The new 2017 Genesis G80 is designed to offer a distinct luxury that offers complete value for money. It is said to give a “heart-stopping” performance that reflects a first class experience. With the release of the G90 and now this classy G80 sedan, Genesis is here to break free from the 100-year-old premium labels and make a mark for itself in the automobile market.
So let’s review this gorgeous luxury Genesis G80 sedan closely, including its design, engine performance, interior and other features.
Poised Design of the Genesis G80
The all new Genesis G80 is 4 wheel drive, 4 door luxury sedan. The exterior design of this G80 gives a remarkably striking profile. The long hood and a setback cabin gives this sedan an edge on having a commanding design. At the front the signature Crest Grille stands as a symbol of strength and confidence. With the rightly places contours, the Genesis G80 gives an athletic and muscular appeal. This contributes to the fact that it looks like in motion even while it’s standing.
The lights of the Genesis G80 are some of the striking features of its exterior. This include the long lasting HID Headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) for better visibility along with stylishly designed LED taillights, which will allow instant recognition of the new G80 from the rear.
A Striking feature of this sedan is its power door locks. This allows the car door latches to hold on even if the doors are slightly ajar.
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Deluxe Interior of the Genesis G80
The interior is an epitome of craftsmanship and comfort. The premium 5 leather seats and genuine matte-finish wood trim makes sure that you get an all-around experience in terms of engaging your senses.
This mid-sized luxury sedan has an intuitive interior space filled with innovative technology, which creates an efficient, relaxing experience. It is designed to be very driver-centric in order to give convenience and comfort while on the road.
The front dashboard holds a 7 inch colour LCD Multi information display along with a 9.2 inch HD display that shows everything that the driver needs to know about the car. The latter screen has a split screen feature that allows the driver to conveniently check navigational information as well as other data simultaneously.
At the roof of the interior, there is a power tilt and slide panoramic sunroof to get views of the sky. An overhead console adds to the exceptional convenience for the drive. From here you can control the lamps and the sunroof according to your convenience. One of the striking feature of the car interior is the analog clock installed that gives a timeless contrast to the state of the art technology in the Genesis G80.
Other technological features in this luxury sedan include 12-way Power Dr. Seat (w/4-way Power Lumbar), AM/FM/XM®/HD Radio®/CD/MP3 audio system with 7 speakers and iPod® / USB and MP3 Auxiliary input jacks (center console mounted). It also comes with some optional features including Ventilated Front Seats, heated rear seats and Lexicon® 14-speaker surround sound audio among others.
The Potent Performance of the Genesis G80
For its potential users, the new Genesis G80 can be driven using an all-wheel drive or rear wheel drive as a standard. It also comes with two engine options:
- 3 litre GDI V6 engine with 311 horsepower and 299 lb-ft of torque.
- 0 litre GDI V8 engine with 420 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque.
The standard feature in these two engine is the 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC® and steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters.
Features like Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing, Iridium-tipped spark plugs, Variable Intake System and Anti-knock Control can be showcased in these engines to help give the desired performance. Furthermore, it has five intelligent driving modes and an electric power steering that enhances the driving experience of the G80.
Despite being a luxury sedan, the Genesis G80 also offers fuel efficiency for its environmentally conscious customers. It has fuel efficiency of 18 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway with rear wheel drive. In terms of all wheel drive, it gives fuel efficiency of 16 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway,
The new G80 is not devoid of intelligent driver-safety technologies. These safety features anticipates and responds to your every need. Following are some of these features found in the 5 models of G80:
- Blind Spot Detection
- Smart Cruise Control
- Lane Keep Assist
- Seat Pretensions
- High Beam Assist
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Vehicle Stability Management System
- Anti-whiplash front head restraints
- Electronic Stability Control System (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
- Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Price and Availability of the Genesis G80 in the UAE
The price of the new Genesis G80 in the UAE has not been revealed yet as it is unavailable in the region. However, it is anticipated to come in the region in the near future. The international price of the new 2017 Genesis G80 starts at $41,400 and can go as high as $54,550 with optional packages.
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