• May 8th 2009 at 4:28PM
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Getting a Hyundai Genesis Coupe to drift is relatively easy (our man Mike can attest to that). But getting its big, four-door brother to get sideways? That's a job for Hyundai's Formula D hot-shoe Rhys Millen.

The crew from KickingTires had the chance to spend some time with both the Genesis coupe and sedan, and during the course of the event they asked Millen to take Hyundai's luxo-barge around the autocross course. The results are posted after the break, and as you'd expect, getting the Genesis sedan to slide gracefully is harder than it looks.

[Source: KickingTires]

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      • 6 Years Ago
      Wow, there's a switch. A Hyundai drifting story on Autoblog.
      • 6 Years Ago
      There is something vaguely homoerotic about two cars drifting together

      • 6 Years Ago
      V8 or V6 in that vid?
        • 6 Years Ago
        Its a V8. You can tell because of the side chrome accents on the doors. V8's have them, V6's dont.
      • 6 Years Ago
      "You just got to be really gentle... And just keep working into it."

      I lol'd.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Haha! Thats the way I do it.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Yeah, I doubt Genesis sedan owners are interested in drifting or even know what that is.
      • 6 Years Ago
      It's like watching Mitt Romney trying to be 'in' with the 'peeps' singing 'Who Let The Dogs Out"

      It's just weird and.. creepy.....
      • 6 Years Ago
      I don't understand why Rhys Millen is famous!!!!

      any body with few hours training can drift/rally/race.....

      I don't see any talent from that person.!
        • 6 Years Ago
        You apparently know very little about racing
        • 6 Years Ago
        Rhys can can hit a 2" X 2" mark, 10 times in a row, with the passenger front tire, at 60mph, in a PT1 that is blocked less than 3 inches from the nozzle of a very spendy high speed cam burning more $ worth of film per take than most of us make in a day...you are being silly. watch the video again and imagine you are in the middle of the course and he is literally driving circles around you...thats probably a good analogy for you....
        • 6 Years Ago
        are you serious? "a few hours training" and anyone can drift/rally? That's like saying anyone can spend a few hours at the range and become Tiger Woods. Why don't you try out for the next rally races...see why the owners are so picky...why it's nearly impossible to pick up sponsors and endorsements...why it took people in Japan almost 5 decades to perfect the art...why it's the scariest thing to do when you have a 5000 foot drop off on one side, and a mountain on the other...why driving 80-90 through mud, loose gravel, snow and ice is probably one of the most scariest experiences you can ever deal with in a moving vehicle...how the internationally recognized "Drift King" says that it's an art....not everyone can paint a Mona Lisa...not everyone can drift. Unless you've been behind a wheel at a Rally Race, or drifted in a MOUNTAIN course...keep your ignorant opinions to yourself.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Yeah, they can.

        They'll just suck. A lot.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Pretty cool!
      • 6 Years Ago
      not the only luxo-barge that can drift:

      • 6 Years Ago
      @vito_dja - "any body with few hours training can drift/rally/race....."
      really? Wow!!!!

      • 6 Years Ago
      lol, now hyundai is kinda treating ryhs millen as there own racer.

      seriously i am not going to buy that car. i just dont like the hyundai

      thats why i have an acura rl
      • 6 Years Ago
      does it have a hyundai motor in it?
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