Genesis GV70 will be equipped with a fingerprint scanner and baby breathing sensor
Drivers of the new Genesis compact crossover called GV70 will be able to pay for fuel and parking without contact. In addition, the car will receive a new system of reminders about passengers in the back rows.
Genesis - Hyundai's premium brand - will equip the new GV70 compact crossover with a number of innovative features. According to The Korean Сarblog with reference to the official representative of the company, the car will receive a special contactless payment system for parking or refueling. To activate it, a fingerprint scanner will be installed in the car. Also, after biometric identification, it will be possible to start the crossover engine and automatically activate the driver's personal settings.
Another new feature is an advanced system that reminds you of the passengers in the back rows. With the help of a special radar, the technology can even detect the movement of the chest of a sleeping baby. The system can also distinguish between animals, even if they are in a carrier.
Sales of the Genesis GV70 crossover in Europe should begin next year. The main competitors of the new product are called Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes-Benz GLC. In the model range of the brand, the new product will take place one step below the large GV80 crossover. The technical specifications of the car have not yet been fully declassified. According to unofficial data, the engine range of the new car will be presented by a new 2.5-liter Theta III turbo engine with a capacity of 304 HP, as well as a 380-horsepower 3.5-liter six-cylinder unit. Both engines will work together with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The car will be available with rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. According to unofficial data, in the future, the crossover may have an electric version. The diesel version is not expected to appear on the model.