Hyundai Genesis caught camouflaged, might be testing a new engine – Report

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Riza Rizvi, Hopelessly in love with everything on four wheels. Interested in cars since my formative years, with an unhealthy affinity for exotics and tuners. Fondness for the open road with high-octane machinery for company!

It is too early for Hyundai to be testing a facelift of the Genesis.

A Hyundai Genesis sedan has been spotted in heavy camouflage by YouTube user cvdzijden, at a fuel station near the Nurburgring race track in Germany. The Genesis is a relatively new model so a facelift or an update is out of question. It is possible that a new engine is being tested on this mule.

New Hyundai Genesis spotted with new engine
The Hyundai Genesis is a new offering from the company, so this can’t be a facelift.

The whine at 0:47 sounds like a turbocharger preceded by the idle clatter, bearing the hallmarks of a diesel engine, but even direct-injection petrol engines are known to produce diesel-like clatter at low rpm so nothing can be said conclusively from this video alone.

The Genesis in North American markets is offered with a 311 hp 3.8-liter V6 or a 420 hp 5.0-liter V8; while the European model gets the sole option of the V6 unit. Transmission duties are taken care of by the 8-speed automatic transmission that drives the rear wheels in lower models and all wheels in the more powerful V8 variant.

[Source: YouTube]

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