SEMA preview: Hennessey creates a 500 hp Genesis Coupe

Hennessey Genesis CoupeHennessey Performance Engineering and Tuner School(founded by John Hennessey) in partnership with Hyundai Motor America have created a matte black, carbon fiber wrapped Hennessey Genesis Coupe for the SEMA Show.

This custom Genesis Coupe packs 500 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque.

Estimated 0-60 mph time is 3.9 seconds and a quarter mile time if 12.5 seconds.

Stock engine was upgraded with Hennessey Custom Single Turbo System, Precision 66 mm ball bearing turbocharger, Tial blow-off valve and 44 mm wastegate, a HKS boost controller and upgraded injectors and fuel pump.

The Genesis Coupe architecture is the ideal platform for tuners looking to make everyday modifications to their vehicles and our students at the Tuner School took full advantage,” said John Hennessey. “The visually stunning complete carbon fiber matte black wrap and high-end performance benchmarks create a monster SEMA car.”

About the Tuner School: Founded by HPE president John Hennessey, it is a 14-week program dedicated to teaching its students the secrets to success in the high-performance automotive aftermarket. It was established as a way to offer its students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to hone their craft, learn from professionals in the field, and springboard their career in the aftermarket industry.

Hennessey Genesis Coupe

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