It may look like a sport sedan on paper, but the 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec's feature additions amount to little more than a styling upgrade.
Although established in 1967, Hyundai didn't begin importing cars to the United States until nearly 20 years later. Regarded merely as an economical choice at their debut in 1986, Hyundai is now widely seen as a manufacturer that offers high value vehicles with an excellent warranty.
With more power and refinement, the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec has grown into a genuine contender in the sports car market. However, fans of cabin tech should look at the 3.8 Track trim level.
Though it's a harsh ride at times, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec delivers on the promise of being a low-cost track car for public roads while still providing the creature comforts that we think matter most.
Like the Genesis Coupe, the 2014 Veloster Turbo gains a decontented R-Spec trim level with increased performance at a lower price.
We look at Hyundai's oblique answer to the 5 Series, the under-the-radar Genesis sedan in the R-Spec trim. Hyundai has made a lot of stretch goals lately, but is a budget BMW M fighter a battle they want?
Hyundai Genesis sets out to do 5 Series and E class on a budget.
Hyundai updates the Genesis Sedan with a powerful 5.0-liter engine and an R-Spec package that boosts the handling to match.
It may be devoid of advanced cabin tech, but the new Genesis Coupe R-Spec delights my inner Luddite with its blend of track-ready performance and value.
The Korean Camaro gets a better engine, austere tech and a pudgy face. It's your call.
The 2012 Genesis R-Spec has a new look and a new engine. The 5.0-liter direct injection V-8 engine is now available with the 5.0 R-Spec model.