Photos of the camouflaged Genesis G80 were made in Korea and published on the Bobaedream forum. Local profile media report that the second generation sedan will go on sale next year. Judging by the pictures, the sedan will receive a radiator grille with a cellular pattern instead of horizontal stripes, new lights and lights. The rear number will move from the trunk lid to the bumper. According to unofficial information, the G80 will be transferred to a new platform, but no details about the platform yet. Changes in the motor scale are also unknown.
Recall, the current Genesis G80 is a restyled version of the 2013 Hyundai Genesis sedan. The length of the premium sedan of the current generation is 4 990 mm, width – 1 890 mm, height – 1 480 mm, wheelbase – 3 010 mm. The range of G80 engines (depending on the market) includes petrol turbo cabs 2.0 T-GDI (245 hp) and turbo engine V6 3.3 T-GDI (370 hp), atmospheric V6 3.3 GDI (282 l) .s.), V6 3.8 GDI (315 hp) and V8 5.0 GDI (420 hp). In Korea, for the sedan is still provided turbodiesel 2.2D with a return of 202 hp. – this G80’s engine got from the “younger” Genesis G70. The drive, like all brand models, is a rear or full HTRAC.
Genesis brands are now sold in the States, Korea and the Middle East. It is expected that the brand will begin to conquer Europe in 2020, that is, the G80 in the Old World, most likely, will appear in the new body.