2018 Genesis G80 Sport for US Market

After the promotion of G90 and G80 models, Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis, was presented and G80 Sport model. Specifically, this model was previously promoted to Busan, and recently the American public is familiar with this vehicle. More specifically, at the 2016 LA Auto Show was shown 2018 Genesis G80 Sport. To remind, in Busan was presented and the standard Genesis G80, which is a modified version of earlier and more luxurious Hyundai Genesis sedan.

Even during 2015, Hyundai has decided to promote its global brand Genesis. Under the auspices of this brand, Hyundai plans to offer several different luxury models. The first in the series was the Genesis G90, which is available from the end of 2015. This model is a modified version of the Hyundai Equus model, and in South Korea sold as Genesis EQ900. After him is the market came G80, or luxury Hyundai Genesis. From its predecessor, the G80 is distinguished by a sleek front of the vehicle, which includes the bumper, grille and light units. Finally, the latest creation of the brand Genesis is the new G80 Sport model. It will soon be available on the US market, and later in other world markets.


2018 Genesis G80 Sport Design and Specs

This very interesting model will offer an interesting choice of exterior colors. Customers will also have access to Casablanca White, Caspian Black, Himalayan Grey, Polar Ice and Sevilla Red paint outside.

Exterior will adorn and other aesthetic details. 2018 Genesis G80 Sport comes with a sportier bumpers, compared to the standard G80. Also, the vehicle will possess a modified suspension, additional air vents and exhaust system with four tailpipes. A special stamp outward appearance of the vehicle give and aluminum wheels of 19 inches and honeycomb front grille in dark chrome edition.

The interior of the vehicle exudes exceptional sporting spirit. In order to charge the leather sports seats and steering wheel, details of carbon fiber and aluminum pedals. G80 Sport will be held for the Apple and Android Auto CarPlay connection.


Under the hood, the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport gets the twin-turbocharged 3.3-liter V6 power unit. This engine is taken from the G90 flagship sedan. The engine is fitted with eight-speed automatic transmission. In Genesis G90 sedan, the engine develops 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. The same figures are expected with G80 Sport models.

The question is, why Hyundai did not offer a version with more powerful 5.0-liter V8 engine, which is offered in different versions G80 sedan. This engine produces a whopping 420 horsepower with 383 lb-ft of torque. Perhaps the reason lies in the fact that Genesis plans to offer a version of the “N” mark. The G80 is expected to also purchased high-performance version, or Genesis G80 N. If the Sport version got the most powerful engine, since N model would be in the shade.

Release Date and Price

In the US market, 2018 Genesis G80 Sport should appear in spring 2017. Still has not officially announced the price at which this fantastic car will be available.

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