One of One: How Genesis Plants to Compete with Bentley and Porsche
Hyundai’s luxury division, Genesis, will step up further in the luxury car industry by offering a new bespoke department to cater to the extra wealthy. Its first attempt, known as "Your Genesis," failed once to reach out to the other parts of the world apart from South Korea. This new bespoke department is geared toward a global audience, but that also means Genesis will have to compete with the biggest luxury players in the market. Is the brand biting off more than it can chew?
The 2023 Genesis G90 Swaps The V-8 In Favor Of A Tri-charged V-6
Hyundai’s luxury arm, Genesis, became its own brand in 2015 and it’s already making some pretty big changes. Aside from making a quick transition to electricity, Genesis is “re-arming” its flagship luxury sedan – the G90 – by introducing a completely new, “Frankenstein” engine option.
The Genesis X Speedium Coupe Concept Debuts In New York
Genesis House, New York, witnessed the Korean luxury brand’s latest concept at the ongoing New York Auto Show. The Genesis X Speedium Coupe Concept, like previous concepts of the company, showcases the latest in Genesis design language. Genesis Chief Creative Officer, Luc Donckerwolke, led the initiative to evolve the brand’s signature Athletic Elegance design, in what could foreshadow the first EV-only Genesis sports coupe.
Watch The Genesis GV70 Put Up A Good Fight Before Being Incarcerated By The Tesla Model Y
The GV70 is Genesis’ first compact-luxury SUV, and it is a fantastic package overall. It is based on the G70 sedan, which means it has a sporty cred to it. And, Genesis being a luxury brand, you get all the bells and whistles as well. There are two engine options on offer, one being a four-pot turbo engine, and the other, a twin-turbo V-6.
Sam from Sam ‘CarLegion’ brought in a V-6 GV70 to take on a Tesla Model Y for a couple of drag races and a rolling race. The Model Y, being an EV, was going to be the winner for sure, but did the GV70 put up a good fight before going down? Let’s find out.
The Coolest Cars in the World
If you are in the market for a car, you will be surprised at the number of offerings you get in every single segment. Right from your Nissan Versa to a Ferrari F8 Tributo; there is competition in every segment. Whether you’re into classic cars, imported models or luxury items, you will be spoilt for choices. But, not every car you see is a cool one. There are a number of factors in determining whether a car is cool or not. There’s the exterior, the interior, the performance, and most importantly, it’s every individual’s opinion. You may or may not agree with some of the entries here, but here’s a look at the coolest cars of 2021.
2022 Genesis G80
The Genesis’ G80 sedan is one of our favorites when it comes to recommending or even considering a flagship mid-size sedan. For the 2022 model year, it barely changed but there are some serious additions to the list like rear-wheel steering and an enhanced suspension. Can it be the ultimate mid-size luxury sedan among other leading options?
The 2023 Genesis G90 Has a Gorgeous Interior
2022 Genesis G90 Unveiled As A Stunning Flagship Luxury Sedan
Genesis Electrified GV70 Debuts With 482 HP And 248 Miles Of Range
Drag Race: How Will The Genesis GV70 Fare Against An Audi SQ5 And A Tuned Acura RDX?
Ever since Genesis was established as a luxury performance brand, we wondered how it would fare against its more established competitors. Today’s drag race, by YouTube channel Sam CarLegion shows us just that, as it pits the Genesis GV70 against an Audi SQ5 and an Acura RDX with a tune. This is how things went down.
2022 2022 Genesis G90
Genesis may have only been around for only five years, but it has already proved it can give “the old dogs” a run for their money. Not only are they not stopping but they are, once again, taunting the German trio in a very bold move. The Korean luxury brand was caught doing cold-weather testing in Sweden with a new Genesis G90 executive sedan. Mercedes recently brought out the new S-Class, while Audi is preparing an updated A8. We also know that BMW is about to give us a new 7-Series very soon, so it will be interesting to see how the all-new Genesis G90 will fare.
"Drift Mode" Is Already More Overplayed Than the Macarena
When Ford launched the Focus RS with its famed, albeit accidentally created drift mode, it was a very cool marketing gimmick. There’s not a lot of use for such a thing for most folks, but it’s cool to say you have the functionality. What we didn’t know at the time, however, was that Ford’s happy little accident sparked a whole new trend, and that trend is already starting to get ridiculous.
Genesis Drops the 2022 GV60 With Loads of Tech and Luxury
2022 Genesis G70 Shooting Brake
The 2022 Genesis G70 can now be had as a shooting brake too. Yet another proof of the Korean brand’s continuous expansion is the more practical version of the G70, which made its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 9th, 2021. The sedan version of the car is already a formidable player in the luxury performance sedan market. When the G70 Shooting Brake hits the market, it will compete with the VW Arteon Shooting Brake.
Genesis GV60 - A Luxurious And Plusher Equivalent Of The Hyundai Ioniq 5 And The Kia EV6
Genesis has forayed into the crossover EV segment with the new GV60. This isn’t the first electric Genesis, as the company has previously unveiled the G80e and we’ve even spotted the electric version of the GV70 called the GV70e. The GV60 is the Genesis equivalent of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Kia EV6. Considering Genesis is the South Korean group’s luxurious division, the GV70 will also be more premium and plusher than its cousins. So, does that mean we’ll have a Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach-E rivaling product with a heftier price tag?
2022 Genesis G90
Despite manufacturers churning out a variety of luxury SUVs of late, full-size luxury sedans are still the epitome of opulence and lavish luxury. Even now, the luxury sedan market is quite competitive. The new Mercedes S-Class recently came out, Audi has updated their A8, and an all-new BMW 7 Series is on its way. The German trio has been killing it for years, with the occasional Jaguar XJ, Lexus LS, or Cadillac CT6 securing a rather insignificant market share. Now, however, Genesis is the one gunning for the full-size luxury sedan segment, by coming up with an all-new G90. Here’s what we know so far.
2022 Genesis G80 Sport
The Genesis brand has come a long way in a short while, and the G80 embodies that perfectly. It was the G80 that made the transition to the Genesis brand, as it actually started life as the Hyundai Genesis. In 2020, came the second generation and a year later the first Genesis EV – the G80e. Now that the mid-size luxury sedan has made a full circle, Genesis wants to make the G80 a bit more exciting. The next evolution of the Genesis G80 will be the Sport version, which brings a few exciting features.
The 2022 Genesis GV70 Is Priced Very So Competitively That It’s Almost Unbelievable
2022 Genesis GV70e EV
Genesis continues churning out awesome new vehicles. The Korean luxury brand skips plug-in hybrids and goes straight for electrification. Another proof of that is the GV70e, which was recently caught testing in Germany, days after Genesis filed trademarks for six new EVs. A while back, we covered the EV version of the Genesis G80, called the G80e. Just Like it, the GV70e is expected to debut around the end of 2021.
The Genesis G70 Shooting Brake Is A Tasty Piece of Forbidden Fruit
Europe’s wagon market just got a little bit bigger, as Korean brand Genesis is looking to take its piece of the pie with the all-new G70 Shooting Brake. Of course, it’s not a shooting brake as you or I would think of it – as in it only has two doors – so it’s really just another wagon. A fine looking wagon, at that. Featuring the G70’s sporty front end paired with a sloping rear roof and tons of cargo room, the G70 Shooting Brake has a lot to offer. Unfortunately, it won’t land in the United States because, well, we’re SUV people, right?