Genesis Motors is the luxury vehicle division of the South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company. The Genesis brand was officially announced as a standalone brand on 4th November 2015. According to a company spokesperson, the three main reasons for making Genesis a standalone brand were a successful seven-year occupation in the luxury car market; the Genesis sedan ranking in the top three sellers in its segment and customer demand for the Genesis brand. Earlier, Hyundai had introduced “Concept Genesis” in March 2007 as a “progressive interpretation of the modern rear-wheel drive sports sedan” and had introduced the Hyundai Genesis in 2008 at the North American International Auto Show.
Its first model the G90 was launched by Genesis as EQ900 in Korea on 9th December 2015. In the United States, Genesis launched it G80 and G90 models in late 2016. The company has appointed its initial dealers as a subset of the existing Hyundai dealers with designated space for Genesis within the dealership’s showrooms only.
Genesis Motors St. Louis
|Auffenberg Genesis||618-622-9001||Metro East|
|Dean Team Genesis||636-591-0500||West County|
|Mungenast Genesis||314-731-4986||North County|
|Suntrup Genesis||314-892-2552||South County|
Genesis plans to have six models in its fold by the year 2020. It will add a luxury sedan, a sports coupe and two SUVs by 2020. As of now, it has two popular models, namely G80 and G90 and is only the second luxury car brand to launch this century. Genesis G80 comes with a 311 HP engine with a mileage of 18 and 28 MPG in the city and on highway respectively. Genesis G90 comes equipped with a 365 HP engine with a mileage of 17 and 24 MPG in the city and on highway respectively. Both the models come with standard advanced safety and technology features such as Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection; Driver Attention Alert (DAA); Smart Blind Spot Detection (SBSD) with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA); Lane Keep Assist (LKA); Lane Departure Warning (LDW); Dynamic Bending Light (DBL); High Beam Assist (HBA); Pre-active seat belt; Nine air bags; Smart Cruise Control with Stop/Start; Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Vehicle Hold; Multi-view and forward-view cornering camera and front and rear parking sensors.
All Genesis cars, present and future, will come with consumer-centric programs to include 3 years/36K miles Complimentary Scheduled Maintenance and Service Valet; 3 years Complimentary Genesis Connected Care, Remote and Guidance; 3 years Complimentary Travel Link (Traffic and Data); 3 years Complimentary Annual Map Updates; Best-in-Industry Warranty with Enhanced Roadside Assistance and Concierge Services.
Genesis, on the whole, is all lined up to give a tough competition to the best in premium luxury cars segment.
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