Genesis G90

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Genesis G90
2020 Genesis G90 3.3T (facelift) (2), front 1.23.20.jpg
Overview
ManufacturerGenesis Motor (Hyundai)
Also calledGenesis EQ900 (pre-facelift)[1]
ProductionNovember 2015–present
Model years2016–present (South Korea)
2017–present (worldwide)
AssemblySouth Korea: Ulsan
Russia: Kaliningrad (Avtotor)[2]
DesignerPeter Schreyer (pre-facelift)
Luc Donckerwolke (facelift)
Body and chassis
ClassFull-size luxury car (F)
Body style4-door sedan
Layout
RelatedGenesis G80
Kia K9
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission8-speed Hyundai A8 automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase3,160 mm (124.4 in) (Sedan)[3]
3,180 mm (125.2 in) (Facelift)
3,450 mm (135.8 in) (Limousine)
Length5,205 mm (204.9 in) (Sedan)
5,220 mm (205.5 in) (Facelift)
5,495 mm (216.3 in) (Limousine)
Width1,915 mm (75.4 in)
Height1,495 mm (58.9 in) (Sedan)
1,505 mm (59.3 in) (Limousine)
Curb weight1,995–2,140 kg (4,398–4,718 lb) (3.8)
2,060–2,185 kg (4,542–4,817 lb) (3.3T)
2,215–2,245 kg (4,883–4,949 lb) (5.0)
2,270–2,290 kg (5,004–5,049 lb) (Limousine)
Chronology
PredecessorHyundai Equus

The Genesis G90 is a full-size four-door luxury sedan manufactured by the Korean luxury automaker Genesis, a subsidiary of Hyundai.

Initial release (HI; 2015–present)[edit]

G90 (2015–present)[edit]

The Genesis G90 was first unveiled in South Korea on December 9, 2015 as the Genesis EQ900.[4]

The US market vehicle was unveiled at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (G90).[5] Early models included 3.3T, 3.3T HTRAC, 3.8, 3.8 HTRAC, and 5.0 HTRAC.[6][7] US models of the G90 went on sale in September 2016 at Genesis retailers as 2017 model year vehicles. Early models included the 3.3T, 3.3T HTRAC, 5.0, 5.0 HTRAC.[8][9]

The Genesis G90 has the turbocharged 3.3-liter V6 which makes 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft. of torque while the G90 Ultimate has a larger 5.0-liter V8 with 420 horsepower and 383 lb-ft. of torque. Both engines are available with all-wheel drive.[10]

G90L (2015–present)[edit]

The G90L[11] is a long wheelbase version of the G90. It was sold in Korea as the EQ900L initially, then it was renamed as the G90L after the 2018 facelift. It is available only as a V8 5.0L AWD (HTRAC).

Facelift (2018)[edit]

A restyled G90 launched in Korea on November 27, 2018. The EQ900 was renamed as the G90 in the domestic market.

Engines[edit]

Petrol engines
Model Years Type/code Power@rpm Torque@rpm 0–100 km/h
(0-62 mph)
(Official)
3.3 Lambda II T-GDi 2015–present 3,342 cc (203.9 cu in) V6 (G6DP) 370 PS (272 kW; 365 hp) @ 6,000 rpm 52.4 kg⋅m (514 N⋅m; 379 lbf⋅ft) @ 1,300–4,500 rpm 6.2s (RWD)
3.8 Lambda II GDi 3,778 cc (230.5 cu in) V6 (G6DN) 315 PS (232 kW; 311 hp) @ 6,000 rpm 40.5 kg⋅m (397 N⋅m; 293 lbf⋅ft) @ 5,000 rpm 6.9s (RWD)
5.0 Tau GDi 5,038 cc (307.4 cu in) V8 (G8BE) 413 PS (304 kW; 407 hp) @ 6,000 rpm (Regular)
425 PS (313 kW; 419 hp) @ 6,000 rpm (Premium)
51.4 kg⋅m (504 N⋅m; 372 lbf⋅ft) @ 5,000 rpm (Regular)
53.0 kg⋅m (520 N⋅m; 383 lbf⋅ft) @ 5,000 rpm (Premium)
5.7s (RWD)

Transmissions[edit]

All models include 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC. It is available as a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive (HTRAC).

Production[edit]

As of 2015-11-24 (a day after pre-order began), pre-orders of EQ900 reached 4,342 units. As 2015-12-09, pre-orders of G90 exceeded 10,000 units.[12]

As of 2016-12-01, sales of G90 by Hyundai Motor America reached 403 units, with 301 units sold in November 2016.[13]

As of 2017-02-01, 468 units of G90 sedan were sold by Hyundai Motor America.[14]

In 2017, 12,300 Genesis EQ900s were sold in South Korea.

Sales[edit]

Calendar Year United States Canada
2016 782 38
2017 4,398 92
2018 2,136 81
2019 2,239 82

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.carscoops.com/2018/11/facelifted-genesis-g90-rolls-fresh-design-new-tech-features/
  2. ^ "Avtotor has started the production of the Genesis G90 premium sedan". RusAutoNews.Com. 1 November 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  3. ^ Genesis G90 specifications. Car & Driver. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.autoblog.com/2015/12/09/hyundai-equus-eq900-genesis-g90-flagship-sedan-official/
  5. ^ Hyundai Press Conference | 2016 NAIAS Live
  6. ^ Genesis Brand Launches its First Model, G90
  7. ^ Meet Hyundai's new flagship, the Genesis G90
  8. ^ GENESIS ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ITS G90 LUXURY FLAGSHIP SEDAN
  9. ^ 2017 Genesis G90 signals Equus' evolution
  10. ^ Reyes, Alvin (2019-11-28). "2020 Genesis G90: It's a Whole Lot of Car". Automoblog. Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  11. ^ Hyundai's Genesis G90 stretches out back home in Korea
  12. ^ 'EQ900' 사전계약 물량 1만대 돌파
  13. ^ HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS RECORD NOVEMBER SALES
  14. ^ HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS ITS BEST JANUARY EVER

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