Sick of crossovers? Genesis has one thing for you.
The 2021 Genesis G70 Taking pictures Brake is the Korean luxurious model’s first station wagon, and it’s set to launch right here within the third quarter of 2021.
It’s been developed with the European market in thoughts, the place Genesis will start promoting vehicles later this yr and the place wagons nonetheless do an honest commerce.
The Taking pictures Brake is predicated on the up to date G70 sedan, due right here in June 2021.
The corporate’s European operations have launched a teaser of the Taking pictures Brake’s rear.
It exhibits a smooth tailgate that, whereas clearly not designed for optimum load-lugging potential, will give the long-roof G70 far superior practicality to the sedan.
Powertrains haven’t been confirmed for the Taking pictures Brake, although the sedan will provide two.
There’s a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder with 185kW of energy (187kW in Sport fashions) and 353Nm of torque, plus a twin-turbocharged 3.3-litre V6 with 272kW and 510Nm.
Each engines will get a brand new Sports activities+ drive mode, whereas the V6 will get a variable exhaust.
Diesel and all-wheel drive choices are anticipated to stay off-limits to Australia, with the latter including a brand new drift mode.
The up to date G70 sedan and new Taking pictures Brake get the most recent in Hyundai Motor Group security know-how, with the outgoing automotive’s blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert upgraded to blind-spot help and rear cross-traffic help.
Meaning these techniques will apply the brakes in case you proceed to go in direction of the trail of one other automobile after the system warns you.
There’s additionally lane-following help, protected exit warning, and a rear occupant alert.
Inside, there’s a brand new 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system with a Genesis-specific person interface.
The manufacturing unit satellite tv for pc navigation helps over-the-air updates, whereas the adaptive cruise management additionally attracts velocity restrict info from the satellite tv for pc navigation.
Whereas Genesis is fortunately (however unusually) introducing a wagon within the SUV-hungry Australian market, it additionally has loads of SUV choices deliberate.
The brand new, mid-sized GV70 crossover is due mid-year. It’ll spawn an all-electric model in 2022, although that hasn’t been confirmed for Australia.
An electrical crossover on the devoted E-GMP all-electric structure is due right here earlier than the tip of 2021, although spy images present a design that’s extra smooth hatchback than boxy SUV.
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