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2019 Genesis G70

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... read more

July 16, 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


 
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


 
 

 
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