Launched in pursuit of European premium manufacturers, Hyundai renews its models at a steady pace. A context in which the current Genesis coupe was launched in 2009 in the United States , would almost old figure.
This is a replacement that foreshadows the HND-9, so named because it is the ninth concept developed in the Korean center for research and development of the brand based Namyang.
Presented for the first time in public at the Seoul Motor Show on March 29, this elegant 2 +2 coupe appears advantageous proportions, enhanced by a hood and a lengthy wheelbase. If its tapered lines are reminiscent of those of the concept Lexus LF-LC, 2012, NHD-9 is distinguished in particular by its spectacular doors opening oblique, halfway between butterflies of a Mercedes SLS or elytra a Lamborghini Aventador.
Under the long hood is a very realistic 3.3 V6 turbo gasoline direct injection 365 hp marks the tempo. The movement is transmitted to the rear wheels only through an 8-speed automatic transmission. If no sale date has been announced at this time, the coupe and sedan heralds the concept HND-9 could emerge in 2014. Of utmost importance to Hyundai, they fore shadow the redeployment of the range up, probably under a specific label to confront directly the premium German and Japanese manufacturers.