Hyundai cleared the speculation surrounding about new Genesis brand taking over. Since than fans have been eagerly waiting in anticipation to catch a glimpse of the new 2018 Genesis G80 N. In Detroit auto show held a few weeks back, Genesis G90 was launched. This new model replaced Hyundai’s Equus which was quite famous worldwide.
In that show Hyundai’s new technical chief Biermann confirmed that the new G80 and G70 models are now getting designed. These new models would be competing directly with BMW, Lexus, Mercedes and Toyota franchises.
2018 Genesis G80 N was seen by many taking test drives in the streets of USA. Camouflaging cover does well in preventing any specs from leaking. From what it is seen, many are expecting this new model to be and updated version of previous Genesis models. Genesis G90 was a completely new model but G80 will be second generation sedan.
2018 Genesis G80 N Design
From spy shots it is clear that this new car will have a front bumper along grille. An intercooler was clearly visible from spy shots that were taken. There are quite a few visual updates that can be witnessed in this new model. One such update includes the use of same concept as that of Vision G.
All the cars nowadays have a lot of safety features which attract a lot of customers. In 2018 Genesis G80 N there will be a host of new safety features. Some common features like: Adaptive cruise control, Use of lane assist and a lane changing assistance, Parking assists, Front collision prevention systems, Automatic brakes with sensors, Airbags with shock sensors, Defoggers, and Rain sensing wipers are expected to be present. Seats are going to be designed with fine leather which will be very comfortable as well as luxurious.
2018 Genesis G80 N Specs
According to speculations, 2018 G80 N will have turbocharged engine inside its hood. This will not surprise the fans because they are already aware of what Dave Zuchowski, who is head of this committee had said in USA about the use of V6 engines.
Main engine setup is expected to be 3.3 liter powered direct fuel injection unit. This engine is also expected to get variable valve timers. This design was first revealed in 2011 Frankfurt in an auto show. This engine is going to produce 390 HP and generate a torque of 394 lb-ft. As of now only Genesis G90 uses this configuration.
2018 Genesis G80 N is only in its initial developmental stage. A lot of new technical updates will be pitched forward and many conceptual changes will be taking place in this vehicle. Hyundai will replace its Coupe version in 2017 auto show. So the layout of Genesis G80 N will be displayed during that time.
Yes, this car will be very much within purchasable range. Though with the use of new technologies price to be slightly higher than G90 series, yet all automobile lovers will be able to purchase 2018 Genesis G80 N at an affordable cost. But, no official confirmation is declared till this day. At the same time, no answer to the query “when will it be launched” still remains a mystery.