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  • Updated Genesis G70

    Genesis on Wednesday unveiled a heavily updated version of its G70 sedan that we expect to see in showrooms next year as a 2022 model. Genesis has given the G70 a new look that aligns the small sport sedan with the rest of the automaker's lineup. This common brand identity will be important as Genesis continues to push into new markets. Key among the changes is the adoption of Genesis' quad-element lighting theme, where the light clusters front and rear are split to give the effect of four individual elements. Another signature element of Genesis' latest styling theme is a large mesh grille...

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    2022 Genesis G70 wagon spy shots

    The Genesis G70 will spawn a new wagon body style as part of its mid-cycle update.

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    2022 Genesis G70 refresh will ditch manual transmission

    Already hard to find, the three-pedal G70 was shelved due to slow sales.

  • 2022 Genesis G70 facelift spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2022 Genesis G70 spy shots and video

    Genesis' entry-level sedan is about to receive a substantial makeover.

  • 2020 Genesis G70
    Review update: The 2020 Genesis G70 checks your badge privilege

    The 2020 Genesis G70 lacks for space but makes up for it with sportiness.

  • 2019 Genesis G70
    Genesis G70, Hyundai Kona and Ram 1500 pick up 2019 North American Car, Utility & Truck of the Year title

    The jury is in, and they've just named the winners of the prestigious North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year awards for 2019. There was strong competition this year, particularly in the utility category which saw some new electric entrants. Nevertheless, over a period of several weeks...

  • 2019 Genesis G70

    The 2019 Genesis G70 will do its best to woo sport-luxury sedan buyers with a starting price of $35,895 as it goes on sale this week in the United States. Those yearning for the 3.3-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 will find a $44,745 price tag to start. All prices include a mandatory $995 destination fee. The base price puts buyers behind the wheel of a 2.0T Advanced RWD trim. Power comes from a 252-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine paired to either a six-speed manual transmission or eight-speed automatic transmission. And even though it's a base model, the Advanced trim doesn't...

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    2019 Genesis G70 first drive review: Getting the details right

    While I wait for my turn to attack the track at Tamworth, New Hampshire’s Club Motorsports in the 2019 Genesis G70, I notice some of the car’s details. The diamond-quilted nappa leather upholstery looks like it was sourced from a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. I shut off the traction control...

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    2019 Genesis G70 makes US debut at 2018 New York auto show

    It's been launched elsewhere on the globe but now the Genesis G70, BMW 3-Series and Lexus IS fighter, has landed in the United States. The small, sports luxury sedan arrives in showrooms in the summer as a 2019 model, and we got our first look up close on Wednesday at the local debut, which took...

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    2019 Hyundai Genesis G70 to offer manual transmission option

    Genesis, Hyundai's standalone luxury brand, will offer a manual transmission on its upcoming 2019 G70 compact sport sedan, a representative for the automaker said Friday. The row-your-own option places the G70 in the segment that has become increasingly devoid of three-pedal options. Genesis...

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    Genesis G70 revealed, on sale early 2018

    Genesis’ rival to the BMW 3-Series and other small sport sedans is finally here. The car is the G70, and it was revealed on Friday at Genesis’ design center in Namyang, Korea. Genesis has confirmed we’ll see it in the United States in early 2018, as a 2019 model. The segment is a...

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    Genesis previews G70 sport sedan with New York concept

    Hyundai’s new Genesis brand is signaling its intention to compete in one of the most competitive segments in the luxury sector with the unveiling today of a small sports sedan concept at the 2016 New York Auto Show. The concept is appropriately titled the New York concept, but you can think...

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    The recently established Hyundai N performance division is working on three cars at present, one of which is the yet-to-be-revealed G70 from new luxury brand Genesis. The G70 will be a small sports sedan slotting in below the mid-size G80 (the current Hyundai Genesis) and full-size G90, and the car will come with a N-tuned version that could potentially rival the likes of the BMW M3, Cadillac ATS-V and Mercedes-AMG C63. The information was confirmed to Car and Driver by Hyundai N chief Albert Biermann. The German exec previously headed engineering at BMW M and thus will have a good handle on...

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