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...was at a local car show today, and a guy shows up in an LS powered Hyundai Genesis!

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Interesting. 

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If done right that would be a quick little hotrod.

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3 hours ago, notallthere said:

If done right that would be a quick little hotrod.

Wel, It looked very professional- there are some beautiful custom pieces in the engine bay that can't be seen in the picture. The interior is as nice as the exterior. Sounded REAL good too. 

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Power-to-weight must be pretty high too. I'll bet this thing probably keeps up with the Shelbys, Corvettes, and Challengers in the area too. Obviously this thing is a sleeper even though it is painted Arrest Me Red.

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Now why would he do that when Hyundai has a 5.0 for the Genesis that makes more power than the car can handle?

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LS motors are easier to find than a Hyundai 5.0 in a Genesis?

Base price for a 2018 Genesis G80 with a 3.8 V6 - $41750 starting point

Base price for a 2018 Genesis G80 with a 5.0 V8 8-speed - $57,000 starting point.

My guess its cheaper to fab up an LS motor too?

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