Business sedan Genesis G80 the third generation will get a sports version with uprated to 420 horsepower (559 Nm) 3.5-liter V6 T-GDI, according to South Korean portal Top-Rider. The timing of the premiere of the “charged” modification are not known, but it is not excluded, that the debut could take place this year.
The Korean journalists believe that 420-HP G80 will Sport the same equip vosmidiapazonnoy automatic and regular version of the sedan with the 2.2 turbo engine (diesel, 210 HP), 2.5 (petrol, 304 power) and 3.5 (gasoline, 380 HP). We can assume that the novelty will get more aggressive aerodynamic body kit, another exhaust system and get the interior with a sporty tone.
The release of the new Genesis G80 Sport looks logical, because the sedan of the previous generation of “heated” modification was also – in most markets it was called the Sport. “Driverse” sedan of the second generation is driven by a 3.3-liter V6 T-GDI with dedication 370 horsepower (510 Nm). Acceleration from standstill to 100 kilometers per hour such a machine takes 6.2 seconds.
Probably for the domestic market G80 Sport will remain rear-and all-wheel drive transmission, while other countries will get in version only with all-wheel drive. That “charged” sedan will be global, no doubt about it: sports version “vosmidesyatki” the previous generation were sold worldwide.
The local press believes that sports modification will help to reveal the strengths of the new lightweight chassis with a lower center of gravity. Despite the fact that the premiere of the Genesis G80 was held in a truncated format, the interest of the audience is great on the day of the presentation of the new gathered 22 thousand pre-orders.
The priority market for the model, the United States, in addition the expansion of “vosmidesyatki” holding back the pandemic coronavirus.