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Hyundai Genesis Sedan Merced CA

The Genesis rear-wheel-drive (RWD), V-8 engine sedan will top the mainstream Hyundai lineup when it goes on sale in June. To be introduced in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, the Genesis is designed to compete with more expensive luxury models.

Merced Hyundai
(209) 725-4000
1630 W 16th St
Merced, CA
 
Hyundai Of Long Beach
(562) 989-2949
1991 E Spring St
Long Beach, CA
 
Roseville Hyundai
(916) 677-3636
200 N Sunrise Ave
Roseville, CA
 
Northwood Hyundai
(707) 464-9780
421 US Highway 101 N
Crescent City, CA
 
Culver City Hyundai
(310) 559-2800
PO Box 1524
Culver City, CA
 
Hyundai San Sales
(510) 347-3030
2085 Wayne Ave
San Leandro, CA
 
Hyundai Of Glendora
(909) 394-3500
1253 S Lone Hill Ave
Glendora, CA
 
Hyundai Of Escondido
(619) 746-5050
1938 Auto Park Way
Escondido, CA
 
Cardinale Way Hyundai
(951) 279-1220
2603 Wardlow Rd
Corona, CA
 
Irvine Hyundai
(949) 614-0711
1405 Auto Mall Dr
Santa Ana, CA
 

Hyundai Genesis Sedan

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Critical Knowledge:
  • Luxury sport sedan built on a new rear-wheel-drive (RWD) platform

  • Choice of V-6 or Hyundai's first V-8 engine

  • Features include 17-speaker Lexicon stereo, adaptive front lights, smart cruise control

  • Goes on sale Summer 2008

  • Most expensive Hyundai starts at less than $30,000

Introduction
The Genesis rear-wheel-drive (RWD), V-8 engine sedan will top the mainstream Hyundai lineup when it goes on sale in June. To be introduced in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, the Genesis is designed to compete with more expensive luxury models.

Hyundai press materials mention the BMW 5 Series and Infiniti M as engineering benchmarks, but also identify the Chrysler 300 and Pontiac G8 as the likely competitive set. Hyundai will emphasize the driving performance of the Genesis: three engine choices; two 6-speed automatic transmissions; 5-link independent suspension front and rear; a 53/47 front/rear weight distribution; and a stiffer body due to the use of high-tensile steel. Measuring 197 inches long and 73.3 inches wide, and riding on a 115.6-inch wheelbase, the Genesis is a bit larger than most midsize cars. Hyundai says its cabin is more spacious than a Mercedes-Benz E-Class or a BMW 7 Series. Wood trim on the instrument panel, leather heated and cooled seats, a windshield defogger with a humidity sensor, and rain-sensing wipers are among Genesis' standard features....

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