Hyundai's luxury segment, Genesis, has unveiled the 2021 Genesis G80 via live streaming.
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The automaker, during the first week of March, shared some revealing images of the new model but premiered it on March 30, 2020.
Naijauto gathered the new G80 featured two-line lighting theme for its exterior design, as seen in the recently revealed GV80 model. The 2021 Genesis G80 was introduced under the third generation and available as a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive with a design that appears to have lowered the car's body.
The new midsize SUV is built on three powertrains for customers to choose from. They are-
- 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-four that puts out 304 hp and a torque of 311 lb-ft
- 3.5-liter turbo V6 with 380 hp and 391 lb-ft
- 2.2-liter turbodiesel inline-four that delivers 210 hp and a torque of 326 lb-ft
Each powertrain will be mated with 8-speed automatic transmission.
The interior has a modern and elegant design that features a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster!
As stated before, the new G80 took some styling cues from the GV80. The cabin has a modern and elegant design. Inside, you'll find a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and 14.5-inch infotainment on top of the dashboard. This techy system has the latest over the air updates and features Apple CarPlay, Andriod and Auto built-in.
Safety features available as standard equipment on the G80 includes Forward-collision warning, blind-sport assist, Genesis Highway Driving Assistant and Adaptive cruise control that manages driver's speed. The new sedan also has the Smart Park system as found in the Hyundai Sonata.
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The sleeky midsize sedan took some cues from the GV80 crossover
The 2021 Genesis G80 is expected to go on sale in South Korea this week and in other markets in the second half of the year. The pricing details weren't revealed but we expect it to be sold near $43,575(₦16 million), that's the current model base price.
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