Available in Australia first quarter of 2018, the Genesis G70 will be available in two engine variants: the lower-output 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder (featuring 190kW of power and 353Nm of torque), and the 3.3-litre bi-turbo V6 (boasting 272kW, 510Nm of torque, and a claimed time of 0-100km/h in 4.7 seconds).
Hyundai’s alternative to the established models in the luxury car market features a driver-centric, horizontally-dominated design. Aluminium door handles, Nappa leather seat trim and quilter leather door handles highlights Hyundai’s emphasis on quality materials. The G70 will also come in Sandstorm Grey, Tobacco Brown, Velvet Burgundy, Obsidian Black, and Vanilla Beige, and also offers a red or grey trim.
Fuel-usage for the four-cylinder is estimated to be between 9.3L and 9.6L per 100km, while the V6 measures at approximately 11.1L per 100km. Despite the choice of engine, the G70 comes equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission standard.
The Genesis G70 will be roughly $55,000 – $75,000 AUD, depending on specifications.