Prices for the refreshed 2013 Genesis Coupe have been announced, starting at $24,250 for the 2.0T model paired with a six-speed manual transmission and extending to $34,250 for the 3.8 Grand Touring model with a V6 and 8-speed Shiftronic automatic transmission.
The facelifted Genesis Coupe features more aggressive exterior styling. The 2013 Genesis Coupe interiro has been enhanced with distinctive, upscale features.
The 3.8-liter Lambda V6 engine adds direct-injection technology for improved horsepower, better fuel economy and lower emissions. Peak horsepower rises to 348, a gain of 42, and peak torque increases to 295 lb.-ft. on premium fuel.
The 2.0-liter turbocharged engine now generates 274 horsepower, a 64 hp improvement, and 275 lb.-ft. of torque on premium fuel. Automatic transmissions for the two models now have eight-speeds, with paddle-shift SHIFTRONIC© manual shifting capability.
The 2013 Genesis Coupe goes on sale in March.
The 2012 Hyundai Azera sedan has been completely redesigned. Prices start at $32,000 for a well-equipped model with a 292 horsepower 3.3-liter V6 engine that delivers 20 mpg city, 29 mpg highway, and 23 mpg combined. The Azera is in the large sedan class with the Ford Taurus, Nissan Maxima, Chrysler 300, and Toyota Avalon
A big price increase of the 2012 Azera was necessary to cover the long list of standard features were once available with the full-spec Limited configuration of the previous generation Azera. New standard features for 2012 include navigation with rear backup camera, LED headlight accents, and first-class leather seating and comfort for all passengers.
The Azera MSRP is $32,000, excluding $875 freight, and includes the following standard equipment (partial list):
- Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine technology
- Active ECO system
- Best-in-class combined fuel economy of 23 mpg
- 293 horsepower
- Blue Link telematics system
- Push-button start with proximity entry
- LED headlight accents
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- SACHS Amplitude Selective Dampeners (ASD) for improved ride comfort without compromising handling
- Dual-zone automatic climate control