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Blue Link® Telematics with Award-Winning Zagat® Ratings Now Available

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 – Hyundai’s award-winning Genesis sedan continues a reward shred care for 2013 with simplified indication offerings and a new ultimate navigation complement with Blue Link® telematics. The 5.0-liter direct-injected Tau V8 engine is now exclusively accessible in a fully-equipped 5.0 R-Spec model, a 4.6-liter V8 indication is no longer available, and a 3.8-liter Lambda powertrain stays accessible with reward and record packages, simplifying a Genesis line-up.

For 2013, a Genesis 3.8 record package and 5.0 R-Spec models offer a new discretionary eight-inch Driver Information System (DIS) arrangement with navigation and an extended multi-media controller. This new arrangement facilities a some-more discerning user interface, integrating a same rotating dial with joystick-type function, extended voice-recognition commands and softened navigation shade layouts. New “hot keys” also give people some-more evident control over a doing complement to revoke pushing distractions. The complement uses a vast 64GB solid-state drive, that allows inexhaustible music, picture and video storage or Bluetooth® music-streaming capability.

2013 Genesis Highlights

Genesis indication and powertrain choice simplified:

– 5.0-liter direct-injected Tau V8 engine now disdainful to 5.0 R-Spec model

– Standard 5.0-liter indication no longer available

-4.6-liter V8 no longer available

-3.8-liter V6 accessible in 3 apparatus configurations

New discretionary eight-inch arrangement with navigation and an extended multi-media controller and Driver Information System (DIS)

Hyundai Blue Link® telematics accessible with Ultimate Navigation package

A elementary pop-up summary now appears to assistance span a phone and a voice-recognition program understands travel addresses and cities, all in one consecutive sentence. The track shade displays speed limits, sum a subsequent 3 navigation maneuvers, shows genuine highway signage and has connection views with line guidance. Lane superintendence outlines a lanes a motorist needs to stay in when a highway splits. Junction perspective uses travel and tangible highway signs images to compare what a motorist will see when nearing during a subsequent maneuver. Integrated into a indicate of seductiveness apparatus are Zagat® grill ratings, that assistance drivers to simply locate good places to eat. SiriusXM information services have also been enhanced, with Sports, Stocks and Weather information.


Blue Link combines safety, use and infotainment facilities to facilitate owners’ lives and revoke dreaming pushing and is now accessible on a 2013 Genesis, accompanied by a one-year nominal hearing period. Blue Link brings seamless connectivity directly into a automobile with record like voice-text messaging, POI web hunt download, turn-by-turn navigation, smartphone remote facilities and monthly automobile reporting. Blue Link can be simply accessed from a buttons on a rearview mirror, over a internet, or around a smartphone. Blue Link is offering in 3 packages: Assurance, Essentials and Guidance.

Blue Link Assurance package:

Automatic Collision Notification (ACN) and Assistance

SOS Emergency Assistance

Enhanced Roadside Assistance

Blue Link Essentials package:


– Remote Door Lock/Unlock

– Remote Horn and Lights

– Panic Notification

– Remote Engine Start

– Alarm Notification

– Quick Tips

– Location Sharing

– Voice Text Messaging

Vehicle Diagnostics:

– Automated Diagnostic Trouble Code

– Maintenance Alert

– Recall Advisor

– Web Vehicle Diagnostics

– Service Link


– Stolen Vehicle Recovery

– Stolen Vehicle Slowdown

– Vehicle Immobilization

– Valet Alert

– Geofence

– Speed Alert

– Curfew Alert

Blue Link Guidance package:

– Turn-by-Turn Navigation Service

– POI Search by modernized voice approval system

– POI Web Search and Download

– Daily Route Guidance with Traffic Condition

– Traffic Updates

– Gas Station Locations and Gas Prices

– Eco-Coach

– Restaurant Ratings

– Weather

More sum on Hyundai Blue Link are accessible during


The heart of a Genesis 5.0 R-Spec indication is a 5.0-liter Tau V8 engine producing 429 horsepower during 6,400 rpm and 376 lb. ft. of torque during 5,000 rpm. This Tau V8 represents a many absolute Hyundai engine ever, with a aloft specific outlay (85.8 hp/liter) than a normally-aspirated reward oppulance competitors. The Tau V8 engine family has been named to a prestigious Ward’s Ten Best Engines list 3 times.

This engine facilities a high-pressure approach injection complement (over 2200 psi) that dramatically increases energy and torque while shortening fuel expenditure and emissions. The Tau’s high 11.5:1 application ratio increases thermal potency and output. The Tau also has a firm bed image for softened retard acerbity and reduce NVH (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness) as good as camshaft carriers and a drum timing sequence to urge valve sight stability.

