2014 Hyundai Genesis unveiled

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Hyundai officially unveiled the all-new 2014 Genesis sedan. The second generation of the Genesis was revealed in Seoul and features the new Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design philosophy. On the outside we see a single frame tridimensional hexagonal grille with chrome finish. Furthermore, the car comes with bi-functional HID headlamps, LED indicators, and full LED taillights.

Inside the cabin, buyers will find more premium materials, and a storage space increased to 26.9 liters. The 2014 Hyundai Genesis is 4990mm long, 1890mm wide, and 1480mm tall, with a generous 3010mm wheelbase and 845 front / 1135 rear overhangs. In standard, the Korean model features a rear wheel drive setup, but it can be fitted with the all-new HTRAC all-wheel drive system.

The second generation of the Genesis will come with four different engines. It can be ordered with a V6 3.0 liter with 257 horsepower and 303 Nm peak of torque or with a V6 3.3 liter developing 282 HP and 347 Nm peak of torque. Furthermore, the car can be equipped with a V6 3.8 liter engine rated at 315 horsepower and 397 Nm of torque. Last, but not least is a V8 5.0 liter with 425 horsepower and 519 Nm peak of torque.

Equipped with the smallest engine, the new Genesis can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 8.6 seconds. If you chose the 3.3 liter the car will run in 7.2 seconds, while the 3.8 liter engine will provide a 6.5 seconds sprint. According to Hyundai, the new Genesis equipped with the V8 unit can sprint from zero to 62 mph in 5.4 seconds, while the top speed is clocked at 149 mph.

Furthermore, the Korean model features multi-link rear suspension, driver-knee airbag, the Departure Warning System (LDWS), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and Advanced Smart Parking Assist System (ASPAS).

by: Carpower360