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Hyundai Genesis Coupe news - Re-Gen-eration - 2008
We’re rather looking forward to the
arrival of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe - the curvy, rear-wheel drive version of
Hyundai’s big saloon first seen late
We’ll be looking forward to it even more
if it ends up looking like this. Minus a few of those decals, maybe. This is
the RMR Genesis Coupe show car, as modified by all-round legend and truck-backflipper (that’s not a euphemism, no) Rhys
The RMR takes Hyundai’s turbocharged
two-litre four-pot and adds a turbo kit for extra power. How much extra power
isn’t made clear, but remember that the similar engine in the Evo X can reach
350bhp without too much stress.
There’s also a sequential transmission and
heavy coil-over-spring suspension, along with a carbon fibre wing and full
racing interior: roll cage, harnesses and complimentary air freshener.
“We are going to transform the
Genesis Coupe into a apex-carving machine with jaw-dropping looks,” says
Rhys Millen, happily neglecting to add the phrases ‘gnarly’ or ‘far out’.
“We think it has the possibility of being one of the coolest cars at the
‘The show’ is
November’s Las Vegas SEMA meet, the biggest modified car convention in the
world. Believe us, the RMR will look subtle alongside most of the stuff