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2011 Genesis Coupe Performance, Comfort/Convenience, Safety Includes Base, Premium, Grand Touring, Track & R-Spec Models
KEY FEATURES
2011MY Genesis Coupe Highlights

•  Interior refinements
    — New soft-touch, matte-finish surfaces on door panels, center speaker grille, glove box,
        and lower instrument panel
    — New dark metalgrain accents on center stack, door handles, air vent register bezels and
        steering wheel trim
    — Padded door armrests
    — Softer, premium steering wheel leather
    — Cloth-wrapped A-pillars
    — Chrome finish for A/T shift gate bezel and center stack control knobs
    — Rear coat hooks
    — Trunk deck lid grab handle
    — Enhanced multi-information display screen graphics
•  3.8 R-Spec model added
•  Navigation with Fully Automatic Temperature Control now standard on Genesis Coupe
   2.0T Premium
•  The Genesis Coupe lineup has been simplified to six well-differentiated models.
   (See complete details in 'Compare Trim Level' section):
    — 2.0T, 2.0T R-Spec, 2.0T Premium,
    — 3.8 R-Spec, 3.8 Grand Touring, 3.8 Track



Genesis Coupe's rear-wheel drive layout is a core differentiator of true sports cars and clearly separates it from sporty front-wheel drive "pretenders."



•  Rear-wheel drive effectively    divides acceleration and    cornering forces
   between front and rear axles
   for maximum performance
   potential
   — FWD front tires must
       compromise between
       acceleration and cornering force
   — RWD effectively uses all (4) tire contact patches to maximum potential
•  Vehicle mass shifts rearward under hard acceleration, providing additional traction for RWD     vehicles to accelerate without wheelspin
   — FWD cars lose traction under hard acceleration, creating wheelspin and unpleasant
       torque-steer
•  RWD provides better dynamic balance toward the ideal 50/50 front-to-rear weight
    distribution
   — Engine, transmission, driveshaft and rear differential mass move rearward within the
       wheelbase, for more agile cornering response



Powertrain - Choose your Technology

•  306-horsepower from enhanced 3.8-liter V6 from Genesis sedan
    —  All-aluminum construction
    —  Dual CVVT, DOHC 24-valve
                  OR
•  210-horsepower turbocharged, intercooled inline four cylinder
    —  Dual CVVT, DOHC 16-valve
    —  High power density from small displacement
    —  Scalable power potential for tuners

•  High performance transmissions
    —  Close-ratio 6-speed manuals
    —  ZF 6-speed automatic with SHIFTRONIC (3.8 Grand Touring and Track models)
    —  Paddle-shift capability with both SHIFTRONIC transmissions


Design Innovation
•  Classic innovative design
•  Short overhangs
•  Edgy surface detailing
•  Unique rear window
    —  Enhanced driver and rear
         passenger visibility
•  Large, 19-inch staggered-
   width alloy wheels with
   gunmetal finish
•  Dual chrome asymmetrical
   exhaust tips








Key Convenience Technologies

•  Proximity Key or standard
    ignition key (both have
    alarm and remote with panic
    button)
•  Bluetooth
•  USB/iPod auxiliary input jack
•  Standard Sirius XM satellite
    radio (90-day free trial XM)
•  Air conditioning
•  Cruise control
•  Tilt and telescoping steering
    wheel
•  Navigation Standard on 2.0T
   Premium and 3.8 Grand
   Touring /Track models
•  Available High-Intensity
    Discharge (HID) Xenon
    headlights
•  Infinity premium audio on 2.0T Premium and 3.8 Grand Touring /Track models
•  Fully automatic temperature control on 2.0T Premium and 3.8 Grand Touring /Track models
•  Available Shiftronic automatic transmission with Paddle-shift
•  Backup Warning Sensors (3.8 Grand Touring & Track Models)



R-Spec Models in both 2.0T and 3.8 powertrains
R-Spec is a sharply-focused, tuner-ready performance model. R-Spec focuses on providing true track capability while reducing non-essential equipment for cost and weight reduction.

•  R-Spec available in 3 exterior colors - Tsukuba Red, Karussel White and Bathurst Black.
   Additionally, Interlagos Yellow is an exclusive color for 3.8 R-Spec and 3.8 Track models

•  R-Spec adds the following features:

  • 19-inch alloy wheels with summer tires (not for use in snow/ice)
  • Brembo® braking system
  • Track-tuned suspension
  • Limited-slip differential
  • Black leather bolster / red cloth insert seats
  • R-Spec badge
  • Front camber adjustment bolt (dealer installation required)
•  See complete details in 'Compare Trim Level' section



Abundant Standard Safety Features
•  Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
    —  One-push defeat for competition-oriented driving
•  Six airbags
    —  Front, front side-impact, and side air curtain airbags
•  Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
•  Active front head restraints
    —  Anti-whiplash system
•  Seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
•  Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Product Links

Accessory Brochure   Quick Reference Guide (Includes Sched. Maint.)    Fast Facts    

Coupe Microsite  Coupe Pocket Guide    Bluetooth/Setup/Language Menu Guide   

Video Reference Guide  

Product Overview


Genesis Coupe packaging reveals short overhangs, an extended wheelbase, and short rear deck for a classic sport coupe design profile
.

