There is not an excessive amount of flawed with the current Genesis G70. In 2019, it was the MotorTrend Car of the Year, and we have been dwelling with one for the final 12 months as a part of a long-term check. It’s had a few issues, nevertheless it’s up to now glad general. As one of many earliest devoted Genesis fashions to be designed, nevertheless, the G70 at present appears to be like nothing like the remainder of the lineup—however a lately leaked photograph of the refresh reveals Genesis has plans to repair that.
The leaked photos first appeared on TheKoreanCarBlog.com, and the look reveals the model’s protect grille is now being utilized right here, because it has already on the G80 and the G90. (Cautious observers will observe that the decrease consumption of the pre-refresh G70 previewed this “protect grille” form through some rigorously positioned traces within the mesh.) The brand new automobile will even undertake the double-strip headlight design seen on the GV80 SUV, versus the extra standard single unit in place on the present G70. The look is certain to be polarizing, and, as these photos aren’t the perfect, the automobile may prove to look much less like an offended, cybernetic fish stalking its prey when seen in particular person.
The rear finish re-do is considerably tamer even because it, too, has been introduced consistent with the G80, G90, and GV80 with double-strip taillights, in addition to new exhaust retailers. The particular automobile within the leak additionally incorporates a “2.0” badge on the automobile’s rump, indicating the G70 is extremely probably to hold ahead its present turbocharged 2.0-liter engine and never undertake the corporate’s new Smartstream turbo 2.5-liter. The dual-turbo 3.3-liter V-6 will probably nonetheless be the optionally available powertrain alternative.