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2018 Genesis G70 spied near Dubai, first interior shots snapped

The upcoming 2018 Genesis G70 sedan has been spied again this week during development testing near a very hot Dubai. Snapped by our very own Paul Maric, the vehicles in the images appear to be two variants of the forthcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class rival - just take a look at the different tailpipes protruding out of the rear bumper of each vehicle...

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Australian Genesis G80 to benchmark E39 BMW 5 Series' handling
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Australian Genesis G80 to benchmark E39 BMW 5 Series' handling

The reworked Genesis G80 large sedan - an update of what is currently sold in Australia as the standalone Hyundai Genesis - will get a substantial local suspension re-work ahead of its September launch to make it more dynamically adept. And Hyundai's local team based in Sydney (read our deep-dive of their operations) has benchmarked the car against what's generally regarded as one of the best-handling large sedans ever made: the E39 BMW 5 Series...


Genesis GV80 concept revealed in New York
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Genesis GV80 concept revealed in New York

Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, has finally unveiled a first look at its SUV strategy, which will see two high-riding models in production before the end of 2020.


Genesis G70 quicker than Kia Stinger, Hyundai says
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Genesis G70 quicker than Kia Stinger, Hyundai says

The upcoming Genesis G70 will be faster and more dynamically capable than its Korean stablemate, says Hyundai Australia. The G70, which will spearhead the Australian launch of Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, takes on the likes of the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. It’s based on the same platform and architecture as the Kia Stinger, with which it shares 2...


Genesis not focused on volume, seeking to establish credibility first
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Genesis not focused on volume, seeking to establish credibility first

New South Korean luxury brand, Genesis, says its current aim is to establish itself as a true competitor to the likes of Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi, with volume and sales expectations not a priority for the foreseeable future...


Genesis Gran Turismo in the works
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Genesis Gran Turismo in the works

Genesis is working on a Gran Turismo to rival the likes of the BMW 6 Series coupe and Mercedes-Benz SL, but it will focus its efforts away from purely being on performance with larger capacity V8 engines off the table. Speaking to Australian media at this week’s New York motor show, Luc Donckerwolke, the former director of design at Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley and now the head of design at Genesis, confirmed that work on a large GT was underway...


Genesis design heading towards cars that 'won't need headlights anymore'
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Genesis design heading towards cars that 'won't need headlights anymore'

The head of design for Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, says headlights are on their way out, as the generation of autonomous vehicles look set to take over. Speaking to CarAdvice at the New York motor show this week, Luc Donckerwolke, the former design director at Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley and now the chief designer at Genesis, believes car designers need to get away from the cycle of repeating the same design elements and instead focus on pushing future-proof designs, starting with altering headlight requirements...


Genesis GV80 Concept unveiled
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Genesis GV80 Concept unveiled

Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis, has finally unveiled a first look at its SUV strategy, which will see two high-riding models in production before the end of 2020. The South Korean brand used this week's New York motor show to unveil the Genesis GV80, an SUV based on the G80 architecture that should see it rival models like the BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE and Lexus RX...


Genesis G70 drops camouflage in Australia - UPDATE
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Genesis G70 drops camouflage in Australia - UPDATE

UPDATE: This camouflaged Genesis G70 has been spied once again, this time in Melbourne proper. This article has been updated to reflect these new details. Nowhere in the world has Hyundai's upcoming Genesis G70 sedan been spied in a more revealing state than the example shown here...


Asia's luxury brands planning EV rollout
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Asia's luxury brands planning EV rollout

Asia's luxury marques are looking to challenge the Germans in the premium electric car segment, with Lexus, Genesis, Acura and Infiniti hinting at plans to launch EVs in the near future. In a new report by industry journal Automotive News, executives from each company said they are all weighing electric vehicle offerings in response to a wave of new models coming from brands like Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, BMW and Porsche...


Genesis G70 rendering takes a punt at what's to come
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Genesis G70 rendering takes a punt at what's to come

If recent spy photos have left you unexpectedly pumped for Hyundai's upcoming 2017 Genesis G70 sedan, this new speculative rendering might help to tide you over. The latest addition to the Korean manufacturer's new spin-off premium line isn't expected to be revealed for a little while yet, but a prototype spied in September revealed more than a few key details for what we can expect from the potential 3 Series rival...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with you at the CarAdvice.com news desk. Let’s take a look at what’s been making headlines this week. It’s been a brilliant year for Subaru in Australia, on track to notch up its best year on record with sales up 8 per cent to the end of November...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 16, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Genesis appoints Bugatti Chiron creator as chief designer
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Genesis appoints Bugatti Chiron creator as chief designer

Hyundai's new luxury sub-brand, Genesis, has hired former Bugatti designer Alexander Selipanov as its chief designer at the Global Genesis Advanced Studio in Europe. Selipanov, also known as Sasha, is responsible for the exterior design of the stunning Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept, and more recently the Bugatti Chiron hypercar...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 25, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for November 25, 2016

Hi there, welcome to the CarAdvice News Desk. Making headlines this week, the 2017 Toyota 86 will be priced from $30,790 before on-roads. Pricing and specifications for the 2017 Holden Barina have been released, the range will starts from around $19,000 drive away. If you’ve been thinking about spending $2 million on the upcoming Mercedes-AMG Hypercar, better get in quick...


Toyota, Lexus veteran to head up Hyundai Genesis offshoot in Australia
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Toyota, Lexus veteran to head up Hyundai Genesis offshoot in Australia

Hyundai Australia has announced the appointment of Peter Evans to the role of General Manager for Genesis, where he will oversee sales, after sales, dealer development and - perhaps most important - marketing. First confirmed in September, the move marks the latest step in a 36-year career for Evans, who began with Ford in 1980 before moving on to roles with Toyota and its luxury arm Lexus...


Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand opens first Studio showroom in South Korea
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Hyundai's Genesis luxury brand opens first Studio showroom in South Korea

Genesis has begun the first stages of distinguishing itself from parent company Hyundai, with a new ‘Studio’ showroom in South Korea to open its doors to the public on September 9. Now home to a G90, G80 (Hyundai Genesis) and G80 Sport, the new Genesis Studio is located in a newly-built cultural complex called ‘Starfield’, about 30 kilometres east of the South Korean capital of Seoul in the city of Hanam...


2017 Genesis G70 spied testing: Hyundai's luxury mid-sizer sneaks out
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2017 Genesis G70 spied testing: Hyundai's luxury mid-sizer sneaks out

Hyundai's anticipated 2017 Genesis G70 sedan, confirmed late last year, has made its first public appearance - albeit in heavy camouflage. Announced in November, the G70 will be the second new model in Hyundai's offshoot Genesis brand, joining the existing large Genesis car - now called G80 - and the new limo-sized G90 unveiled in December...


Hyundai Genesis lessons surprising for brand
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Hyundai Genesis lessons surprising for brand

Hyundai admits it has learned from and been surprised by some of the challenges and requirements it has faced in selling the Genesis model in Australia. Speaking to CarAdvice in Canberra this week, Scott Grant, Hyundai Australia’s chief operating officer said the experience with Genesis so far have been invaluable...