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2015 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai grabbed our attention with its first-generation Genesis. Now, with this second-gen model, the company's job is to keep it. The 2015 Genesis, known internally as "DH," wisely follows in the footsteps of its predecessor, a model that showed the automaker's naked ambition, putting it on the map of not just bargain hunters, but the upwardly mobile, too. The outgoing Genesis proved Hyundai was capable of producing a premium car of superior quality, complete with a plush interior, handsome looks and a relatively sporty driving demeanor, all for the sort of cut-rate price the brand built... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.8L V6
Power:
311 HP / 293 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Auto
Base Price:
$38,000
As-Tested Price:
$52,450
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    Slow US growth is hampering profits at Hyundai. In its first quarter financial statement, the Korean automaker reported a profit of 1.93 trillion won ($1.86 billion). According to Reuters, this is less than analysts' expectations and nearly the same as last year. According to the report, US sales fell by 3 percent in Q1 2014. To make matters worse, the ...

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    Official: 2015 Hyundai Genesis priced from $38,000*
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    Today's rear-wheel-drive 2014 Hyundai Genesis sedan with the model's base 3.8-liter V6 starts at $35,200. Come the new 2015 model, Hyundai has announced that price of entry will climb to $38,000. And if you're so inclined, the Korean automaker will include its new HTRAC all-wheel drive setup for $2,500, for a bottom line of $40,500. The extra $2,500 for ...

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    Detroit: 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan can be yours for under $40K [w/video]
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    While we've already tested Hyundai's all-new, second-generation Genesis Sedan in its home market, the Korean brand unveiled the American-spec luxury car to the sleep-deprived journalists of Detroit. The big sedan isn't wildly different from its KDM counterpart, boasting the same pair of engines that have done so well in the first-generation car. The ...

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    Official: 2015 Hyundai Genesis to offer Google Glass integration
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    Official: Genesis, Elantra will be Hyundai's Super Bowl stars
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    Hyundai was easily one of the top overall advertisers in last year's Super Bowl with five commercials that aired before or during the game. Now, Hyundai is back for its seventh consecutive year with confirmed spots for Super Bowl XLVIII. The two 30-second ads titled Dad's Sixth Sense and Nice will, respectively, highlight the all-new 2015 Hyundai Genesis ...

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    Opinion: How the Koreans are cracking the luxury market
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    South Korea's two largest automotive brands are no longer the same companies they were when they first entered the world stage. Anyone who visits Seoul after a few years absence is likely going to be in for a shock. What was, not that long ago, a decidedly third-world city is today a thriving, sprawling metropolis increasingly on a par with the ...

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    With just two months to go before the official debut at the Detroit Auto Show, Hyundai is putting together some beauty shots of the 2015 Genesis Sedan in action. Fortunately, our spy shooters were on hand, as well, and the result is our best look yet at the all-new sedan from every angle sans camouflage. Thanks to previous spy shots and official Hyundai ...

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    Report: Quality issues drive resignation of Hyundai R&D president
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    Recalls: Hyundai Genesis sedan recall swells to 43,500
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    We're still recovering from the jetlag incurred on a trip to South Korea last week, where a cordial group at Hyundai showed us, among other things, the nearly completed 2015 Hyundai Genesis. There is still a bit of time stretching between now and when we're allowed to bring you our First Drive of the second-generation Genesis prototype, but we have been ...

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