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New Genesis G90 / EQ900 detailed in first TVC and launch video

New Genesis G90 (1)

The new Genesis G90 (Genesis EQ900 in Korea) has been detailed in video and photos with launch promised in early 2016.

Unveiled yesterday, Hyundai’s new Genesis G90 (Genesis EQ900) now makes debut on video. Promising cutting edge technology, ultimate refinement and dynamic performance, Genesis G90 is set for launch in Korea in early 2016, while global launch is pegged for sometime later next year. First global markets to get the Genesis G90 are China, North America and Middle East.

Genesis G90 measures 5,205 mm long, 1,915 mm wide, 1,495 mm high, and has sits on a wheelbase of 3,160 mm. Hyundai has confirmed that the overall structure sees 51.7% advanced high tensile steel thus making the vehicle 10% lighter while strength is doubled as compared to normal steel.

Designed at the company’s Prestige Design Division in a new Athletic Elegance design language, the front end of the Genesis G90 sports a crest shaped grille with Genesis winged emblem which is also projected onto the pavement from the side mirrors. LED headlamps, a chrome beltline and dual exhaust tips complete its exterior appeal.

Dashboard of the new Genesis G90

Dashboard of the new Genesis G90

Interiors of Genesis G90 are dominated by chocolate brown leather with wood trims and chrome accents. The rear seat gets an entertainment system with 9.2” tablets while a Lexicon sound system, 12.3” infotainment screen, wireless charging and three zone smart climate control system are also a part of its interior makeup. The central console sports a host of functions and flows to the back separating two electrically operated seats.

Powering the exclusive Genesis G90 is a 3.8 liter Lambda V6 GDi engine capable of 334 hp peak power and 395 Nm peak torque. It will also be seen powered by a 3.3 Lambda V6 Turbo GDi with 370 hp and 510 Nm torque, and a top of the line 5.0 Tau V8 GDi with 425 hp and 520 Nm torque. Each of these engines are mated to an 8 speed automatic gearbox while they will also get HTRAC AWD system as standard.




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Former freelance writer, Pearl Daniels is in the auto industry since 2011, having established herself as a widely read staff writer since 2013. Her keen eye for industry news, daily need to break down latest events, and quest to not miss a single launch detail, gives you the most refreshing morning news on weekdays.

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