Genesis is eager to maintain up with the established luxurious gamers in all areas, together with electrification. To that finish, it should launch its personal battery-powered sedan someday subsequent yr, however till then we will test it out in camouflaged prototype kind and take a look at to attract as a lot info as attainable from it.
As you may think, from its identify, this isn’t going to be a bespoke electrical providing constructed on a particular EV platform (which is what Audi, Mercedes-Benz and BMW are doing with their upcoming EVs). As a substitute, it’s a battery powered model of the present G80 sedan, referred to as the eG80, so it’s most likely not going to have the ability to match the Germans for outright specs.
Nonetheless, it should reportedly have a variety of as much as 310 miles (500 km), respectable efficiency and Degree 3 autonomous driving options (that are being developed in collaboration with Korean tech big, Samsung). Little else is thought in regards to the undertaking at this level, though we’re certain Genesis will announce the automobile formally quickly and probably share extra particulars on its technical specs.
Till then, you’ll be able to test a camouflaged prototype quietly testing across the Nurburgring Nordschleife in Germany, on this video courtesy of Automotive Mike. If the just about fully silent working didn’t give the truth that that is an EV away, then you definately must also level your consideration to the dearth of exhausts, in addition to the totally coated (albeit nonetheless fairly giant) entrance grille. Anticipate to see the mannequin unveiled and launched someday in 2021 alongside eGV70 electrical SUV.