2018 Autoshow Toronto. GENESIS GV80 Concept Debut


Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:01:00 PM

Genesis Reveals GV80 Concept SUV at 2018 Canadian International Autoshow

- Genesis further defines “Athletic Elegance” design language in innovative and high-tech SUV concept
- Advanced plug-in hydrogen fuel cell powertrain delivers truly refined performance
- ‘GV80 Concept’ explores a progressive approach to personal experience

(Genesis, February 2018) – On the February 15, Genesis unveiled its progressive GV80 Concept SUV in its Canadian premiere during the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Ontario. The new fuel cell concept SUV continues to build on the global brand’s expressive and refined ‘Athletic Elegance’ design direction. The GV80 Concept reveals precision details and a confidently evolved design language that provides subtle glimpses into the bold future of Genesis design and product development.

The GV80 Concept is the brand’s first interpretation of a versatile luxury SUV, which strikes a perfect balance between elegance and versatility. On the exterior, this is seen in the concept’s confident posture and athletic prowess, while the spacious interior indulges passengers and immerses them in technology that connects them to the vehicle. Recognizing the brand’s global impact, the GV80 Concept utilizes the latest plug-in hydrogen fuel cell electric technology to combine eco-performance and capability, all skillfully designed to fulfill the needs and explore the escapes of the urban adventurer. Genesis will continue to study the benefits of similar alternative propulsion systems and eco-friendly technologies for future product applications.

“The GV80 Concept is a SUV that alludes to the confidence and evolution of the Genesis brand – its design is timeless, with an understated yet dynamic overall surface complexity,” said Head of Genesis Design, Luc Donckerwolke. “These are all characteristics that embody Genesis products and delicately reflect distinctive elements, which you’ll continue to see in future models from our brand.”

“Canada stands on the forefront of global brand development for Genesis, and we are excited to unveil the GV80 Concept here,” said Head of Genesis Brand, Manfred Fitzgerald. “This concept is an important milestone for the brand to share our vision of the future, introducing a further expansion of our product portfolio.”

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