Hyundai and Cosworth prepping slick Genesis Coupe Concept for SEMA

Oct 2, 2012
Hyundai and Cosworth prepping slick Genesis Coupe Concept for SEMA

Hyundai and Cosworth have announced that they are teaming up to develop a very cool concept car for the SEMA show. The car is called the Cosworth Genesis Racing Series (CGRS). The car is painted an eye-catching Cosworth satin/gloss blue color and has a number of body modifications.

Unlike many concept or show cars, the body modifications in this case are tasteful. The car has a full front replacement bumper with integrated carbon fiber brake ducts, carbon fiber front splitter, and carbon fiber side skirt lips. It also features a carbon fiber diffuser, integrated trunk spoiler, special wheels, and special logos and graphics. All of the carbon fiber parts and wheels are from Cosworth.

Inside the car is a bunch of other Cosworth style accessories, including a special steering wheel, shift knob, pedals, shift boot, two-tone sport seats, and a two-tone interior treatment. The concept isn't all about looks; the engine is also massaged to produce more power. The 3.8 L V6 produces 389 hp and 325 pound-foot of torque.

Cosworth also adds a special big brake system to help stop the car on the racetrack or the street and a performance suspension system for better handling. Cosworth claims that while the car is tuned for the racetrack, it is perfectly drivable on the streets to and from work, every day. I expect that many of these parts will eventually make their way to the aftermarket, if they're not already available.

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