2016 New York Motor Show – Genesis New York Concept
Inspired by the G90 and G80, the Genesis New York Concept previews future style and design directions of the production G70. The South Korean automaker – you realize, of course, we’re talking about Hyundai – is not ready to reveal its market strategy just yet, although it’s somewhat obvious they plan on taking on BMW.
You will probably notice the “Athletic Elegance” design direction, previewed on the Vision G Concept. But the luxurious and modern concept you see here features much more than that, and the custom Ceramic Blue paint-job impossible to be ignored. Please note the long hood, menacing upright grille, horizontal headlamps – LED I hope, pronounced front fenders, and slim elongated taillights that define the overall body-lines of the concept.
On the inside, Genesis offers an advanced information control unit, including a curved 21-inch display, courtesy of LG, which incorporates driver instruments and multimedia functions, classic analog driver instruments and open steering wheel design. Everything has been fully wrapped in leather, with accents of anthracite and rich tan leather on the doors and seats creating an enjoyable atmosphere.
Also worth mentioning are the copper accents and aluminum inlays that may be found on the inside, as well. It seems that a hybrid powertrain was the company’s choice for the concept, including a 2.0 GDi engine mated to a 8-speed automatic transmission. The total system output supposedly stands at 242 hp (245 PS) and 260 lb-ft (353 Nm) of torque, but that’s as far as technical info about the Genesis New York Concept goes.