2020 Genesis GV80 reportedly to have 375hp and priced under $50k in Korea

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Genesis’s new GV80 has been leaked and specs has been detailed. According to Top Rider, 2020 Genesis GV80 will be initially launched with 3.0-liter diesel engine offering 274hp and 589 Nm of torque and is mated with an eight-speed automatic transmission and helps the crossover to accelerate from 0-62mph in 6.8 seconds. One month later, Genesis is reported to offer two petrol variants. Smaller version is turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder generating 300 hp and 422 Nm of torque and takes 6.9 seconds to hit 0-62mph.

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There is a more powerful version which is powered with a turbocharged 3.5-liter V6. With help of large displacement, it generates an output of 375 hp and 530 Nm of torque. Since, power is increased, acceleration time of 0-62mph is decreased to 5.7 seconds. Not much information is disclosed about the 2020 Genesis GV80, but was revealed that crossover would be 195-inch long, 77.8-inch wide and 67.5-inches tall with 116.3-inch long wheelbase. For comparison, BMW X5 is 194.3-inch long, 78.6-inch wide, 69-inch tall and 117.1-inch long wheelbase.

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It is also reported that 2020 Genesis GV80 will use a number of aluminum components but we are guessing that it would be found on hood doors. Moreover, taillight will use a lightweight material that saves 41kg of weight. Price of 2020 Genesis GV80 is reportedly priced from ₩58.5 million and for fully equipped diesel variant, it is ₩82.5 million. We will come to know more about the 2020 Genesis GV80 later this month when it will be unveiled.

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