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Genesis Essentia, 2018 New York auto show

From concept to (virtual) reality: How the Genesis Essentia concept coupe came to be

Two months after the 2017 New York auto show, lead Genesis designer Luc Donckerwolke and his assembled team set to work. Their goal wasn’t to rest long after the success of the New York concept car that precipitated the Genesis G70, it was to pronounce to the rest of the world that Genesis... read more

March 30, 2018 by
 
2019 Genesis G70, 2018 New York auto show

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... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
Genesis G70

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... read more March 9, 2018 by


 
2020 Genesis GV80 test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Genesis GV80 spy shots

The first of two new SUVs due from Hyundai's upmarket Genesis brand by the end of the decade has been spotted in an early stage of development. Engineers are running test... read more January 31, 2018 by


 
First standalone Genesis showroom in Gangnam district Seoul, South Korea

Genesis to establish dedicated dealerships

Genesis is working hard to distinguish itself as more than just the luxury arm of Hyundai. It wants to be seen as a standalone brand. Genesis started out life as a luxurious... read more January 29, 2018 by


 
First standalone Genesis showroom in Gangnam district Seoul, South Korea

Genesis goes Gangnam style with first standalone showroom

The Genesis brand took a step to carve out its own territory on Monday by announcing its first standalone showroom has opened in the stylish Gangnam district of Seoul, South... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Fayez Abdul Rahman

Ex-BMW engineer to oversee development of next-gen platforms at Genesis

Genesis on Tuesday announced it has hired former BMW engineer Fayez Abdul Rahman as Vice President of Genesis Architecture Development. In his new role, Rahman will oversee... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
Genesis G70

Luxury automakers focus on too much "stupid" tech, Genesis performance boss says

Genesis' performance chief Albert Biermann had some harsh words for the brand's German rivals. The former BMW M boss of 30 years said rival brands invest too much in... read more September 21, 2017 by


 
Genesis G70

Genesis cars won't get N treatment

Contrary to previous claims, Hyundai’s new N performance division won’t be tuning models from Genesis anytime soon. That’s the word of Genesis boss Manfred... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Genesis G70

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... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Genesis owners can control their cars via Google Assistant

Genesis owners can now control their cars via Google Assistant

Genesis is clearly interested in adding more tech-focused features for its current and future owners. There's already an app for smart watch users and owners can talk to... read more August 17, 2017 by


 
Genesis launches augmented reality owner's manual

Genesis owner's manuals now provided through augmented reality app

Flipping through pages is so 2016. Genesis wants to bring luxury into the future with the launch of its augmented reality (AR) owner's manual application. Instead of opening... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
Hyundai Vision G (HCD-16) concept

Trademark filings hint at "GT" badge for Genesis coupes

Genesis, like most major players in the luxury segment, has opted for the sensible albeit boring alphanumeric naming practice popularized by the German marques. With... read more July 14, 2017 by


 
2018 Genesis G70 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Genesis G70 spy shots and video

The third model from Hyundai’s Genesis luxury brand has been spotted in prototype form. The car is a small sport sedan that will be called the G70. It will join its... read more June 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Genesis G80 Sport

2018 Genesis G80 Sport first drive review: it's not all in the name

The letters and numbers on a car's trunk usually are its calling card, a shorthand mission statement. As writers, we'd suggest an edit on the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport decklid... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Genesis G80 Sport

2018 Genesis G80 priced from $42,725, G80 Sport from $56,225

Genesis is expanding its G80 range with a new G80 Sport model for 2018. The G80 Sport has been priced from $56,225, which makes it the middle of the field in the G80 range... read more April 21, 2017 by


 
 

 
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