I’ve never been all that big a fan of Hyundai and it could be because of the sour taste left from the Hyundai Pony so many years ago. Quality is definitely improving in South Korea and people are quite pleased with the 2007/2008 Tiburon. We’ve seen some heavily camouflaged pictures of its RWD replacement, but when there’s that much tarp, it’s hard to decide whether you like the new car or not.
It’s time to strip away all that camouflage and see what the next-generation Hyundai Tiburon replacement is all about. Here is the Hyundai Coupe in all of its naked glory. As you recall, the underpinning will be the same RWD platform as that found on the Genesis sedan. In terms of engine choices, there will be a 2.0L turbo with 215hp and 217 lbs-ft of torque. Alternatively, you can opt for the 3.8L V6 with 300hp and 280 lbs-ft of torque.
There’s a $6,000 price difference between the two engine choices, with the four-banger ringing in at $19,900. The Genesis Coupe, as it has come to be known, will be a direct competitor for the Ford Mustang, also shown in this spy pic.