Video: Hyundai Genesis Shows Lotus-Tuned Chassis at Nurburgring

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Hyundai has released new promotional video for the European debut of the All-New Genesis Sedan rolling around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. The company declined to release the car’s time but announced the fact that the premium sedan has a Lotus-tuned chassis with a continuous damping control system.

The Korean carmaker also announces the HTRAC All-Wheel Drive system and the Intelligent Drive Mode which alters the transmission mapping, throttle responsiveness, stability control and suspension damping settings according to the driver’s preferences. The European Genesis is expected to debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show earlier next month.

For the US-market, the 2015 Genesis be offered with two different engines. The 3.8-liter V6 with 311 hp and 293 lb-ft (397 Nm) of torque, and the top model will use a 5.0-liter V8 engine with a total output of 420 hp and 383 lb-ft (519 Nm) of torque. For the European markets probably will be available only with the 3.8 GDi.

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