Hyundai Genesis

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BMW 5 Series v Hyundai Genesis : Comparison review

Some might argue this is a pointless test. They’d say there’s not a chance in a fiery underworld that luxury car buyers entranced by the German badges could be swayed by one wearing the Hyundai ‘H’...

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Hyundai Genesis Review : E-Class challenger or pretender?
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Hyundai Genesis Review : E-Class challenger or pretender?

CarAdvice finds out whether the German luxury brands should be worried by Korea's new $60,000 sedan.


Hyundai Genesis : Korea’s E-Class rival launches from $60,000
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Hyundai Genesis : Korea’s E-Class rival launches from $60,000

The Hyundai Genesis has arrived in Australia as the South Korean car maker’s most ambitious and most expensive model yet. Hyundai’s new luxury sedan is setting out to challenge the likes of the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class with a car that’s not only bigger but features a $60,000 plus on-road costs starting price more like an entry-level luxury sedan...


Hyundai Genesis an image-maker not a loss-maker, says brand
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Hyundai Genesis an image-maker not a loss-maker, says brand

Hyundai Australia says its new Genesis luxury sedan will serve as a technological flagship to lift the image of the brand locally, though it has denied the model won’t be profitable. The Genesis has gone on sale in Australia for the first time, after the first-generation model was built in left-hand-drive only...


Hyundai sets up public comparison test with 5 Series and E-Class
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Hyundai sets up public comparison test with 5 Series and E-Class

Hyundai Australia is backing the credentials of its new Genesis luxury car by setting up public comparison tests involving rival German cars, the BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The South Korean car maker has set up the back-to-back trials in Sydney and Melbourne as part of the November launch for its new large luxury sedan...


Hyundai Genesis Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Hyundai Genesis Review

There’s only a single H logo on the whole car, but that’s enough to confirm the brand behind the Hyundai Genesis is feeling sufficiently bold about its new flagship model. Forget a Lexus-like spin-off brand; Hyundai is playing the range-halo card with the Genesis that it describes as its most advanced and most luxurious car yet...

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$60,000 to $82,000

Hyundai Genesis breaks ANCAP record
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Hyundai Genesis breaks ANCAP record

The new 2015 Hyundai Genesis luxury sedan has scored the highest ANCAP rating since testing began 21 years ago.  Announced this morning, the Korean company’s much-hyped flagship managed to score an almost-perfect 36.88 points out of 37 against ANCAP’s regimen, ousting the 36.78 achieved by the Mercedes-Benz B-Class in 2012. Naturally this equates to five stars...


Hyundai Genesis Steel Phoenix : 447kW twin-turbo V8 sedan headed for SEMA
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Hyundai Genesis Steel Phoenix : 447kW twin-turbo V8 sedan headed for SEMA

A twin-turbo V8 Hyundai Genesis with 447kW will seek to push the limits of aftermarket modification when it is unveiled at next month’s SEMA show. The result of collaboration between Hyundai and Chicago’s Toca Marketing Group, the Toca Signature Edition Hyundai Genesis Steel Phoenix features 69 modifications across its exterior, interior, and engine and chassis...


BTR Hyundai Genesis Coupe sends at least 600kW to the rear wheels
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BTR Hyundai Genesis Coupe sends at least 600kW to the rear wheels

The Korean giant has confirmed that a Hyundai Genesis Coupe modified by Blood Type Racing (BTR) will be featured by the company at this year's SEMA show. Under the bonnet of the BTR-fettled Genesis Coupe is Hyundai's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine...


Hyundai Genesis AR550 concept heading to SEMA
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Hyundai Genesis AR550 concept heading to SEMA

The Hyundai Genesis AR550 is the second confirmed vehicle that will be featured in the Korean brand's portion of the SEMA show in November. Reworked by ARK Performance, the Genesis AR550 sedan is the tuner's riposte to BMW's M cars and AMG-fettled Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Under the bonnet, a Rotrex supercharger has been affixed to Hyundai's 5...


Hyundai considering small, sporty RWD sedan; Genesis Coupe future uncertain - report
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Hyundai considering small, sporty RWD sedan; Genesis Coupe future uncertain - report

Hyundai is in the midst of refreshing much of its range and a sedan designed to compete with the BMW 3 Series is under consideration. According to sources that have spoken to Automotive News, Hyundai is mulling over a small rear-wheel-drive sedan to slot in underneath the recently launched second-generation Genesis four-door...


The car that slows down for speed cameras
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The car that slows down for speed cameras

Would you buy a car that automatically slows down for fixed speed cameras? That’s what you can get in South Korea with the new Hyundai Genesis's 'Speed Trap Auto Deceleration', which we sampled last week. Numerous other satellite navigation systems already warn drivers of fixed speed camera locations but Hyundai has taken this to a new level, with its system capable of bringing the vehicle’s speed below the speed camera limit...


