Genesis GV70, the SUV becomes electric. Only with dual engine and all-wheel drive

Genesis GV 70 becomes electric. The automaker unveiled the battery-powered version of its SUV

at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. which has been called Genesis Electrified GV 70. An interesting model that seems to also arrive on the European market. From this point of view, all you can do is wait for further information from the manufacturer.

Genesis, however, does to know that the technical characteristics communicated are for the Korean market. Those for the international market may differ.


The electric model is based on that endothermic that we already know. However, the automaker has made some design changes to improve aerodynamic efficiency. The news mainly concern the front where we find a new grille, closed, and a different design of the air intakes. The grill also hides the charging flap inside. Also new are the alloy wheels 20 inches. Given the absence of the tailpipes, Genesis has also slightly revised the design of the rear bumper.

Small adjustments also to the interiors, always quite refined. Specifically, sustainable materials were used. Speaking, however, of the powertrain, the new electric SUV will be offered only with a double electric motor and therefore with all-wheel drive. Each unit has 160 kW and 350 Nm of torque. Overall, with the Boost mode, available there are 360 kW and 700 Nm of torque . According to the manufacturer, to go from 0 to 100 km / h takes just 4.5 seconds.

The SUV can count on the driving mode “e-Terrain Mode” that allows you to tackle in safety all types of routes. Although it has not been explicitly stated, it seems that the car can rest on the E-GMP platform as it supports the architecture a 800 V and V2L (Vehicle to Load) technology that allows you to recharge devices electric up to a maximum power of 3.6 kW. Speaking of autonomy, Genesis limited itself to speaking of a distance of 400 km according to the Korean cycle .

Recharging from a column of 350 kW , for go from 10% all ‘80% of battery needed 18 minutes. To maximize efficiency, if driving conditions allow, the car uses only one electric motor. The car also features an intelligent energy recovery system whose operation varies according to driving style and road conditions. Obviously, there is no shortage of latest generation ADAS solutions for always safe travel.

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