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Genesis GV80 2

After we have seen a lot of not so good quality spy pictures of Genesis brand first SUV, the GV80, now its time to take a look in a higher quality thanks to CarPix who had spotted the big-sized SUV in the Arctic Circle.

Genesis unveiled the GV80 concept as a fuel cell vehicle at the 2017 New York Auto Show. It’s slated to be the first crossover added to the brand’s SUV lineup, despite the brand need to have two extra crossovers to balance a product menu that has been carried by sedans that are highly rated but have struggled to build sales momentum in a truck-dominated market.

The prototypes showed similar lanes to what we have seen on the concept car and confirmed that the production version will use elements of the GV80 concept like the Quad LED headlights and taillights or the front grille, but today we want to talk about the interior.

Like their future products, it will focused on proportions and will feature a pentagonal crest grille and a quad head tail lamp. The company explained that ergonomics is the core design of the interior according to the concept of Human Centered Luxury. The design also remains to what we have seen on the latest pictures of the Genesis G80 prototype.

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Global brand chief Manfred Fitzgerald told Automotive News in March that the three-row crossover could come at the end of 2019 or early 2020 and we recently have spotted the first test mule of brand’s second SUV, the GV70.

Latest news told us that the three-row crossover could come at the end of 2019 or early 2020. A Fuel cell or plug-in hybrid versions could be in the table. A 48v Mild Hybrid system could be likely added from the beginning.

A GV70 crossover would quickly follow the larger GV80. If the GV80 arrives on schedule in the late-2019, early-2020 time frame, the GV70 could come a couple of months later. The third SUV was included in a product scheduled that Hyundai showed to media reporters last year in South Korea and it could join the line-up in 2021.

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Jose Antonio López

Passionated about Korean cars from Kia & Hyundai. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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