And these too: Genesis is preparing a rival Tesla Model X

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Premium sub-brand of Hyundai, Genesis, prepares all-electric crossover: the novelty has already started road tests. The premiere of the first production model, which must compete with the Tesla Model X, is scheduled for 2021.

According to The Korean Car Blog has published a spy photo of electricross, the model is known under the code name JW EV. Depending on the battery capacity it rides on a single charge of 500 kilometers or more and to replenish the energy charge to 80 percent in 20 minutes. According to the production plan, the company annually from the conveyor will go 22 thousand copies JW EV.

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The basis of the electric vehicle lies scalable platform Electric is a Global Modular Platform from Hyundai Motor Group, which will be built and other electrical models of the Genesis, Hyundai and KIA. In particular, the development is “green” modification of the sedan Genesis G80, as well as the serial electric vehicles Hyundai and KIA NE EV CV EV.

Competitors in the premium crossover eclectic Genesis is not so much – it’s the already mentioned Tesla Model X Jaguar and i-Pace, Audi e-tron and Mercedes-Benz EQC.