Scooped: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Facelift (First Official Images).

(November 8 ) Updated with first official images.

(November 7) Updated again with new exterior images and information.

Thanks to our friend Pure Adrenalin (gencoupe), we have some new information about the new specs and features (this not a confirmed information, but comes from a very reliable source).

1. Catalunya Copper (think Coupe prototype) exterior paint; others see name and/or slight color changes, as well.

2. Tilt & Telescopic (finally!) steering wheel.

3. Interior color changes (Brown -> Tan; think more red than before; and new grey inserts).

4. All AT versions going to the 8-speed automatic unit.

5. 2.0T will see 260 hp (regular) and 275 hp (premium), preliminary figures. 3.8 V6 will see 340 hp (regular) and 348 hp (premium), again preliminary figures. With a slight MPG bump of +1.

6. Two-stage ESC.

(November 6) Update with new exterior images.

(November 4) Update with new interior and exterior images.

Finally the new 2012 Genesis Coupe has been caught w/o any camouflage and we have it here for your delight, enjoy some of this cellphone pictures. How do you find the new facelift Genny, do you like it or not? let us know on the comments below.


New Editor in The KCB family.

Today is a great day in The Korean Car Blog and we are happy to announce new editor in the blog. I’m sure most of you will be familiar with our new editor, since most of us have seen them in Facebook, Twitter or their blog.

Like I said earlier, some of you already know Summit Place Kia (SPK) from their very active Facebook and Twitter accts, working hard helping us with any questions we have and getting us those precious Kias we all want.

Rich Lalonde is the owner of Summit Place Kia dealer and its been in business since 2008 in Waterford, Michigan. SPK is also very active in theer community helping with The Food Drive, done during the holidays collecting 3 cans of food for a free oil change and all cans collected goes to local food pantries, also the main supporters of Twestival, the largest global grassroots social media fundraising initiative, to date raising $1.2 million within 14 months for 137 nonprofits and to show their big heart SPK dealer has maee a donation to Passionately Pink for the Cure, helping for the cure of breast cancer. Some of you may or may not know, but the person behind the screen on Facebook and Twitter accts is John Lowman, Online Marketing of  SPK. He will help us inform all our readers in every news Kia its giving us and specially those anxious test drives and reviews of Kia.

Thank you Summit Place Kia for been part of The Korean Car Blog family!!

Everyone be sure to say Hi to our new editor, either in SPK blog, on their accts below or stopping by at the dealer.

Summit Place Kia

(248) 682-6002
2200 Elizabeth Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328

Video: Nice to meet you 4Gen Rio!


In today’s video we are going to learn more about the new generation of the Kia Rio, soon to be release to the world. After seen this video you will fall in love with the new Rio, since in this video you can see it from all the angles and perspectives, explaining all the options available and details and last but not least that sexy red 😀 (more…)

CupCake Meet 9 Austin, Texas (USA)


En esta ocasión las marcas Coreanas se hicieron presentes una vez mas en la ya popular reunión de coches y entusiastas de la CupCake Meet, que en su novena edición, y haciendo de este ya su segundo aniversario celebrandolo en la ciudad de Austin, en donde se origino dichas reuniones (recordemos que el año anterior se celebro en Houston, pinchad aquí para mas detalles) y a su vez celebrando el año nuevo en el calendario chino.


TheKCB interview!

We apologize for all the delay we have gone thru with our last update, soon we will keep our regular scheduling.

Now, without any further a due let me present you our next Korean  car who is going to be feature and be shown in our blog for all our international readers pleasure.

Roby Scraach lives in Bucharest, Romania and owns a 2008 Kia Pro_cee’d. The KCB staff thank you for participating in our interview contest and soon we’ll be contacting you.

Everyone, dont forget we pick Korean cars every 2 months to be feature in our blog. If you would like to participate, please upload the best picture of your car in our facebook page here.

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