The 2024 Genesis G70 has introduced a smile to our growing old mugs. We hoped Genesis would shoehorn the soon-to-be-defunct Kia Stinger’s gutsy 2.5-liter turbocharged four-banger when the previous unveiled the refreshed G70 in 2022 (however that didn’t occur!). Genesis finally heard our pleas and is lastly upgrading the G70’s 2.0-liter to a extra raucous and potent 2.5-liter unit for the 2024 mannequin 12 months, providing 48 extra horses than earlier than.
2024 Genesis G70: What’s New?
The 2022 redesign made the Genesis G70 one of many sharpest-looking sport-luxury sedans in our e book. Sister firm Kia has been slaying the catwalk with its angular and attention-grabbing “Opposites United” design idiom, and we truly discover the Kia Stinger a pleasing factor to behold.
Nonetheless, Hyundai’s Genesis division is wowing onlookers with its “Athletic Class” styling cues, and the G70 is a fantastic instance. For 2024, the G70 has inherited the exiting Kia Stinger’s 2.5-liter turbo four-cylinder with the identical 300 horsepower and 311 lb-ft. of torque. Accompanying the ability hike are commonplace Brembo anchors to enhance braking precision and pedal really feel.
Genesis G70 3.3T
We just like the 2024 G70’s new 2.5-liter turbocharged mill, however our wager stays on the G70 3.3T with a 3.3-liter turbo V6 shared with the outgoing Kia Stinger. It produces 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft. of torque to command the eye of German automobiles on the street, and the usual rear-wheel drivetrain ensures an old-school muscle automotive really feel.
These needing an all-weather grip will likely be glad that each G70 has an obtainable all-wheel drivetrain, though the model has discontinued the guide gearbox choice for the reason that 2022 mannequin 12 months. There’s no official phrase from Genesis but, however we reckon an eight-speed computerized is commonplace for the all-new G70 2.5T and three.3T.
Up to date Exterior & Inside Trim
Genesis has added two-tone inside themes (Black/Grey and Black/Beige) and up to date paint hues (Vatna Grey and Kawah Blue) for the 2024 G70. Different modifications embody a brand new Guilloché-pattern Genesis emblem, a frameless rearview mirror, a brand new touch-type local weather management show, and fancier switchgear to raise the car’s posh setting.
2024 Genesis G70 MSRP
Genesis will announce extra particulars about its upcoming 2024 G70 in late 2023, together with the beginning MSRPs. We’re anticipating a slight uptick in base costs, starting at about $42,500 for the G70 3.5T and $48,000 for the range-topping G70 3.3T.
Alvin Reyes is an Automoblog characteristic columnist and an knowledgeable in sports activities and efficiency automobiles. He studied civil aviation, aeronautics, and accountancy in his youthful years and remains to be very a lot smitten to his former Lancer GSR and Galant SS. He additionally likes fried rooster, music, and natural drugs.
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