The 2012 Hyundai Genesis sedan comes with restyled exterior design, new direct injection technology for its Lambda V6 engine, and new 8 speed automatic transmission. Exclusively with the Hyundai Genesis R-Spec model is a new 5.0-liter direct injection Tau V8 engine producing 429 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 376 lb. ft. of torque at 5,000 rpm.
The 2012 Hyundai Genesis R-Spec also include more aggressive chassis tuning, matching its corresponding powertrain enhancements for optimal dynamic balance. For enhanced body roll control, front stabilizer bar diameter has been increased from 25 mm to 26 mm, and rear diameter from 18 mm to 19 mm over the 4.6 model. The Hyundai Genesis R-Spec offer a unique sport design 19-inch alloy wheel with premium machined finish and optional Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 summer performance tires.