New Hyundai Genesis Coupe Launches in Korea

14 10 2008

Hyundai launches the all-new Genesis Coupe in Korea. Also as free officials facts on its rear-turn-goad auto that is scheduled to arrive at U.S. dealerships in give 2009. Nevertheless let’s cut to the pursue. The Genesis Coupe will be untaken with a catalog of two engines, an account-glassy 2.0 Turbo and a 3.8 V6.

The 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder company develops 210PS at 6000rpm (210HP for US) and 30.5kgm of torque at 2000rpm (222.7-lbs/ft for US advertise) which allows it to dash from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in an ordinary 8.3 seconds – not right the performance you’d guess from the sports vehicle.

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Both engines are mated to a pennant six-hustle manual transmission. The Genesis Coupe 2.0T offers a voluntary five-swiftness mandatory with SHIFTRONIC while the 3.8-liter V6 offers a ZF six-race sure transmission with SHIFTRONIC.

The Genesis Coupe will be unfilled with a Limited Slip Differential (LSD) as well as with an Electronic Stability Program (ESP). Hyundai said that will also be a possible follow–use performance present that will enter high performance album brakes from Brembo. For the front 18–creep wheels, Brembo engineers urbanized 13.4–crawl x 1.1–creep rotors (340mm x 28mm) and four–pot flat calipers (42mm+42mm) while the rear organism features 13.0–crawl x 0.78–shuffle rotors (330mm x 20mm) gripped by four–pot flat calipers (32mm+28mm).

Depending on the market and the shapely flatten, the Genesis Coupe‘s gear will involve USB/iPod connectors, support audio inputs, 5.6-inch information pose division (for audio wheel, digital command, climate control, inside/slight temperature) and steering sweep-mounted withdrawn controls for the audio order. An eight-lecturer Infinity sound system is elective.

The Korean automaker announced that it hopes to sell 40,000 Genesis Coupes annually, 5,000 in Korea and 35,000 in overseas markets. Hyundai said that the Genesis Coupe’s steer patron is a focus-aged gentleman (64 percent) looking for arrogant performance in terms of acceleration and handling. In the U.S., the competitive set includes the Mitsubishi Eclipse, Nissan Altima Coupe and Ford Mustang.

Korean retail prices start at 23,200,000 Korean won ($18,800 US or €13,800) for the center 2.0L Turbo variety and with detailed options, plus the V6 Lamda RS engine, the Coupe tops out at 33,920,000 Korean won ($23,400 US or €20,200).

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14 10 2008
carlos

33’920.000 won equal $28,070 us dollars not $23,400..
I may get the I4 Stylish pack… affordable.

12 02 2009
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe R-Spec Revealed (details and pricing) « autoworld.wordpress.com - It’s your auto world :: New cars, car news, reviews, photo, video…

[…] pricing for its Genesis Coupe. The new  R-Spec is based on the 210HP 2.0-liter Turbo form of the Genesis Coupe and it is planned to appeal to enthusiasts who want a low initial assess and the ability to change […]

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