2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: Video Road Test and Review
The Hyundai Genesis Coupe is a two door four passenger rear wheel drive sport compact that is offered with a sport tuned suspension and available, torsen limited slip differential, Brembo brakes and a set of 19 inch track ready rims. Genesis Coupes are powered by either a 2.0 Liter turbocharged four cylinder producing 210 HP and 223 lb-ft of torque that gets an estimated 21 MPG in the city and as much as 30 MPG on the highway as well as a 3.8 Liter V6 that makes a total of 306 HP and 266 lb-ft of torque while returning an estimated 17 MPG around town and as much as 27 MPG at speed, offered in Base, R-Spec and Premium for the turbo and R-Spec, Grand touring and Track trims for the more powerful six cylinder Coupe.
Starting out with the entry level 2.0T that packs plenty of boosted ponies and right wheel drive; owners also get cloth seats, an AM/FM/XM/CD/MP3 stereo as well as a leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob for only $22,250. Packing all of the go fast goodies at an affordable price is the $24,500 2.0T R-Spec; offering stylish sport buckets with black leather bolsters and red cloth inserts as well as a set of staggered 19 inch alloys housing a set of bright red Brembo brake calipers and the all important LSD, that that keeps both rear wheel spinning in unison for performance applications. The Genesis Coupe 2.0T Premium is upgraded with an Infinity Premium sound system, touch screen navigation and a proximity key with push button start for only $26,750.
For the same MSRP, Hyundai offers new car shoppers over 300 HP with the Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec that bundles in the best parts like the larger wheel and tire package housing those sexy Italian clampers as well as the limited slip unit between the rear wheels. The Genesis Coupe 3.8 Grand Touring gets leather, the Infinity Premium sound system, touch screen navigation as well as the proximity key with push button start, starting at $29,750. While the top of the line Gen Coupe, the 3.8 Track adds flashy touches like aluminum sport pedals on the inside and HIDs, aero wiper blades and a color matching rear spoiler on the outside as well as the Premium sound system and touch screen navigation, more convenient key with a button to start things started; not to mention the all important 19 inch/Brembo/LSD package for $30,750.