Genesis plans third utility to stability lineup


The GV80 idea was proven in New York.

HWASEONG, South Korea — Genesis has promised two SUVs as a part of its six-nameplate rollout by round 2020, and is now planning a 3rd utility entry — presumably a compact crossover to faucet surging demand in that rising section.

The one hitch: Sellers and clients must wait till 2021.

World model boss Manfred Fitzgerald conceded most clients nonetheless do not know the model.

“We nonetheless have a ignorance,” Fitzgerald stated. However further entries, he promised, will assist put Genesis on folks’s radar as a official luxurious contender.

“There are nonetheless many different white spots on the map,” he stated. “To get substance into your model, you must reveal the breadth of the model.”

The thriller car, denoted solely as “CUV,” was included in a product pipeline proven reporters throughout a current go to to the Hyundai Motor Group’s world r&d heart right here.

Genesis bosses declined to supply particulars concerning the entry. However it’s distinct from two beforehand introduced SUVs. These merchandise are the large-sized GV80 SUV, previewed by an idea unveiled at April’s New York auto present, and the midsized GV70.

The GV80 and GV70 have been listed as arriving by round 2020, together with the G70 sport sedan, a face-lift of the flagship G90 sedan and a next-generation G80 sedan.

Of these, the G70 comes first, arriving later this 12 months.

From 2021, the crossover arrives, together with a “sport” entry and a G90 full mannequin change. A devoted electrical car platform will even debut round then for a Genesis EV providing.

Fitzgerald has stated it is very important set up Genesis’ credibility as a premium marque by a strong grounding in sedans, the bread and butter of luxurious rivals.

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