SEOUL – Genesis this week in a YouTube broadcast unveiled its first dedicated electric vehicle (EV), the coupe-styled crossover GV60.
The GV60 offers a safe and convenient driving experience with advanced autonomous driving technology that is based on active safety approach, as well as various driver assistance systems, protecting passengers from possible dangers both inside and outside of the vehicle.
These safety and convenience features include Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA), Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Assist (BCA), Safe Exit Assist (SEA), Intelligent Speed Limit Assist (ISLA), Driver Attention Warning (DAW), rear side monitor, High Beam Assist (HBA), Smart Cruise Control (SCC), Navigation-Based Smart Cruise Control (NSCC), Lane Following Assist (LFA), Highway Driving Assist 2(HDA 2), Rear View Monitor (RVM), Surround View Monitor (SVM), Rear Cross-Traffic Collision-Avoidance Assist (RCCA), Parking Distance Warnings for the front, side and rear (PDW), Rear Parking Collision-Avoidance Assist, and Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA).
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The Multi-Collision Brake (MCB) automatically activates the brake if the driver temporarily loses control of the vehicle after a first collision. The Pre-Active Front Seat Belt protects passengers by fastening the seat belt in advance when encountering a dangerous situation.
In addition to these active safety features, the GV60 uses a multi-frame structure at the front that distributes energy from collisions. On the side, it also applied hot-stamping reinforcement materials to the center pillar and applied aluminum parts to the side to ensure passenger and battery stability.
A total of eight airbags, including the center side airbags in front seats, have been provided as standard option to ensure the safety of passengers in the event of an accident.
Performance and range of the luxury GV60
The is available in three models: a standard rear-wheel-drive model, a standard four-wheel-drive model, and a performance model with four-wheel-drive.
Each model features a 77.4kWh battery, and the standard RWD model features a maximum driving range of 451km per charge.
The standard RWD model is equipped with a motor that features a maximum output of 168kW and a maximum torque of 350Nm. The standard AWD model is equipped with a 160kW motor for its rear wheels and a 74kW motor for its front wheels, providing a total output of 234kW, a maximum torque of 605Nm, and a maximum driving range of 400km per charge.
The performance model features two 160kW motors for the front and rear wheels, delivering a total output of 320kW, maximum torque of 605Nm, and a maximum driving range of 368km per charge.
To view a complete overview of the new Genesis GV60, click HERE.