Hyundai started production in Philippines in the year of 2001 with only 4 dealerships and now with 36 dealerships it has become the third top ranked automotive brand in the country surpassing its Japanese, American and Asian rivals. For Hyundai Genesis, a dedicated mid-entry level luxury coupe, sports and luxury go hand in hand. It had marked its entry into the deserted market which had been abandoned by the Japanese automakers. Hyundai has continued to update the Genesis Coupe by making some improvements and hence moulding it into a more sportier and attractive look.
This superior, high class coupe comes with five variants equipped with different engines. The 2.0-litre turbo 6MT, the 2.0-litre turbo 6MT brembo and the 2.0-litre turbo 8AT gives maximum output of 260 PS at 6000 rpm and the maximum torque of 353 NM in the range of 2000 rpm to 4500 rpm. On the other hand the 3.8-litre V6 6MT brembo and the 3.8-litre V6 8AT gives maximum output of 303 PS at 6300 rpm and the maximum torque of 360 Nm at 4700 rpm. The 2.0-litre variant comes from 0-100 in 7.7 seconds and the 3.8-litre variant in just 5.5 seconds and as for the mileage, it varies from 7.23 kmpl to 8.33 kmpl on combined terrains.
The Genesis Coupe stands tall with dimension count measuring 4630 mm x 1865 mm x 1385 mm (L x W x H) with a wheelbase of 2820 mm. The high intensity discharge (HID) Xenon headlamps made with the state of the art technology gives you a good precision on the road even at the night time for a better visibility and safety and the high tech rear LED lamps completes the rear design of Genesis Coupe. A dramatic side line gives a definition to the side profile of the car and the 19 inch alloy wheels complements it beautifully. The radiator grill which is provided on the front side gives it its sporty look and even helps to improve the cooling performance. The measurement of tires for the 2.0-litre variant is 245/40 R19 for the 3.8-litre variant is 225/40 R19.
All the sports car enthusiasts will definitely love its sporty interiors and the hi-tech functionality which makes the experience even more better. Though there are some hard plastics here and there in the cockpit which makes it fussy but the overall experience justifies the price tag embedded. The Genesis Coupe comes with a LCD display and a fancy sound system which makes it more entertaining. Hyundai gives you an option to choose from 2 colours for the leather seats i.e. black and red, so you can personalize your car to give it an individual touch and the bucket seats which hug you from the back to provide a comfortable ride. The 433-litres of boot space puts it ahead in the terms of cargo capacity.
The genesis coupe provides you with many safety features which includes electronic stability control (ESC) and anti lock braking system (ABS). It would help you not to loose control while driving on slippery roads or during a sudden brake and gives a directional stability to your car. They have also included 6 airbags in the interiors to protect you from serious injuries in the case of a rear-end collision and front and rear disc brakes for a confident braking.
Driving a sports car like the Genesis Coupe has its inherent benefits which you cant compare to other types of cars. What makes this coupe attractive is its killer looks and comfortable interiors.
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