Genesis has announced the U.S. pricing and features of the 2023 Electrified GV70. Built on its GV70 platform, the model features a a host of technologies designed specifically for EVs.
While the brand has not yet revealed the U.S. delivery date for the EV, it confirmed that it the Electrified GV70 will be its first model to be assembled in the region. Entering production at the Hyundai Motor Group’s plant in Montgomery, Alabama, it will also be the brand’s first model produced outside of South Korea.
Starting at $65,850 (€61,495), the Advanced AWD version of the Electrified GV70 offers a variety of standard equipment as well as the brand’s full suite of safety features and ADAS. Leading its technology offering is a 14.5-inch central HD display that houses a premium navigation system that works alongside an 8.0-inch digital cluster. A premium trim, called the Electrified GV70 Prestige AWD, starts at $72,650 (€68,109) and offers several luxury design additions, a 12.3-inch 3D instrument cluster, a head-up display, a premium audio system from Lexicon, and active noise control capabilities.
Both trims are powered by a pair of 214 hp (160 kW) motors in the front and rear, offering a combined power output of 429 hp (320 kW) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) of torque. While range specifications have not yet been advised for the U.S. model, these capabilities will be supported by a 77.4 kWh battery. Enabled by the battery is the EV’s Vehicle-to-Load function, which allows for users to lend its power to external devices, such as electric camping equipment and consumer devices.
Similarly shared between the trims are a suite of connectivity features. Inside, users can benefit from a diverse radio offering (AM, FM, Sirius XM, and HD Radio), Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and the brand’s built-in package of Connected Services. Further convenience is provided by a wireless device charger, while security remains a focal point through the inclusion of a fingerprint authentication system and the Genesis Digital Key – which allows the user’s smartphone to be recognized as an alternate vehicle key.
The U.S. launch of the Electrified GV70 is the latest step taken by Genesis towards it goal to offer a fully electric vehicle line-up by 2030. By 2035, it expects to achieve carbon neutrality across its global operations.