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Genesis Essentia Concept

Genesis Essentia concept will spawn limited-production halo

The Genesis Essentia concept unveiled at the 2018 New York auto show was meant to usher in the Korean luxury brand's new design language and mark its transition toward electrification. However, the popularity of the design has prompted Genesis management to proceed with a limited production run... read more

September 6, 2018 by
 
2018 Genesis G90

Genesis, Kia, Hyundai top 2018 J.D. Power quality study

For the first time ever, the three major Korean auto brands in the United States topped the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. For 2018, Genesis took the number one spot... read more June 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Genesis G70

Genesis can't make up its mind on how to sell cars

Genesis, Hyundai's luxury division, has reneged on a previous decision to create dedicated dealerships under new franchises. The decision left current Hyundai dealers in the... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
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... read more March 30, 2018 by


 
2019 Genesis G70, 2018 New York auto show

2019 Genesis G70 video preview

Genesis isn’t just challenging rivals on their own turf—they’re challenging them at their own game. The Genesis G70 is a luxury sport compact sedan, the... read more March 30, 2018 by


 
Genesis Essentia, 2018 New York auto show

Genesis Essentia video preview

Concept cars this year are either fast, green, or coming soon. The Genesis Essentia Concept you see here is fast, and it’s green. Coming soon? We’re not so sure... read more March 29, 2018 by


 
Genesis Essentia Concept, 2018 New York auto show

Genesis Essentia Concept: Here’s your luxury Rorschach test

Pick two for your concept car this year: Fast, green, or coming soon. The Genesis Essentia Concept that bowed Wednesday at the 2018 New York auto show opted for fast and... read more March 28, 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


 
 

 
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