The New York Auto Show saw the unveiling of the Genesis New York Concept. For those of who are unaware, Genesis is the luxury brand of Korean automobile manufacturer, Hyundai.
An entry level sports concept, the New York Concept can be seen taking visuals cues from its elder siblings, the G90 and the G80. The company plans has kept their focus on the design aspect while working on the Genesis hybrid. Once launched, it will rival the BMW 3 series, Jaguar XE, Mercedes Benz C-Class and the Audi A4.
Featuring a sleek as well as an aggressive design on the exterior, the concept is supposed to offer “the unexpected” according to parent company Hyundai. Both the ends seem to have a sort of a mean stance that can be seen on the AMG-GT from Mercedes-Benz.
Powering the Concept would be a 2.0 litre GDi engine that is said to produce a power output of 242 hp and a maximum torque of 353 Nm. This engine would send power to the wheels with the help of an eight speed automatic transmission.
Coming to the interiors, the concept features four individually sculpted single seats that are wrapped in tan leather with anthracite accents apart from the suede leather used on the headrests. The centre console features a floating design and stretches all the way to the rear cabin. Other features include a Human Machine interface (HMI) that gives the users a glimpse of the upcoming driver interface and a 21 inch 4K curved display (courtesy LG), which houses the multimedia functions and driver switches among others. An open design steering wheel is also on offer.
Although it is not clear which features will make it to the production line, we are quite excited to see the production spec model. What about you? Tell us your views through the comments section below.
Following is the image gallery for the Genesis New York Concept: