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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 G70 Shooting Brake wagon tipped to outsell sedan in Europe

Genesis believes the 2022 Genesis G70 Shooting Brake wagon could outsell its sedan counterpart in Europe – though the brand's local arm remains tight-lipped about its sales expectations in Australia. Genesis Europe chief Dominique Boesch reportedly told Automotive News Europe in an interview that the brand predicts the new G70 Shooting Brake wagon will outsell the four-door sedan – though the GV70 SUV will be Genesis' best-seller overall on the continent...

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...

2022 Genesis GV60 interior leaked, exterior spied in minimal camouflage

The 2022 Genesis GV60’s interior has been revealed in a set of unofficial leaked images – as new spy photos capture its exterior with minimal camouflage – ahead of its the electric SUV’s full unveiling in the coming months...

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...

Hyundai's last V8 engine dead with new Genesis G90 – report

Hyundai's last V8 engine will be phased out by the end of this year in favour of smaller six-cylinder engines and turbocharging, new overseas reports claim. Korean publication AutoDaum claims the next-generation version of the Genesis G90 limousine – which currently isn't sold in Australia – won't be available with the 5...

Genesis happy with progress in Australia; reaffirms commitment

Fledgling luxury brand, Genesis, is happy with its sales performance so far in Australia. The luxury arm of Hyundai has sold a total of 173 vehicles so far in 2021, a number the company says is a “very good result”. Globally, Genesis recently surpassed 500,000 sales, a milestone that took five-and-a-half years to achieve...

2021 Genesis G70 price and specs

2021 Genesis G70 pricing and specification Two variants, two option packs for facelifted medium sedan New safety features and larger displays for 2021 Priced from $63,000 before on-road costs Pricing and specifications for the facelifted 2021 Genesis G70 sedan have been confirmed, with the vehicle on sale now...

2021 Genesis G70 Shooting Brake wagon to miss out on twin-turbo V6 – report

The upcoming 2021 Genesis G70 Shooting Brake wagon won't offer the potent 3.3-litre twin-turbocharged V6 featured in its sedan sibling, new overseas reports suggest. Online publication The Korean Car Blog reports the G70 wagon will be offered solely with a choice of 185kW/353Nm 2.0-litre turbo-petrol and 149kW/441Nm 2...

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)...