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Genesis has unveiled an electric variant of the GV70 SUV, with a maximum output of 482 hp and a range of over 310 miles.
The electrified GV70 was showcased at the Guangzhou auto show, with Genesis saying it will set “a new standard for luxury electric SUVs.”
The SUV will be available only with four-wheel drive, with an engine producing 214 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque on each axle. Maximum power output is set at 482 hp and 516 lb-ft, resulting in a 0-62 mph time of 4.5 seconds when the car is in Boost mode.
Genesis claims a competitive range of over 500km (310 miles) and an estimate actual figure of 248 miles by Korean EV certification standards.
the GV70 electrified can be charged from 10 to 80% in just 18 minutes with a 350 kW rapid charger.
It will be the first Genesis model to be equipped with a new E-Terrain mode for improved driving in more challenging environments. Several other changes have also come to improve the driving experience, including a system that reduces road noise and an electronically controlled suspension that adapts based on data collected by a front camera.
One-pedal driving is also possible, thanks to intelligent regenerative braking.
The show car Gsteel WThe hite interior features a multitude of environmentally friendly materials.
“Our global vision of creating a sustainable future through electrification is a natural extension of our initial commitment that dates back to the launch of Genesis in 2015: the commitment to create a positive impact in the lives of our customers,” said the global director of Genesis. Jay Chang.
“I am delighted to reveal another new electric model in China that celebrates our bold step towards a sustainable future. “
The electrified GV70 is one of five cars that the Hyundai-owned luxury brand is presenting in Guangzhou, alongside the G70 sedan, G70 station wagon, G80 sedan and GV80 SUV.
It is expected to arrive in Europe, although no pricing details have yet been announced.