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Old 13th January 2010, 14:19   #31
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What is the story behind this- who built it, based on what?? Seems interesting although the power output seems tag low.
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Old 13th January 2010, 18:50   #32
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Originally Posted by schitre05 View Post
The Hyundai coupe is already selling in the UK. Is this Genesis a latest version/varient of the coupe?
There is zero similarity between the coupe that Hyundai used to make earlier (under various names Scoupe/Coupe/Tiburon etc) and Genesis Couple. The only thing it shares is a slight resemblance in the looks department.

The older coupe was FWD and basically drove like a dog.

The Genesis coupe is RWD, built on a shortened Genesis sedan platform and is gunning for the Infiniti G35 - thats how good it is. In fact the 3.8 Genesis Coupe with Track Pack is sometimes compared on even keel with the Z350 and Boxster.

Hyundai should bring both the Genesis to India and price sensibly. These could be nice halo cars for the brand.
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Old 13th January 2010, 19:28   #33
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Genesis is NA COTY 2009 - I guess that proves where it stands compared to the competition.
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Old 13th January 2010, 19:41   #34
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Originally Posted by Trapezio View Post
Isn't the torque a little less from 1.2 litres at 110Nm?
Good for a 2 cylinder one I guess.

Tata please use this on Nano !
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Any news of i30 being launched?
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I realised that i haven't yet put in my 2c on the Hyundai stall - so here it is :

From the car showcase, this grille was one of the things that really caught my eye. Nice to see a more organic design than the standard scructured grilles that are the norm. Cool little design innovation.

Hyundai at the Auto Expo 2010-img_2695-copy-copy.jpg

Other than that however, the car area was fairly plain jane.

However, KUDOS to Hyundai for putting up this HUGE 2nd stall for teaching kids about road safety - (probably as big, or bigger than their car exhibit area).
Hyundai at the Auto Expo 2010-img_2704-custom.jpg

Two points on taking this further :
1) Would be great if auto manufacturers put up something like this as a PERMANENT setup in big cities. Or sponsor / encourage activity in the cities that already have parks like this : eg. Mumbai Link, Chennai Link
2) Target a slightly older age-group, perhaps invite schools to bring kids (6th grade?) for a field trip.

"It starts with the kids"

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Old 15th January 2010, 13:45   #37
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Where in NCR can one buy such small cars, like the ones shown in the picture that Rehaan shared?
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I felt like i was walking through the dorms of an institution for the mentally challenged at the Hyundai display with Nurse Ratchitts at every corner waiting to lock me back in my room.

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I have just checked brochures of Hyundai i10, 20 & santro. There are lots of this and those there but no ware mentioned that these models compliance BS-IV norms. How to confirm it?
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