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Has anyone figured out how many Gen Coupes were built in each model year?


Imported into the US?

Thinking one is probably being wrecked very few weeks so they are going to be slowing disappearing!

Maybe it will be a collectible in 10 years?
 

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Their vehicle sales performance is provided here:
https://www.hyundai.com/worldwide/en/about-hyundai/ir/ir-activities/sales-performance

Year: BK Coupes Sold
2016: 2806
2015: 7918
2014: 11516
2013: 18310
2012: 18415
2011: 22710
2010: 23353

Grand total of 105,028 coupes of various trim & engine configurations out there. Too bad it doesn't get down to trim level.... I'd imagine a 2016 3.8 Track or R-Spec is probably gonna be the rarest of the rare.
 

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Maybe it will be a collectible in 10 years?
Nope. The only way they might be is if Hyundai threw the Tau 5.0 in a limited run of them and those were highly sought after due to their potential.

As it sits, Hyundai has given up on a performance rwd coupe platform. Its incredible they made it in the first place, but they treated it as a red headed stepchild and never supported it. Even during production, coupes were never shown in commercials full of bland sedans, and the Genesis brand glosses over them like some adopted kid the family had to inherit because they lost a bet.
 

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Let's compare.

10 years ago marked the end of the 1st Honda NSX production. That could be considered a fairly sought-after semi-rare collectible right now.
Honda sold only 18,000 units over the span of 15 years. Less than 500 NSX-Rs as well.

Hyundai produced 10x that much in 1/3rd the time. In 2010, they sold more GC's than every NSX ever built.

There's nothing inherently special about the car. It's not what most people would consider an investment-level collectable. That's not to say if you had a numbers-matching, sub 10,000 miles, mint condition all original GC 50 years from now it wouldn't be interesting.... just not in 10 years from now... we'll look back on it like we look back on old Miatas. Cheap, cheerful, decent power entry level sports cars for the 22 year old that can spend $2500 on their first RWD ride.
 

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they will not necessarily be collectibles but i think as the price continues to depreciate 10-15 years from now people will start to see the build potential in them. but they will not be too different from g35s and g37s, just cheaper. its a shame because the gen coupe in general was so overlooked in its run simply because of the brand name, it really is a fantastic car
 
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