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GENESIS G80 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 2016
Engines: Diesel, Gasoline, Electric
 

2020 - Present

When Toyota needed a luxury brand, it created Lexus. When Honda and Nissan went for the premium segment, Acura and Infiniti showed up. Now, Hyundai is doing the same with the Genesis brand. That's why nobody should have been surprised by the 2020 Genesis G80. It is a completely new model, on a new platform. From a distance, it might be mistaken with an Infiniti M model, but on a closer l...

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diesel engines:

  GENESIS G80 2.2L 8AT (213 HP)

gasoline engines:

  GENESIS G80 2.5L 8AT (300 HP)

  GENESIS G80 3.5L V6 8AT (375 HP)

electric:

  GENESIS G80 EV 272 KW (370 HP)

2016 - 2019

Starting with 2017, once Hyundai’s subdivision of rear-wheel-drive sedans and coupes, Genesis has emerged as its own luxury brand. The first Genesis was based on the already known Hyundai Equus, renamed G90 and unveiled in 2017. The new G80 released in 2017 was a mid-size luxury sedan that competed with the Audi A6 and the BMW 5-Series. Aesthetically, some design cues were carried over ...

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