Hyundai Genesis News
For 2017, the Hyundai Genesis sedan will be rebadged as the Genesis G80. The renamed car is at the Detroit Auto Show alongside the all-new G90.
To direct its new Genesis luxury brand, Hyundai has hired Manfred Fitzgerland, formerly head of branding at Lamborghini. But he's just the latest in a string of westerners brought in to help transform the Korean automotive giant.
We curate the week's events with a focus on Hyundai's new luxury plans. Plus, other news and notes from around the industry.
Hyundai is reportedly mulling adding a luxury crossover to its lineup with a platform sourced from the Genesis. However, the project doesn't have a green light yet because of some concerns of the model's potential for success.
Hyundai is developing a twin-turbocharged V6 with around 420 horsepower for the Genesis sedan. The engine is slated to debut in 2017 or 2018, and it signals more downsizing from the Korean brand.
Hyundai has issued a recall of 24,400 units of the 2015 Genesis. In those affected units, water seeping in to the taillights could mess with operation of the automatic transmission.
Hyundai is the latest automaker to release its Super Bowl ad online ahead of the game. However, many people might miss it because the spot is only playing is Canada during the game. The mix of propulsive music and stylistic shots of the Genesis is one of the more visceral commercials for the event, so far.
Hyundai has yet another high-performance concept for the upcoming 2014 SEMA Show in November to join its 708-horsepower Sonata. For this one, Ark Performance is taking the Genesis Sedan and pumping up the
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has slapped Hyundai with a $17.35 million fine for delaying a recall on the 2009 to 2012 Hyundai Genesis sedan back in 2013. The recall grew from the original figure of 27,500 units to 43,500 sedans in N
We talk a lot about new technologies in the auto industry. Things that will make you more comfortable or faster or more fuel efficient are, generally, easy for us to explain. Things that make us safer, though, are often a bit tougher to get a bead on. We can report on how it's supposed to function, but few of us are brave, reckless or stupid enough to purposefully put ourselves in a situation where we'd need something like Hyundai's Auto Emergency Braking.
Speed cameras are something of a foreign curiosity for many drivers in the US. Sure, there is sporadic use of red light cameras here, but the cams to catch speeders are much more popular in Europe. However, Hyundai might have created a way to end that scourge for our foreign auto enthusiast compatriots. The Korean automaker recently showed off a system on the Genesis at its headquarters
For better or worse, technology like adaptive cruise control, backup cameras, lane keeping assist and other safety features have revolutionized the way cars drive. Hyundai is proving just how advanced its assists are in a trio of new videos starring veteran stunt and race driver Rhys Millen.