The Genesis G90 is a full-size four-door luxury sedan manufactured by the Korean luxury automaker Genesis, a subsidiary of Hyundai.

Genesis G90
2020 Genesis G90 3.3T (facelift) (2), front 1.23.20.jpg
2020 Genesis G90
Overview
ManufacturerGenesis Motor
Also calledGenesis EQ900 (Korean: 제네시스 EQ900, before facelift)[1]
Production2015–present
Model years2017–present
AssemblyHyundai Motors Ulsan Plant, Ulsan, South Korea
Russia: Kaliningrad (Avtotor)[2]
Body and chassis
ClassFull-size luxury car (F)
Body style4-door sedan
Layout
RelatedHyundai Equus
Kia Quoris
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission8-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase3,160 mm (124.4 in)[3]
Length5,200 mm (204.7 in)
Width1,920 mm (75.6 in)
Height1,500 mm (59.1 in)
Chronology
PredecessorHyundai Equus

Initial release (HI; 2016–present)Edit

G90 (2016–present)Edit

The US market vehicle was unveiled at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (G90).[4] Early models included 3.3, 3.3 HTRAC, 3.8, 3.8 HTRAC, and 5.0 HTRAC.[5][6] US models of the G90 went on sale in September 2016 at Genesis retailers as 2017 model year vehicles. Early models included the 3.3T, 3.3T HTRAC, 5.0, 5.0 HTRAC.[7][8]

The Genesis G90 has the same 3.3-liter V6 as the current Kia Stinger and makes 365 horsepower and 376 lb-ft. of torque. The G90 Ultimate has a larger 5.0-liter V8 with 420 horsepower and 383 lb-ft. of torque. Both engines are available with all-wheel drive.[9]

 
Pre-facelift
 
Pre-facelift
 
Post-facelift

G90L (2017–present)Edit

The G90L is a long wheelbase version of the G90 sold in Korea as the EQ900L. Early models included the 5.0 HTRAC.[10]

1st Facelift (2018)Edit

A restyled G90 launched in Korea on November 27, 2018. The EQ900 was renamed to the G90 in the domestic market.

EnginesEdit

Petrol engines
Model Years Type/code Power@rpm Torque@rpm 0–100 km/h
(0-62 mph)
(Official)
3.3T 2015-present 3,342 cc (203.9 cu in) V6 Lambda II T-GDi (G6DP) 370 PS (272 kW; 365 hp)@6000 52.4 kg⋅m (514 N⋅m; 379 lbf⋅ft)@1300–4500 6.2s
3.3T HTRAC ?
3.8 3,778 cc (230.5 cu in) V6 Lambda II GDi (G6DN) 315 PS (232 kW; 311 hp)@6000 40.5 kg⋅m (397 N⋅m; 293 lbf⋅ft)@5000 6.9s
3.8 HTRAC ?
5.0 5,038 cc (307.4 cu in) V8 Tau GDi (G8BE) 413 PS (304 kW; 407 hp)@6000 (Regular)
425 PS (313 kW; 419 hp)@6000 (Premium)
51.4 kg⋅m (504 N⋅m; 372 lbf⋅ft)@5000 (Regular)
53.0 kg⋅m (520 N⋅m; 383 lbf⋅ft)@5000 (Premium)
5.7s
5.0 HTRAC ?

TransmissionsEdit

All models include 8-speed automatic transmission with SHIFTRONIC. It is available as a rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive (HTRAC).

ProductionEdit

As of 2015-11-24 (a day after pre-order began), pre-orders of EQ900 reached 4,342 units. As 2015-12-09, pre-orders of G90 exceeded 10,000 units.[11]

As of 2016-12-01, sales of G90 by Hyundai Motor America reached 403 units, with 301 units sold in November 2016.[12]

As of 2017-02-01, 468 units of G90 sedan were sold by Hyundai Motor America.[13]

In 2017, 12,300 Genesis EQ900s were sold in South Korea.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.carscoops.com/2018/11/facelifted-genesis-g90-rolls-fresh-design-new-tech-features/
  2. ^ "Avtotor has started the production of the Genesis G90 premium sedan". RusAutoNews.Com. 1 November 2016. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  3. ^ Genesis G90 specifications. Car & Driver. Retrieved May 28, 2017.
  4. ^ Hyundai Press Conference | 2016 NAIAS Live
  5. ^ Genesis Brand Launches its First Model, G90
  6. ^ Meet Hyundai's new flagship, the Genesis G90
  7. ^ GENESIS ANNOUNCES PRICING FOR ITS G90 LUXURY FLAGSHIP SEDAN
  8. ^ 2017 Genesis G90 signals Equus' evolution
  9. ^ Reyes, Alvin (2019-11-28). "2020 Genesis G90: It's a Whole Lot of Car". Automoblog. Retrieved 2019-12-11.
  10. ^ Hyundai's Genesis G90 stretches out back home in Korea
  11. ^ 'EQ900' 사전계약 물량 1만대 돌파
  12. ^ HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS RECORD NOVEMBER SALES
  13. ^ HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA REPORTS ITS BEST JANUARY EVER

External linksEdit