2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Review and News – MotorAuthority

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2013 Hyundai Genesis – Review

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Hyundai’s new of rear-wheel drive vehicles has a hit with media and consumers particular due to their sharp tasteful styling and affordable

How affordable you ask? Well the 2013 Hyundai Genesis starts at just $24,250.

that is a significant increase the $22,250 starting price of the model, the latest 2013 Coupe brings a lot to the table and is quite the bargain considering the of performance and technology you get.

Yes, the Genesis Coupe has a long way since its launch three years ago, the latest model getting new styling, a revamped interior, powerful engines and a paddle-shifted eight speeds–automatic transmission as an to the standard six-speed manual. alone makes the Genesis a standout against rivals the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Ford Mustang and even the 370Z, but there’s even to like.

Another advantage of the Genesis is its engine lineup, which customers a sweet turbocharged four-banger as the base unit. engine is rated at 274 horsepower (64 than for 2012) and 275 pound-feet of (on premium fuel) and when with Hyundai’s in-house eight-speed automatic returns a economy of 20/31 mpg city/highway.

loads of potential with engine for anyone considering their car though a newcomer for the Scion FR-S, does as a threat with its $24,930 price. The FR-S is disadvantaged however, due to its naturally-aspirated engine the Genesis Coupe’s turbo.

At the other end of the spectrum, the 2013 Genesis Coupe also buyers a direct-injected 3.8-liter which is rated at 348 horsepower (42 than for 2012) and 295 pound-feet of and returns a fuel economy of mpg city/highway when equipped the automatic transmission.

But the changes aren’t restricted to Hyundai has also tweaked the and added new low-velocity-control suspension The sportier R-Spec and Track get a Torsen limited-slip differential, and on all the Genesis Coupe keeps rpm-sensing rack-and-pinion steering, now and with a quicker ratio.

brakes are fitted all ‘round.

high-quality materials and metal add a sporty and modern touch to the while the standard multi-gauge on the center fascia is certainly a addition to the performance driver.

Check out our first drive for a closer look at the 2013 Genesis Coupe’s performance, and for a rundown of all the specs over to our sister site The Car for the full review.

Hyundai Genesis Coupe

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