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2021 Genesis G70 revealed in factory photo leak

The refreshed 2021 Genesis G70 has been revealed ahead of time this week, thanks to a pair of leaked photos. Surfacing on The Korean Car Blog this week, these images offer our best look yet at the G70's complete front and rear makeover...

Genesis G70 wagon spy photos

A wagon version of the new Genesis G70 has been caught on camera during testing, with the model a possible addition to the Australian line-up. The G70 wagon – posted by AutoSpy – appears to have the same twin horizontal headlight and tail-light theme likely for the upcoming G70 facelift...

2021 Genesis G70 spy photos - update

The Genesis G70 has only been on sale in Australia for 12 months – via one dealership, in Sydney, for now – however Hyundai’s luxury division is already working on a facelift. An updated version of the Genesis G70 is due in local showrooms either late this year or early next – about midway through the car’s five-year model cycle...

Next generation Kia Stinger under a cloud – report

There may not be a second generation of the Kia Stinger, a report from Korean Car Blog has claimed. It is the second time in less than 12 months the long term future of the turbocharged sports sedan has been questioned. Last year CarAdvice reported Kia was undecided on whether it would build a successor to the current Stinger...

More powerful base engine coming for Genesis G70 - report

If you want to go up against established rivals, you have to offer more. Genesis understands that, its G70 outgunning similarly-priced Germans. Sometime in the next couple of years, it’s planning to introduce a new entry-level engine that will further surpass those rivals’ base engines. Car & Driver reports the G70 range will open with the same turbocharged 2...

Genesis GV70 coming in 2021 - report

Genesis Motors is pushing forward with its upcoming SUV rollout, with the company’s chief operating officer confirming a G70-based crossover will follow the upcoming GV80 in 2021. Speaking on a sales call with North American media reported by Motor1, Erwin Raphael, COO for Genesis, said a smaller SUV based on the G70’s rear-drive platform will be a little under a year behind the larger GV80...

2019 Genesis G70 pricing and specs

The Genesis G70 – Hyundai’s answer to the BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C-Class and Lexus IS sports sedans – has finally arrived in Australia after numerous delays. For now, there is only one showroom – in the Sydney CBD – but others will follow in Brisbane and Melbourne in 2020. The company says there are no plans to sell Genesis vehicles across its national network of 167 independent Hyundai dealers...

Genesis puts pressure on luxury rivals over warranty

There are renewed calls for luxury car brands to increase their warranty now that Hyundai’s upmarket entrant Genesis has gone on sale locally this week with class-leading five-year coverage. All Top 10 mainstream brands now have five-year warranty coverage – or more – but, as reported by CarAdvice in January, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Jaguar-Land Rover are staying firm with three-year warranties...

CarAdvice podcast 154: European sports sedan comparison!

On the panel this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and James Wong. In car news, pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2020 Toyota Supra and 2019 Genesis G70, Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed a $6.7 billion loss, the Toyota Tarago has been axed to make way for the Granvia, and the Mercedes-Benz EQC has the 'highest demand of any passenger car we've shown'...

2019 Genesis G70: Australian pricing

Genesis Motors Australia has revealed preliminary pricing and specifications for its long-awaited G70 sedan, with details showing up on the online configurator on the local consumer website. Korea's competitor to the BMW 3 Series looks set to be offered in four trim levels and two engine variants, all rear-wheel drives and all fitted with an eight-speed automatic transmission...

2019 World Car Awards: Finalists announced

The countdown to the World Car Finals has begun this week, with a list of 10 finalists announced for the overall title, along with the contenders in five specialist categories. According to the firm, a jury of 86 "distinguished international automotive journalists" selected the finalists by secret ballot, based on their own assessment of the vehicle as part of their professional work...