Genesis features rival interior for BMW X5March 12, 2019
Luxury Korean crossover brought to testing, so that the photo spies have the opportunity to look into the interior of the new Genesis GV80. This model is expected to compete with rivals such as the BMW X5 and Mercedes GLE.
The prototype GV80 was hidden under dense camouflage. However, you will notice that the front grille will resemble the one used for the G90. Also, judging by the camouflage, the layout of the headlights will be the same as that of the concept. In addition, the model has a long hood, a slightly sloping roof with roof rails. Side mirrors – traditional, also used large alloy wheels with Michelin tires. In the back of the used dual exhaust system. The bumper is likely to complement the plastic protection.
Trim will overlap with the one shown in the concept, including the layout of the dashboard, the shape of the steering wheel and a wide display above the center console. Next to the driver’s hand, you can see a round glass touch panel with a metal edging. At the concept, she was responsible for managing the infotainment system and supported the management of gestures and touch.
It is expected that the Genesis GV80 will be built on the same platform that formed the basis of the redesigned G80 sedan. The crossover will receive a system of all-wheel drive, as well as a range of engines, including the V6 and V8. Details on this matter yet. Genesis currently offers a 3.3-liter twin-turbocharged V6. Its power is 370 hp (272 kW), as well as a 5.0-liter V8 rated at 425 hp. (313 kW).
The cost of the Genesis GV80 is expected to be lower than that of European competitors. Thus, the version with the V6 engine is likely to cost much less than $ 50,000.
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