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MIAS 2017: Hyundai reveals the Genesis G90 flagship sedan

MIAS 2017: Hyundai reveals the Genesis G90 flagship sedan image

AutoIndustriya.com / AutoIndustriya.com | March 30, 2017 18:25

Hyundai aims for the luxury market with the Genesis G90

Hyundai's new luxury flagship sedan has officially arrived in the country. Making its local debut at the 2017 Manila International Auto Show is the all-new Genesis G90. Billed by the company of having “athletic elegance”, the 2017 Genesis G90 features a sleek and muscular exterior design, a posh and comfortable interior and a high-output V8 powertrain. 

Beginning with the exterior, the Genesis G90 has an imposing front fascia that is dominated by a large slatted chrome grill and tapered LED headlights. Over to its side, large rear doors denote the car's roominess inside.

It is then topped off by a distinct character line that runs the entire length of the car, and the multi-spoke 19-inch alloy wheels. Around the back, the Genesis G90 has cascading LED taillights inspired by the Vision G Concept. Completing the rear design is the chrome strip on the trunk lid. 

MIAS 2017: Hyundai reveals the Genesis G90 flagship sedan

In terms of size, the Genesis G90 measures 5,205mm long, 1,915mm wide and 1,495mm tall. On the other hand, the wheelbase comes in at 3,160mm.

Stepping inside, the Genesis G90's seats are upholstered in Nappa leather. Meanwhile, providing in-car entertainment is a 12.3-inch touchscreen display on the center console and two 9.2-inch displays for the rear seats. Other features present inside the G90 are: three-zone climate control, double soundproof glass, wireless smartphone charging, Lexicon 17-speaker Quantum Logic surround sound system, power adjustable front and rear seats, rear cooling vents and an illuminated instrument panel. 

MIAS 2017: Hyundai reveals the Genesis G90 flagship sedan

Propelling the all-new Genesis G90 is a 5.0-liter 32-valve Tau V8 that is mated to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The eight-cylinder motor generates 425 PS along with 520 Nm of torque. In addition, the body itself is made from 51.7-percent Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) and benefits from an adaptive suspension control.

Some of the safety features present in the Genesis G90 include: lane departure assist, blind spot detection, front and rear sensors and a 9-airbag system.

Available colors for the 2017 Genesis G90 are Marble White and Onyx Black.

Suggested retail price of the all-new Genesis G90 is at PhP 7,528,000