Motor Trend is reporting that information is leaking out of Korea and confirming that the replacement for the current Hyundai Tiburon will be a rear wheel drive car. The new Tiburon will be based on Hyundai’s upcoming Genesis platform which will be shared amongst several models.
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One of the models that will share the Genesis platform along with the Tiburon’s replacement is a sedan to battle the BMW 5 series. The really interesting part about the new sedan is that a V8 will be optional.
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That opens the door for Hyundai to cram the V8 under the hood of the Tiburon replacement. If Hyundai did put a V8 into the sporty Tiburon style vehicle with RWD we could be looking at a competitor to the iconic American muscle car the Ford Mustang. Via Motor Trend