KBB.com's list recognizes the hottest new coupes and convertibles consumers could spend their tax refund dollars on
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., 04/28/2009 If you're expecting a nice chunk of change from your tax refund check this year and are thinking about using it to buy a new car, the editors of Kelley Blue Book's www.kbb.com recently released a list of sleek and sporty cars to consider putting a down payment on. Kelley Blue Book's www.kbb.com named the 2010 Genesis Coupe to its "Top 10 Tax Refund Cars" list, which recognizes the hottest new coupes and convertibles. The Genesis Coupe was named alongside the 2010 Audi S5 Cabrio, 2009 BMW Z4, 2010 Ford Shelby GT500, 2009 Infiniti G37 Convertible, 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster, 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS, 2010 Lexus IS Convertible and 2009 Porsche Cayman.
"Hyundai's roll continues," Kbb.com editors said. "Only a few months after the Hyundai Genesis Sedan took home the 2009 North American Car of the Year trophy, Hyundai has rolled out the similarly impressive - and really fun - Genesis Coupe."
Genesis Coupe follows in the footsteps of its sibling Genesis sedan, sharing its rear-wheel drive architecture and independent rear suspension sure to appeal to true driving enthusiasts. The Genesis Coupe offers a 30-mpg, 2.0-liter model with a low-pressure intercooled four-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 210 horsepower, and a 3.8-liter V6 Track model with 306 horsepower and massive Brembo brakes.
"It's an honor to be recognized alongside luxury brands such as Porsche, Audi, Lexus and Infiniti by a trusted automotive resource like kbb.com," said Derek Joyce, manager, Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America. "Hyundai's all-new Genesis Coupe has proved itself as a true player in the rear-wheel drive sport coupe segment and offers more value to the tuner enthusiast audience than its competitors."
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA
Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 790 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by The Hyundai Advantage, America's Best Warranty. In addition, the Hyundai Assurance Program is now offered on all new vehicles leased or purchased from a certified Hyundai dealer. The program is available to any consumer, regardless of age, health, employment record or financed amount of the vehicle. The program is complimentary for the first 12 months. For additional information, visit www.hyundainews.com.
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