Genesis EV prototype tested with cameras instead of mirrors

Genesis EV prototype tested with cameras instead of mirrors

August 29, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

In the first spy shots, the electric car from the Korean premium brand had exterior mirrors, as in the test Hyundai 45 or Ioniq 5. In the “fresh” photos, the electric Genesis demonstrates the camera mirrors that once surprised the Audi e-Tron electric crossover.

Pictures of a camouflaged Genesis EV prototype have appeared on the web, which this time received an unexpected update – cameras instead of traditional rear-view mirrors. Pictures are published by The Korean Car Blog.

The exterior of the car is still hidden under camouflage, so it is difficult to infer its true design. However, it is already known that the novelty will be all-wheel drive. In the market, it will have to compete with Tesla Model Y, Audi e-Tron and other premium electric cars. All of them have already found their buyer.

The electric novelty Genesis has every chance of successfully performing in its segment. The Koreans promise to use cutting edge technology to help the brand score points. In the meantime, Tesla with Model X and Model Y is in the lead in the niche of premium electric SUVs. However, competitors are getting closer: Mercedes, Audi and Jaguar are coming close to the American brand. The Germans also did not stand aside – BMW and Porsche are leading their developments in this promising area.

As for the Genesis JW EV (it is under this index that the new electric car is still known), it will receive the E-GMP platform, created by the Hyundai Motor Group specifically for electrified models. With this architecture, you can vary the power of the motors and the capacity of the batteries.

The power reserve, according to the assurances of the developers, may exceed 500 kilometers. Another plus is fast charging. Up to 80% of such an electric car can be recharged in just 20 minutes. Such a result will be shown by an ultra-fast charging station. As early as 2020, Hyundai plans to deploy such 350kW electric vehicle terminals in major cities such as Seoul and 12 highway recreation areas.

The Genesis JW EV will only get to the conveyor in June 2021. 22 thousand cars are going to be produced annually.

Meanwhile, a KIA CV electric car got into the lens of photo spies. The novelty is based on the newest E-GMP platform, and its premiere in Europe should take place next year. This “Korean” will also receive excellent range and quick recharge function.