TodayApril 15, 2022

Genesis G70 adds Athletic Elegance

Exterior and Infotainment upgrades

  • The new Genesis G70 strengthens Genesis brand identity, aligning all existing models with the current Athletic Elegance design philosophy
  • Enhances existing market-proven driving performance credentials and leading safety features
  • Driver-centered interior and 10.25-inch infotainment system upgrades user experience

Genesis revealed the new Genesis G70 that will go on sale in Korea first. Initially launched in 2017, the luxury sports sedan has an athletic design, dynamic driving performance, and leading safety features. It attracted such achievements as the 2018 Good Design Award (Transportation Design Division), Top Safety Pick+ recognition from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).


The new Genesis G70 features enhancements that focus on an athletic exterior design evolution, a driver-centered interior, and state-of-the-art technology update leveraging features found within the Genesis lineup.
The signature crest grill set even lower than the Quad Lamps, which spread outward, evokes a sprinter’s pre-race posture and highlights the new Genesis G70’s position as the most athletic sports sedan by Genesis.

The side air extractors are optimized for efficiency show a form-follows-function mentality while the sensuous surface around the front wheels expresses the powerful muscles of a sports sedan.

Rearward, Quad Lamp taillights inspired by the soaring wings of the Genesis logo identifies with a distinctive Genesis aesthetic. The full-width G-Matrix mesh and body-colored diffusers surround the oval exhaust tips add finishing touches to the exterior design. The interior leverages a driver-centered architecture resembling a fighter jet cockpit and adds the latest connectivity specifications.


A new 10.25-inch infotainment system features an exclusive Genesis UI design supporting the latest over-the-air (OTA, cellular update feature) wireless updates and Valet mode. The wireless charging system has also been changed to a horizontal layout, increasing convenience for those with ever-changing smartphone sizes.

“The new Genesis G70 will engage customers with its dynamic design and the latest innovations in safety and luxury,” a Genesis official said. “We are thrilled to reveal more detailed specifications next month.”

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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