Genesis GV80 Debuts Today: See The Livestream Here
April 12, 2017 – it’s when Genesis introduced the GV80 concept at the New York Auto Show. Debuting not a moment too soon, the production version has been a long time coming and about ready to do battle with the Mercedes GLE and BMW X5. With good reason, some would say Hyundai’s luxury brand should’ve prioritized the development of the GV80 given the SUV-hungry market, but it was quicker to update the Equus and sell it as the G90 and do the same thing for the Hyundai-Genesis-turned-G80 sedan. As for the G70, its close connection to the Kia Stinger can explain why the BMW 3 Series rival was launched before an Audi Q7 competitor.
Fast forward to January 14, 2020, we are about the witness the world unveiling of Genesis’ first SUV live from South Korea where the brand is organizing a dedicated event for its high-riding vehicle. It’s been obsessively spied and teased in the last couple of years, so the cat is pretty much out of the bag when it comes to the GV80’s design. The aforementioned concept actually looked quite close to what you’d expect from a road-going vehicle, so the production version will remain pretty much faithful to the showcar from nearly three years ago.
Genesis has also released some preliminary details in regards to the oily bits of the KDM-spec GV80, which will be offered with a turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine with a 2.5-liter displacement and a solid output of 304 hp and 422 ...
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