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

Rhys Millen Sets Pikes Peak Record With 9:46 Climb

That Rhys Millen screamed past the 14,000 foot mark to the top of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in less than 10 minutes is a major milestone for the nearly century-old race. But although he was driving a 700-hp Hyundai Genesis racecar, let's not forget that this is also the first year racers are driving on a… » 8/13/12 9:30am 8/13/12 9:30am

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

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

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