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Hyundai Genesis V8

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Hyundai Genesis V8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4627 cm3 / 282.4 cu in / 282.4 cu in, 279.6 kW / 374.9 hp / 374.9 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 451.0 N·m / 332.6 lb·ft / 332.6 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HyundaiIssued from2008
ModelGenesis V8Issued until
SerieGenesisNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHyundaiCountryKR,IN

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4976 mm / 195.9 in / 195.9 inTotal (curb) weight1820 kg / 4012 lb / 4012 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1481 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2936 mm / 115.6 in / 115.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1603 mm / 63.1 in / 63.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1621 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity73 l / 16.1 UK gal / 19.3 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.27Frontal area (A)2.38 m2 / 25.6 sq ft / 25.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.0 kW / 21.4 hp / 21.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerHyundaiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore92.0 mm / 3.62 in / 3.62 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.06
Fuel supplyEFIEngine displacement4627 cm3 / 282.4 cu in / 282.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity578.38 cm3/cylinder / 35.295 cu in/cylinder / 35.295 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.4 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power279.6 kW / 374.9 hp / 374.9 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque451.0 N·m / 332.6 lb·ft / 332.6 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)113.8 kW / 152.6 hp / 152.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.4 kW/l / 1.328 bhp/cu in / 1.328 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque97.5 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.13

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.20 s / 6.20 s / 6.20 sPower-to-weight ratio206.0 kW/ton / 156.1 bhp/ton / 156.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.93Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent,5 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,5 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.0J x 18Wheels rear7.0J x 18
Tyres frontP235/50 R 18Tyres rearP235/50 R 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front330 mm / 13.0 in / 13.0 inBrake diameter rear315 mm / 12.4 in / 12.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Hyundai Genesis V8

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