Hyundai has officially pulled the wraps off the new generation of the Genesis in Seoul, Korea, in a premiere.
After seeing some spy shots and teasers of the 2014 Hyundai Genesis over these past few months, the South Korean based automaker has officially unveiled the model in its homeland. The model in question has the company’s Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language and it has a semi-gloss chrome finish on the hexagonal front grille, HID headlights, LED taillights and more. The total length of the car stands at 4,990 mm long, the width at 1,890 mm (without mirrors) and the height at 1,480 mm, while the wheelbase is 3,010 mm.
The wheel choices of the 2014 Hyundai Genesis will include sizes ranging between 17 to 19 inches and rear-wheel drive comes as standard, while AWD is being offered as an option. The cabin of the second Hyundai Genesis generation looks more evolved than the one of its predecessor and from the start we can see the more premium materials, the redesigned interior storage space, which has increased to a total of 26,9 liters, by 3,7 liters.
The engine choices available for the 2014 Hyundai Genesis include the 3.0 liter V6 with 257 HP (189 kW) and 303 Nm (224 lb-ft) of torque, the 3.3 liter V6 with its 282 HP (207 kW) and 347 Nm (256 lb-ft), a 3.8 liter V6 with 315 HP (232 kW) and 397 Nm (293 lb-ft) and a top of the line 5.0 liter V8, with 425 HP (312 kW) and 519 Nm (383 lb-ft) of torque. All units have been updated and they are available with an 8-speed automatic transmission only. No pricing details have been announced yet.