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 GV70 2.5T which has a 2.5 litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder with 224kW of power and 422Nm of torque.

Genesis GV70 2.2D has 2.2 litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel producing 154kW of power and 440 Nm of torque. It uses an electronically controlled Genesis AWD system.

The flagship GV70 has 3.5-litre twin-turbo petrol V6 with 279kW and 530Nm it’s also paired with the electronically controlled Genesis AWD system, and an electro-mechanical limited slip differential (e-LSD) on the rear axle.

Genesis GV70 G2.5 T-GDi RWD: $66,400
Genesis GV70 G2.5 T-GDi AWD: $68,786
Genesis G70 D2.2 AWD: $71,676
Genesis G70 T-GDi AWD: $83,276
Note: These prices do not include government or dealer delivery charges. Contact your local Genesis dealer for drive-away prices.

About Ewan Kennedy

Ewan Kennedy, a long-time car enthusiast, was Technical Research Librarian with the NRMA from 1970 until 1985. He worked part-time as a freelance motoring journalist from 1977 until 1985, when he took a full-time position as Technical Editor with Modern Motor magazine. Late in 1987 he left to set up a full-time business as a freelance motoring journalist. Ewan is an associate member of the Society of Automotive Engineers - International. An economy driving expert, he set the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance travelled in a standard road vehicle on a single fuel fill. He lists his hobbies as stage acting, travelling, boating and reading.
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