Jump to content
  • Greetings Guest!

    CheersandGears.com was founded in 2001 and is one of the oldest continuously operating automotive forums out there.  Come see why we have users who visit nearly every day for the past 16+ years. Signup is fast and free, or you can opt for a premium subscription to view the site ad-free.

  • William Maley
    William Maley
    Sign in to follow this  

    Hyundai Sketches The HND-9 Concept

    By William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    March 21, 2013

    Hyundai is giving us a sneak peak at a new concept that will be shown at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show. Called the HND-9, this concept could give us a preview of what the next Genesis coupe looks like.

    The sketches show the HND-9 pulling the dramatic card out with an Aston Martin-esq front end and large rear haunches. There is also a set of gullwing doors.

    Power comes from a direct-injection, turbocharged 3.3L V6 engine making 365 horsepower. That's mated to a eight-speed automatic and puts the power to the rear-wheels.

    We'll have more details when the HND-9 comes out next week.

    Source: Hyundai

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.comor you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

    Press Release is on Page 2

    Luxury Sports Coupe Concept HND-9

    - The HND-9 hints at Hyundai's next-generation luxury sports coupe design

    - More details to be revealed at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show

    March 21, 2013 – Hyundai Motor Company, the fastest-growing automaker by brand, today unveiled exterior renderings of the 'HND-9', its latest luxury sports coupe concept.

    The 'HND-9' represents an evolution of Hyundai's fluidic sculpture design philosophy. The ninth concept model developed by Hyundai Motor Group's R&D Center in Namyang, Korea, the HND-9 features sophisticated details in every design element, reinforcing a premium look.

    In particular, the HND-9, with its dramatic long hood and wheelbase, is a modern reinterpretation of the elegant image of a classic premium sports coupe.

    Fluidic yet sleek character lines that stretch from headlamp to trunk, voluminous, powerful car body and a striking, wide hexagonal-shaped radiator grille underscore the high performance image of the concept.

    Furthermore, butterfly doors, spiral-shaped lines connected to the headlamp, softly glistening silver coating, dual twin muffler and uniquely designed head and rear lamps give the car a sleek futuristic look.

    As a rear-wheel drive, high-performance sports coupe concept, HND-9 is equipped with 3.3- liter turbo GDi engine and 8-speed auto transmission, delivering maximum output of 370ps.

    The HND-9 is set to make its world debut during Hyundai's press conference on March 28 at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show. More details of the concept's design and its cutting-edge technologies will be revealed at the show.

    Sign in to follow this  

    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    I like what I see visually. Still not sold on these high output V6's and I wonder what the Torque is. I see they pulled a BMW by going with ultra slim wheels on Mega Rims.

    Share this comment

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    Your content will need to be approved by a moderator

    You are commenting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets



Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.