(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Middle East specifications for the all-new Genesis G70, which was recently unveiled in South Korea, are planned to be announced in early 2018.
Informing this, a press statement said the G70 the third Genesis model — is an 'athletic sedan characterised by its graceful and dynamic exterior styling, elegant and intuitively designed interior.
The G70 also incorporates 'numerous advanced driver assist systems and a high level of connectivity with server-based voice recognition technology using Kakao Corp's artificial intelligence platform.
In Qatar, Skyline Automotive is the official partner for the Genesis brand.
Genesis launched the G70 at a special festival in Seoul's Olympic Park.
'The launch of the Genesis G70 is an important milestone for our brand, said Manfred Fitzgerald, head of Genesis Division.
The all-new G70 showcases the future direction of the Genesis brand's design identity.
Athletic elegance is represented in the exterior styling, as the car captures both beauty and tension, like an athlete poised to perform.
Luc Donckerwolke, head of Genesis Design, added: 'The G70 is designed to captivate all senses with its sensuous and tensioned muscular volumes.
From the front and side, the prominent crest-type grille, character lines extending from the hood emblem, and pronounced air intakes, communicate muscular performance.
In the rear, the LED rear combination lamps continue the quad lamp theme, while the raised trunk lid and compact bumper designs give the G70 a poised character. The G70's interior is configured to prioritise an excellent user experience, with superb fit and finish throughout. The interior packaging reflects simplicity, with an emphasis on genuine functionality.
The G70 offers three powertrains internationally a 3.3-litre V6 petrol turbo, 2.0-litre I4 petrol turbo and a 2.2-litre I4 diesel.
Dynamic performance features include Launch Control to maximise power control in acceleration mode; rack-mounted, motor-driven power steering and multi-link rear suspension for precise handling and comfortable ride; dynamic torque vectoring system to improve vehicle cornering control; and mechanical limited slip differential for safe driving capabilities in low friction road conditions such as rain, snow and ice.
Following the lead of the G90 and G80, the G70 offers the most comprehensive levels of safety in its class.
Overall body stiffness and rigidity have been dramatically strengthened, while passengers are protected by nine airbags.
A suite of advanced driver assist systems is integrated into the ‘Genesis Active Safety Control' package to offer the highest level of safety and convenience in its class.
These include Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Highway Driving Assist, Blind spot Collision Warning and Driver Awareness Warning.
The G70 also incorporates a diverse range of advanced technologies that deliver ultimate convenience and connectivity.
An example includes the smart posture control system.
When the driver's body information is input, the system automatically adjusts the seat, steering wheel, outside mirror and heads-up display to the optimal position, ensuring minimal stress even on long journeys.
Advanced convenience and connectivity features include an 8-inch touchscreen display supporting MirrorLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and server-based voice recognition technology, using Kakao's artificial intelligence platform ‘Kakao I'.
The G70 completes the Genesis brand's sedan lineup, along with the G90 flagship and mid-luxury G80.
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