The Truth About Cars » hyundai genesis http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 15:30:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ask Bark: Two Doors Good, Four Doors Better http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ask-bark-two-doors-good-four-doors-better/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ask-bark-two-doors-good-four-doors-better/#comments Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1285265 The commenter known as Economist writes: Dear Bark, I, like you, am a committed family man with two small children. Both of them are in car seats. I currently drive a 2007 Acura TL, but I miss the small cars of my youth. I dream of getting a Miata like I used to have years […]

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The commenter known as Economist writes: Dear Bark, I, like you, am a committed family man with two small children. Both of them are in car seats. I currently drive a 2007 Acura TL, but I miss the small cars of my youth. I dream of getting a Miata like I used to have years […]

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Only In Canada: 2015 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 HTRAC AWD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/canada-2015-hyundai-genesis-5-0-htrac-awd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/canada-2015-hyundai-genesis-5-0-htrac-awd/#comments Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:24:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=911001 The list of Canadian-exclusive vehicles is scant, with a large number of them being small minivans and badge-engineered Acuras – in other words, nothing terribly interesting. What you’re looking at here is something that only Canadians will get – for now. But rather than carrying out a concerted effort to bring Canadians something unique, it […]

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The list of Canadian-exclusive vehicles is scant, with a large number of them being small minivans and badge-engineered Acuras – in other words, nothing terribly interesting. What you’re looking at here is something that only Canadians will get – for now. But rather than carrying out a concerted effort to bring Canadians something unique, it […]

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Capsule Review: 2015 Hyundai Genesis http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/capsule-review-2015-hyundai-genesis/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/capsule-review-2015-hyundai-genesis/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:51:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=788538 When it comes to luxury cars, there are two factors, often mutually exclusive, that come into play: actual excellence and perceived prestige. Very often, the latter wins out. If you want to know why, ask anyone who bought a Maserati Quattroporte. Or a BMW 528i. From 1997-2003 the BMW 5-series was the last word in […]

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When it comes to luxury cars, there are two factors, often mutually exclusive, that come into play: actual excellence and perceived prestige. Very often, the latter wins out. If you want to know why, ask anyone who bought a Maserati Quattroporte. Or a BMW 528i. From 1997-2003 the BMW 5-series was the last word in […]

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2014 NAIAS: The Next Interior Design Fads: Quilted Leather, Textured Woodgrain http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/2014-naias-the-next-interior-design-fads-quilted-leather-textured-woodgrain/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/2014-naias-the-next-interior-design-fads-quilted-leather-textured-woodgrain/#comments Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:57:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=703786 To paraphrase Ian Fleming, once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, three times is already a fad. Car designers (or their bosses) are among the most faddish people on the planet, it seems sometimes. Don’t believe me? The new GMC Canyon midsize pickup truck has Altezza tail lights. One of the most widely proliferated fads in […]

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To paraphrase Ian Fleming, once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, three times is already a fad. Car designers (or their bosses) are among the most faddish people on the planet, it seems sometimes. Don’t believe me? The new GMC Canyon midsize pickup truck has Altezza tail lights. One of the most widely proliferated fads in […]

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NAIAS 2014: Hyundai Gives Us A Product Planning Peek With Their New Genesis http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/naias-2014-hyundai-gives-us-a-product-planning-peek-with-their-new-genesis/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/naias-2014-hyundai-gives-us-a-product-planning-peek-with-their-new-genesis/#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:12:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=700593 Ever wonder how product planning really works? It turns out that product planners aren’t just hired to sit around and tell car companies what to build. Apparently you have to do things like work with data and make Excel pivot tables. Which is why I’m still working here. But the 2015 Hyundai Genesis gives us […]

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Ever wonder how product planning really works? It turns out that product planners aren’t just hired to sit around and tell car companies what to build. Apparently you have to do things like work with data and make Excel pivot tables. Which is why I’m still working here. But the 2015 Hyundai Genesis gives us […]

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Los Angeles 2013: Kia K900, Kia Goes Further Upmarket http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/los-angeles-2013-kia-k900-kia-goes-further-upmarket/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/los-angeles-2013-kia-k900-kia-goes-further-upmarket/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:46:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=658690 Following stablemate Hyundai’s move upmarket with the Genesis and Equus sedans, Kia is introducing the K900 to North America. Called the K9 elsewhere, the K900 is based on the same platform as the Hyundai luxury sedans  and like them it comes standard with a 311 hp 3.8-liter V6 engine or an optional 420 hp 5.0-liter […]

