Genesis, a premium sub-brand of Hyundai, shared information about the upcoming premiere of the new G80: it will be held in an online format 30 March 2020. With the change of generation sedan intermarry with crossover GV80, and will receive new exterior and interior.
What premiere will take place online, it is not surprising: previously, many automakers that were supposed to present new products at the Geneva motor show (it was canceled due to the coronavirus), has chosen this presentation format, not to expose individuals to the risk of catching the infection.
Genesis has posted a video teaser of the model, in which, however, the car itself is present only partially. However, the design of the new G80 is not a secret – the interior and exterior of the new previously revealed the official photos.
The new G80 is the same platform on which is built the crossover GV80. The architecture involves a longitudinal engine layout and rear-wheel drive, while xDrive will also be available. According to preliminary data, in the range of engines will include two gasoline turbine capacity of 2.5 and 3.5 liters capacity of 305 and 375 horsepower respectively, as well as three-liter turbodiesel, the output of which is 278 forces. Transmission – eight-speed “robot” with two clutches.
As for design, it is a characteristic feature for the new generation G80 steel led strips, arranged in two tiers, in the headlights, the rear lights and on the wings. The cabin is equipped with a 14.5-inch screen multimedia system, and the classic gearshift lever have given place to the puck.