Even more, this V8 offers Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT), a tuned variable-induction system, and low-friction diamond-like coatings (DLC) on piston skirts, rings and tappets. Even with these considerable energy increases, EPA estimated fuel economy is 16 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.

The Tau 5.0-liter V8 is analogous to an in-house eight-speed involuntary transmission. This Hyundai-developed delivery adds twin additional ratios to raise acceleration, changeable smoothness, and delivery potency by 6 percent over a former six-speed. All eight-speed transmissions will embody SHIFTRONIC® primer change capability.

In gripping with Hyundai engineering philosophy, a R-Spec also includes some-more assertive framework tuning, relating a analogous powertrain enhancements for optimal energetic balance. For extended physique hurl control, back stabilizer bars are vale in pattern and hole is a strong 19 mm. R-Spec will offer a singular competition pattern 19-inch amalgamate circle with reward machined finish. The R-Spec steering calibration has been matched to this singular circle multiple for optimized opening and pushing excellence expectations in this segment. To finish a opening package, front stop rotors are an oversized 13.6 inches for extended feverishness abolition in sporty driving.

R-Spec will offer singular headlights with dim chrome inserts for a some-more particular front appearance. Further R-Spec designators can be found around a car’s interior and exterior. An R-Spec bade on a back mouth and black R-Spec festooned building mats remind a motorist of a opening watchful for them when they get behind a wheel. Genesis R-Spec is usually offering in 4 sport-oriented extraneous colors: Black Noir, Titanium Gray, Platinum Metallic, and, new for 2013, White Satin Pearl, any with Black leather interior and an all-black leather steering circle to serve compute a 5.0 R-Spec from a 3.8 model.


In gripping with a 5.0-liter V8 sibling, a Genesis 3.8-liter Lambda engine also has approach injection (GDI) record and produces 333 horsepower and 291 lb. ft. of torque. It also has a high application ratio of 11.5:1 for incomparable thermal efficiency. This direct-injected Lambda V6 produces a aloft specific outlay (87.6 hp/liter) than a normally-aspirated reward oppulance competitors.

The 3.8-liter engine also has Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing (D-CVVT), non-static induction, an all aluminum retard and heads, steel timing sequence and iridium-tipped hint plugs. Besides a inexhaustible horsepower and torque gains, approach injection record produces a poignant rebate in emissions. Further, a non-static vane oil siphon propitious to precisely compare oil vigour with engine lubrication mandate for increases potency during all engine speeds. As a result, 3.8-liter GDI EPA estimated fuel economy is 29 mpg on a highway.

All 3.8-liter engines are joined to a same in-house eight-speed involuntary delivery as a 5.0 R-Spec model. These all new transmissions ideally enrich a new record found in a new engines, delivering softened potency and opening opposite a Genesis range.


Hyundai engineers have precisely tuned a Genesis cessation to minimize a normal compromises between doing pointing and float comfort.


From a front view, Genesis has an assertive front fascia with vast intake openings and LED lighting accents. From a side view, one will notice a customary 17-inch amalgamate circle and rocker row design. In addition, a mirrors incorporate power-folding and reservoir flare functions, while a side window approximate has a decidedly sporty brushed aluminum finish. From a back view, one will notice a twin asymmetrical empty tips clean integrated into a fender fascia.


Maintaining Hyundai’s importance on delivering heading reserve technology, Genesis boasts world-class active and pacifist reserve facilities to assistance both forestall accidents and maximize a good being of a occupants in a eventuality of a collision. Genesis continues a Hyundai tradition of standardizing pivotal life-saving reserve record with Electronic Stability Control (ESC), 8 airbags and electronic active conduct restraints. The active front conduct restraints have been proven by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to assistance forestall whiplash.

Daytime using lights come customary on a 2013 Genesis. Further, Genesis offers a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS), accessible on a 3.8 Technology package and 5.0 R-Spec models. Whenever a complement is activated, a warning carillon and dial-integrated warning light warning drivers of their line departure, permitting them to reposition a automobile uniformly into a scold position.

Genesis’ sum of 8 airbags includes modernized twin front airbags, front and back seat-mounted side-impact airbags, and roof-mounted side shade airbags for both front and back outboard chair occupants.

Genesis has a sum of 8 ultrasonic sensors located on a front and back bumpers. The sensors, along with a back backup camera, assistance detect how tighten objects are when parking. Distance is indicated on a in-dash shade and accompanied by an heard warning tone.

Genesis is brought to a hindrance by vast four-wheel anti-lock front brakes with Brake Assist and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD). Genesis 3.8 models have vast 13.0-inch front rotors with four-piston bound calipers, while 5.0 R-Spec models have incomparable 13.6-inch front rotors.

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