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Genesis confirms three electric vehicles for Australia in 2022; Melbourne showroom opens

Genesis Australia has confirmed plans to launch its first three all-electric vehicles Down Under in the first half of 2022...

2022 Genesis G80 Sport revealed, Australian launch due September 2021

The 2022 Genesis G80 Sport has been revealed, ahead of its Australian launch in September 2021. The latest in Genesis’ line of more aggressive Sport models, the new G80 Sport brings a selection of exterior, interior and chassis tweaks to the brand’s large sedan. Headlining the exterior changes is a new front bumper, with a sportier lower intake design, a new dark gloss chrome grille, and black headlight surrounds...

2021 Genesis G80 price and specs: Diesel option added from $87,900 before on-road costs

Not keen on petrol power? The 2021 Genesis G80 range now offers a diesel option. Joining the existing 2.5-litre and 3.5-litre turbo-petrol variants of Genesis' large sedan, G80 buyers can now opt for a 2.2-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder option, priced from $87,900 before on-road costs – a $3000 premium over the entry-level G80 2.5T...

2021 Genesis GV80, G80 2.5T recalled with potential fuel pipe fault

Hyundai Motor Company Australia has recalled a total of 11 examples of the 2021 Genesis G80 2.5T and 2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T. According to the recall notice lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), "The fuel delivery pipes on the 2.5T GDI engines may be defective and fuel may leak out of the pipes...

2018 Genesis G80 and 2015-2017 Hyundai Genesis recalled for fire risk following mass Kia and Hyundai recalls

The Genesis G80 sedan – and its predecessor, the Hyundai Genesis – have been recalled, due to the same fire risk affecting 57,851 vehicles built by sister company Kia earlier this month, and 93,572 Hyundai Tucsons in February. The 124 recalled Genesis G80s were sold between 1 October 2017 and 31 January 2020 (Model Years 2018), while the 1203 recalled Hyundai Genesis models were sold between 1 October 2014 and 30 June 2017 (Model Years 2015-2017)...

2021 Genesis GV80 SUV and Genesis G80 sedan score five stars for safety

The 2021 Genesis GV80 SUV and Genesis G80 luxury sedan have both scored five star safety results following the most recent round of crash tests. The Genesis GV80 shot to international fame earlier this year by accident, after golf star Tiger Woods crashed a promotional vehicle in California...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Large Luxury Car

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Large Luxury Car Finalists: Audi A6 Genesis G80 Mercedes-Benz E-Class They once ruled the driveways and roads of Australia’s wealthiest postcodes, a four-wheeled sign you had made it in life. Large sedans wearing badges, predominantly from Germany, sometimes England, oozed prestige, with big powerful engines matched only by large, comfortable interiors...

2022 Genesis Electrified G80 revealed: Electric sedan due in Australia early 2022

The 2022 Genesis Electrified G80 has been officially revealed, ahead of an Australian launch in early 2022. Unveiled at the 2021 Shanghai motor show opening this week, the Electrified G80 beats the much-rumoured GV60 to its public debut by several months to become Genesis' first electric vehicle (EV) – though unlike the GV60, the Electrified G80 doesn't ride on a dedicated electric-only platform, instead being based on the regular, combustion-powered G80 introduced in 2020...

2021 Genesis G80 price and specs

2021 Genesis G80 offers a choice of turbocharged four-cylinder or V6 engines Range trimmed down to a single specification, plus options All-wheel drive available for the first time Priced from $84,900 plus on-road costs to $99,900 plus on-road costs The all-new 2021 Genesis G80 sedan is ready to roll into Australian showrooms with a pared back range, but a broader spread of options...

2021 Genesis G80 electric car and 'JW' electric SUV spy photos

A fully-electric Genesis G80 sedan has been seen testing near the Nurburgring circuit in Germany, with the new variant expected to enter as a rival to the ageing Tesla Model S in the coming months. The spy shots show a camouflaged new-generation Genesis G80 with a closed-off front 'crest' grille...

10 new cars we're excited about in 2020

When planning to buy a new car, it pays to have options. And while the Australian car market currently offers more than enough to keep you browsing for weeks on end – there's more to come over the next 12 months. At CarAdvice, we spend most of our days eagerly anticipating the new cars we've been writing about since they were merely concepts, renders or rumours...