2015 Hyundai Genesis Review
Rating: 910 /10
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2015 Hyundai Genesis Review

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis will either help redefine the luxury car market in Australia or become another failed attempt to charge less for more equipment in the absence of a luxury badge. It’s hard to deny that for the four-door sedan’s predicted price of between $50,000 and $60,000, the Genesis is relative bargain...

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$50,000 to $60,000

Hyundai Genesis Review: First Drive in South Korea
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Hyundai Genesis Review: First Drive in South Korea

Alborz Fallah drives the Hyundai Genesis in South Korea, an all-new luxury sedan that will redefine perceptions of the brand.


2015 Hyundai Genesis : $50-60,000 price point likely
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2015 Hyundai Genesis : $50-60,000 price point likely

The Australian launch of the upcoming Hyundai Genesis luxury sedan will be a redefining moment for the South Korean manufacturer locally as it seeks to lift its brand perception to the next level. The rear-wheel-drive Hyundai Genesis sedan is set to arrive around November this year and go head-to-head with luxury models ranging from the three German brands as well as locals such as the Holden Caprice...


Hyundai Genesis at NYIAS 2014
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Hyundai Genesis at NYIAS 2014

Tony Crawford takes a look at the Hyundai Genesis luxury sedan at the New York International Auto Show, ahead of its late 2014 release in Australia.


Hyundai Genesis : Luxury sedan spied in Australia
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Hyundai Genesis : Luxury sedan spied in Australia

The Hyundai Genesis sedan has been spied in Australia roughly six months out from its local introduction. CarAdvice snapped the Genesis near Hyundai's Sydney headquarters where engineers are currently tuning it for Australian road conditions and customer preferences...


Hyundai Genesis to raise brand profile and bring new customers
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Hyundai Genesis to raise brand profile and bring new customers

Hyundai says the Genesis range of cars has substantially helped raise the brand’s profile and attract a new audience previously unknown to Hyundai. At the world premier of the new Hyundai Genesis sedan, which is heading to Australia later this year, the CEO of Hyundai Motors America, Dave Zuchowski, confirmed to CarAdvice that the Genesis has been far more important as a brand building exercise than for volume in North America...


Hyundai Genesis V8 a chance for Australia
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Hyundai Genesis V8 a chance for Australia

The second-generation Hyundai Genesis sedan is coming to Australia with a V6 engine, though a V8 available for other markets is still a chance for our market in the car's lifecycle. The 3.8-litre V6 Genesis sedan is the only variant that has been engineered for right-hand drive based on the business case that RHD countries including Australia and the UK put forward, but depending on its sales success the opportunity to engineer the 5...


Hyundai Genesis sedan coming to Australia
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Hyundai Genesis sedan coming to Australia

The second-generation Hyundai Genesis sedan – the company's most ambitious car yet – is confirmed to launch in Australia in the third quarter of 2014. Unveiled at today's Detroit motor show, the Hyundai Genesis will be powered by a 3.8-litre V6 producing 248kW of power and 394Nm of torque, which is more power per litre than the 3...


Hyundai Genesis to be compatible with Google Glass
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Hyundai Genesis to be compatible with Google Glass

The Hyundai Genesis sedan will debut a new, cloud-based technology platform called Blue Link Glassware capable of linking the car to an owner's Google Glass device. Hyundai Blue Link Glassware, available as an app on Genesis sedans, will allow drivers to integrate wearable devices such as Google Glass with their car’s in-built infotainment system...


Hyundai Genesis to become an 'icon'
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Hyundai Genesis to become an 'icon'

Hyundai has no plans to launch the Genesis as a separate entity according to the company’s Chief American designer. Speaking to the Australian media at a tour of the company’s design centre in Irvine, California, Christopher Chapman said Hyundai is not keen on spending the resources required to launch an entirely different brand...


Hyundai Genesis Coupe Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Hyundai Genesis Coupe Review

A review of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe is both a good news story, and a bad news story. The good news is that the Hyundai Genesis Coupe is the only rear-wheel-drive, two-door sports coupe that exists between the Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ and the Nissan 370Z and BMW 1 Series...


Hyundai Genesis V8 R-Spec Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Hyundai Genesis V8 R-Spec Review

Think rear-wheel drive, V8-powered, full-size luxury sedan and Hyundai Genesis is unlikely to be the first make/model pairing to swerve figuratively into Aussie minds. That won't change anytime soon, either, because this generation of the Genesis we tested in the US will not come to Australia, and the next all-new model due in 2015 is unconfirmed...