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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2018 Genesis G80 Sport

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer It’s exciting to watch manufacturers grow and mature, and we’ve made no secret of our interest in Hyundai’s growth both in sales, but also in quality and range. Over the 27 years we’ve written about cars, it seemed that every time Hyundai brought out a new model, or revised one,…

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2017 NWAPA Run to the Sun – Part 1

Part 1 – Acura NSX to Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk By Bill Schaffer Mount Hood — Driving 24 different cars and SUVs over a two-day period on some of the most challenging and scenic roads in the northwest, is certainly an eye-opening experience. Oh, did I mention that the 24 cars had an average price…

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2017 Genesis G90 and G80 Test Drives

  By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Whether Teddy Roosevelt said “walk softly and carry a big stick” or “talk softly…” the quote is analogues with Hyundai’s entry into the luxury car market. Only Hyundai is “driving” softly into the luxury car market with no marching bands or boisterous advertising campaigns. Instead, the highly-rated Korean automaker…

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