Genesis revealed the technical characteristics of the GV70 compact crossover
Genesis spoke about the engine range of the compact crossover GV70 and new safety systems.
Genesis - Hyundai's premium brand - has completely declassified the compact GV70 crossover. Prior to this, the Koreans showed the public only the design of the exterior and interior of the car.
The range of new engines includes three engines. The car can be purchased with a 2.5-liter gasoline turbo engine with a return of 304 HP and 422 Nm of torque. The car also has a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 380 HP and 530 Nm of torque. In addition, customers will be offered a 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine. The power of this unit is 210 HP and 441 Nm of torque.
The Koreans have so far indicated dynamic characteristics only for the 380-horsepower GV70. This crossover gets the first "hundred" in 5.1 seconds. Also, the press release does not specify the car's gearbox. According to Carscoops, it will be an eight-speed "automatic". Drive - rear or all-wheel-drive.
Optionally, the car will be equipped with an adaptive chassis that can change settings depending on the data received from the front camera. All-wheel-drive crossover received a system for selecting driving modes Multi-Terrain Control. Among the available options: "mud", "snow", "sand".
The driver can use the Highway Driving Assist II (HDA II) autopilot. The system is capable of independently driving a crossover within one lane, as well as change lanes when the turn signal is turned on. Another innovation is a special air purification system in the cabin with an efficiency of 99.9%.
The GV70 is also equipped with 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. Among the safety systems: the function of preventing collisions when driving in reverse, the driver's attention tracking system, and an advanced Parking assistance system. In addition, the GV70 is equipped with 8 airbags.
Also, the Koreans revealed details about the sports modification of the crossover - Sport. This car received large air intakes, a diffuser in the body color, 21-inch wheels, and a radiator grille with a three-dimensional pattern.
Sales of the Genesis GV70 crossover should begin in the second quarter of 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.