Camouflage still blocks most of the small details, but a large grille that looks similar to the HCD-14 concept is plain to see. The roof line and body are both in closer proportion to the previous generation production car, growing taller than what Hyundai brought to Detroit. Despite that, the raked rear window and deck lid seem to have made the cut.
A photo of the interior also reveals a revised center stack more in line with German products because of its wide-swept proportions. The previous generation car looks like it takes design cues closer to rounded Infiniti products. Not so this time. Instead, horizontally-aligned buttons and dials sit inside a center stack with sharper angles.
What looks like a racing cage is visible in one of the pictures where both driver’s side doors are open, which could suggest that this test mule is meant to deliver data on a higher performing model — presumably the next R-Spec. Then again, it could just mean the body seen here isn’t production ready.
In either case, these photos were taken at the Nurburgring, which underscores Hyundai’s intent to bolster the new Genesis sedan’s performance capability.
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