Hyundai Genesis Coupe... Smokin' Hot in the US
And he does have reason to be happy. According to the company official, initial sales for the Genesis Coupe have been bigger even than the luxury Genesis sedan. And this considering the company didn't make a big fuss out of the coupe and restrained from investing as much in advertising.
For the moment, Hyundai Genesis is available in the US with a choice of two engines, either a 2.0l turbocharged four-cylinder or a normally-aspirated 3.8l V6. Because of the simple fact that the 3.8l has been in showrooms for a longer time that the other engine version, its sales place it on the top of Genesis Coupe's sales.
Add to it the Grand Touring package and you get the current volume leader of the Genesis Coupe line. The GT trim includes heated brown leather seats, a power-adjustable driver's seat, Xenon headlamps, a 360 watt Infinity stereo system, auto-dimming rear-view mirror and a power sunroof,
If you are still scanning this article to see were does it say, exactly, how many Coupe's have been sold, you should stop. John Krafcik only said it is "smoking", but didn't mention how tall is the flame. We can, however, tell you the prices for the Genesis on the US market.
The 3.8l, equipped with the GT package, starts at $28,250, for the manual transmission version and $29,750 for the automatic one (prices include the $750 destination fee). The newcomer 2.0l version of the Coupe starts at $22,750.