It has been here only for a couple of years, but the GV80 might be the last ICE-powered model of the brand. Discover details about the 2024 Genesis GV80 below.
There is only a handful of luxury 7-passenger SUVs in the market today, but the GV80 from Genesis seems to have quite a great opportunity to make a decent rival to more established brands. With a striking appearance, excellent driving experience, and attempting economical price range in comparison to its class competitors, it sure won’t waste your time looking at some predictions and expectations when it comes to the future 2024 Genesis GV80.
A Brief Insight into the GV80
Making a debut in early 2020, the GV80 was the fourth model as well as the first SUV released by Genesis, the luxury subsidiary of Korean automaker Hyundai. It was born as the result of the brand’s design studios in three countries, the United States, South Korea, and German. It represents a new venture for the automaker as it formerly revolved around producing luxury sedans since being separated from the parent company and stood as a standalone brand.
The GV80 is currently positioned as the largest and highest-priced model in the Genesis lineup, beyond the sub-compact electrified SUV GV60 and compact luxury SUV GV70. Even though it is a relatively new player in the upscale SUV market, it already gathers a lot of praise from professional critics and general consumers, even when competing head-to-head with the likes of the BMW X5, Audi Q8, Volvo XC90, and Mercedes-Benz GLE.
Possibly Retained Elements
The details about the 2024 Genesis GV80 are extremely scarce by this point. The current model, however, brings three different engine options: a 300 HP turbocharged 2.5L unit, a 375 HP turbocharged 3.5L unit, and a 274 HP turbocharged 3L diesel unit. The latter is available in certain markets only.
Some features expected to remain in the future GV80 are the Hyundai’s Navigation-based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC), Nappa leather upholstery, remote smart parking assistance, Lexicon audio setup, and an NFC keyless entry. Additionally, several existing safety features that are most likely retained are lane keep assist, automatic high-beam assist forward collision avoidance assist, and driver attention warning amongst others.
Moving on to the design, the exterior appearance is described by Genesis with “athletic elegance” term and it seems like the claim is not exaggerated. Given the size, the SUV comes off as sporty and slim. It features a massive chrome grille, sleek double headlights, and wing-like lines that stretch from the front to the profile side of the car giving it a flowing charm.
The interior department simply offers a luxurious treat with leather upholstery, wooden detailing, and soft-feel finishing. Overall, the cabin looks very well thought out and put together.
A Potential Electrified Version of the GV80
Back in September 2021, Genesis conducted a press presentation, in which it reported the future strategy of the brand. It was said that by 2030, it will have eight EVs, and each model released after 2025 will be either a battery- or fuel-cell-powered electric vehicle.
The GV80 is expected to receive a facelift before it is finally replaced by another model in 2026. The replacement is sure to be a completely electrified vehicle model.
Price Estimation of the 2024 Genesis GV80
The 2024 Genesis GV80 price is yet to be known, but consumers can at least get a rough hint from the current price range, which starts at $50,000. It costs another $5,000 for those who want to opt for an AWD variant, an additional $10,000 for the more powerful engine, and up to another $20,000 for the top-ranging trim, the Prestige.
Again, most details about the 2024 Genesis GV80 are not here yet, but you can expect it to roll out next year. Until then, more hints about this model will be dropped by the manufacturer.