Hyundai Genesis Coupe With Supercharged LS1 Built By Enjuku Racing For SEMA 2011

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Enjuku Racing, best known for campaigning several Nissan S13 chassis through Formula Drift and capturing the NOPI Drift championship one year, is turning towards a whole new chassis for SEMA this year. Starting with your run-of-the-mill Hyundai Genesis Coupe, the crazy minds at Enjuku Racing have decided that a supercharged LS1 powerplant would look much better in the engine bay.

The completed project will be unveiled in the BC Racing Suspension and Wheels booth at this year’s SEMA show and will feature BC Racing’s BR-Type coilovers and an aggressive set of 19×10-inch front, 19×11-inch rear BC Racing TA02 wheels. Enjuku also mentioned to us that they’ll be working their hardest to not have to cut away any of the car’s chassis or frame while doing the swap, giving them the ability to swap back in the factory motor if they wanted to. Helping to make sure that happens easily are the masterminds at Chase Bays, designing a wiring harness that’ll make everything seamless and adaptable. Enjuku Racing will also be custom fabricating their own headers and exhaust system for the swap.

Though this probably won’t turn into another Hyundai Genesis drift car joining Formula Drift alongside Rhys Millen, it’s nice to see more tuners out there looking for new ways to make the Genesis Coupe more popular amongst enthusiasts.

GALLERY: Enjuku Racing Supercharged LS1-Powered Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Sebastian Sebastian on Oct 13, 2011

    You're an idiot SD. I run a stroked 3.4L 2j in a 68 dynacorn camaro body. I also use daily a 01 15 silvia with a Mast 427 LS. I drive daily a new 300c tagless still. And an m56s. I have a new m3 and a built gtr and zr1. Who cares? I take pride in knowing I am retired navy seal, father of 2. And currently serve in an srt team. I build my own vehicles like I forge my own bladed weapons or build my own fire arms. I have no problem telling some moron that they should watch there mouth. Ill be at Sema tough guy, guard duty for models. I take big talkers like you and worst to jail on a daily basis.

  • Essa Essa on Oct 24, 2011

    Hi I came here through and I can tell what you did is a very hard job and you need to be thanked also guys no need to start a fight we have the same interest and building a car from scratch is a big thing to handle not easy for the money or for the time and this dude did a great thing installing a V8 in a genesis coupe and he need little appreciating of what he got through , Thanks brother for making my dream come true I always wanted to see a V8 genesis coupe , I wish if I was in the US to help you with your project and share the experience but Im stuck in my college and saving for my genesis coupe project. Best regards from Dubai,,,,Essa Alsuwaidi