Report: Hyundai Genesis V8 to produce 380hp

According to the folks over at, Hyundai’s R&D head Hyun-Soon Lee says that the 4.6 liter V8 engine used in the upcoming Huyndai Genesis will produce up to 380 horsepower. Lee, spoke to a group of South Korean business executives at a conference about the upcoming luxury sedan.

Hyundai has said that it hopes to aim the Genesis at the Lexus LS-level of luxury while keeping pricing towards the Chrysler 300C.

The rear-wheel drive premium sports sedan scheduled to grace the Hyundai lineup in 2008. It is expected to have standard features such as Bluetooth technology, HD radio, navigation and active cruise control. It also has safety features like front, side and rear airbags, anti-lock brakes and stability control.

Previously, Huyndai stated that the 4.6 liter V8 engine allows the car to produce 300 horsepower.


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Source: Motive (via Jalopnik)

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