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.
Toca has strapped a Garrett twin-turbocharger to the large luxury sedan’s 5.0-litre V8 and installed a full ARK Performance catback exhaust system to liberate an extra 134kW over the standard naturally aspirated engine.
AirRex digital air suspension drops the Steel Phoenix lower to the ground and narrows the gap between its pumped wheel arches and high-performance Toyo tyres. Behind the 21-inch COR wheels sit eight-piston front and six-piston rear brakes from Neo Motorsport.
The Genesis Steel Phoenix’s all-metal wide body is finished with custom BASF R-M paint to create a steel metallic appearance and matt and gloss black accents, while the long list of interior modifications includes black leather seats with white stitching, carbonfibre trim panels and a Rockford Fosgate audio system.
The Hyundai Genesis launches in Australia at the beginning of November. Australian customers won’t be able to get behind the wheel of the V8 version, however, with the company deciding to bring only the 3.8-litre six-cylinder petrol model to our market. The Genesis is expected to cost between $50,000 and $60,000.