Genesis Coupe's front engine/rear drive configuration has inherent aesthetic balance advantages:

• Competitive FWD sporty coupes cannot provide this classic profile
• FF coupe engines are mounted forward of the front axle
   — Enlarges front overhang
   — More utilitarian appearance





Engine - 306HP 3.8L V6 DOHC w/CVVT
Longitudinal powertrain configuration 3.8L V6
Lamda "RS" powerplant
• RS 3800 = "Rear-drive Sport"
   longitudinal Lamda engine variant
• Horsepower: 306 @ 6300 rpm
   (w/Regular Unleaded fuel)
• Torque: 266* lb. ft. @ 4700 rpm
•  17.2 gallon fuel tank size
• Block/head composition: All-aluminum
• Dual Overhead Camshafts (DOHC) 24-valve
• Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (CVVT)
• Cold air intake system






Engine - 210HP Turbocharged, Intercooled 2.0T

•  Displacement: 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged
•  Air-to-air intercooler (front-mounted)
•  Horsepower: 210 @ 6000 rpm
    (w/Regular Unleaded fuel)
•  Torque: 223* lb. ft. @ 2000 rpm
•  17.2 gallon fuel tank size
•  Block/head composition: All-aluminum
•  Compression ratio: 9.4:1
•  DOHC 16-valve w/Dual Continuously Variable Valve
    Timing
•  Cold air intake system



18-inch wheel and tire (non-R-Spec/Track models)
• Aluminum alloy
• Euroflange wheel lip
• 18.0 x 7.5 J (front)
• 18.0 x 8.0J (rear)
• 225/45VR18 (front)
• 245/45VR18 (rear)
• All-season tread design/compound

Note: Front & rear wheel/tire size & width are different









19-inch wheel and tire (R-Spec & Track models)

•  Aluminum alloy/gunmetal finish
•  Euroflange wheel lip
•  19 x 8.0J (front)
•  19 x 8.5J (rear)
•  225/40YR19 (front)
•  245/40YR19 (rear)
•  Summer compound - not suitable for snow/icy conditions
Note: Front & rear wheel/tire size & width are different

Competitive Comparisons
Competitive Comparison 3.8 Genesis Coupe 3.8 Infiniti G37 Coupe BMW 335i
Coupe
Mazda
RX-8
Engine 3.8L V6 DOH with dual CVVT 3.7L V6 DOHC with CVVT 3.0L Inline-6 GDI with twin turbo 1.3L twin rotor
Horsepower 306* @ 6300 330 @ 7000 300 @ 5800 232 @ 8500
Torque 266* @ 4700 270 @ 5200 300 @ 1400-5000 159 @ 5500
Curb Weight 3389 3633 3571 3110
Power-to-Weight (lbs./Horsepower) 11.1 11.0 11.9 13.4
0-60 mph** 5.5 5.5 4.8 6.3
Recommended
Fuel Grade
Regular Premium Premium Premium

*Regular unleaded fuel           **Source: Road & Track (Genesis Coupe: Motor Trend test)

 

Competitive Comparison 2.0T Genesis Coupe 2.0T Mitsubishi Eclipse GS Honda Civic
Si
Engine 2.0L I4 Turbo DOHC with Dual CVVT 2.4L I4 DOHC 16V 2.0L I4
DOHC 16V
Horsepower 210 @ 6000 162 @ 6000 197 @ 7800
Torque (lb. ft.) 223 @ 2000 162 @ 4000 139 @ 6100
Curb Weight 3294** 3274 2899
Power-to-Weight (lbs./Horsepower) 15.7 20.2 14.7
Fuel Economy (City/Highway) 21/30 20/28 21/29
Recommended Fuel Grade Regular Regular Premium

**Base weight

Why They Buy


•  INNOVATIVE DESIGN & CONVENIENCE TECHNOLOGIES - Genesis Coupe with a striking
   wedge appearance and advanced consumer convenience technologies is an excellent choice
   for performance and appearance-conscious drivers.

•  EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE & POWERTRAIN - Genesis Coupe's rear-wheel drive layout
    clearly separates it from performance pretenders. Genesis Coupe provides exceptional
    dynamic performance and powertrain technology with 5-link independent rear suspension,
    306 horsepower on the 3.8 model, high performance 6 speed transmissions and paddle-shift
    capability.

•  WELL BUILT - Advanced comfort and convenience, quality & reliability and backed by
   America's Best Warranty™ and the Hyundai Assurance program.

•  SAFE AND SECURE - Abundant standard safety features including 6 airbags w/side curtain
   airbags, Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control System, Anti-Lock Brakes with
   Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist, Active front head restraints, Tire
   Pressure Monitoring System, and available HID headlights and backup warning system.


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