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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
 
Maita Hyundai
(916) 486-8000
2436 Auburn Blvd
Sacramento, CA
 
Hyundai Of Santa Maria
(805) 922-2277
1911 N Broadway
Santa Maria, CA
 
Hyundai Of Long Beach
(562) 989-2949
1991 E Spring St
Long Beach, CA
 
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(925) 686-5000
2285 Diamond Blvd
Concord, CA
 
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(650) 340-7300
1020 Carolan Ave
Burlingame, CA
 
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(408) 265-4400
911 Capitol Expressway Auto Mall
San Jose, CA
 
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(510) 347-3030
2085 Wayne Ave
San Leandro, CA
 
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(949) 614-0711
1405 Auto Mall Dr
Santa Ana, CA
 
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(559) 896-2402
2725 Auto Mall Dr
Selma, 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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