2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec first drive review: R-e-S-P-E-C-t

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T R-Spec, price and key specifications as tested
Body style/layout: 2-door Coupe, front engine/rear-wheel drive
Base price: $26,500 plus $875 destination
Price as tested: $27,515 with mats, iPod cable and destination

Engine
* Type: 2.0 liter 16-valve DOHC turbocharged inline 4
* Bore and stroke, cc: 86 mm X 86 mm
* Block/head material: aluminum/aluminum
* Compression ratio: 9:1
* Horsepower: 274 @ 6000 rpm (premium fuel)
* Torque: 275 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm (premium fuel)
* Recommended fuel: premium unleaded (recommended)
* Fuel economy, EPA est.: 21/30/24 mpg city/highway/combined
* Fuel economy, observed:  21.8 miles per gallon in combination of (quick) in-town and drive-it-like-you-stole-it freeway driving

Transmission: 6-speed manual

Chassis/Suspension
* Suspension, front/rear: MacPherson strut/five-link
* Wheels: 19-inch alloy
* Tires: 225/40R19 Front and 245/R19 Rear
* Brakes: 4-wheel disc; 13.4-inch dia. front/13.0-inch dia. rear
* Steering: Hydraulic rack-and-pinion, engine-RPM sensing
* Turns, lock to lock:
* Turning circle: 37.4 ft.

Dimensions
* Wheelbase: 111 inches
* Length: 182.3 inches
* Height: 54.5 inches
* Width: 73.4 inches
* Curb weight: 3,362 to 3,492 pounds (manual)
* Trunk volume: 10.0 cubic feet
* Fuel tank: 17.2 gallons

Safety
* Airbags: Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Dual-Stage Airbags, Driver’s and Front Passenger’s Side Airbags
* Anti-lock brakes: Yes  Traction control: Yes  Stability control: Yes  Electronic brake-force distribution: Yes

Warranty: 5-year/60,000 mile fully transferable new vehicle warranty and 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain limited warranty. Five years of  roadside assistance is also included.