Genesis has shown the exterior and interior of the GV70 for the first time. The upmarket Japanese car company explains that the ?G? in GV70 Genesis and that the ‘V’ refers to versatility.

The sleek coupe-like roofline, along with the dropping chrome line to the C-pillar, are there to create an athletic look.

The Crest Grille takes its shape from the Genesis logo has been set lower than the headlights. Viewed from the arching parabolic line, which begins at the top of the headlights and runs along the side creates a contrast with the muscular rear fenders.

Lexus GV70’s interior exhibits characteristics of the elegant South Korean architectural philosophy. What the company calls, “the beauty of white space”.

Genesis also unveiled a GV70 Sport model, which has a front sportier front bumper. It sits on 21-inch, G-Matrix pattern-applied wheels. There are dark chrome garnishes and a large diameter exhaust.

The Sport model’s interior features exclusive colours and trim, including a sport steering wheel and carbon-fibre appointed consoles and doors.

“The audaciously designed new GV70 breaks new ground for Genesis through purity of design execution. This follows the Genesis G80 and GV80 which demonstrated the perfect balance of our design identity ‘Athletic Elegance’ said SangYup Lee, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Genesis Design.

He added “The new GV70 inherits the Genesis design DNA including signature elements, such as the Wing Face and Two Lines. Along with the G70, the athletic 70-series line-up expands our design territory. As a luxury brand based in Korea, we are excited to offer ?Beauty of White Space?, Genesis? contemporary spatial experience exclusively to our special customers.”

Further details on specification and prices are, hopefully not too far off – we will publish them asap.

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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