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Old 02-28-2009, 10:18 AM   #1
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Old 02-28-2009, 10:40 AM   #2
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Nice looking car and it's fast also and it's brake maybe more better than the bmw 5 series even better than the m5 and in the salalom it's better than the charger srt and the G8 gxp
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Old 02-28-2009, 10:51 AM   #3
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Old 02-28-2009, 11:12 AM   #4
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First G37 vs Genesis Coupe comparison

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Old 02-28-2009, 02:52 PM   #5
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So according to them our v6 should beat the genesis coupe and come close to the g37 all for 23gs i like
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Old 03-01-2009, 02:02 AM   #6
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I am not impressed at all, for 30k that car is a joke
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Old 03-01-2009, 02:11 AM   #7
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it sounds nice but

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Old 03-01-2009, 03:04 AM   #8
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OMG, that dash board is horrid! Ugly.

It's quick but..... so not what I'm into.
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Old 03-01-2009, 06:27 AM   #9
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Hmmm let me get this strait. Hyundai wants us to pay $30K for that when we can get a base 370Z for $29,000 (0-60 4.7)? I'd take a fully loaded V6 camaro over the V6 Genisis coupe. 6.4 is disgraceful. I was expecting ~5.7
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Old 03-01-2009, 07:00 AM   #10
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so wait a minute... the Genesis Coupe is $30k... a 1SS is about $31k... so for $1k more, you'd get a V8, ALOT faster track times and the warm fuzzy feeling of knowing you bought American

a well driven Camaro LT is going to smoke that little Genesis... they really should have found a way to stuff the V8 in there.
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The Genesis coupe is loaded for $30K. You can load up a 2LT Camaro for 30K. They are perfectly comparable on price. The Genesis coupe starts around the same price as the Camaro and far less than a 370Z. You guys really need to stop taking any piece of information out of context just to dismiss a car for not being the Camaro.

Anyway, on to the review - flat torque curve = win, torque reduction on hard upshifts = fail.
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Old 03-01-2009, 11:46 AM   #12
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Id buy a base 370z and have a faster, better handling, better looking, better built, and better driving car.





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Old 03-01-2009, 11:55 AM   #13
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0-60 in 6.5 sec
1/4mi in 14.9@94.6mph with an as tested weight of 3990lbs (which means test gear and driver).

I highly doubt the Camaro will be whipping up on the Genesis. But at least it will be cheaper.

Now if only we could get the Camaro down to 3400 lbs like the Genesis, we'd be good to go.
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0-60 in 6.5 sec
1/4mi in 14.9@94.6mph with an as tested weight of 3990lbs (which means test gear and driver).

I highly doubt the Camaro will be whipping up on the Genesis. But at least it will be cheaper.

Now if only we could get the Camaro down to 3400 lbs like the Genesis, we'd be good to go.
idk, that is a pretty horrible 0-60
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