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Old 5th March 2008, 16:20   #1
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Default Hyundai Genesis 'Sedan' - A Clone of all cars you can think of

So whilst surfing the internet for 78th Geneva motor show, I came across the line which said Hyundai to Premiere Genesis. From past experience as Hyundai always launches its cars first in the USA I decided to give that website a click. And hurray see what I found - The Hyundai Genesis 'Sedan'

Hyundai | Genesis

But the excitement didn't last long as I could clearly see the Genesis a clone of all possible 'big' sedans .. i.e the grill matches (actually the entire front) that of the new 'C' class, the head lights from an angle are analogous to that of a 'Saab' and the angular cut to the rear lights (on the boot section) give it a '3 series' cult.
No doubt the car is cool (not to me though) but it just drives down the enthusiasm of the concept we have been seing for some time now, with the explanation - 'The concept never looked like this, did it?'

Other Hyundai vehicles that are Akin (to my knowledge) are
Sonata - Erstwhile Honda Accord
Elantara - Toyota Corolla (old version)
The new i30 - BMW 1 Series (from the back)

When will Hyundai grow up with its own designs? No wonders they sell poorly in the UK, inspite of their unbeatable 5 years warranty. Damn sister KIA sells more than them, with their European designs

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Another thread to bash Hyundai?

I thought they sold well in US and India
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The car looks great,too good.guess it will be priced highly.by the way is it coming to India??
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Damn. I didnt know this. I thought other manufacturers did stuff like this - for instance I drive a car that has a Kia Amanti front end and a Hyundai Sonata rear.
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This one looks terrific whether its a mix of c,s,x,y or z.Looks perfect from all sides and is sure a winner wherever launched.
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hyundai guys have always been short on original ideas..hopefully atleast they are getting better at mixing and matching from other models. The design team of hyundai is sure making some easy money.
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The design team of hyundai is sure making some easy money.
yeah or may be the designers are paid to hopp around and sketch what they see, which then would translate on their final designs.
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So whilst surfing the internet for 78th Geneva motor show, I came across the line which said Hyundai to Premiere Genesis. From past experience as Hyundai always launches its cars first in the USA I decided to give that website a click. And hurray see what I found - The Hyundai Genesis 'Sedan'

Hyundai | Genesis

But the excitement didn't last long as I could clearly see the Genesis a clone of all possible 'big' sedans .. i.e the grill matches (actually the entire front) that of the new 'C' class, the head lights from an angle are analogous to that of a 'Saab' and the angular cut to the rear lights (on the boot section) give it a '3 series' cult.
No doubt the car is cool (not to me though) but it just drives down the enthusiasm of the concept we have been seing for some time now, with the explanation - 'The concept never looked like this, did it?'

Other Hyundai vehicles that are Akin (to my knowledge) are
Sonata - Erstwhile Honda Accord
Elantara - Toyota Corolla (old version)
The new i30 - BMW 1 Series (from the back)

When will Hyundai grow up with its own designs? No wonders they sell poorly in the UK, inspite of their unbeatable 5 years warranty. Damn sister KIA sells more than them, with their European designs
When I saw it's pic for the first time it reminded me of the Camry.
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Car looks great.It has got a powerful engine 4.6L V8 375 horsepower .
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not only hyundai others copy as well

does anyone know of the kia opirus seesh copy of soo many things
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not only hyundai others copy as well

does anyone know of the kia opirus seesh copy of soo many things
Kia is owned by Hyundai.
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Looks more like the previous Infiniti which was based on Maxima. The specifications look great. Atleast they are coming out with new variations (unlike Acura which doesn't seem to wakeup from their dreams)

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wow nice car looks way better then the new c class merc wonder what it would cost if they launched it in india
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Interior is awesome
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wow nice car looks way better then the new c class merc wonder what it would cost if they launched it in india
oh really? u kidding me, right?
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