The new Genesis brand is entering its second model year with the 2018 Genesis G80 that is familiar, luxurious and sport tuned for you to have the high quality drive you want to enjoy. If there seems to be something that you know well about this car it’s because the G80 used be the Hyundai Genesis and now it’s the G80 and is the anchor of the new luxury brand from Hyundai. This car is built to be able to take on the leaders in the luxury market and make it easy for you to have the high performance and high quality ride you want to enjoy.
While you might not think there would be a long list of changes made for this car, the G80 does add a new Sport trim to the lineup in order to give you more of the performance and enjoyment that you want to have on the road. This new G80 Sport shows up with a 3.3-liter twin turbocharged V6 engine with a sport tuned eight-speed transmission and an adaptive sport suspension. No matter the trim, you’ll have improved style inside and out for this car and enjoy new standard safety features to give you the information you want.
If you want a car that offers you a huge value for the performance you receive, this is the one you want to enjoy. This car is one that offers you the comfort of a fantastic luxury sedan while offering you a powerful and handsome look while being loaded with safety and comfort items for you to enjoy. You’ll love the fun and the performance you get from this car while paying thousands of dollars less than what most of the luxury cars are priced at to give you a great ride to enjoy on the road.
The standard offerings for you to enjoy on the Genesis G80 start at the Standard trim for you to begin your shopping. This version of the car shows up with active safety and driving features that include automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist and a driver alert system. You’ll also have the benefit of leather upholstery, power operated and heated front seats, rain sensing windshield wipers, a rearview camera, an auto dimming rearview mirror, a navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity and the 10-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty that helps you have the peace of mind you’ve been looking for.
From under the hood you can choose from three different engines for this car. All three use the transmission mentioned earlier. The base engine is a 3.8-liter V6 that produces 311 horsepower and 293 lb.-ft. of torque while the Sport engine makes it to the middle and provides you with 365 horsepower and 376 lb.-ft. of torque. At the top of the group you have a 5.0-liter V8 engine that pushes out 420 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque in order to give you the drive you want to enjoy on the road.
As you move up to the Premium or the Ultimate trim levels you’ll have more features to choose and enjoy on the road. At the Premium level you have a 14-speaker Lexicon audio system, a panoramic sunroof, a seven-inch color instrument cluster, a wireless charging pad, ventilated front seats, a power rear sunshade and front and rear parking sensors. You can add AWD to the mix instead of the standard RWD that’s offered no matter the trim. The Ultimate package brings you a higher grade of leather, a 17-speaker Lexicon system, added wood and aluminum interior trim, a 9.2-inch touchscreen, a power operated trunk and a head up display.
The 2018 version of the Genesis G80 continues to show us that Genesis is truly a luxury brand that will continue to improve and grow over the next several years. We can all admire what this G80 brings and if you want more performance and agility, the new Sport trim offers you a great way to drive. Come in and take a look at this gorgeous new car and let it be the one that allows you to enjoy the drive and the quality that is offered from Genesis with this gorgeous car.