The new SUV member 2022 Genesis GV70 is spied testing recently on the Nürburgring. According to the manufacturer, the upcoming model will share its platform and engine with the flagship model GV80.
The prototype that is caught testing is wearing a heavy camo, but we managed to see some exciting stuff. Firstly, we can see that it comes with an identical design language as the GV80. Basically, the GV70 comes with the same shape, and it uses the same headlights and taillights. From the latest information, this SUV will be available to purchase next year in the U.S.
2022 Genesis GV70 Spy Photos Review
The brand’s smallest SUV, 2022 Genesis GV70, will sit below the larger GV80. As we mentioned, the GV70 has been spied recently testing on the Nürburgring wearing heavy camouflage. However, some new upgrades are visible at first glance compared to the GV80 model.
Basically, the design language is the same, and both models will sit on the same platform. First, the latest spy shots show the GV70 with the same recognizable shield-shaped black grille and horizontal LED headlamps. The rear profile reveals a new spoiler, giving this SUV a more sporty vibe. On top of that, the manufacturer used horizontal two-piece taillights, bumper in body color, and round exhaust tips.
Like every Genesis model, expect the new 2022 GV70 to come with a very luxurious cabin. However, the latest spy shots failed to provide more interior details. We heard a lot of gossips recently, and one is that the layout will be the same as in the GV80. That means we can expect the same arrangments inside and enough room for five occupants. Also, comfort will be on high-level thanks to plenty of upscale materials.
Most likely that GV70 will feature the same 10.3-inch infotainment screen as many of nowadays Genesis models. This infotainment supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Besides, expect more amenities on the higher trims.
From what we heard, the new 2022 Genesis GV70 should Genesis provide many new driver-assistance aids. The standard model will most likely include systems such as rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, and lane-keep assist.
2022 Genesis GV70 Engine Specs and Transmission
The manufacturer didn’t officially reveal what engine will power the new 2022 Genesis GV70. As we already mentioned, the all-new model shares the platform with GV80, so expect most likely the same engine under the hood. That means Genesis GV70 will use a 2.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine producing 290 horsepower.
If you are seeking for more power, Genesis also offers a more potent 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 as an optional engine. This powertrain, according to speculations, should produce around 375 hp and 390 lb-ft of torque. Both engine options will be available with eight-speed automatic transmission.
Price and Release Date
The 2022 Genesis GV70 is just caught testing and is wearing a heavy camo. From what we heard, the forthcoming SUV will hit markets next summer. Price is another mystery, but expect Genesis GV70 to touch a $40,000 mark easily. Of course, going for a higher level of equipment, the price will jump.