Illustration for article titled RMR Gives Genesis Coupe A Mid-Mounted 500 HP Tau V8 Finger

Just when you thought the Hyundai Genesis Coupe had reached its tuning potential, Rhys Millen pulls out this monster — a sexy mid-engined genesis Coupe packing a 500HP, mid-mounted, Tau V8. Yes SEMA, there is a Santa Claus.


The Rhys Millen Racing Hyundai Genesis RMR460 isn't just a hack-job to get the Genesis Sedan engine into the Genesis coupe. The engine gets upgraded internals including JE pistons and eight individual throttle bodies to push out 500 HP, it's got a fully re-engineered suspension, a five-speed sequential transmission form Mendeola, carbon rear hatch and spoiler, 20" wheels and Toyo tires, and a top speed of 182 mph! Since Millen is kinda known as a drift racer, we suspect it'll be no time before we see this thing dancing an automotive ballet around a wicked gymkhana course.

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