Genesis Motor America: Pioneering Luxury Vehicles with Athletic Elegance

Genesis Motor America is the luxury vehicle division of Hyundai Motor Group, headquartered in Fountain Valley, California. Established in 2015, Genesis has quickly made its mark by combining forward-thinking design, advanced technology, and unmatched performance. As the youngest luxury automotive brand, Genesis is pioneering the future of luxury vehicles.

The Genesis Brand Philosophy: Athletic Elegance

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The Genesis brand philosophy centers around the concept of “Athletic Elegance”[1]. This ethos combines the sporty driving dynamics and performance of an athlete with the style, comfort and beauty of elegance. 

Some key principles of Athletic Elegance include:

  • Innovative Design: Genesis vehicles feature sensuous and flowing lines and curves, creating a sleek, athletic look. Attention to detail and high-quality materials provide elegance.
  • Driving Performance: Powerful turbocharged engines, responsive handling, and advanced chassis systems give Genesis models true sports sedan driving dynamics.
  • Technological Intelligence: Intuitive tech features like biometrics, over-the-air updates, and active road noise cancellation add seamless convenience.
  • Human-Centered Luxury: Spacious interiors with premium materials pamper drivers and passengers with comfort and sophistication. 
  • Personalized Attention: White glove delivery service and periodic care check-ins at one’s home or office provide an individualized ownership experience.

This athletic elegance philosophy carries through every Genesis vehicle, elevating each model into something truly unique in the luxury space.

Genesis Vehicles: Combining Performance with Luxury

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The Genesis lineup offers a range of vehicle types to suit different lifestyles and needs, all united by athletic elegance. Models include:


Genesis G70: The athletic, compact luxury sedan with precise handling and turbocharged power. Drivers can choose between a 2.0L 4-cylinder or powerful 3.3L twin-turbo V6. 

Genesis G80: The midsize executive sedan exuding athletic elegance through its flowing, coupe-like silhouette. Available 3.5L turbocharged or frugal 2.5L turbo 4-cylinder engines.

Genesis G90: The brand’s full-size flagship sedan focused on comfort and sophistication. Strong V6 or available V8 engines deliver smooth, powerful performance. 


Genesis GV70: The athletic small luxury SUV with car-like handling and turbocharged engines up to a potent 3.5L twin-turbo V6.

Genesis GV80: The refined midsize SUV with three rows of seating and a choice of efficient turbocharged engines, including an available hydrogen fuel cell electric model.

Genesis GV90: The upcoming full-size luxury SUV and new flagship of the Genesis lineup. Details are still under wraps but expect ultimate comfort for up to seven passengers.

Electric Vehicles

Genesis Electrified G80: The brand’s first electric vehicle – an electrified version of the G80 luxury sedan offering instant torque and zero emissions.

Genesis Electrified GV70: Coming soon, an all-electric variant of the popular GV70 SUV. Details are limited but it promises to blend performance and efficiency.

Future EVs: Genesis plans to roll out an entire lineup of innovative electric vehicles over the next few years. This includes an electric version of the flagship G90 sedan.

Genesis Technology: Innovation that Simplifies

A key Genesis brand pillar is “innovation that simplifies”. Their vehicles integrate technology intuitively to make life effortless for drivers. Some standout tech features include:

  • Biometric Identification: The world’s first fingerprint authentication system to unlock and start the vehicle without a key.
  • Over-the-Air Updates: Software and maps update remotely over the air to continuously improve functionality.
  • Active Motion Driver’s Seat: Reduces fatigue by automatically making micro-adjustments in certain driving situations.
  • Active Road Noise Cancellation: Monitors road vibrations and counters with precise sound waves to create a peaceful cabin.
  • Smart Posture Care System: Analyzes driving position and prompts adjustments via the seat, steering wheel, and more to reduce fatigue.
  • Digital Key 2: Allows drivers to unlock and start their Genesis with a compatible smartphone or smartwatch.
  • Intelligent Rear View Monitor: Shows a 180-degree rear view on the center display to improve visibility when parking.
  • Fingerprint Authentication Start Button: No need to carry a key – simply scan a pre-registered fingerprint to start the vehicle.

This technology simplifies life while enhancing safety and convenience for Genesis owners.

The Genesis Experience: Luxury Redefined

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Genesis aims to provide a new kind of luxury experience centered around the customer. From purchase to ownership, Genesis offers:

Personalized Purchase Experience

  • At-Home Test Drives: Genesis brings test drive vehicles to one’s home or office for a convenient personalized experience.
  • Genesis Personal Assistant: Dedicated agents guide shoppers through the purchase process and answer questions.
  • Transparent Pricing: Upfront pricing with no haggling provides a hassle-free buying experience.

Premium Ownership Experience

  • Valet Service Pickup & Delivery: Genesis picks up one’s vehicle from their home or office for scheduled service appointments. 
  • Service Courtesy Replacement Vehicle: Genesis provides a free courtesy replacement vehicle during service visits.
  • Enhanced Roadside Assistance: Genesis roadside assistance offers services like lockout service, fuel delivery, and towing.
  • Genesis Connected Services: Remote features like start/stop, lock/unlock, and vehicle status check-in are available on the app.
  • Over-the-Air Updates: Software, maps, and features update automatically over the air to keep things fresh.
  • Periodic Care Visits: Genesis technicians proactively visit at one’s home or office to inspect and care for the vehicle.

This white-glove service redefines the luxury experience to be truly customer-centric.

The Future is Electric at Genesis

Genesis has bold plans to lead the industry in electric vehicle technology. By 2025, Genesis aims for battery EVs to comprise over half of its global sales. 

To achieve this, Genesis is investing heavily in electric platforms, next-gen battery tech, ultra-fast charging, and vehicle-to-load (V2L) capabilities. This will allow their future EVs to deliver over 500 km of range and charge from 10% to 80% in under 20 minutes.

Exciting electric models coming down the pipeline include:

  • Electrified GV70 SUV
  • Electrified G80 Sedan
  • Electrified G90 Sedan
  • Electric version of upcoming GV90 SUV
  • Genesis X Concept electric gran turismo
  • Genesis X Speedium Coupe electric concept

Genesis aims to lead the charge into an electrified future. Their athletic elegant design philosophy combined with the serenity of electric power will define the new era of luxury EVs.

Athletic Elegance for the Future

In just a few short years, Genesis has established itself as a truly innovative luxury automotive brand. Their lineup of refined yet athletic sedans, SUVs and upcoming EVs brings a fresh perspective to the luxury space. By combining relentless performance, progressive technology, and an unmatched ownership experience, Genesis is luxury redefined. The future for this youthful athletic elegant brand is brighter than ever.

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