Offenbach (dpa/tmn) – Genesis honors the special taste of local customers at its summer European debut. As a standalone model in the European Union, Hyundai’s luxury sister also sells a manual station wagon. The third model on the grid next to the G80 luxury sedan and GV80 large SUV is called the G70 Shooting Break, according to the manufacturer.
It competes with cars like that T . model Mercedes C-Class, BMW 3 Series Touring or Audi A4 Avant. However, Genesis hasn’t mentioned any pricing yet. The Shooting Brake is a purely European derivative of the G70 sedan, which marks the entry into the Genesis range worldwide. The station wagon has a length of 4.69 meters and a luggage compartment volume from 465 to 1535 liters. According to Genesis, the luggage capacity is 40 percent more than that of the four-door.
It will be offered with two four-cylinder engines. It is available in rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive and always with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The gasoline engine has a capacity of 2.0 liters and, according to the manufacturer, has a power of 180 kW / 245 hp. The Genesis mentions 2.2 liters and 147 kW / 200 hp for the diesel. However, the Koreans do not yet provide any information on driving performance and consumption.