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2021 Genesis G80: more details released

The new 2021 Genesis G80 has gone on sale in its home market of South Korea, less than a month after it was unveiled globally. Details on Australian models due in local showrooms by the end of this year are yet to be released, however new information out of South Korea sheds some light on what might be available here...

2021 Genesis G80 revealed: Australian debut later this year

The new-generation 2021 Genesis G80 has been unveiled online this week, ahead of an Australian launch scheduled to commence in the second half of 2020. The new model has already been spied testing in Sydney, confirming it will benefit from the same local tuning program given to all Hyundai Australia and Genesis models...

2021 Genesis G80 luxury sedan testing in Australia

Hyundai’s luxury division Genesis is putting the finishing touches on the next model due to fill-out its revamped line-up. The new generation Genesis G80 limousine has been caught on camera while testing in Sydney. UPDATE, MARCH 5: The new G80 has now been unveiled. Story here...

CarAdvice podcast 164: 2019 Tesla Model 3 review!

Join Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello this week. In car news, a petrol-powered 2020 Audi Q7 could be coming to Australia, the 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera has been revealed, Britain’s car industry has given its Prime Minister a warning about leaving the European Union, and Tesla has added Netflix and YouTube to its infotainment...

2019 Genesis G80 pricing and specs

The Hyundai Genesis limousine – a favourite among hire-car drivers and a popular replacement for the iconic Holden Caprice – is finally back after a two-year break. However it now has a new name, a higher price, and is only available via a much smaller dealer network. It’s now called the Genesis G80 and will be sold only at standalone Genesis dealerships...

2019 Genesis G80 pricing and specs

Genesis Australia has finally confirmed pricing and specifications for the G80 sedan, following a two-year hiatus in Australia (when it was badged the Hyundai Genesis). Essentially a refreshed, renamed version of that model, the G80 will kick off at $68,900 before on-road costs when it hits dealers in June, a $7000 increase over the starting price of the Hyundai-badged version...

Genesis reveals holographic AR display at CES

Hyundai Motor Company has revealed a next-generation head-up display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, equipped to a special Genesis G80. Developed with WayRay AG, a Swiss 'deep-tech' start-up company, the 'world-first' Holographic Augmented Reality Navigation System uses AR to project navigation prompts and other messages displayed on the road ahead in accordance with the driver's viewing range...

2020 Genesis G80 spied with less camouflage

The second-generation Genesis G80 has been spied doing hot laps around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Although the first spy images of the new sedan appeared only a few weeks ago, this latest G80 prototype is wearing significantly less camouflage...

2020 Genesis G80 spied

The next-generation Genesis G80 has been spied undergoing hot weather testing in the USA alongside the new Kia Soul. Up front, the new G80 has a sharper, almost triangular grille inspired by the Essentia concept. From the side we can see the car's overall proportions, which hint clearly it will stick with a rear- and all-wheel drive platform...

Genesis: Oz launch pushed back to Q4

Genesis, luxury subsidiary of Hyundai, won't be arriving in Australia until at least the fourth quarter of 2018 – after previously being scheduled for the third quarter. Public relations manager for Hyundai Australia, Guido Schenken, confirmed the news this week, meaning we won't see the G70 (top) or G80 (formerly Hyundai Genesis) until very late this year...

2017 Good Design Awards, Chicago: Genesis, Kia, Mitsubishi the big winners

The winners of the 2017 Good Design Awards have been announced, with several automotive manufacturers snagging multiple titles - including Genesis, Kia and Mitsubishi. In addition to the aforementioned brands, awards were won by Bentley, Ferrari, Hyundai and Range Rover...

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