My Day at Road Atlanta.

As you may know. Last year I won the Jalopnik and Blipshift T-Shirt contest thanks to my "Smoking Permitted" design and the grand prize was a one day, High Performance, Skip Barber Racing School. I Registered for the course at Road Atlanta on March 18th, and hit the road! » 3/23/14 4:45pm 3/23/14 4:45pm

On a V8-powered Hyundai Genesis and the essence of SEMA

Garishly outfitted cars in brightly-colored, energy drink logo-festooned booths teeming with booth babes, brahs in flat bills and old men in auto-themed Hawaiian shirts inhaling a fragrance of waterless car wash and hepatitis. Yup, it's the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) annual show in Las Vegas. The one … » 11/04/11 1:30pm 11/04/11 1:30pm

A different kind of 5.0 V8 burnout

The Genesis 5.0 R-Spec is sort of the Bud Light Lime of Korean performance luxury sedans; an improvement, if only a slight one. Most significantly it's still RWD so you can light up the tires, as Matt Farah of the soon-to-debut The Car Show does above. » 7/05/11 1:00pm 7/05/11 1:00pm

2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec: First Drive

The Hyundai Genesis sedan never adhered to the German model of tight-handling saloonry. Instead, its territory is the budget-conscious middle between beige Japanese technobarges and the rear-drive sedan Buick wishes it had the balls to build. Now Hyundai's created a sharper version with a more powerful engine. But is… » 6/22/11 12:00pm 6/22/11 12:00pm

2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec-tacularly More Powerful Than The …

Hyundai's bribing us into liking them again by announcing the extra-track-ready 2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec. Now-optional is the grunty 306HP 3.8-liter V6 and much better Tremec 6-speed positioned above the standard four cylinder 210HP R-Spec. Yes please. » 7/16/10 9:00am 7/16/10 9:00am

Rollin' In My 5.0: Hyundai Planning More Powerful Engines

Rumor has Hyundai developing a 282-hp, 254-lb-ft, 3.3-liter, direct-injected V-6 for the Genesis coupe/sedan and a high-powered Tau 5.0-liter V-8 (429 hp and 376 lb-ft) for the Equus. Remember the supercharged Tau V-8 prototype? We do. [Automobile] » 6/24/10 5:15pm 6/24/10 5:15pm

Krider Racing Lifestyle Brand™ Set To Conquer World, Starting With The …


A week after the Buttonwillow rollover veteran Krider Racing/Big Sausage Pizza Delivery Acura Integra won the "Good" class at the 24 Hours of LeMons Sears Pointless, their team T-shirt made an appearance on The Smoking Tire. » 3/21/10 4:00pm 3/21/10 4:00pm

Genesis Coupe eBay Deal Settled, Man Buys Hyundai

We're still waiting for details, but we've been informed by the parties involved that the turbulent story of one man trying to buy a Genesis Coupe is close to a happy ending thanks to some help from Hyundai. » 1/27/10 9:00pm 1/27/10 9:00pm

Hyundai Genesis Coupe eBay Deal Off, Bring On The Lawyers

As a follow up to last night's update, the Hyundai bid heard round the world has gone full-lawyer in a sad demonstration of what happens when a deal is founded on mistrust. » 1/26/10 11:15am 1/26/10 11:15am

Hyundai Genesis eBay Deal Going Sour, Bidder Talks To Jalopnik

One man's saga of trying to buy a Hyundai has gone sour. As promised, we've been on the phones all weekend trying to help, rather than acting as bystanders rehashing forum posts. Our exclusive talk with the bidder below. » 1/25/10 8:30pm 1/25/10 8:30pm

Jalopnik, GenCoupe Forum Help Enthusiast Beat The Man, Buy A Hyundai

After attempting to deny an eBay bidder his Hyundai Genesis Coupe and then threatening to sue him for complaining, pressure from Jalopnik, forum members and others encouraged the Hyundai dealership to rectify the situation. » 1/20/10 9:00pm 1/20/10 9:00pm

Kentucky Hyundai Dealership Threatens To Sue eBay Buyer If He Doesn't…

Daniel Sanchez, the buyer at the center of the Glenn Hyundai eBay debacle, told Jalopnik he's been contacted by Glenn Hyundai and told to remove all mention of his buying experience from "the internet" or face legal action. » 1/20/10 7:00pm 1/20/10 7:00pm

Kentucky Hyundai Dealer Won't Honor eBay Auction Deal, Calls Buyer…

A GenCoupe forum member's up-in-arms over a Hyundai Genesis Coupe he claims he won on eBay Motors from a Kentucky dealership. We spoke to the dealership. They claim the buyer is "a little psycho." Accusations are flying, but who's right? » 1/20/10 5:30pm 1/20/10 5:30pm