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Hyundai Genesis specifications

Hyundai has today officially launched the exciting Genesis luxury sports sedan which has taken the company a good four years and $600 million to develop. Hyundai is the first to admit it has used top-end luxury cars as a benchmark. The Korean company notes the BMW 5-series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Lexus GS range as some of the cars that have inspired the Genesis...

Hyundai Genesis Coupe goes turbo

Today is a great day for car enthusiasts. Ford has confirmed their Focus RS and Hyundai has confirmed the Genesis Coupe will be given the turbocharged treatment. Set for debut in the US in 2009, the turbocharged engine will be a landmark for the Korean brand as it moves to catch its Japanese rivals...

Hyundai Genesis - It's official

Update 06/12/07: Photos of the Genesis sedan have been released (see bottom of article for gallery). Update: Hyundai Australia has told CarAdvice that Genesis is still unconfirmed for an Australian release and that global production will not start till 2009. - Hyundai has finally confirmed what we all already knew, the next generation Hyundai luxury cars will be called Genesis...

Hyundai Genesis sedan spied

Hyundai employees have forgotten to cover up the company's latest model - the Genesis sedan - during road testing in South Korea. Lucky for us, there was someone around with a camera phone. Set for an official début on the 29th of December (Hyundai's 40th birthday), the Genesis will initially go on sale in Korea only, with the rest of the world getting their hands on the car mid-2008...

Next-Generation Hyundai Tiburon Uncovered

Fans attending a market research sitting for Hyundai have taken photos of the next generation Tiburon. Currently named Genesis coupe, it is unclear whether or not Hyundai will drop the Tiburon name. Sitting next to a Ford Mustang, of all cars, it seems that Hyundai is aiming for the sky. The car is set to officially début at next month's Los Angeles motor show with sales starting late next year...

New Details on Hyundai's RWD Coupe

Hyundai’s U.K. Chief Tony Whitehorn, has recently revealed some crucial details on Hyundai's elusive new rear-wheel drive performance coupe. He has confirmed the new coupe would make its official debut at next year’s London Motor Show in July and will be priced higher than the Tiburon which it is replacing...

Hyundai V8 - 280kW+

Hyundai had previously stated the 4.6-litre V8 in the concept Genesis sedan (pictured), would develop around 223kW and 400Nm. Nonetheless, reports today suggest that previous estimates were, well, an understatement. Hyundai is currently developing a flagship rear-wheel-drive sedan, referred to as BH (set to arrive later in the year)...

Hyundai Tiburon RWD Concept

News of the new Hyundai Tiburon has caused a massive response by car lovers all over the net. Hyundai insiders have confirmed the car's Rear-Wheel-Drive setup as well as the possibility of a force-fed induction...

Hyundai Santa Fe Loses ESC

Hyundai has taken a step backwards and removed Electronic Stability Control (ESC/ESP/DSC) and side & curtain airbags from the entry level Hyundai Santa Fe. GoAuto reports the move by Hyundai has caused the RACV to voice concerns. The cut in safety equipment comes at a saving of $2,000 for Hyundai customers...

Hyundai Tiburon RWD

More photos of the upcoming rear-wheel-drive Hyundai Tiburon have hit the net. WolrdCarFans has posted images of the Tiburon's rear end. From the pictures it's easy to conclude that Hyundai are indeed targeting the Nissan 350z and the new Nissan Skyline. Hyundai recently confirmed the rear-wheel-drive setup for the new Tiburon...

New V6 for Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's medium SUV, the Santa Fe has been given a power upgrade and is now available with a 3.3L V6. The new engine develops 180 kW of power at 6000rpm and 309 Nm of torque at 3500rpm (up 7 kW and 5 Nm respectively over Sonata) on standard unleaded petrol, driving the front wheels through Hyundai’s five-speed Selectronic automatic transmission with adaptive control logic and sequential manual override...