Hyundai Shows Off 460 HP Prototype Supercharged Tau V8

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by sjmmail2000-247, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. The Chicago Auto Show featured the Hyundai Genesis Coupe pricing and the debut of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe R-Spec, but it's this 480 HP prototype supercharged Tau V8 that has our gears turning. The 4.6 liter Tau V8 offered in the Hyundai Genesis Sedan normally cranks out 380 HP, but this prototype engine gets a screw-type supercharger with a novel clutched pulley, a water-to-air intercooler, and cylinder deactivation. This results in 460 HP and 435 lb-ft of torque while returning 8% better fuel...
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    sjmmail2000-247, Feb 13, 2009
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    IlBeBauck Guest

    Heck....looks like a competitor for the Corvette with that much
    power !
    IlBeBauck, Feb 16, 2009
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