The newest-generation Genesis G80 has lastly reached American shores and in these early first evaluations of the automobile, we get to see what it’s like each in 2.5-liter and three.5-liter types.
Instantly distinguishing the brand new G80 from the earlier mannequin is the overhauled exterior. Like different new fashions from the South Korean automaker, the newest G80 has ‘Quad Lamp’ headlights and an expansive grille completed in chrome. Spin round to the rear and you will discover quad taillights and uniquely-shaped tailpipes.
Learn Extra: 2021 Genesis G80 Begins At $47,700 – Undercuts Mercedes E-Class By Over $6,000
The primary drive posted under is of the flagship 3.5T mannequin. Pricing for this variant begins at $59,100 and the three.5-liter turbocharged V6 is sweet for 375 hp and 391 lb-ft (530 Nm) of torque. Different upgrades that the three.5T enjoys over the two.5T mannequin together with 19-inch wheels, an influence trunk, and a panoramic glass roof. It additionally features a digital key, energy closing doorways and electronically managed suspension.
Whereas driving this mannequin, the reviewer at Redline says that the engine affords excellent efficiency and provides the transmission works brilliantly. Certain, it doesn’t really feel like a sports activities sedan however nor ought to it as it’s about luxurious and luxury.
In comparison with the three.5T mannequin, the Genesis G80 2.5T has a turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 300 hp and 311 lb-ft (421 Nm) of torque, mated to an eight-speed computerized transmission sending energy to the rear wheels, though all-wheel drive is an possibility. Costs for the entry-level 2.5T RWD Normal begin at a decent $47,700.
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