Genesis G70 Launched

Smaller Genesis sedan unveiled in South Korea

Genesis G70

Hyundai has launched their latest offering in the luxury arm of the brand – the Genesis G70 – in Namyang, South Korea.

The new sports sedan is a smaller version of the G90 and G80, sitting alongside them in the latest luxury Hyundai lineup.

Coming in three engine grades, the G70 is available in a 2.0 litre turbo petrol, 2.2 litre diesel and the flagship 3.3 litre V6 twin-turbo petrol capable of 272kW and 510Nm, a top speed of 270kph and 0-100kph in 4.7 seconds.

Genesis G70

Enhancing the performance status, launch control, rack-mounted, motor driven power steering, multi-link rear suspension, dynamic torque vectoring and a limited slip differential have been fitted.

The body styling has been designed to reflect this with an athletic profile, sleeker than the larger, saloon style models in the range and is available in ten colours.

Interior kit is at a premium with quilted leather seats and door panels, aluminium door handles, metal speaker grills, a sport-grip steering wheel all offered in five cabin colours as well as two extra colours for higher grades.

Since its introduction the Genesis is known for its safety and myriad of technology and the G70 follows suit with an active hood function to protect pedestrians, and a long list of driver assist systems including forward collision-avoidance assist for spot cars, pedestrians and cyclist.

Genesis G70

Features such as an 8” touchscreen with Apple CarPlay, Andriod Auto and MirrorLink are amongst the highlights plus a 15 speaker Lexicon surround sound system, sever-based voice recognition and smart posture control system.

Now the G70 completes the Genesis sedan range, Vice Chairman of Hyundai Motor Group Woong-Chul Yang says the brand will focus on Genesis SUVs.

“The Genesis G70 is the latest demonstration of our dedication to delivering innovative, customer-oriented vehicles, and we will continue to focus our R&D efforts on the development and expansion of the Genesis brand.”

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