Hyundai is presently working to finish the development of the G70, the third model of its Genesis sub-brand, which must sign up with the G90 flagship and the G80. The third model from Hyundai’s Genesis high-end brand name has been identified in prototype kind.
The G70 enters a crowded section dominated by the BMW 3-Series and previously mentioned C-Class, the latter acting as a benchmark for the engineers as evidenced in some of the shots. Other competitors include the Acura TLX, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Audi A4, Cadillac ATS, Infiniti Q50, Jaguar XE, Lexus IS, Lincoln MKZ and Volvo S60.
2018 Genesis G70 Design
It was previewed in March by the Genesis New York idea, though the production version appears to bear little resemblance to the spectacular program car. The glasshouse looks much like the style of the Lexus IS while the rear resembles the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. Thankfully the long hood and extensive dash-to-axle ratio of the idea stay.
The prototype shown here is likely for the G70 Sport, as evidenced by the beefy brakes, aggressive front splitter and stylish exhaust.
2018 Genesis G70 Engine
The G70 ought to also benefit from impressive dynamic qualities. After all, helping figure out the chassis is ex-BMW M engineering manager Albert Biermann. Rear-wheel drive will be basic however all-wheel drive will be offered. The sole transmission will be an 8-speed automated.
In terms of powertrains, there must be a base model with an inline-4, likely turbocharged. A hybrid option combining the inline-4 with an electrical motor need to likewise be used, as this was previewed in the New York concept. It was rated at 241 horse power. And at the top of the range– a minimum of till a Hyundai N-developed model arrives– must be a G70 Sport packing a twin-turbocharged 3.3-liter V-6 great for about 365 hp.
2018 Genesis G70 Release Date and Price
The car is a small sports sedan that will be called the G70. It will join its larger G80 and G90 siblings in display rooms around mid-2017, showing up as a 2018 model.
To stick out from the crowd, Genesis will count on value. This doesn’t always indicate affordable prices however rather generous warranty and upkeep plans. Think 5-year new-vehicle guarantee, as well as a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty. Given the car’s competitive set, expect prices to begin in the mid-$30k bracket.