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Hyundai Super Car in the Making? 12
Posted by Alex Ion in Genesis R-Spec, Hyundai, Super car news, supercar on 07 12th, 2011

Rumors are swirling around the stables of South Korean automaker Hyundai. And, in fact, it is a super rumor about the car maker cooking up a super car. The vehicle will come with power train of all-aluminum Tao 5.0-liter V8 –  akin to what is now powering the Genesis R-Spec. The cost is estimated to be between $80,000 and $100,000.

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If the rumblings are to be taken to face value, this coupe will compete with extraordinary machines on the road, like the Nissan GT-R and the Porsche 911. It is also being said that the front engine and mid-engine designs are under consideration.

An updated edition of the 4.6-liter V8 boosted by direct injection and a higher compression ratio is what the car will boast of. What type of injection the supercar will use is still being debated on.

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While many feel that it would be a six-speed, others think it could be a twin-clutch auto-manual.

We are still waiting to heard from the carmaker themselves on that.