Thursday, June 26, 2008

Hyundai Genesis Coupe takes the 2008 Production Preview Vehicle of the Year

Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. (SEO: 005387)fetched the 2008 Production Preview Vehicle of the Year with Hyundai Genesis Coupe Concept at the Seventh Annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards. The show, held at the Automotive Hall of Fame, was organized by South East Automotive Media Organization on the evening of June 24 2008. The jury board for the award consisted of 29 journalists from all over the USA. Total 40 Concept cars and 12 production preview vehicles were nominated. According to Juror Arv Voss, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe is a stunning rear-wheel drive performance coupe. PR Newswire reports:

The Concept Car category was contested by a total of 21 nominees. Responding to the "boomer" generation's growing demand for luxury coupe designs, Cadillac's CTS Coupe Concept is the winner of the 2008 Concept Car of the Year award.

"The unique roofline and aggressive stance make the CTS coupe stand out from the crowd and the rest of the Cadillac lineup," said jury member Kevin Kelly.

Few days ago, Hyundai Elantra SE also nominated as the best car by famous American magazine Consumer Reports. In the July issue of the magazine, the car took the first place by obtaining the highest score in the overall road test by the Consumer reports.

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