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2011MY Genesis changes include a reduction in configurable color options and the Technology package is now standard equipment on the 4.6L V8 model.


As Hyundai’s flagship vehicle, Genesis proudly showcases several innovations as well as many standout segment advantages.


Hyundai Firsts Segment Advantages
V8, RWD for North America
Highest specific output (HP/liter) V8
Most powerful engine -- 385HP, a winner of Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 2010
Premium and regular V8 fuel ratings
High Intensity Discharge (HID) Xenon headlights (auto-leveling)
Best V8 fuel economy among large Sedans (non-premium and premium models, based on EPA)
Active Front Lighting System (AFLS)
(auto-cornering)
Electronic active front head restraints
HD Radio® technology
Extraordinary cabin volume
Navigation with a multimedia controller
1st non-premium brand to offer factory- installed HD Radio® technology
Rearview camera
 
Cooled driver seat
 
Automatic windshield defogger
 
Hyper silver alloy wheel
 
ZF® 6-speed transmission  
Smart cruise control  
Electronic parking brake w/automatic vehicle hold  



Technologically Advanced Features including:


•  Smart Cruise Control - Using the vehicle's
   braking and throttle systems, SCC automatically
   manages vehicle speed to maintain a time gap
   (following distance) set by the driver.

• 
Electronic Parking Brake w/Automatic Vehicle
    Hold - AVH allows for the parking brake to
    initiate automatically when the vehicle stops
    then goes off as soon as the gas pedal is
    pressed, preventing the vehicle from rolling
    while in Drive.

• 
Autonet Navigation system w/7-inch touchscreen
    plus DVD player and NavTraffic® available
    on 3.8L w/Premium Navigation Package.

• 
Front/rear parking assistance system (Parking
   sensors beep when you get close to an object)

•  Rearview camera
• 
State-of-the-art Navigation system w/8-inch
    display plus Driver Information System (DIS)
    with Multimedia controller and In-dash 6-disc
    DVD changer and NavTraffic® standard on 4.6L

• 
Bluetooth® hands-free phone system w/
    Integrated Display and Phonebook Transfer.

• 
Lexicon® 7.1 discrete 528-watt audio system
   with 17 speakers standard on 4.6L

• 
Ultra-Premium leather seating surfaces -
    Standard on Genesis 3.8L w/Premium Package
    & Standard on 4.6L.

• 
1st popular brand to offer HD Radio® technology

• 
HID Xenon headlights with dynamic auto-
   leveling and Adaptive Front Lighting System
   (auto-cornering)
  











Genesis features a high-performance V8 engine;
A winner of Ward's 10 Best Engines for 2010


  • Displacement: 4.6L
        (4,627 cc)
  • Horsepower: 385HP using
        Premium fuel/ 378HP using
        Regular fuel
  • Torque: 333 lb-ft using
        Premium fuel/ 324 lb-ft
       using Regular fuel
  • Fuel Economy:
       17 city/ 25 Hwy (est.)
  • Block composition:
       High pressure die cast
       aluminum
  • Head composition:
        aluminum
  • Variable valve timing
  • 0-60 mph time:
        — 5.7 seconds: AMCI
            Testing
        — 5.5 seconds: MotorTrend
        — 5.3 seconds Car and
            Driver

    The Genesis is the first Hyundai to feature the
    new high-output 3.8L V6 engine


  • Displacement: 3.8L (3,778 cc)
  • Horsepower: 290 horsepower
  • Torque: 264 lb.-ft.
  • Fuel Economy: 18 City / 27 Hwy (est.)
  • ULEV Emission classification
  • Lambda engine family
  • Aluminum block and head
  • DOHC 24 valve
  • Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing
       (CVVT) (Intake and Exhaust)
  • Multi-point fuel injection
  • Variable intake system
  • Maintenance-free steel silent timing chain
        — Minimizes chain noise during idle and
            acceleration



     

    Genesis offers two navigation systems: a 7” touchscreen version and an
    8” version with Multi-media Controller and Driver Information System (DIS).


