The 2011 SEMA Show features some of the best aftermarket-tuned vehicles on the road today, and we here at Hyundai of St. Augustine have got the inside scoop on our favorite South Korean automaker's offerings from this year's show just for you. You may remember our previous report of a new variant of the recently-launched 2012 Hyundai Veloster, and now a new variant of the ever-popular 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe has emerged as well, ensuring that no one had more of a presence at the 2011 SEMA Show than Hyundai.
Known as the Hyundai Genesis Hurricane, the new variant of the popular coupe has actually been in development for two years now. The list of those who helped develop the Genesis Hurricane is extensive, and includes the likes of Magnuson Products, Rhys Millen Racing, Harman International and Torvec Inc.
2012 Hyundai Genesis Hurricane fast facts- Engine: Supercharged 3.8-liter V6
- Horsepower: 450-hp (increased from 306-hp)
- Improved IsoTorque differential
- Uses a liquid to air intercooler
- DeatschWerks high flow fuel pump and 600cc injectors
- Bilstein monotube shock absorbers and springs
- SPEC lightweight single mass aluminum flywheel and stage two clutch
- CPR Fabrication billet aluminum oil filter adapter
- New front bumper
- New, aggressive front grille and hood
- 19-inch wheels
- New rear deck with spoiler
In regards to the performance of the new Hyundai Genesis Hurricane, David Dutki, Senior Engineer, HATCI, says, "The HATCI and Magnuson supercharger demonstrates the high-performance potential of Genesis Coupe's V-6 engine - the car was engineered to handle this kind of extra power. Our HATCI engineers have been working for years with Magnuson to ensure high engine output is available on future Hyundai vehicles."1
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