What’s news on the Hyundai Genesis Coupe for the 2013 model year? well, this coupe will have global debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show bringing the four cylinder model. the first is the 2.0 liter turbocharged engine which produces output of 247 ponies and 275 lb- ft of torque using premium fuel, while using regular fuel, this unit is able to spawn 260 ponies and 260 lb- ft of torque.
The next update is the 3.8 liter V6 Lambda engine which now has been mated to direct injection technology. This unit is able to deliver output of 348 ponies and 295 lb- ft of torque using premium fuel. It means that the output is improved by 42 hp over the previous.
Here is no further information about the 2.0 liter model. However the company claimed that the V6 engine will be able to sport the Genesis Coupe to sprint from standstill to 60 mph in less than five- second sprint time, while reaching its top speed of 149 mph.
A six speed manual gearbox is expected to be fixed in both models. however the company has also introduced a new 8 speed automatic transmission indeed.
Based on what had been said by the automaker, the 2.0 Turbo figures fuel economy at 20 mpg city and 31 mpg highway using the 8 speed auto, while when using the manual gearbox the fuel economy is returned at 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway. On the other hand the V6 is able to return 18 mph city and 28 mpg highway using the auto and 18mpg/27mpg with the manual.
The exterior alteration includes the new fascia with a different grille and bumper design, new headlamps and LED daytime running lights, hood with heat extractor cues, tweaked LED taillights and a new rear wing.
On the other hand the interior changes include a redesigned center console featuring new controls for the audio and air-conditioning systems plus a multi-gauge cluster with instant mpg, torque level (3.8 models) or turbocharger boost pressure (2.0T models), and oil temperature readings, a telescopic adjustment for the steering wheel, an electroluminescent gauge cluster in the instrument panels and revised trims.
Furthermore, the vehicle is now featuring a recalibrated suspension to improve handling and ride comfort plus a faster steering system with better feedback.
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