    Touchscreen Navigation Multi-Media Controller Navigation
    Touchscreen operation Controller/joystick operation
    7" display 8” display
    Single disc DVD 6-disc DVD changer
    Bluetooth streaming audio 40-gig hard-drive based
    Navigation / Audio / Bluetooth Driver Information System
    Shared Features
    Rearview camera
    Text-to-speech feature
    XM® Satellite Radio & NavTraffic® with 90-day trial subscription



    2011 Genesis features all-new suspension
    and steering hardware


    Steering and control technologies
  • Engine-speed-sensitive, power steering,
        rack-and-pinion (standard on Genesis 3.8)
  • Electro-hydraulic power steering (standard on
       Genesis 4.6)
        — Optimal steering feel based on the speed of
            the vehicle and steering input
        — Independent of engine rpm
        — 2.7% improvement in fuel economy
  • Turning diameter, curb to curb: 36.0 ft.





    SACHS® Amplitude Selective Damping (ASD) shock absorbers
  • On rough roads or cornering, higher damping
        force for greater stability and control
  • On smooth roads, soft damping for
        comfortable ride







     

    Genesis offers high technology
    features new to the Hyundai brand - HID Xenon and Adaptive Front Headlights


    High Intensity Discharge
    (HID) Xenon headlights
    with auto-leveling and
    Adaptive Front Lighting
    System (AFLS) are
    standard on Genesis 4.6L
    and available on the
    Technology package on
    Genesis 3.8L.

    • AFLS equipped-
      headlamps matches light
      distribution with the
      vehicle's turning angle so
      that upcoming curves and   intersections receive
      maximum illumination.

    • Headlamp leveling
      system keeps the
      illumination parallel
      to the road surface
      regardless of the
      vehicle's tilt.

  • Product Links
    Accessory Brochure    Quick Reference Guide (includes Sched. Maint.)     

    Driver Information System (DIS) QRG   Nav Unit Owner's Manual       

    Genesis eBrochure
        Fast Facts      Video Reference Guide  

    Product Overview

    2011 Genesis offers an unprecedented combination of premium performance, technology, safety and quality

    Premium Performance
    •  1st RWD V8 performance sedan offered by a non-luxury Asian automaker providing more
        than 300 HP (0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds*); 385 HP or 83.7 HP per liter
    •  Hyundai's first high-performance 3.8L V6 engine with dual variable valve timing
    •  6-speed SHIFTRONIC® transmission (V6 - Aisin; V8 - ZF)

    Technologically advanced
    •  528-watt Lexicon® 7.1 discrete audio system with 17 speakers
    •  1st popular brand to offer HD Radio® (High Definition) technology
    •  State-of-the-art navigation system with multimedia controller
    •  HID (High Intensity Discharge) Xenon headlights with dynamic auto-leveling
    •  Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFLS)
    •  Standard Bluetooth® hands-free phone system

    Class-leading standard safety technologies
    •  Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS) and Anti-lock Braking
       System (ABS) with Brake Assist
    •  Electronic active front head restraints
    •  Eight airbags
    •  5-Star NHTSA Crash test Rating: Front and side impact, rollover

    Quality & reliability, backed by America’s Best Warranty™


    *Source: Car and Driver

    Why They Buy


    •  PREMIUM COMFORT & TECHNOLOGY - Genesis is years ahead of its time and unrivaled
       among near luxury sedans -- challenging the status quo, raising expectations, and
       transforming premium 'nice to have' offerings into 'the well-deserved must have.'

    •  PREMIUM PERFORMANCE - Among it's competitive set, the 2010 Genesis 3.8L V6 has the
       largest displacement and has higher horsepower and torque ratings. The Genesis 4.6L V8 has
       higher horsepower and torque ratings than its primary competitors.

    •  WELL BUILT - Premium comfort and convenience, quality & reliability and backed by
       America's Best Warranty™.

    •  SAFE AND SECURE - 8 airbags, Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control
       System, ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist, Active front head
       restraints, Active Front lighting system, Front and rear parking assistance sensors w/rear
       backup camera and rain sensing wipers.



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