It has a new more aggressive design, more quality in the materials of the cabin, more power in either of its two engines, rear-wheel drive and, for the first time, an automatic transmission of eight changes in any of the two models.
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And best of all is that with prices starting from $ 24.240 and go up to $ 34.250, the new sports jewel of the Hyundai is significantly cheaper than traditional competing models such as the Mustang, the Chevy Camaro, and even the Infiniti G37S, with new engines that are more powerful and efficient fuel consumption.
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It is the Hyundai Genesis Coupe which was significantly revamped for 2012 with a more imposing appearance, which includes a redesigned front mask with headlights, LED daytime running lights, fog lights and hood with openings for the air outlet.
The image highlights now more lateral wheels 18 and 19 inches that come with deeper and dimensional designs back, tail lights provide additional brilliance by LED lighting and new contours.
Hyundai designers maintained the traditional rear-wheel drive proportions, but SAVINGS the 2012 model has more wheelbase, with shorter front and rear overhangs, which result in a classic wedge profile.
The line profile feature Genesis Coupe is an innovative design in a “Z” that integrates seamlessly with the shape of the rear windshield.
The arched roofline enhances the exterior profile and emphasizes the broad sides of the vehicle, and to complete the image of sports car, they maximized the depth between the bumper and the greenhouse roof.
The larger air intakes in the front mask allow for better engine breathing and dual exhaust pipes with asymmetrical terminals to the rear diffuser are integrated, completing the new, much more sporty look.
Both the 4-cylinder engine as the V6 now enjoy significant technological enhancements, with the 3.8-liter V6 engine receiving sophisticated direct-injection technology and the 2.0-liter turbocharged expecting a twin-scroll turbocharger and a larger internal freshener .
Automatic transmissions for these two models now have 8-speeds, with the possibility of changes SHIFTRONIC® manual lever.
Blue Link® telematics platform, owned by Hyundai, is now available, providing Genesis Coupe owners a variety of entertainment and information services to meet their individual connectivity needs.
The two engines available in the Genesis Coupe 2012 received significant improvements in technology to make them more efficient and powerful at once. The Lambda DOHC 3.8-liter V6 now features direct injection technology, adding 42 horsepower (14% increase compared to the previous model) for a total of 348 horsepower and 29 lb.-ft. of torque ( an increase of 11%) for a total of 295, with premium fuel.
However, the “lambda anti-knock” technology gives this V6 the versatility to run on regular fuel.
This new direct-injection engine propels the Genesis Coupe from 0 to 60 mph in about five seconds and allows you to reach a top speed of 149 miles per hour. This limit electronically controlled.
The injection system also allows Lambda V6 now employ a sound induction pipe into the cabin to ensure that the engine character combined with its strong appeal.
To further expand the power, the 3.8-liter engine employs the double continuous regulator valves -Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (Dual CVVT) and a Variable Intake System -Variable input (VIS) that helps cylinders breathe more efficiently at both high and low RPM.
The combination of high pressure direct injection precisely calculated with a more efficient cylinder breathing results in outstanding throttle response, all coupled with remarkable fuel economy.
The V6 engine has a block and cylinder heads made of aluminum alloy to achieve a lighter weight better thermal efficiency, and features timing chains that require no scheduled maintenance.
All these technologies serve to give the Genesis Coupe 3.8 an impressive power-to-weight ratio of only 10.0: 1, significantly lower than the much more expensive Infiniti G37 and BMW 335i.
Gasoline performance Genesis Coupe with the V6 engine is 18 mpg city, 27 highway and a combined average of 21.
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