Genesis X Convertible Electric Sports Car Set for 2026 Release

by Feb 15, 2024All News, Electric Vehicle, Genesis, Slider0 comments

Genesis X Convertible Electric Sports Car Set for 2026 Release

A new report from Korean media AutoDaily said Genesis has decided to launch the X Convertible, an electric sports coupe convertible based on the X Convertible concept, a vehicle that combines innovative design with cutting-edge technology, slated for release in 2026 in a limited batch.

The model, first unveiled as a concept car in California in 2022, has garnered significant attention for embodying Genesis’ future direction and design philosophy. This Convertible will mark Genesis’ first foray into convertible vehicles, featuring a luxurious design that emphasizes harmony with nature.

Genesis X Convertible: A Glimpse into the Future

The X Convertible sports a long wheelbase of 2950mm and a sleek, curvaceous design, promising a harmonious blend of form and function. Luke Donckerwolke, Chief Creative Officer (CCO) at Hyundai Motor and Kia, has detailed the vehicle’s design and functionality, affirming the commitment to its production version.

Design and Aesthetics

At the forefront, the vehicle boasts a reinterpreted Crest Grill and elongated headlamps, while the rear features OLED taillamps and a distinctive ‘V-shaped’ brake light, completing its unique design. Inside, the X Convertible adopts a driver-centric design, with controls and displays enveloping the driver in a cockpit-like environment. Exterior and interior color options include ‘Crane White,’ ‘Giwa Navy,’ and ‘Danchung Orange,’ offering a sophisticated palette.

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Powertrain and Pricing

While specific details on the X Convertible’s powertrain remain undisclosed, it is expected to be a high-performance model based on Hyundai Motor Group’s All-New electric platform, known as “eM”, and set to be premiered by another Genesis model as early as 2025 with the release of the GV90. Production will be limited to 150 units and will be produced at Ulsan’s new electric car factory that is under construction. It is expected to be priced between approximately 250 to 370 million KRW ($187,000 to $278,000) according to the source, attracting global interest from car enthusiasts.

Anticipation and Expectations

Genesis’ X Convertible represents the brand’s commitment to leading the future of the automobile industry through new challenges in the electric car market. This model, embodying Genesis’ innovative technology and design philosophy, is expected to hold special value due to its limited production.

As a futuristic electric sports car, the X Convertible aims to strengthen Genesis’ position in the electric vehicle market while setting new standards for the luxury electric car segment. Its distinctive design and advanced technology are poised to offer an unparalleled experience for both drivers and passengers, marking a pivotal moment in Genesis’ journey into the electric era.

Written by Jose Antonio Lopez

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

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