Genesis Premieres the First Electric Vehicle at Auto Shanghai 2021
- Genesis has made its first appearance at the Auto Shanghai.
- The Genesis Electrified G80 makes its global debut at Auto Shanghai 2021, marking the beginning of a new era of electrification.
- The Electrified G80, the perfect balance of Athletic Elegance building on the heritage of the G80, creating a new standard for luxury electric sedan.
- The Asia premiere of the Genesis X Concept showcases Genesis' vision for the future of sustainable luxury design.
SHANGHAI, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, global luxury automotive brand Genesis officially introduced its first electric vehicle, the electric model of the G80 (hereafter, Electrified G80) to the global market at the 2021 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (hereafter, Auto Shanghai 2021), which took place at the Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center. The occasion marked Genesis' first appearance at Auto Shanghai.
In addition to debuting the Electrified G80, Genesis presented the Genesis X Concept, an EV-based Gran Turismo (GT) concept car, to the Asian market for the first time, marking the beginning of a new journey towards electrification.
At the event, the brand's global and Chinese market strategies were introduced, and the Electrified G80 and the Genesis X Concept were unveiled.
"Today is very special because it represents a variety of firsts for the Genesis brand. Not only because this is Genesis' very first appearance at the Auto Shanghai, but it is also the first time we are unveiling a new product outside of Korea," said Jaehoon (Jay) Chang, Global Head of the Genesis brand. "The Electrified G80, the perfect balance of athleticism and elegance, marks the beginning of our journey into the EV market, representing Genesis in the era of electrification."
Genesis' First EV Model
The Electrified G80 is Genesis' first EV model, presenting a new standard for luxury electric sedans. It builds on the heritage of the G80 with its perfect balance of Athletic Elegance, while also offering customers much more value with its electric powertrain.
The Electrified G80 represents the perfect balance of Athletic Elegance, offering a luxurious and sophisticated driving atmosphere.
Based on the NEDC standard, the estimated maximum range per charge is more than 500km. (Based on the Korean EV certification system, the estimated number is 427 km) while 350kW rapid charging enables the battery to charge from 10% to 80% in just 22 minutes.