It is not often that a new car hits the market, nevertheless hops over other cars in terms of technology and performance that have been around for many years.
The Genesis G70 did just that. This award-winning sports sedan combines design, performance, and total luxury, in a modern brand that will surely dazzle any car lover. It will likely be one of the top luxury brands within the next decade.
A Short History In Luxury – The Genesis G70
The Genesis G70 had been under development for many years before it was finally unveiled at the New York International Auto Show back in 2016. It was designed by a German automobile designer named Peter Schreyer, the same man that developed the Kia Stinger. It was one of the first cars to come out of the new luxury brand from Hyundai.
Exceptional Technology and Performance of the Genesis G70
The 2019 G70 features a base-level turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine that is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The engine puts out 252 horsepower, and has optional all-wheel-drive. Of course, there is an upgraded version, which uses a twin-turbocharged 3.3L V-6 engine that puts out a whopping 365 horsepower. This G70 has a 0-60 time of 4.7 seconds.
On the interior, drivers get a full luxury experience. All G70 models are fitted with a standard touchscreen infotainment system that sticks out of the dashboard. It is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In terms of driver-assistance technologies, the G70 comes with some key safety features, including standard blind-spot monitoring, standard lane-departure, and automatic high-beam headlights.
The First Generation of the Genesis G70 (2017-Present)
The first-generation Genesis G70 came about in 2017 and nothing has changed since its introduction. The exterior shares a lot of the same styling cues as the G80 and the G90. There are similar grilles, functional air intakes, LED headlights and taillights, and a slightly-angled center console with an infotainment system.
It is offered with a variety of engines, which include a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a 3.3L twin-turbocharged V-6 engine, and a 2.2L turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine. Transmission can be either an eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual. The 2019 version won many awards for its exceptional design and performance, including the 2019 Motor Trend Car of the Year.
The Genesis G70 In the News
In recent Genesis news, the Genesis G70 won the Detroit Auto Show’s North American Car Of the Year award at the in 2019. It was up against some pretty tough finalists, including the Honda Insight and the Volvo S60/V60. The votes came from almost 54 jurors.
Celebrity Endorsements of the Genesis G70
As of right now, we have not been able to find any celebrity owners of the Genesis G70. This is likely because the luxury car is still fairly new, so we can probably expect to see some celebrities latch on within the next generation.
Best Genesis G70 Groups
Though the Genesis G70 is new to the market, a community has already come together to create the Genesis G70 Forum. This forum is one of the best communities of Genesis G70 owners and enthusiasts who like to discuss specs, build, modifications, and much, much more regarding the Genesis G70.
The Genesis G70 – A Premium Luxury Car
The Genesis G70 may be the new kid on the block, though it is quickly surpassing its rivals in just about every way. Its performance credentials are completely off the charts and the premium interior is luxurious in every sense of the word. The best part is, it is fairly inexpensive compared to most luxury cars that are in its class. Though the Genesis G70 is still very new to the market, we can expect that it will have a very successful run from what we have seen so far.