2009 Hyundai Genesis Earns Five-Star NHTSA Crash Test Scores

The new 2009 Hyundai Genesis » 8/28/08 10:20am 8/28/08 10:20am has aced NHTSA's crash testing, scoring five stars in both frontal- and side-impact testing. The Korean automaker attributes its high scores to the use of high-strength steel at critical points throughout the Genesis' body structure, coupled with electronic active head restraints and…

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

Detroit Auto Show: Hyundai Reveals Genesis Sedan, Disrupts Industry


Hyundai execs refer to their new Genesis luxo-sedan as an "industry disruption." It's the same kind of disruption, they say, Lexus achieved back when Japanese luxury cars in America were as much a nonentity as, well, Korean luxury cars in America. Nonetheless, most of you already know the details: Rear-drive, 375bhp,… » 1/13/08 4:47pm 1/13/08 4:47pm

More Pics Of The Hyundai Genesis, SUSSUDIO!

We've got more hi-res pics of the Hyundai Genesis than you can shake an 8-inch LCD nav display at. We've cleverly divided them into exterior and interior, so you, dear reader, can decide were Hyundai stole borrowed from their predecessors. Hey, we're not hating. Good designers borrow, great designers outright steal… » 1/08/08 10:45am 1/08/08 10:45am

Hyundai Genesis Badge Revealed...for Chinese and Korean Markets

Hyundai just unveiled the above shiny winged silver name-badge for the new rear-wheel drive power sedan from the Korean automaker. Yes, we know it's not very attractive. But the good news is the badge is only for the Korean and Chinese markets where, according to Hyundai, the wings will "symbolize the spirit of flight… » 12/04/07 9:45am 12/04/07 9:45am