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Genesis’ BMW X6 rival tackles the Nurburgring

The impending ‘coupe SUV’ model of the Genesis GV80 has been spied in prototype shape present process trying out on the Nurburgring.

A video revealed to YouTube via person CarSpyMedia displays the GV80 Coupe seems to seems to be very similar to the common wagon type from the entrance, however has a extra rakish rear finish. It’s similar to the likes of the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, amongst different ‘coupe SUVs’.

Genesis first previewed this type with the GV80 Coupe Thought, printed as an almost production-ready type on the corporate’s flagship retail house in New York Town. The corporate additionally showed the car would input manufacturing.

At this degree it’s nonetheless unclear when Genesis will divulge the production-specification GV80 Coupe, regardless that reviews out of Korea have advised it is going to input manufacturing early in 2024 together with a facelifted model of the common GV80.

The reviews additionally indicated it could best be presented with the highest 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6 petrol engine, regardless that Genesis hasn’t showed powertrain main points but.

The Korean Automotive Weblog additionally reviews the GV80 will acquire the similar 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged V6 because the long-wheelbase model of the flagship G90 sedan, that includes a 48V electrical supercharger designed to beef up potency and responsiveness.

Within the G90, the inclusion of this supercharger bumps outputs to 305kW of energy and 549Nm of torque from 279kW and 530Nm, the latter outputs being the similar as observed within the GV80 3.5T.

All native variations of the common GV80 wagon with the two.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine have been lately axed in a transfer to cut back complexity and towards electrification.

A Genesis Australia spokesperson showed rear- and all-wheel force GV80 wagon variants with the two.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine accounted for 25 in step with cent of gross sales.

The GV80 wagon continues to be to be had in the community with a selection of 3.5-litre V6 turbo-petrol and three.0-litre inline-six turbo-diesel engines. The latter used to be lately reported to be getting the awl globally.

At this degree it’s unclear if the GV80 Coupe will elevate a worth top rate over the GV80 wagon. The latter lately had its base value build up past $100,000 in the community.

Till the top of July, Genesis has bought a complete of 208 GV80s. It’s been outsold via the Audi Q7 (1043 gross sales), BMW X5 (2105 gross sales), Land Rover Defender (1956 gross sales), Mercedes-Benz GLE wagon (1726 gross sales), and Volvo XC90 (793 gross sales).

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