Genesis G80

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Genesis G80
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Overview
Manufacturer Genesis (Hyundai)
Production 2016–present
Model years 2017–present
Assembly Hyundai Motors Ulsan Plant, Ulsan, South Korea
Russia: Kaliningrad (Avtotor)[1]
Body and chassis
Class Mid-size luxury/Executive car (E)
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout FR / F4
Related
Dimensions
Wheelbase 118.5 in (3,010 mm)[2]
Length 196.5 in (4,990 mm)
Width 74.4 in (1,890 mm)
Height 58.3 in (1,480 mm)
Chronology
Predecessor Hyundai Genesis
Rear view

The Genesis G80 (Korean: 제네시스 G80) is a four-door, five passenger, executive sedan manufactured by Hyundai's luxury brand Genesis, successor of Hyundai Genesis.

Initial release (DH, 2016–present)[edit]

G80 (2016–present)[edit]

Changes to Hyundai Genesis included new bumpers, new internals for the headlights and a revised grille.

The vehicle was unveiled in 2016 North American International Auto Show,[3] followed by 2016 Busan Auto Show.[4]

Korean models went on sale in July 2016.[5] Early models included 3.3, 3.3 HTRAC, 3.8.

US models went on sale in September 2016 as 2017 model year vehicle. Early models include 3.8, 3.8 HTRAC, 5.0.[6][7][8]

The Genesis G80 was launched to the Russian market in 2017 with a 2.0-litre Theta turbocharged engine producing 245 hp (180 kW), eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive.[9]

G80 Sport (2017–present)[edit]

It is a version of Genesis G80 with twin-turbo 3.3-litre V6 engine with 365 hp,sportier bumpers, a quad-exhaust tips, a mesh grille, an

The vehicle was unveiled in 2016 Busan Motor Show,[10][11] followed by 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show,[12] and the 2017 North American International Auto Show.[13]

US models went on sale as 2018 model year vehicles.

Engines[edit]

Petrol engines
Model Years Type/code Power, Torque@rpm
3.3 2016– 3,342 cc (203.9 cu in) V6 Lambda II GDi (G6DH) 282 PS (207 kW; 278 hp)@6000, 35.4 kg⋅m (347 N⋅m; 256 lbf⋅ft)@5000
3.3 HTRAC 2016– 3,342 cc (203.9 cu in) V6 Lambda II GDi (G6DH) 282 PS (207 kW; 278 hp)@6000, 35.4 kg⋅m (347 N⋅m; 256 lbf⋅ft)@5000
3.3T 2016– 3,342 cc (203.9 cu in) V6 Lambda II T-GDi (G6DP) 370 PS (272 kW; 365 hp)@6000, 52.0 kg⋅m (510 N⋅m; 376 lbf⋅ft)@1300-4500
3.3T HTRAC 2016– 3,342 cc (203.9 cu in) V6 Lambda II T-GDi (G6DP) 370 PS (272 kW; 365 hp)@6000, 52.0 kg⋅m (510 N⋅m; 376 lbf⋅ft)@1300-4500
3.8 2016- 3,778 cc (230.5 cu in) V6 Lambda II GDi (G6DJ) 315 PS (232 kW; 311 hp)@6000, 40.5 kg⋅m (397 N⋅m; 293 lbf⋅ft)@5000
3.8 HTRAC 2016– 3,778 cc (230.5 cu in) V6 Lambda II GDi (G6DJ) 315 PS (232 kW; 311 hp)@6000, 40.5 kg⋅m (397 N⋅m; 293 lbf⋅ft)@5000
5.0 2016– 5,038 cc (307.4 cu in) V8 Tau GDi (G8BE) regular fuel: 413 PS (304 kW; 407 hp)@6000, 51.4 kg⋅m (504 N⋅m; 372 lbf⋅ft)@5000

premium fuel: 426 PS (313 kW; 420 hp)@6000, 53.0 kg⋅m (520 N⋅m; 383 lbf⋅ft)@5000

5.0 HTRAC 2016– 5,038 cc (307.4 cu in) V8 Tau GDi (G8BE) regular fuel: 413 PS (304 kW; 407 hp)@6000, 51.4 kg⋅m (504 N⋅m; 372 lbf⋅ft)@5000

premium fuel: 426 PS (313 kW; 420 hp)@6000, 53.0 kg⋅m (520 N⋅m; 383 lbf⋅ft)@5000

Transmissions[edit]

All models include eight-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC. The G80 is available as a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive (HTRAC).

Production[edit]

The Genesis G80 was manufactured in Ulsan, Korea.

In August 2016, 1,497 units of G80 sedan were sold by Hyundai Motor America.[14]

As of 1 February 2017, 1,350 units of G80 sedan were sold by Hyundai Motor America.[15]

Marketing[edit]

During 2017 NFL Pro Bowl, Genesis G80 sedans were awarded to Offensive and Defensive Most Valuable Players.[16]

Awards[edit]

The 2018 Genesis G80 has been nominated as a finalist for the IDEA (International Design Excellence Award).[17]

References[edit]

External links[edit]