2022 GENESIS G80 ADDS EXTRA SAFETY

For 2022 the Genesis G80 is now offered in Sport and Sport Line variants, with an upgraded Luxury Package, and additional standard safety and convenience features across the range. The 2.5T Sport Line has a 224kW, 422Nm turbo-petrol driving through the rear wheels. It has Road Preview Electronically Controlled Suspension, larger brakes, an exclusive Sports interior 20-inch alloy wheels. The Genesis 3.5T Sport 279kW, 530Nm twin-turbo-petrol driving with four-wheel drive powertrain. Handing if further improved with four-wheel steering, and there is an Active Road Noise Control system. As part of… Read more

2022 GENESIS GV80

The 2022 Genesis GV80 is now offered in a new six-seater Luxury Package along with specification upgrades across the range. The six-seater has individual second-row seats and dual 9.2-inch HD entertainment touchscreens. The Luxury Package for five- and seven-seater versions now includes an 18-way power- adjustable front passenger seat to match the driver’s. It also has the Ergo-motion massage functionality. Every 2022 GV80 model has revised safety, comfort and convenience features, as well as two individual second-row seats with power-slide function, wing-type headrests and a one- touch rest mode Its… Read more

GENESIS GV80 3.0D AWD

Launched late in 2020, the Genesis GV80 is the luxury Korean car maker’s first SUV. Since then, the smaller GV70 and GV60 have been added in rapid succession, as the brand continues to evolve. As the most expensive model in a range that now comprises two sedans and three SUVs, GV80 assumes the mantle of flagship of the range. It’s designed to go head-to-head with the likes of Lexus and Volvo as well as lower echelon offerings from the Germans. Although it carries a three-figure price, it’s targeted at buyers… Read more

GENESIS G70 SHOOTING BRAKE

Genesis Motors Australia has introduced a G70 Shooting Brake, which it says, “brings the timeless appeal of a sleek coupe-styled luxury sports car with the increased luggage space of a wagon inside.” Interestingly the Korean Genesis uses the British designation of “shooting brake” rather than the Australian and United States “station wagon”. It has an interesting rear treatment featuring a single-piece glass hatch and integrated rear spoiler. Cargo volume in the G70 Shooting Brake is 465 litres, compared with 330 litres for sedan model. However, its tailgate looks to be… Read more

2021 GENESIS GV70 SPORT LINE

  South Korean car manufacturer Genesis has launched its GV70, a medium luxury SUV in Australia. It’s the company’s first vehicle in this class and has some interesting features both inside and out. There is a choice of three engines driving through an eight-speed automatic and either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Genesis GV70 offers eleven exterior colours, seven interior colours and four trim insert to let buyers have their individual preferences. The GV70 is available with an optional Sport Line Package and/or Luxury Package. The Sport Line Package was… Read more

GENESIS G80 3.5T AWD LUXURY

I remember driving the first Genesis when it arrived in Australia back in 2015. It wasn’t a Genesis then, but rather a model called Genesis from Hyundai, with Genesis wings on the front and a Hyundai badge on the back – just for good measure. I remember thinking: that’s a little confusing. Then: wow, this is really something. And later: but would you pay $70 grand for one? Fast forward and Genesis is now a separate luxury brand, much the same as Lexus is to Toyota, with a price tag… Read more

GENESIS G70 3.3T SPORT

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Genesis G70 is a rear-drive four-door sports sedan but it could be classed as a 2+2 because rear legroom is quite limited (especially with a tall driver). A $10,000 Luxury Pack was also fitted to our test car along with matte finish paint which adds another $2000 to the price, bringing the grand total to $87,876. The pack includes a 12.3-inch full screen instrument cluster with 3D function, head-up display, a 16-way adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, power-operated rear boot lid and premium… Read more

GENESIS GV60 ELECTRIC VEHICLE

Genesis has unveiled its first dedicated electric vehicle, the GV60. Though it’s called an SUV by Genesis it’s very coupe-like in its appearance. it’s streamlined from the bonnet to the rear spoiler, has a short front overhang and sits on a long wheelbase at 2,900mm. The Genesis signature Crest Grille is in a lower position than that in GV60s with internal combustion engines to make for the different cooling requirements specific to the dedicated high-performance EV platform. The door handles pop up when the driver approaches the car with their… Read more

GENESIS GV70 LUXURY SUV

Genesis has launched the GV70, a medium luxury SUV, to Australia. It’s offered with a choice of three engines driving through an eight-speed automatic and either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Genesis GV70 will offer eleven exterior colours, seven interior colours and four trim insert to let buyers personalise their GV70, suiting their individual preferences. The GV70 will be available with an optional Sport Line Package and/or Luxury Package, to further enhance GV70’s already impressive standard equipment list across its variants. Initial models now on sale in Australia are the… Read more

GENESIS G80 SPORT: INITIAL DETAILS

Upmarket Korean car maker Genesis has released pictures of its upcoming Genesis G80 Sport luxury sedan. The car’s front has a radiator grille in dark glossy chrome, a wing-shaped bumper and there are black bezels around the headlamps. Dark glossy chrome is used on the side mouldings. The rear features a horizontal line that gives the G80 Sport a spacious look and a different bumper design to the rest of the range. A new diffuser design is used on the rear bumper. Genesis G80 Sport will have an exclusive new… Read more