The new Genesis G80 Sport looks stunning

Look at those wheels
by Tom Harrison | Jul 10, 2021
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In case you didn’t know, the Genesis G80—Hyundai’s answer to the BMW 5-Series, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, and the Audi A6—isn’t even slightly sporty. Some people wouldn’t be bothered by that at all, but if you are, then please be upstanding for the new Genesis G80 Sport, a lightly sportified take on what is a hugely refined, comfortable sedan.

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Engines? No news on those yet. Full specs will be revealed nearer the G80 Sport’s launch later this year.

For now, though, it seems the key differences between the Sport and the standard car are cosmetic—there’s a new three-spoke steering wheel, plus new grilles, bumpers, trim, and wheels.

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But there is one big mechanical upgrade that could make a big difference to the way the G80 drives: It gets rear-wheel steering. If done well, that ought to make the G80 feel significantly keener and more agile. Presumably, Genesis has also messed around with the suspension and so on, but again, we won’t know what it’s done until later.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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