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Hyundai Genesis makes India debut, launch expected later this year

 
Hyundai Genesis in India

Not to be confused with the new Genesis G90.

First launched in 2008, Hyundai Genesis is a luxury sedan which competes with the likes of Mercedes S-Class, Audi A8 and BMW 7 Series. Now in its second generation, Hyundai Genesis is offered with a choice of seven engine options – Lambda 3.3 GDi, Lambda 3.3 MPi, Lambda 3.8 GDi, Lambda 3.8 MPi, Tau 4.6 MPi (366PS), Tau 4.6 MPi (390PS) and Tau 5.0 GDi

These engines generate power and torque in the range of 262 PS / 316 Nm to 435 PS / 510 Nm. All variants are offered with an 8-speed automatic gearbox with ShifTronic. All variants of Hyundai Genesis are manufactured at the company plant in South Korea and exported to all markets across the globe.

Hyundai Genesis at the 2016 Auto Expo

Hyundai Genesis at the 2016 Auto Expo

Having a length of 4,990 mm, a width of 1,890 mm, a height of 1,480 mm and a wheelbase of 3,010 mm, Hyundai Genesis kerb weight ranges from 1,880–2,060 kg. Built on a new generation lightweight platform, Hyundai Genesis is also the safest and strongest sedan on offer from Hyundai.

Equipment list on offer with new Hyundai Genesis includes HID Headlights with High Beam Assist, Heads-Up Display, Active bonnet, Smart Cruise Control Stop & Go, Automatic Emergency Braking, Continuous Damping Control, Intelligent Drive Mode, Tire Pressure Monitoring, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Detection, and much more.

Recently, Hyundai also launched a stand-alone brand called Genesis. Under this brand, G90 is the name of the first car. Genesis will be Hyundai’s answer to Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW.

Genesis G90 – Photos

 

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