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    By William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    April 17, 2013

    A fresh batch of spy photos of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis were released today and it looks like the new model will be carrying some of the cues seen on the HCD-14 Concept shown earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show.

    The most notable parts of the 2015 Genesis are the front and rear clips, which look almost like the clips on the HCD-14 Concept. The front features a large, square grille and rectangular LED headlights. The back end has a raked rear window and detailed LED taillights.

    Moving inside, the 2015 Genesis takes some ideas from the new 2014 Equus with a much cleaner center stack and a mix of analog gauges paired with digital screens.

    Source: Automobile Magazine

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

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    I agree with the clean center stack. I am also glad they kept to the concept as this will help them sell more models

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    They are certainly capable of designing handsome cars or admirable content and quality... now JUST STOP COPYING THE MERCEDES_BENZ GRILLE!!!

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    The interior gives me a BMW vibe, compared to the current car's S-class looking center stack. I wish they'd come up with their own look, hopefully the exterior looks like a Hyundai and not just like a blend of other cars. I like the current Genesis a lot, but it is just too boring looking, and doesn't have enough unique styling cues. I hope this car is good, and the 5.0 V8 carries over, because getting a 430 hp rear drive luxury sedan for $45k is great value.

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    What I meant was they don't NEED to copy the Teutons. In fact, it hurts them more than it helps them because it creates the perception that they are nothing more than copy cats -- which they have come a long way from technologically,

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    The current car is too plain and generic on the outside and the interior is a little gaudy. The new interior here is okay but I wish these car companies could come up with there own look instead of copying BMW and Mercedes.

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    I think Hyundai is on the right track with their designs, the new Santa Fe, and Mighu or whatever the Chinese specific sedan is, are very attractive and all of the newer Hyundai's have interiors that IMHO have more (mostly good) character than other manufacturer's. Why not carry this over into the Genesis? Instead they are using some bland looking interior design...

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