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2011 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Improvements

July 22, 2010

Hyundai Genesis Coupe The 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe was already pretty sweet.

But now they upped it anyway to give drivers of the new 2011 an even bigger sugar rush.

Starting with a refinished interior with classy touches everywhere: matte-finish surfaces, dark metal-grain accents, softer leather on the steering wheel, plus chrome trim on the shifter bezel, center stack knobs and gauge cluster rings. (A nice upgrade from the hard plastic touches in the 2010 Genesis Coupe.)

The new-for-2011 3.8 R-Spec model Hyundai sacrifices a few niceties in the service of performance: automatic headlights, cruise control and some interior accents are gone in order to save weight; instead, 19-inch wheels, Brembo brakes, a retuned suspension, and a limited-slip differential let you own the road.

If you were thinking of purchasing a Genesis Coupe, the 2011 model is a great choice, however we always suggest waiting a few months so that supply catches up to demand.

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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