Genesis G80 Debuts In Korea

Posted: Jun 2 2016, 12:37pm CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles


Genesis G80 Debuts in Korea
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  • Genesis G80 2017 Debuts in Korea Showcasing a Sporty Look

Genesis G80 2017 has been launched officially in Korea and it has a pleasing sporty trim.

Hyundai’s Genesis has undergone a great kind of upgradation. Hyundai has made the car a luxury brand and now it will be known as Genesis G80. This fantastic car made its debut today at the 2016 Busan Auto Show. It captured loads of attention from the visitors due to its compact features and great looks. Along with this regular sedan the Genesis G80 Sport was also launched. 

G80 comes in the range of mid-sized luxury sedans. It will be competing with BMW 5 series, Cadillac, CTS and Mercedes Benz E Class cars. All of these are luxury sedans and G80 is going to be one of them too. It comes up with a powerful V-6 two gasoline engine. The Korean market is currently focusing on petrol engine while a diesel engine is supposed to be launched later on too. 

The powerful V-6 engine of this car will include a 3.8 liters engine and a turbocharged 3.3 liters engine as well. The 3.3 liters engine will be seen in full sedan Genesis G90 which will go in sale in the year 2017.

It is expected that the U.S version will have a 3.8 liter engine offering a horsepower of 311bhp. The 3.3 twin turbo charged engine will offer a horse power up to 365hp. This car will be available in 8-speed automatic drive with a rear wheel drive as well. Along with that all wheel drive will be available too. 

According to MotorAuthority, Genesis G80 comes with little modifications on the exterior to differentiate it from Genesis. It has new bumpers and new headlights. The grilles will be revised in this model. 

This car will be available for sale in U.S later this year. 

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