The second generation of the Hyundai Genesis comes in the market with the ambition to strengthen the Korean brand, even aimining at those customers interested in quality and technology, the same one that usually caters to German marks. The new Hyundai Genesis begins this month in its marketing in limited volumes in Europe, following the success in the U.S., China and the Middle East, where sales results managed to convince the manufacturer to expand the pool market than expected at first.
The redesigned sedan comes with a very complete equipment and proves its worth on materials and build quality, reaching an unprecedented standard for Hyundai and for this manufacturer’s own admission. Produced in Ulsan, in the Korean factory that has seen an investment of EUR 342 million in four years, the new flagship line shows a completely renovated property, which is accompanied by a spacious interior and finished with fine materials, able to create an exclusive ambience as befits a sedan segment and with the ambition to undermine prejudices and stereotypes on the ability has Hyundai to build luxury cars.
Genesis is distributed in a single set-up complete with every kind of comfort and many security devices. The Nappa leather and wood trim are available in various colors, while the list of accessories is the standard 9 airbags, alarm system with radio remote control, Smart Key with push button ignition, Head-Up Display, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Blind Spot Detection, Warning, crossing back, Smart Parking Assist, Power Door System, CO2 detection sensor in the passenger system, hill start assist, ESP electronic stability control, ABS, lane keeping, main-beam indicator and automatic tire pressure.
As regards to the infotelematic system, there is a multimedia system with steering wheel controls and Bluetooth with voice recognition, USB and AUX ports, DAB radio with CD-MP3 player and a audio system with 17 Lexicon speakers, Around View Monitor with rear view camera and navigation system with 9.2-inch touchscreen, DVD player and Driver Information System.
Also as far as the engine choice, it is the unique 3.8 V6 GDI, equipped with a direct gasoline injection capable of providing an output of 315 horsepower and CO2 emissions of 270 g / km in conjunction with automatic transmission of 8 gears. The four-wheel HTRAC drive is an exclusive technology developed for the Genesis and works in synergy with the set that is activated by the driver via the Drive Mode Select.