• Aug 23, 2008
Click above for more Hyundai spy shots

Remember: When traveling to faraway locales, always have your camera. A reader by the name of Steve did just so and was rewarded with some pictures of Hyundai's latest and greatest models. Why, you may wonder, was the Korean automaker testing these vehicles? They were likely undergoing high elevation testing, as they were snapped on Mount Evans in Colorado. The Mount Evans Scenic Byway, leading to the summit overlook, is the highest paved road in North America (thanks, Wikipedia!).

There's plenty to see here. We've all seen the Genesis Coupe before, but not in yellow, and it looks good. The Portico doesn't really get the blood boiling, but it could turn into an important Edge\Traverse fighter for the Koreans. Perhaps the most interesting car here is what appears to be a heavily disguised Equus sedan. Being that its covered head-to-toe, we had to look closely to spot the rear fender bulge which seems to identify the car. Update: As our readers have pointed out in the comments, this appears to be the new Kia based on the Hyundai Azera. Thanks! Thanks, Steve!



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      • 6 Years Ago
      Kotse,

      You are right. However Kia will release a true Amanti successor codenamed CH. CH will be built on the Genesis platform.
        • 6 Years Ago
        It was pointed out and corrected by the blogger as the VG several hours earlier.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I saw the Yellow coupe about a month ago. The interior looked pretty good. I saw a bright lime green coupe also.

      It should be a nice car, maybe a Infinity G coupe rival.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I agree, the coupe does look good in yellow. It's a nice yellow and seams to work well with the car's lines and curves.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Yep - somehow, the yellow on the coupe make the lines look good, at least from behind (better than in red).

        Still have a problem w/ the front w/ the too small grille (tho the black hood on the "concept" did alleviate that problem).

        Not exactly a fan of the Genesis sedan's interior, but the coupe's interior is really well done (the 2009 Sonata's is pretty nice too).
        • 6 Years Ago
        Looks sexy. still not a fan of their interiors but they're really starting to win me over.
      • 6 Years Ago
      No, this isn't the first time a yellow Genesis coupe has been shown. In a previous post about tuners getting a look at the Genesis Coupe there was this:

      http://www.edmunds.com/insideline/do/MediaNav/articleId=129812/firstNav=Gallery/photoId=59894
      • 6 Years Ago
      wow. that yellow thing is a Hyundai? simply amazing! kudos to the Hyundai design team.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I drank the Hyundai KoolAid. I have an '09 Sonata limited 4 cyl. I am very happy with the purchase so far. Go Hyundai!

      • 6 Years Ago
      The Genesis coupe looks surprisingly good in yellow.
      • 6 Years Ago
      DAM that yellow Hyundai looks good! It's the first time I've seen a Genesis I enjoyed to look at. It could still use a new front end imo.
      carfan001
      • 6 Years Ago
      Damn ... you could have sold those to Priddy and made some easy $$$
      • 6 Years Ago
      Hyundai coupe looks great, too bad no v8.
      • 6 Years Ago
      The yellow is bright! But BRING IT ON!
      • 6 Years Ago
      I Was driving through the rockies the day before yesterday. georgetown, co to be exact. i also two cars together one was a genesis sedan but it had a kia badge on the grille and also a blue genesis coupe with the rear end camoed and also with a kia badge on the front end. unfortunately i did not have my cam with me
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