This article has gone through many and many changes because the information we were getting is not 100% accurate but we now feel it’s time to be out there for what is worth… enjoy!
We had this information for some time now and we wanted to be sure the accuracy and double check if everything makes sense, in which initially it didn’t but it seems to be true now.
We all had dreams for the 5.0 TAU V8 engine coming to the new Genesis coupe but apparently Hyundai is not yet ready to compete with the American muscle cars. Instead they will adding the 3.3L GDi Lambda engine but for the first time, Hyundai is adding a turbo to this engine pushing 395 horsepower, that’s a total of 105 horsepower (we are comparing it based on the new Sedona, using the same engine) more than the N/A engine, so we were told. Now some of you might know this but if you didnt, this is the same engine the HND-9 Venace Concept car came with.
Now here comes the most difficult part to understand but it kinda makes sense now. Our source have told us Hyundai is planing to use the same chasis as to the previous generation and there will be some changes but nothing drastically. I know what you are thinking, what about the HND-9 Venace Concept?!? We are not 100% sure but apparently Hyundai won’t be using the Venace just yet. Now when I say it kinda makes sense is because we have lately seen new Hyundais going through new generation with very small changes on the design, so we feel this could be true for the Genesis Coupe too.
We have updated this article with new images of the Genesis Coupe mule. This was found at northern Sweden and we can clearly see the intercooler on the lower grill and since we all know the 2.0 turbo engine was discontinued (remembered when we release this information, it went viral really quick), more than likely they are testing the 3.3L Lambda engine.
We can also see there has been some modifications on the rear and front fenders and we feel they have moved the wheels out to the outside, maybe to give an extra room for those rear passengers or maybe for the new HTRAC all-wheel-drive system found at the Genesis sedan.
Stay tuned! We’ll update this article when new information arrives to us.
Photo Source: [CarPIX]