Hyundai uses a 4.6-liter V-8 to drive the Equus' rear wheels. It produces 385 horsepower and 333 pound-feet of torque, delivered through a ZF six-speed automatic. Hyundai claims average fuel economy of 19 mpg.
The shifter has the Equus logo embedded in it, and the cabin tech interface controller sits further back on the console. The controller uses a layout reminiscent of Mercedes-Benz's COMAND or BMW's iDrive sytem.