Here are some of the first official images of the Genesis GV80, the first sport-utility vehicle for this dynamic luxury brand. The much-anticipated, three-row (available) GV80 is the fourth model in the Genesis lineup, joining the G70, G80, and G90 sedans. Like its sedan siblings, GV80 is based on the rear-wheel-drive platform unique to the Genesis brand; all-wheel drive is optional. The “V” in the GV80 marque represents versatility that only a Genesis SUV can offer.
“Over the last four years, Genesis has established itself as a respected luxury brand with superior vehicle quality and a lineup of class-leading sedans with charismatic and discriminating style,” said William Lee, Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Genesis Brand. “With the launch of GV80, Genesis will elevate expectations for excellence within the luxury SUV market.”
In the coming weeks, we will have a more fab look at the first SUV created by an international collaboration between Genesis Design studios located in South Korea, the United States, and Germany.
“GV80 allows us to expand our definition of Athletic Elegance design language to a new typology while retaining sublime proportionality and sophistication of form,” said Luc Donckerwolke, Executive Vice President, Chief Design Officer of Hyundai Motor Group.
Signature Genesis design elements are immediately visible on GV80, from every vantage point. Surrounded by the high-tech Quad Lamps, the Crest Grille emphasizes gravitas consistent with the positioning of GV80. The Parabolic Line runs smoothly along the side with precise execution, accentuated by power lines above each wheel emphasizing stance and presence.
Sang Yup Lee, Senior Vice President, Head of Genesis Design added, “The Quad Lamp, our design signature, introduces an unmistakable visual impression completely unique to Genesis.”GV80, the first sport-utility vehicle for the brand.
“GV80 represents the essence of the innovative spirit of Genesis,” said William Lee, Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Genesis Brand. “As we launch GV80, our first luxury flagship SUV, we simultaneously open a new chapter for Genesis.”
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