2018 Genesis G80 3.8 RWD Sedan Test Drive

“2018 Genesis G80 3.8 RWD” Genesis Marches to a Different Drummer Hyundai introduced the first Genesis in 2009 as a luxurious rear-wheel drive sedan that enjoyed successful sales. Five years later, rather than introducing an evolutionary enhancement to the first generation model, Hyundai chose a more revolutionary path, coming up with a “clean sheet of…

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2018 Genesis G90 5.0 Ultimate Test Drive

“2018 Genesis G90 5.0 Ultimate RWD” An Affordable High Performance Luxury Sedan Hyundai introduced the first Genesis in 2009 as its flagship model, which continued as part of the Hyundai family until 2014. Rather than introducing an evolutionary enhancement to the first generation model, Hyundai chose a more revolutionary path, coming up with a “clean…

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2017 Hyundai Genesis G90 3.3T Premium Test Drive

“2017 Genesis G90 3.3T Premium RWD” A horse of a different color – Goodbye Equus For those in the market for a premium luxury sedan that’s out of the norm and that comes with the latest state-of-the-art safety and connectivity technologies along with an extremely attractive and appealing design form both inside and out, that’s…

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2017 Genesis G80 5.0 V8 RWD Ultimate Sedan Test Drive

“2017 Genesis G80 5.0 Ultimate” No longer badged as a Hyundai – Genesis goes its own way In the market for a premium luxury sedan that delivers the latest state-of-the-art safety and connectivity technologies along with an extremely attractive and appealing design form both inside and out, that’s based on a global platform, with mechanical…

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2015 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 AWD Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When Hyundai introduced the Genesis about one year ago, they were adding the most impressive Hyundai model and perhaps the most impressive new 2015 model for any auto manufacturer. The Genesis was originally introduced in 2009 as the company’s first rear-drive luxury sedan. Normally there would be an evolutionary upgrade…

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2014 NWAPA “Run to the Sun” – Part 2

By Bill Schaffer Photos by Doug Berger Portland, Oregon – Each year one of the automotive writer’s groups I belong to, the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA), has an event we call “Run to the Sun.” This year the members who organized the program out-did themselves by signing up 25 outstanding cars, with a total…

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Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Cover the labels and have people drive and ride in the latest Hyundai Genesis and we’d bet 90 percent of them would identify the 2015 Hyundai Genesis as being built by one of the big name luxury brands. Even the ‘experts’ are comparing the new Genesis favorably with the well-established…

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2015 Hyundai Genesis Test Drive

“All-New Hyundai Genesis delivers value laden premium content” More for less Should you happen to be in the market for an entry level, premium luxury sedan that delivers the latest state-of-the-art safety and connectivity technologies along with an extremely attractive and appealing design form inside and out, that’s based on a world class platform, with…

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First Drive 2015 Hyundai Genesis

By Bill Schaffer Paradise Valley, Ariz. – The 2015 Hyundai Genesis is a compendium of the latest and greatest automotive technologies rolled into one luxury car. Nearly every type of feature I’ve ever heard of, along with some new to me, is included in this all new generation Genesis. Add to that ‘stop ‘n stare’…

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Hyundai HCD-14 Concept Takes Top Prize

Charlotte, NC — The Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis concept took the top prize in the annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards for 2013. The awards recognize vehicles most likely to shape the future of the automobile industry. More than two dozen jurors participated in a selection process choosing from a field of 23…

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