Genesis New York Concept previews BMW 3 Series challenger

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Genesis has unwrapped the company’s BMW 3 Series challenger at the New York Auto Show.

Set to preview an all-new model that will take fight against premium heavy weights such as the BMW 3 Series and Lexus IS, the concept is likely to wear the G70 badge. If the concept is any indication, the production model should be something to look forward to.

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Inside, the interior is suitably futuristic and is dominated by a massive 21-inch 4K display supplied by LG and housed in an aluminium casing. While the concept’s interior features a four-seat layout, the production car will likely get a more conventional five-seat arrangement.

Under the elongated bonnet of the Genesis New York Concept is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor to generate a combined output of 180kW and 353Nm of torque. Power is sent to the tarmac via an 8-speed automatic transmission.

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Hyundai/Genesis hasn’t announced when the rumour G70 will hit the market but don’t expect it till the later part of this decade.

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