2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0L R-spec (Most Powerful V8 By Hyundai)

NEW 5.0 R-SPEC: MOST POWERFUL HYUNDAI V8 ENGINE EVER!! The heart of the Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec model is a new Tau V8 engine producing 429 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 376 lb. ft. of torque at 5,000 rpm. This new Tau V8 represents the most powerful Hyundai engine ever, with a higher specific output (85.8 hp/liter) than its normally-aspirated premium luxury competitors. For 2011, the Tau V8 engine family has again been named to the prestigious Ward's Ten Best Engines for the third consecutive time The 5.0-liter cylinder bore was increased from 92 mm to 96 mm over the 4.6-liter bore for a total displacement of 5.0 liters (5,038cc). In addition to the enlarged displacement, direct injection technology has been added. This high-pressure direct injection system (over 2200 psi), dramatically increases power and torque while reducing fuel consumption and emissions. Compression ratio has been increased from 10.4 to 11.5:1 for greater thermal efficiency and output. The Tau also receives a revised bed plate for improved block rigidity and lower NVH as well as camshaft carriers and a roller timing chain to improve valvetrain stability. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Engine Type: Tau V8 Overall displacement: 5,038 cc Maximum power: 429 HP Maximum torque: 376 ft lbs. Dimensions and weight Length: 195.9 in. Width: 74.4 in. Height: 58.1 in. Curb Weight: 3,748 lbs. Performance 0-60: N/A Top Speed: N/A

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