Sunday, January 3, 2010
Hyundai’s Genesis Coupe garnered a lot of acceptable columnist and gearhead absorption from the get go. And it seems to be absolutely justified and additionally understandable. The Hyundai Genesis is able-bodied styled (enough), rear caster drive, and aloft all, analytic priced. It’s a car that a adolescent tuner-oriented kid can bore their teeth into, and there’s already a appealing appropriate aftermarket for the car.
And Hyundai aloof added a new contraction to the mix with its advertisement that it will be authoritative a Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec for 2010. With a starting amount of aloof $23,750 and hitting the banker showrooms adequately bare down, that way actuality all the bigger for approaching customization by the end user, the R-Spec promises to be alike added of what the aftermarket tuner wants.
That stripper accessories account for the R-Spec includes a 2.0-liter turbocharged agent that cranks out 210 horsepower, not bad as a starting point. The Coupe additionally comes with a six-speed chiral manual only, there is no automated option. There are additionally 19 inch admixture auto army with Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tires, and in aback of the auto are Brembo brakes; 13.4 inchers up advanced and 13.0s out back. The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec additionally has a ‘track-tuned’ abeyance (whatever that ability be) and Torsen-type limited-slip animosity that isn’t in the accepted Coupe. Naturally there’s R-Spec badging so anybody knows how air-conditioned you are.
The R-Spec Coupe isn’t absolutely bare down, however. It does accommodate keyless entry, front, ancillary and ancillary blind airbags, alive advanced arch restraints, air conditioning, leather-wrapped council caster and about-face knob, ability windows and aperture locks, an MP3-capable six-speaker stereo arrangement with iPod/USB connectivity and projector axle headlamps.
The R-Spec amalgamation is said to action as abundant achievement as Hyundai’s Track model, but at a $3,000 less, which will accord the -to-be client added headroom, cash-wise, to absorb wherever they’d like. With an added $3K in your budget, things like beyond turbos, aftermarket intercoolers, bigger than all-important audio/video systems and the like.
The R-Spec exists to allure the tuner market. The new for 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec will accomplish its official U.S. rollout at the accessible 2009 SEMA Auto Show in Last Vegas, and will go on auction civic anon after.