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Hyundai’s Genesis code has begun to kick a drum for a U.S. launch this summer — finally — of a much-anticipated 2019 G70 oppulance sports sedan, a third indication in a new brand’s now all-car lineup. Genesis records that 3 some-more new models are due by 2021, and that a G70 is a final that will be a sedan.

Related: 2019 Genesis G70: Less Space, More Pace?

The prolongation G70 was initial denounced in Sep and finally got an official U.S. debut in Mar during a 2018 New York International Auto Show. In a meantime, Genesis has been enmeshed in a back-and-forth with existent Hyundai dealers over how it would rise a possess network of oppulance code stores.

The opening storm in Genesis’ launch debate leads with touting a opening chops of a new go-fast sedan. It shares a height and other pieces with corporate cousin a Kia Stinger hatchback, that is a favorite during But where a Kia stands out as large and brash, a G70 has a really opposite persona. It’s smaller, lighter and designed some-more conservatively to mix as a sporty oppulance messenger for a large Genesis G80 and bigger G90 upscale sedans.

But in a G70 package is a same superb span of engines – led by a 365-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 3.3-liter V-6 used in a Kia (as good as in other Genesis models). Genesis estimates that a V-6, that puts out 376 pounds-feet of torque, will be good for zero-to-60 mph in 4.5 seconds in a rear-wheel-drive indication and regulating (yee-haw!) launch control. The delivery is an eight-speed automatic, and torque-vectoring all-wheel expostulate is optional.

The bottom engine is a 252-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 260 pounds-feet of torque. It also has an eight-speed involuntary and discretionary torque-vectoring all-wheel drive. But a six-speed primer delivery also is an choice on a 2.0-liter and horsepower is 255 with that gearbox. A automatic limited-slip differential is customary with a V-6 and discretionary for a four.

Along with rack-mounted electric steering and accessible torque-vectoring all-wheel drive, we can adult a G70’s diversion in doing with an adaptive competition cessation option. The new sedan also offers a opening Brembo stop system. Genesis emphasizes a rigidity and low core of sobriety of a new sedan’s construction, and also says that a some-more regressive styling nonetheless manages a sleazy 0.28 drag coefficient, 0.29 if we opt for a 19-inch wheels and Michelin Pilot Sport 4 summer tires.

Providing a richer soundtrack for a sporty expostulate knowledge will be a G70’s Active Sound Design, with degrees of guttural sound interconnected to fit with a 5 accessible expostulate modes — Sport, Comfort, Smart, Eco and Custom.

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D.C. Bureau Chief Fred Meier, who lives each day with Washington gridlock, has an un-American adore of tiny wagons and hatchbacks. Email Fred

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