After numerous spy photos and official teasers of a new Korean business-class sedan became available to the general public, Hyundai officially unveiled the new Genesis lineup in 2014.
Presented in Seoul – the capital of South Korea, the second-generation of Hyundai Genesis is made in the new design concept, named Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 - short overhangs, a three-dimensional hexagonal grille and semi-gloss chrome finish. Sedan is equipped with bi-xenon lamps head light, LED turn signals, fog lights and tail lights.
The cabin also was changed – a lot of premium materials and more volume for the glove boxes. The whole volume of cabin was increased for more than 3.5 liters and now it composes an impressive 26.7 liters. In general, the salon has become more spacious and now any passenger has from 9 to 15 inches of a free space in every dimension.
Overall dimensions of the vehicle are 4990mm in length, 1890mm in width excluding the mirrors and 1480mm in height. Wheelbase is 3010 mm, front and rear overhangs are 845 mm and 1135 mm .
The wheels of different alloys in sizes from 17 to 19 inches - it depends from the complectation of a car. The rear-wheel drive is the basic equipment, but there are options with the 4x4 wheel formula.
Depending on the market, the new product will be equipped with one of four updated engines: there are three V6 in volume of 3, 3.3. and 3.8 liters , they are develops power in 257, 282 and 315 horsepower. On the top of the engines line stands the 5-liter V8 engine with a capacity of 425 horses – this one for the top configurations only. Torque is transmitted to the wheels by means of eight-speed automatic transmission, the same for all trim levels. Hyundai Genesis 2014 has good dynamics - it depends from the number of horses under the hood – from 0 to 100 km/h for 8.6, 7.2, 6.5 or 5.4 seconds and a top speed can reach the mark of 240 km/h.
Compared with the previous generation Hyundai Genesis 2014 different best NVH, constructed from high-strength steel with multi-link rear suspension. Significant changes have affected and security systems - now the driver has airbag in the knee area, Lane Departure Warning System, Vehicle Stability Control, Rear Cross Traffic Alert and advanced smart parking assistance system.
As expecting by experts and professionals, the price of a novelty in business class will begin with a $ 35 000.