Hyundai Previews 500-HP Genesis Coupe Headed to SEMA

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Hyundai has previewed its final project for this year’s SEMA Show, a custom Genesis Coupe by Tjin Edition.

This is Tjin Edition’s first Hyundai vehicle built for SEMA, with the Genesis Coupe getting inspired by underground racing for a 500-horsepower sports car. Under the hood is the Korean automaker’s 3.8-liter V6 engine that has received a Vortech supercharger kit courtesy of Bisimoto Engineering. Along with a Bisimoto exhaust system, Vortech front mount intercooler and blow-off valve, the Genesis Coupe has more than enough power to spin the 19-inch Rotiform three-piece HUR wheels paired to Falken FK453 tires. Helping stop the 500-hp monster is a custom set of Baer Extreme Plus brake calipers, while KW coilovers gives it an aggressive stance.

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Outfitting the exterior is a custom front lip, rear spoiler and trunk lid by Unique Fabrication while the vehicle has been painted a custom Kylie Tjin Axalta green. The Tjin Edition Hyundai Genesis Coupe, along with all the other Hyundai 2015 SEMA Show projects will debut November 3 and AutoGuide.com will be in Las Vegas reporting live from the show.

“The Tjin Edition Hyundai Genesis is the perfect mix of speed and style,” said Neil Tjin, president, TJIN Edition RoadShow. “The vehicle grabs your attention with its vibrant, Tjin green ‘Axalta’ paint job and custom Rotiform wheels, boasts impressive performance thanks to a Bisimoto Engineering supercharger system and Baer brake system, and the interior is finished in CT-inspired Alea leather.”

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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 AutoGuide.com 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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