2017 Hyundai Genesis G90 – turbocharged lux


At the beginning of 2016, the Korean automaker Hyundai announced the creation of the premium Genesis sub-brand lineup 2017 Hyundai Genesis, which according to the company’s plans should include up to six models.

2017 Hyundai Genesis firstborn

The firstborn of a new brand became the flagship sedan under the name of the G90, which replaced the Hyundai Equus. The car has incorporated all the design solutions and technologies that will carry over to the other members of the newly formed brand. First sketches and spy photos, as usually precedes the formal presentation, gave rise to much discussion among car enthusiasts and critics. And here, December 9, all the data on a new full-size Genesis sedan G90 were disclosed by the manufacturer.

2017 Hyundai Genesis release date

At home, in Korea, the model will be called EQ900 and will go on sale in late 2017.  At the same time will receive more detailed information on prices and specifications.

Release date: late 2017

2017 Hyundai Genesis dimensions

External dimensions Hyundai Genesis G90 2016-2017 allow the car to feel confident among their premium counterparts, which include BMW 7-series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The length of the Korean new items equals to 5205 mm, width and height – 1495 mm and 1915 respectively. Center distance of 3160 mm. is The same of the Bavarian model has smaller dimensions, in addition to the three key dimensions behind Genesis sedan from 90 mm in the wheelbase length. It should be noted that G90 in addition to the standard version will acquire more and long wheelbase version that will stretch to about 5.5 meters.

2017 Hyundai Genesis exterior

The exterior design of the new premium sedan can be attributed to one of the most elegant and stylish cars ever produced in Korea. Many elements of the exterior of the novelty is borrowed from the concept car Vision G, developed the design division of Hyundai in the United States. The nose of the model is decorated with a large radiator grille with thin horizontal slats, angled and elongated headlights with interesting curves of the navigation lights and the narrow neck of the inlet with a lateral extension underlying “cilia” of foglights.

Genesis demonstrates the solidity and maturity, required for models of this level. Long sloping hood, a long roofline, neat feed, short front and rear overhangs, sleek sidewall with a slight relief surfaces, with round arch wheels original design – all these elements are easy to detect during the inspection of a sedan with the side angle.

The aft area of the car feature vertical lamps with fancy graphical illustration of the optics, the lid with winged emblem of the brand, the bumper with chrome-plated horizontal stripe and two pipes of the exhaust system, derived on the edges of the diffuser.

Very attractive appearance of the sedan is complemented by eight variations of the color of the body. The external palette is perfectly combined with the range of colors used for interior decoration.

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2017 Hyundai Genesis interior

Interior decoration of Hyundai Genesis 2017 model year, Koreans are treated extremely seriously. It was set with high-quality materials such as natural wood and Nappa leather. The front fascia of the car has horizontal structure, the upper part of which took 12.3-inch screen multimedia system. A high level of comfort in the cabin of the Genesis G90 is ensured by carefully thought-out ergonomics, largely focused on rear passengers, gorgeously contoured seats and a great sound insulation, backed up by double glazing. On the second row instead of the whole sofa can be separate seats (option) with up to 14 different adjustments, that definitely makes the rear stay is much more pleasant, especially during long journeys.

The list of equipment of a premium sedan and may not striking, but it includes everything required for a car of such status decisions. For example, it can detect three-zone climate control, superior sound system Lexicon, the system of the circular review, nine airbags. At home for the new G90 will also be available to the autopilot, which is able to drive the car on highways. The system works on the basis of adaptive cruise control, the functions of tracking the lane, and several other assistants.

The Luggage compartment novelties can accommodate up to 484 litres of cargo. For comparison, the BMW 7 series has a slightly larger cargo Bay, ready to accept up to 515 liters of Luggage.

2017 Hyundai Genesis video review

2017 Hyundai Genesis engine specs

Technical characteristics Genesis G90 2016-2017 vary depending on the type of installed powerplant. There are a total of three, and each runs on petrol.

The youngest of atmospheric engines is a 3.8-liter GDI V-shaped arrangement of six cylinders. This unit is familiar to us by the Hyundai Genesis, which also generates 315 HP of power. Another available to the G90 “aspirated” – a 5-litre V8 returns with 425 HP and a peak torque of 520 Nm. The top engine gives the sedan a good dynamics of dispersal, allowing to reach 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds.

Turbocharged engine 3.3 T-GDi with twin superchargers is a new unit designed to make the Genesis G90 more competitive against long switched to turbocharging classmates. The following characteristics of the unit: power – 370 HP, torque – 510 Nm. The turbo engine accelerates the car from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.2 seconds, which is 0.5 seconds lower than in more powerful 8-cylinder engine.

2017 Hyundai Genesis transmission

Any of these units works in tandem with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Tractive effort can be transmitted to either the rear axle or to all four wheels via the AWD system H-Trac, includes transfer case with clutch Magna. Suspension in the base version assumes that the performance of multi-link front and nothing behind. In the optional adaptive suspension, carefully tuned during tests at the Nurburgring, Germany.

2017 Hyundai Genesis pictures and spy shots

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Editor's rating
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  • Safety4.8
  • Performance4.7
  • Design4.6
  • Features4.8
  • Fuel economy4.3

One more attempt for Hyundai to enter the premium market - new Genesis sedan could offer pretty much for a reasonable price. Great choice for those who need maximum comfort without exaggerated price for a brand.

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