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

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis Gets All The Gadgets

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is almost here, but while waiting, it's worth checking out what it will have to offer up against the German and Japanese competition. It's time to look under the hood. » 1/09/14 9:00am 1/09/14 9:00am

2015 Hyundai Genesis: This Is It In Real Life

Photos have appeared from Seoul of a vehicle that could be nothing but the 2015 Hyundai Genesis — a decidedly handsome premium sedan aimed straight at ze German competitors. » 11/26/13 10:00am 11/26/13 10:00am

What The Hell Is This?

Automakers test cars with a varying amount of camo these days. If it's early in the development cycle, it looks like the car is wearing a Halloween costume. If it's about to be released, it just has a lot of makeup on. This is an in-between, and we're not sure what it is. » 10/21/13 10:45am 10/21/13 10:45am

How Ford And RAM Are Screwing Up GM's New Truck Launch

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/21/13 9:44am 10/21/13 9:44am

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… » 11/04/11 1:30pm 11/04/11 1:30pm

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: This is it

Here's more proof the spy photos of a re-styled 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe are real. The new Korean coupe was spotted again with a more Veloster-ish nose in full view. » 9/16/11 2:00pm 9/16/11 2:00pm

The Hyundai Genesis R-Spec needs balls, Wert's mom is nice

Some of the best conversations in the automotive world are had via IM and never seen by the public, depriving you of honest and unedited opinions. Screw that. It's time we include you in the conversation. » 9/09/11 3:30pm 9/09/11 3:30pm

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

This hideous Hyundai is owned by Ron Artest

What do you say when the backup late night host on a basic cable network buys you an aspirational Korean luxury car? Welcome to a day in the life of Ron Artest, who was given this awful "Lakers edition" Hyundai Genesis by forgotten late night host George Lopez. » 5/06/11 12:45pm 5/06/11 12:45pm

It Beats The Hell Out Of Coffee

Rhys Millen drifts the crap out of his Hyundai Genesis along Brazil's Serra do Rio do Rastro. I like my drifting with coffee and cream. (Photo: Bruce Terena, Red Bull) » 1/25/11 9:00am 1/25/11 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

Hyundai Shoves Porsche Aside, Challenges Mini To Race

Mini's terrorized Porsche after its refusal to race Mini. Now Hyundai is turning the tables on Porsche (and Mini), challenging Mini to race the Hyundai Genesis Coupe after their "go-kart race" is over. We love this trend we've started. » 6/18/10 4:30pm 6/18/10 4:30pm

This Was Almost The Hyundai Genesis Sedan

According to Hyundai CEO John Krafcik, this was the initial design for the Hyundai Genesis sedan prepared by a "European design house." Yeesh. [Inside Line] » 6/15/10 12:45pm 6/15/10 12:45pm

Hyundai Genesis PM580: A 750 HP Pikes Peak Conqueror

Rhys Millen is so serious about breaking the world-famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb' 10-minute barrier and reclaiming his family's honor he's building a tube-framed and carbon fiber, 1,850lb, 750 HP stroked 4.1-liter V6-powered monster called the Hyundai Genesis PM580. » 4/19/10 12:00pm 4/19/10 12:00pm

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