This modification of the Korean luxury sedan is now available in the Australian market. Moreover, the proposed diesel engine has less negative impact on the environment due to a number of improvements.
Genesis has refreshed its 2021 G80 lineup in Australia with a new diesel variant. The rival of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series is now offered with a 2.2-liter 206 hp turbo diesel. and a torque of 442 Nm in the range from 1750 to 2750 rpm.
According to the automaker, the new engine guarantees the lowest possible noise and vibration levels, and the aluminum block of cylinders significantly reduces weight. The engine gets turbochargers with variable geometry ball bearings.
They reduce friction, improve turbo responsiveness and result in improved fuel economy and engine performance. For every hundred run, such a diesel engine consumes an average of 6.6 liters of fuel. To further reduce the engine’s environmental impact, Korean minders have equipped it with a selective catalytic reduction system that reduces exhaust emissions. The new motor is combined with an 8АКПП and a rear-wheel drive system.
Motor Range 0 for Australia also includes two petrol engines: a 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 300 hp. and a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 producing 374 hp
Both have the same eight-speed automatic as the diesel, although the 2.5T is only sold with rear-wheel drive and the 3.5T is sold with all-wheel drive. The diesel sedan costs a minimum of AU $ 87,900 (almost $ 66,700). It’s A $ 3,000 more than the 2.5T and AU $ 12,000 less than the 3.5T 4WD.
We also invite you to watch a detailed test drive of the first Genesis GV80 crossover in Ukraine from the InfoCar team: