Korean Hyundai Coupe was being produced in the period from 1996 to 2009. In New Zealand, Austria, Australia and North America, the car was known as the Hyundai Tiburon. In South Korea, Hyundai auto it was known as Tuscone.
The premiere of the model was held in March 1996 at the Geneva motor show. In 1997, the car entered into mass production. The first Coupe was focused on the North American market. Therefore, the manufacturer tried to create a car with flashy design and affordable price. In 1999, they conducted a serious update of the model.
The second generation was released in 2002. The design of the car was reworked for the better, and under the hood of the Hyundai Coupe the IInd there was established a 2-liter 16V engine, dispersing the car to 230 km/h. The Engine was paired with a five-speed manual transmission.
In April 2008 Hyundai Tiburon TSIII Limited Edition went on sale. The exclusive model especially for British motorists continued to sport suspension, 2012 Hyundai Sonata headlights, enhanced brakes and a 2-liter 141-horsepower gasoline power unit, dispersing the car to 100 km/h in 9,3 seconds.