There’s a completely new premium mid-size sedan within the, referred to as Genesis G70. This has been available overseas for the short while now, and it looks set to become extremely popular contender around australia.
The Genesis G70 is loosely according to the same rear-wheel drive platform that underpins the Kia Stinger. Along with buy them confused. They’re entirely different vehicles, and compete in various areas. The G70 is often a sedan, as you move the Stinger is a fastback four-door coupe.
Six main variants are increasingly being introduced for Australia, with three trim levels using a 2.0T four-cylinder, and three trim levels that has a 3.3T V6. Trim levels span from 2.0T, 2.0T Sport, 2.0T Ultimate, and after that 3.3T Sport, 3.3T Ultimate, and flagship 3.3T Ultimate Sport. Each one is rear-wheel drive and show an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The 2.0T engine produces 179kW and 353Nm, promising a 0-100km/h use of 5.9 seconds. This version possesses an official combined cycle fuel consumption rating of 9.0L/100km. Selecting a few.3T gets a twin-turbo V6 that develops 272kW and 510Nm. It provides an energy consumption average of 10.2L/100km, in addition to a claimed 0-100km/h use of just 4.7 seconds.
All models feature an 8.0-inch touch-screen media interface inside, packaged with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, digital radio, and a minimum of a nine-speaker sound system with sub-woofers. Upper variants contain a 15-speaker premium subwoofer.
In regards to safety tech, all models come extensively equipped. Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane keeping assist, rear cross-traffic alert, auto high-beam headlights, and radar cruise control with stop and go functionality are all standard. Head-up display is added onto the two.0T Ultimate, 3.3T Ultimate, and 3.3T Ultimate Sport.
The Genesis G70 will go to this marketplace to take on the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Lexus IS and co. It is actually required to become a large popular model, especially great deal of thought undercuts many rivals in price. Manfred Fitzgerald, executive vice chairman, global head with the Genesis, said:
“Technology, ultra-luxury and high-performance align inside our all-new G70 sports sedan. The first-generation G70 ushers in new and appealing offering during the medium luxury segment, using the unique customer advantages of our Genesis To You concierge services plus an all-inclusive ownership experience.”
The order books are open now with prices beginning the following (excluding on-roads). Genesis is designed with a segment-leading five-year warranty and five years free scheduled servicing with models. Take a look at our first Australian drive review for more – includes 0-100km/h videos of the 2.0T and 3.3T.
2019 Genesis G70 2.0T: $59,300
2019 Genesis G70 2.0T Sport: $63,300
2019 Genesis G70 2.0T Ultimate: $69,300
2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Sport: $72,450
2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Ultimate: $79,950
2019 Genesis G70 3.3T Ultimate Sport: $79,950