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2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe gets web-assisted early unveiling (Autoblog)

Posted Mar 16th 2008 12:14PM by Alex Nunez
Filed under: New York Auto Show, Coupes, Sports/GTs, Hyundai

Click image for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

As some of you might have already heard by now. The Hyundai Genesis Coupe has been unceremoniously de-cloaked courtesy of MyRide.com and the New Tiburon forums and is now making the rounds online. The consumer-grade version of the concept shown last year in Los Angeles simply looks fantastic, and with both turbo-four and V6 power on tap, it's ready to make some noise. Unfortunately, we can't tell you the specifics just yet (but rest assured, there's plenty to tell -- and it is good).

Barring any additional unforeseen surprises, we'll have the complete story for you when the car makes its debut this week in New York. But since the cat is out of the bag regarding this particular sampling of fourteen official photos, here they are for your enjoyment. Just hit up the high-res gallery below.





Looks close to the concpet, but i dont think this is any competitor to the new American Muscle cars being introduced, all i see is a Infiniti G37 coupe copy
 

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Ummmm... wow :unsure:
 

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Ahh, thats what I'm talking about! The dissapointment of the Genesis sedan has all been made up here! I do not like Hyundais as a rule, but this coupe is really cool! I really like this one!
 

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Let's hope that the car pictured here are the official, production car, and let's hope Hyundai won't screw it up by "UPDATING" the styling before they put it into production like they did to the sedan, that really ruined it big time.
 

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This is such a great looking car, I wish Chevy or Pontiac had something to compete with this, like G6/Malibu sized. Something a little cheaper than the G8. but still performance/fun ortiented!
 

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Interior Shots Shown today



 

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Ugh, I don't like the seats design, and the whole dashboard design to me, is over-done. I don't like it one bit. I am not sure which car they copied on their dashboard this time, but they could have done much better than that. I am utterly disappointed even more.
 

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I really like this car but, I would really like to see Nissan bring back the 240SX to give this thing some serious competition!!!
 

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The driving force behind any cult car is after market support - Hyundai
knows this and has invited 20 tuners from all fields in the US to scrutinise its new Genesis Coupe.


Hyundai called the exercise its official SEMA measuring session, allowing aftermarket companies to gain a head start on performance boosting bolt-on’s before its official debut.

The companies ranged from seat cover maker Wet Okole Hawaii to forced induction specialists HKS and Garrett-Honeywell.

Despite the naturally aspirated V6 on offer in the range, reportedly the tuners were more interested in the 2.0-litre turbocharged unit which is closely related to the engine used in the latest iteration of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X.

Already, one firm has announced plans to develop a supercharger unit for the 231kW V6 engine with obvious exhaust and intercooler enhancements for the four-cylinder model.

Hyundai has also said a track version of the Genesis Coupe will also be offered including upgraded suspension, front strut tower brace, low-profile Bridgestone Potenza RE050A rubber and a Brembo brake package all round including four-pot callipers up front.

Source: Edmunds
 

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It looks like the front end is straight out of 1996. Just looks weird, like they tried too hard.
 

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Darn nice car, but it has the wrong name. It doesn't resemble the Genesis in any way. Personally, I would've used something like Tuscani (a special version of the Tiburon from a few years back).

I really like it though.
 

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I think it looks a lot like the Tiburon. It seems like something that's just going to blend in after 6 months (like the current Tiburon).



I'd rather have a Camaro RS. To me, the Camaro has more personality and nothing else on the road looks like it. The Genesis seems like another me too "Japanese sporty" car.
 

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Hyundai somehow manages to make all their new models look like they are a generation old. This might have been impressive in 2000, today it's simply boring and outdated.
 

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Escapen said:
Looks close to the concpet, but i dont think this is any competitor to the new American Muscle cars being introduced, all i see is a Infiniti G37 coupe copy
It's a production version of the '02 G35 concept. Here is the evidence. :)






 

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^ Don't you realize that the only original thing about this car is the Hyundai badge.

I am not a fan of sending my money to a communist/dictatorship, so you will never catch me buying a Hyundai of any sort. Although, it may be worth a test drive. I want to see how stout that v6 is.

But however plagiarized it may be, it's good to see more v6 rwd cars w/ manuals on the road. In a year or two, I will get rid of my 240sx for something of the like.
 

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I am not a fan of sending my money to a communist/dictatorship, so you will never catch me buying a Hyundai of any sort.
Um...I think you have your Koreas mixed up. Last I checked, SOUTH Korea is still a democracy...at least it was when I was in the Navy and visited there.
 

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^So.. you have nothing to say about the car? I appreciate the geography lesson
.............................but however you look at it, Korea gets none of my money.
I couldn't ever purchase one of their amalgams and be satisfied.........................
 
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