2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Review and News – MotorAuthority

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2012 Hyundai Genesis – Review

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With a rear-wheel drive chassis, the of turbo or naturally-aspirated powertrains, and a price of just $22,250, certainly a lot to love about the Hyundai Genesis Coupe.

Probably the only downside we can of is that a heavily facelifted is being introduced for 2013 and coming with fresh new even more power on and an optional eight-speed automatic paddle-shifters.

So unless you need a new car or you’re getting an amazingly deal, we’d say you’re off waiting for the 2013 Hyundai Coupe. That’s not to say that the model is a bad choice, as there’s plenty on offer and dare we say it, the of the older model may be preferable to

The Genesis Coupe competes in a crowd, filled with like the Chevrolet Camaro, Challenger, Ford, Mustang, and 370Z, but it’s able to its own and is relatively unique in that it a turbo four whereas all the come with at least six

Hyundai Genesis Coupe

The four-cylinder engine in the Genesis is also quite the gem despite the base option. The 2.0-liter is rated at a conservative 210 horsepower and 223 of torque and is just begging to be Matched to the standard six-speed the turbocharged Genesis Coupe us of an old-school turbo car that the automakers were flogging the early 1990s.

The optional six-speed auto is a unit but a manual is so much fun in this type of car.

The V-6 Coupe is the performance option if you to keep your cars however. Its 3.8-liter engine is at 306 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque, for 0-60 mph acceleration in around 6.0 and a top speed of 149 mph. The four-cylinder far behind on this pace its nature is very different.

Overall, the Genesis Coupe is a joy to with crisp turn-in, body control, and strong to match the brisk powertrains. The of the steering is about the only that we’d like to see it can feel somewhat nervous on yet a bit dull in corners.

For an in-depth review of the 2012 Genesis Coupe, including a at the car’s styling, performance, and safety, head over to our site The Car Connection for the full

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