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    First kill! - I6 vs V6

    530i (I6) vs Genesis Coupe (V6)

    So I was on an unknown highway in The Triangle at night...
    I saw a Hyundai Genesis Coupe doing about 70 in a 60 mph zone. He had a loud exhaust, weaving in and out of traffic; and obviously testing a few of us as he sped by.

    (Now, just for some background: I was actually trying to get a Genesis Coupe when I purchased my BMW. And it ended up being the better option for multiple reasons. After having it for a while, I definitely have no regrets about my choice. So when I saw that coupe ripping up the highway, I just knew I had to try him, y'know?! But back to the kill..)

    I sped up and got next to him. By this time, we're both doing about 80 mph while trading the lead and a few glares back and forth. I take off on him and sure enough, he tries to keep up. We're both driving aggressively and maintaining speed. Luckily, there was little to no traffic at that point so we had plenty of room to breathe. I remember the Genesis coupe upping the ante a bit, and zooming by me doing about 95...

    When I looked around there was still plenty of space, so I saw his bet and raised him as well. I shifted down for more acceleration/RPM's, floored it, then shifted up when I hit 100 mph. I zoomed by him doing a little over 100 and got about 4 or 5 cars in front of him. After that he kind of fell back, so i did as well; allowing him to catch up. We drove near each other; still exchanging the lead here and there for a few minutes. It was cool to see another driver that just enjoyed doing it well and having some fun with it.

    I got off the highway shortly after that run for gas and saw another Genesis Coupe at the station. The driver and I ended up talking about the run I just had, tuners vs luxury/sports, what cars we had our eyes on next, etc. It was a nice way to end a night of driving and made me want a Genesis Coupe even more now, seeing one in action.


    Till next time..
    Peace and be safe.

    Last edited by RealE60; 06-09-2018 at 06:13 PM. Reason: Typo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cremaster View Post
    I thought that your got your first kill story mixed up with the time you dated a girl without a pu**y!
    If you're trolling, you're wasting your time.
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    Your 530 I6 is a large 4 door sedan, luxury/comfort oriented. The Genesis Coupe is not. They come in 2 flavors, turbo I4 and n/a V6. Don't be mistaken: they are not M3 equivalents, but in the proper hands the I4 can be brought up to 300+ rwhp, the V6 comes with 340hp in stock form, several mods can bring them to 500+ rwhp without pulling the engine out! . Their bodies are said to be 30% more rigid than the E46 and E90's at about the same weight. There are tons of aftermarket parts for both models. And they have the Brembo brake and Quaife LSD as factory options. Let's not mention prices... My previous car before the M6 V10 E63 was... a Genesis Coupe.

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