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2009 Hyundai Genesis Prada Special Edition Announced 2009 Hyundai Genesis Prada Special Edition Announced

Hyundai Motor Company (Chairman & CEO Chung Mong-Koo) presented the new “Genesis Prada” today in Seoul, the first of only three units produced by the Korean automaker in partnership with Italian luxury goods maker Prada, to be officially unveiled at the Seoul Motor Show on April 2. Of these three unique cars, one will remain with Hyundai as a milestone of the Genesis history and development, while two will be auctioned for charity and the income will be donated to an institution which will...

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2009 Hyundai Genesis Named Top Safety Pick by IIHS 2009 Hyundai Genesis Named Top Safety Pick by IIHS

The “2009 North American Car of the Year” Hyundai Genesis sedan bolstered its resume with a “TOP SAFETY PICK” rating from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Hyundai’s all-new flagship earned a “good” overall evaluation in side impact, frontal offset and rear crash tests, the highest ranking awarded by the Institute. Maintaining Hyundai's emphasis on delivering leading safety technology, Genesis boasts world-class active and passive safety features to help both prevent...

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2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Preview - (Australia) 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Preview - (Australia)

Hyundai Motor Company Australia displayed a production version of the left hand drive Genesis Coupe. The stunning sports car has just gone on sale in North America and along with its sister the Genesis sedan (North American Car of the Year), is tipped as the catalyst behind the brand’s turning point in the U.S. At Melbourne, the all aluminium 231 kW, DOHC 3.8-litre V6 Lambda RS is on display. Based on the highly successful Lambda V6 engine first introduced in 2004, the high performance RS...

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2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe R Spec 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe R Spec

When the colors of your new turbocharged rear-wheel-drive sport coupe are named after international racing circuits, you’d better have the performance and confidence to back it up. Now, Hyundai is upping the ante by announcing an R-Spec version of the all-new 2010 Genesis Coupe, designed to appeal to true enthusiasts who want a low starting price and the ability to tune their car to their own specifications. R-Spec will be available as a mid-2010 model year introduction.

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Hyundai Genesis Coupe to Appear at Top Gear Live Hyundai Genesis Coupe to Appear at Top Gear Live

In a surprise move, Hyundai Motor Company Australia is giving Top Gear Live guests a sneak preview of the new Genesis Coupe which will be showcased at the Melbourne International Motor Show from the end of February. The 3.8 litre V6 231 kW* rear-wheel-drive coupe displayed in Lime Green takes its place alongside a line-up of other exclusive premium performance cars. Although the car will not be officially imported to Australia, Hyundai is keen to showcase its design and engineering...

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2009 Hyundai Genesis, Three Special Edition Sedans by Prada 2009 Hyundai Genesis, Three Special Edition Sedans by Prada

Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea’s largest automaker, and Prada, one of the world’s leading brands in the luxury goods industry, will collaborate to create three special edition Genesis sedans that will combine the best technology and industrial design with quality materials, craftsmanship and an innovative new approach aimed at creating a new driving experience. One car will be unveiled at the 2009 Seoul Motor Show and then displayed at Hyundai Motor Company’s headquarters in Seoul, while...

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2009 Hyundai Genesis First Drive 2009 Hyundai Genesis First Drive

UK magazines Car and Autocar have just driven Hyundai’s new Genesis Coupe. Both publications drove the top of the range 3.8L V6 with a 6-speed automatic producing 223kw (299bhp) and 360Nm (266lb ft). The all-new rear wheel drive platform also sits under the Genesis luxury sedan which is currently for sale in America with the option of a 4.6L V8 engine. Autocar remarked the Genesis Coupe looks as much a muscle car as a sleek coupe, as it sits on a long wheelbase with a wide track and short...

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2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, More Details - (Global) 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, More Details - (Global)

Hyundai released additional engineering and feature information for the all-new 2010 Genesis Coupe. The Genesis Coupe, and its rear-wheel drive platform-mate the Genesis sedan will make their Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show debuts next week. "One of the program targets for the Genesis engineering team was world-class weight efficiency," said John Krafcik, vice president, Product Development and Strategic Planning, Hyundai Motor America. "When you look at...

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New 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe - (Korea) New 2009 Hyundai Genesis Coupe - (Korea)

Hyundai Motor Co. today launched its Genesis Coupe in the Korean market at an event on Jeju Island attended by members of the Korean and international press. The logical extension of the highly acclaimed Genesis sports sedan launched earlier this year, the Genesis Coupe raises the Hyundai brand's emotional quotient to a new level with its high performance capabilities and front engine rear wheel drive architecture. Genesis Coupe is an exemplification of Hyundai’s design evolution: simple,...

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2009 HKS Hyundai Genesis Coupe - (USA) 2009 HKS Hyundai Genesis Coupe - (USA)

Hyundai Motor America today announced that HKS USA, Inc. will create a high-performance Genesis Coupe 2.0t for the 2008 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show. The all-new, rear-wheel drive Hyundai model will make its SEMA debut at the Las Vegas Convention Center Nov. 4, 2008 - Nov. 7, 2008. HKS, the leading manufacturer of premium performance parts, is the second company to join Hyundai for this year's SEMA show.

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Hyundai Genesis Coupe Goes Into Production Hyundai Genesis Coupe Goes Into Production

Hyundai has unveiled the production version of the Genesis Coupe this morning at the New York International Auto Show. The Genesis Coupe concept car was introduced to the Australian market as a showcase at the recent Melbourne International Motor Show by its designer, Joel Piaskowski. Earlier this morning, Joel Piaskowski, the head of Hyundai’s California Design Centre, revealed the 2010 Genesis Coupe – a purpose-built rear-wheel drive sport coupe featuring two performance-focused engines – a...

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Piaskowski Unveils Hyundai Genesis Coupe At Melbourne International Motor Show Piaskowski Unveils Hyundai Genesis Coupe At Melbourne International Motor Show

Joel Piaskowski, Hyundai’s Chief Designer at the North American design studios in Los Angeles, today unveiled the highly anticipated Concept Genesis Coupe at the Melbourne International Motor Show.

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Genesis Luxury Sports Sedan Opens a New Era for Hyundai Genesis Luxury Sports Sedan Opens a New Era for Hyundai

Hyundai Motor Co. today opened a bold new era with the world premiere of Genesis luxury sports sedan at a VIP-filled launch ceremony. With its artfully-sculpted modern exterior form and understated, clean character lines, Genesis projects...

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