Genesis has released the first official images of the GV80 brand Hyundai’s luxury car brand, the first SUV for the Brand. The Genesis GV80 three-row platform will become the fourth in the range of the brand and will be part of the sedans G71, G80, and G90.
The Genesis GV80 SUV is built on a rear-wheel-drive architecture and potentially the all-wheel-drive configuration is available. The company claims that the “V” in Genesis GV80 brand is a durability that can only be offered by Genesis SUV.
“In the last four years, Genesis has been an established luxury brand with superior vehicle quality and a range of class-leading sedans in both charismatic and discriminatory styles,” said William Lee. “Genesis is expected to increase excellence in the luxurious SUV market with the launch of a GV80.”
At the 2017 New York Auto Show, the Genesis GV80 SUV first became a concept. The SUV was produced in South Korea, the United States, and Germany by Genesis Design studios. In the front of the SUV is dominated the signature grille’ crest’ and quad headliner configurations. The vehicle’s horizontal beltline fuses with the taillights. The front and back arches of the axle are straight points. Significant D-pillar, separated tail-light configuration and’ GENESIS’ lettering are also used in other design elements.
The Genesis GV80 cabin is effortlessly built with a streamlined and unconstrained style. In the center console for the climate control device, there are 2 touchscreens, one for controlling the media and the others. A two-speed steering wheel, AC slots on the dashboard and a rotary selector button form part of the key features.
It will be available in the form of three engine modalities, 304bhp, 2,5 Litres, 6-cylinder petrol, 278bhp, 3,0L 6-cylinder diesel and 380bhp, 3,5L and V6 gasoline. Genesis is not yet willing to announce the GV80 SUV engine specs.