Aimed at BMW 6 series vehicles, Hyundai intends to carry on with making a new luxury coupe under its subsidiary brand Genesis. Originating from the ashes of a 2007 concept vehicle, Genesis presents before luxury-hungry customers a new 2018 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Genesis wants to make the vehicle an all-around high-performance vehicle to high levels of versatility.
This sporty coupe will show off its incredible looking body while competing against BMW and Mercedes coupes. Although the newer model will a tad longer in size than the vehicle it replaces, it will have a lower center of gravity in the process of providing better handling. Potential US customers are willing to wait for its launch in 2018.
2018 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: Powertrain
The new version of the coupe which replaces the earlier version promises to offer a more powerful engine. Car enthusiasts might fall in love with the 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 engine kept under its hood. It should churn out a whopping 350+ HP.
Mated to an automatic eight-speed transmission, this standard AWD vehicle should, according to some sources, accelerate faster than imagined. It should cover 0-60 mph mark in a close to 5 seconds range.
Even with such a high accelerating powertrain, Genesis has been working on making 2018 Hyundai Genesis Coupe more fuel efficient. Thanks to the phenomenal engineering tweaks, this vehicle should reach 20 mpg for city rides and 30 mpg on highways.
While nothing has yet been confirmed, Hyundai might consider taking its engineering knowledge a step further and make a hybrid version.
2018 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: Exterior
Despite of information lacking, this new vehicle will undoubtedly be a stylish vehicle from the outside. With a curvier body and large shiny grille a similar way as on the Vision G Coupe Concept, 2018 Hyundai Genesis Coupe will be the head-turner.
Big air flow dents might be added on two corners of the front bumpers to allow more the engine takes more oxygen. Smaller fenders and new fog lamps are additional minor changes that this new vehicle might get. New LED lighting will not only provide better visibility but makes it adorable.
The large alloy wheels take the suspension abilities a step further. Truly Japanese in the making, Hyundai Genesis Coupe aims to capture the luxury-minded customers from its Mercedes and BMW competitors.
Inside the Coupe:
The elegant coupe from Genesis’s stable will not disappoint the car lovers in terms of its interior styling. High-quality trimming will be used to make the dashboard. This combines with leather upholstered seats which will provide the maximum comfort.
With premium surround audio system, Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2018 will add to the entertainment galore. It will also have power and heated front seats, power steering wheel, leather upholstery and much more as the standard features. There will also be the long list of active safety systems like in brand’s latest sedans.
2018 Hyundai Genesis Coupe: Arrival, Price
Quality indeed comes at a price and the 2018 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is no exception in this respect. The base model is expected at a price above $30,000. Expect it sometime in 2018.