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The 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe has been revealed ahead of its Detroit motor show debut
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8 January 2012

The 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe has been seen ahead of its Detroit motor show debut. The revised rear-drive coupe features refreshed styling and is believed to receive two revised engines and an eight-speed automatic gearbox option for the first time.

The base engine for the Genesis Coupe is allegedly a 270bhp, 275lb ft twin-scroll turbocharged four-cylinder. Buyers can also choose an upgraded 3.8-litre V6 engine, which puts out 343bhp. Both engines are mated to a six-speed manual gearbox as standard with an eight-speed auto, an in-house Hyundai development, an option.

Buyers can choose from four different versions of the Genesis Coupe: Base, Track, GT and R-trac. The 2013 facelifted model features a revised sports suspension system and a new three-stage ESC system, which incorporates a ‘Race’ mode.

Styling wise, the Genesis Coupe features a much bolder front-end inspired by the recent range of Hyundais. There’s a new front grille, bumper and headlight design, plus LED lights. LEDs are also fitted to the revised rear end.

Inside, the cabin has undergone an overhaul, with a new centre console being the chief revision.

The revised Genesis Coupe will reach US showrooms in the spring, but UK buyers will have to wait until the next-generation model is launched by the middle of the decade as there are no plans to convert the current model to right-hand drive.

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grumpy_o_g 9 January 2012

Re: Next Hyundai Genesis spotted

I thought South Korea drove on the right side of the road too (i.e. the left)?

Mr£4worth 9 January 2012

Re: Next Hyundai Genesis spotted

sirwiggum wrote:

Veloster is being marketed as the UK coupe, looks similar to the VW Scirocco.

Liking the look of the i40 saloon/hatch, a bit C5 mixed with Mondeo.

Yes the Veloster looks like an even uglier Scircocco (who'd have thought after the great Guigaro designs?). The Genesis should have come to these shores, I'd have bought one for sure. Come Hyundai, pull your fingers out.

sirwiggum 9 January 2012

Re: Next Hyundai Genesis spotted

Veloster is being marketed as the UK coupe, looks similar to the VW Scirocco.

Liking the look of the i40 saloon/hatch, a bit C5 mixed with Mondeo.

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