13/08 9:40am 11/13/08 9:40am was caught making its first entry into the destruction derby of automotive life in Korea. According to a translated…

Hyundai Releases Specs On Genesis Coupe: V6 Hits 310 HP, Turbo…

Hyundai has provided a wealth of new details on its upcoming Genesis Coupe » 10/31/08 9:30am 10/31/08 9:30am, including statements the 2.0-liter turbo four will deliver 210 HP on regular gas and 220 HP on high-test, along with 223 ft-lb of torque at a low, low 2,000 RPM. The kicker, or at least it was until gas dropped down below $3 per gallon, is…

Hyundai Genesis Coupe Spotted In Metro Detroit Looking Yellow

Jalopnik » 10/15/08 9:30am 10/15/08 9:30am friend Jon snapped this yellow wearing M plates on I-75 in Metro Detroit yesterday. The angle of the photo shows the dramatic side creases found on the 2-door Korean Mustang-mauler, and from the rear three-quarter the car actually looks more like a than its designers would likely care to admit. Kudos for a…

HKS Tunes 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Even though no media outlets have yet driven the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe » 9/03/08 2:00pm 9/03/08 2:00pm, that hasn’t stopped the company from handing them out to every tuner in the western hemisphere. The latest to get their grubby, carbon-stained hands on the Coupe is , known for sticking big turbos in little cars — which is exactly the…

2009 Hyundai Genesis Priced Starting At $33,000, Most Expensive Kimchi …

Well, remember yesterday how we talked about the 2009 Hyundai Genesis being a value proposition at a sub-$30,000 price point with a V8? Well, Automotive News is reporting Hyundai Motor America has priced the new Genesis luxury sedan at $33,000 for the V6 version and $38,000 for the V8. Both prices include shipping. Do… » 5/28/08 4:00pm 5/28/08 4:00pm

2009 Hyundai Genesis

It was at dinner on the second night of my Korean adventure to drive the 2009 Hyundai Genesis on behalf of Popular Mechanics when I finally decided to try kimchi. If you've never tried the stuff, you'd better have a stomach built like a steel-clad clay pot. I don't. But after spending a few hours running the first… » 5/27/08 12:00pm 5/27/08 12:00pm

Hyundai Genesis Spotted In Sunny SoCal

SoCal Euro's eagle-eyed forum fan-boy by the name of "dub*man" caught some shots of the new 2009 Hyundai Genesis at rest in a local SoCal parking lot. We're assuming it wasn't just stopping for a quick bite at a local Korean BBQ joint. Whatever it was doing there without manny plates affixed to the back end, we're happy… » 5/05/08 10:00am 5/05/08 10:00am

2009 Hyundai Genesis Sedan Spied Testing In Ann Arbor With New,…

Given that we've seen a lot of the 2009 Hyundai Genesis, you'd think we wouldn't care if one was spotted out on the streets. But thanks to Hyundai's ever-changing grille designs we're actually quite intrigued and are therefore grateful that good ol' "larithmos" over at the Motive Mag forums managed to snap these photos… » 4/16/08 10:00am 4/16/08 10:00am

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: The Epic Reveal, Live!

Wow. Ok, so we were pretty excited about the new 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, but we had no idea just how awesome the reveal would be. None of that crap about pulling a sheet off a semi-functional prototype. No, these Hoondais were blatantly fully functional. That's thanks to either a turbocharged 2.0-liter… » 3/19/08 4:40pm 3/19/08 4:40pm

2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: A Mustang-Killer Revealed

So what's the one complaint most often levied against the Ford Mustang? How about the lack of Independent Rear Suspension? Guess what? The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe has it. Here's the rest of the details — 212 HP 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine or a range-topping all-aluminum 306 HP DOHC 3.8-liter V6… » 3/19/08 3:33pm 3/19/08 3:33pm