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Hyundai Motor Group ends all-new diesel engine development – report

Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) – parent company of Hyundai, Kia and Genesis brands – is believed to have stopped developing new diesel engines. Newspaper Korea JoongAng Daily are reporting HMG took the decision during the second half of 2020. It also claims that while new diesel engine development has ceased, HMG will continue to update its existing 'R', 'U' and 'Smartstream D' series engines for current models...

2021 Genesis new cars

Hyundai's luxury brand Genesis will continue its expansion as a standalone range in 2021, and the number of showrooms will grow from one to three. Genesis launched two all-new models in late 2020 – the G80 limousine and GV80 large SUV – but they will be joined by more models in 2021...

2021 Genesis GV70 detailed: Turbocharged engines, advanced safety confirmed for luxury SUV

Further details of the 2021 Genesis GV70 have been handed down today, confirming the Korean mid-size luxury SUV's engine line-up and active safety suite. Three engines will be offered by Genesis, for a line-up identical to the larger G80 sedan: a 280kW/530Nm 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged petrol V6, a 224kW/422Nm 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder, and a 155kW/441Nm 2...

2022 Genesis G70 Coupe imagined

In almost no time at all Hyundai’s upmarket arm, Genesis, has built itself from nicer versions of Hyundai cars, to a fully-fledged premium contender. If Genesis wants to play with the likes of Mercedes-Benz and BMW it is missing one key product, for now. A svelte two-door would be the ideal profile-builder, while taking a swipe at the established C-Class and 4 Series coupes...

2022 Genesis G70 Shooting Brake imagined

It's all-but-confirmed Genesis is working on a svelte long-roof version of its G70 mid-size sedan. While its existence has yet to be confirmed officially by the Korean luxury brand, the G70 wagon – or 'Shooting Brake', as it's rumoured to be badged – has been spied testing in production guise on European roads and racetracks in recent months, clad in heavy camouflage...

2022 Genesis G70 Shooting Brake wagon spied testing, Australian arm keen

A prototype of the upcoming Genesis G70 Shooting Brake has been spied testing on the Nurburgring this week, marking just the latest appearance of the new long-roof variant. The last time we wrote about the new G70 wagon, the mid-sized sedan's facelift had not yet been revealed, leaving a little more mystery as to how this new variant might look...

How noise cancellation in cars actually works

We talk a lot about road, tyre and engine noise when reviewing cars, applauding the quieter vehicles for their clever sound-deadening measures. But these days, it's not enough just to minimise noise in a car – you have to eliminate it entirely. Enter the era of noise cancellation in cars – the same concept utilised in those fancy headphones everyone uses on planes, but extended to an entire car...

Looking for a Christmas treat? Here are five performance vehicles on sale now

Australia loves a performance car, no questions there. Whether that stems from the tyranny of distance, or our cultural upbringing on Bathurst and V8s, who knows. What we do know is that we still continue to buy the hotted-up versions of regular cars, alongside a healthy amount of two-door sports cars, too...

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 GV70 revealed: Luxury medium-sized SUV bound for Australia

Emerging Korean luxury marque Genesis continues to grow its portfolio, with the medium-sized 2021 GV70 SUV revealed today after months of speculation. The GV70 will become the fifth model in the global Genesis lineup, along with the the bigger GV80 SUV and G70, G80 and G90 sedans. Likely to seat only five, the GV70 will compete with the likes of Mercedes's GLC, BMW's X3 and Audi's Q5...

2021 Genesis G70 revealed – UPDATE: Engines and safety specs confirmed

UPDATE, October 20: The most recent 2021 Genesis G70 updates for the Korean market have been announced and, while not every configuration will necessarily be available in Australia, this gives us the best insight yet into the new model. Hyundai's luxury spinoff will offer its facelifted G70 with the outgoing model's existing twin-turbocharged 3...