The first crossover Korean premium Genesis sub-brand is preparing to debut. The witnesses managed to capture the test sample GV80 SUV, and the local media learned details about the equipment options and the list of available options. It is expected that Genesis GV80 will go on sale in South Korea in the first quarter of 2020.
Korean photospin has managed to shoot a front ntakarutimana prototype Genesis GV80 during the photo shoot and at the service center of Hyundai. Exterior pipelined version of the SUV is inspired by the concept of 2017: GV80 preserved pentagonal grille with diamond-shaped cross-section, bunk optics, hood with U-shaped notch and the characteristic shape of the bumper. Production version of Korean premium crossover looks very similar to unofficial renderings.
The interior design is also not a secret: GV80 get dvuhsvetny the multifunction steering wheel, entertainment center with a wide angle of 14.5-inch screen, a virtual panel with several options for the design of devices. For the management of climatic installation and an automatic transmission meet goals, information about the temperature, direction and intensity of the blowing will be displayed on a separate display.
In Genesis we intend to offer customers the opportunity to personalise the SUV: the variety of equipment that will become the hallmark of the GV80. Will have six options of interior design, three wheel design, three of 12 glossy and matte body colors to choose from. The top version of crossover will be equipped with nappa leather and Alcantara, and the interior use of natural wood and aluminium.
It is expected that the basic GV80 Genesis will get rear-wheel drive transmission, 2.5-liter “turboservice” capacity of 280-300 horsepower and a five-seater salon. Optionally, the SUV can be ordered with three-row seven-seater saloon or six-seat configuration with captain’s chairs in the second row.
There are versions with all-wheel drive, the 3.5-liter 380-horsepower V6 and inline six-cylinder 3.0 diesel engine with 280 horsepower. Probably all versions GV80 will be powered by a new 8-step “robot” with two wet clutches.
The main competitors Genesis GV80 will be the latest SUV BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE. Finally declassify the Korean crossover plan before the end of December. At the beginning of the 2020 model will be released to the domestic market, and later GV80 will offer outside of South Korea.
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