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Following stablemate Hyundai’s move upmarket with the Genesis and Equus sedans, Kia is introducing the K900 to North America. Called the K9 elsewhere, the K900 is based on the same platform as the Hyundai luxury sedans  and like them it comes standard with a 311 hp 3.8-liter V6 engine or an optional 420 hp 5.0-liter […]

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2015 Hyundai Genesis Rendered http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/2015-hyundai-genesis-rendered/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/2015-hyundai-genesis-rendered/#comments Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:55:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=633298   Just days after the 2015 Hyundai Genesis was spied in the flesh, these renderings were revealed. The car will get its official debut at NAIAS in January, 2014. Unlike the last generation, the new Genesis will have AWD.    

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  Just days after the 2015 Hyundai Genesis was spied in the flesh, these renderings were revealed. The car will get its official debut at NAIAS in January, 2014. Unlike the last generation, the new Genesis will have AWD.    

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Is This The New Hyundai Genesis? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/is-this-the-new-hyundai-genesis/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/is-this-the-new-hyundai-genesis/#comments Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:52:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=627130 It sure would seem so. Despite the best efforts of our IT crew, the TTAC Staff Robot is unable to read Korean,but we can read the word “Genesis” on this car’s front plate. If the new car was rather Mercedes-esque in its choice of borrowed styling cues, the new car is a curious mix of […]

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It sure would seem so. Despite the best efforts of our IT crew, the TTAC Staff Robot is unable to read Korean,but we can read the word “Genesis” on this car’s front plate. If the new car was rather Mercedes-esque in its choice of borrowed styling cues, the new car is a curious mix of […]

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224,000 Google Results Later, Hyundai CEO Closes The Door On Luxury Brand http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/224000-google-results-later-hyundai-ceo-closes-the-door-on-luxury-brand/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/224000-google-results-later-hyundai-ceo-closes-the-door-on-luxury-brand/#comments Tue, 17 Jul 2012 18:23:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=453132 If it weren’t for auto bloggers, the question of a separate Hyundai luxury brand would have been dead and buried long ago. But auto bloggers, with a desperate need to generate news out of thin air, won’t let the story die. 224,000 Google results later, and we finally have a definitive answer. An interview with […]

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If it weren’t for auto bloggers, the question of a separate Hyundai luxury brand would have been dead and buried long ago. But auto bloggers, with a desperate need to generate news out of thin air, won’t let the story die. 224,000 Google results later, and we finally have a definitive answer. An interview with […]

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Review: 2012 Dodge Charger SXT Plus http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/review-2012-dodge-charger-sxt-plus/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/review-2012-dodge-charger-sxt-plus/#comments Sun, 01 Apr 2012 18:25:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=437430 A month ago, I reviewed the 470-horsepower, 470-pound-feet Chrysler 300C SRT8. Today, we have a much milder 2012 Dodge Charger SXT Plus with the 292-horsepower, 260-pound-feet V6 and Rallye Appearance Group. I enjoyed driving the weaker car more. This is where you note the date of publication. But I’m not foolin. Chrysler’s new corporate V6 […]

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A month ago, I reviewed the 470-horsepower, 470-pound-feet Chrysler 300C SRT8. Today, we have a much milder 2012 Dodge Charger SXT Plus with the 292-horsepower, 260-pound-feet V6 and Rallye Appearance Group. I enjoyed driving the weaker car more. This is where you note the date of publication. But I’m not foolin. Chrysler’s new corporate V6 […]

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Kia KH Heralds The Start Of The “Monkfish Age” In Automotive Design http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/kia-kh-heralds-the-start-of-the-monkfish-age-in-automotive-design/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/kia-kh-heralds-the-start-of-the-monkfish-age-in-automotive-design/#comments Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:36:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433169 When the Chrysler Concorde and Chevrolet Camaro underwent redesigns in the late-1990s, automotive critics lamented the start of the “catfish” era in car design. The Kia KH is moving forward with the aquatic-creature theme, sporting a snout that resembles a monkfish, an even uglier sea-being. Kia will debut their new luxury sedan at the Geneva […]

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When the Chrysler Concorde and Chevrolet Camaro underwent redesigns in the late-1990s, automotive critics lamented the start of the “catfish” era in car design. The Kia KH is moving forward with the aquatic-creature theme, sporting a snout that resembles a monkfish, an even uglier sea-being. Kia will debut their new luxury sedan at the Geneva […]

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