Heart and Seoul

Heart and Seoul

Hyundai has pumped all its energies and technologies into the Genesis, the Korean automaker's flagship in Singapore Origin. Beginning. "Genesis", a Korean inception.

The 3.8-litre V6 rear-drive saloon is Hyundai's first serious attempt at a luxury saloon in Singapore, albeit without a standalone showroom and separate, upmarket branding (like Toyota's Lexus).

However, instead of Hyundai's "H" logo, the Genesis gets its own emblem, which looks like the bewinged badges of honour belonging to Aston Martin and Bentley.

More important than the Korean won needed for a Genesis (full-spec Grand variant tested here) is whether the Korean saloon has won over our three judges - editor David Ting, associate editor Daryl Lee and our Torque guest driver for this cover story, Leslie Chang, a businessman and motoring enthusiast who owns a 3.3-litre Hyundai Azera.

For the full details, read our cover story in the October issue!

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Also, check out the October 2014 issue for these other great stories:
1) STILL FUNKY (pg 42-45)
The latest generation of Honda’s super-practical Jazz is still “jazzy”, but introduces a few new “melodies”
2) MIGHTY TRIO (pg 62-69)
The Porsche Macan 2.0, Audi Q5 2.0 and Range Rover Evoque 2.0 each command a following in Singapore, but which one can also command the respect of the other two?
3) GRAND AMBITIONS (pg 76-79)
Can Citroen’s new Grand C4 Picasso impress Joanna – an owner of the previous-generation model – and her family?

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