The Genesis X Concept is absolutely beautiful

We hope this makes it into production
by Tom Harrison | Apr 1, 2021
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Well isn’t this a lovely surprise. Welcome to the Genesis X Concept—a “high performance” electric grand tourer from Hyundai’s luxury offshoot that looks the absolute business. Agree?

The company’s fifth concept makes use of the “Two Lines” design language from its production cars, which have been on sale in the USA for some time and ought to arrive in the UK later this year.

The Genesis X Concept

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We’re told the X “embodies the design language of future Genesis EV models”. The brand’s head of design SangYup Lee (formerly of Bentley, VW, Audi, and General Motors) says “the signature Two Lines theme and sustainable luxury will be blueprints for the futuristic designs and state-of-the-art technologies that Genesis seeks to adopt in its future models.”

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The two-door coupe has a classic silhouette, with a proper BMW 6-Series-style shark-nose, long hood and stubby rear end. Inside there’s a floating center console, “Free-Form” display, and four seats.

The Genesis X Concept Front Close-Up

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We know nothing of what powers the X, nor whether it’s likely to make production in any form. We hope it does of course—maybe as a coupe-ified version of the G80 to rival the Mercedes E-Class Coupe, or even the BMW 8-Series. We can but dream.

The Genesis X Concept Angled Front View

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The Genesis X Concept Alternative Front View

The Genesis X Concept Front View

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The Genesis X Concept Front Passenger Seats

The Genesis X Concept Steering Wheel and Dashboard

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The Genesis X Concept Gear Controls

The Genesis X Concept Tire Close-Up

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The Genesis X Concept Side Mirror

The Genesis X Concept Profile

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The Genesis X Concept Angled Rear Top View

The Genesis X Concept Angled Rear View

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The Genesis X Concept Angled Front Top View

The Genesis X Concept Angled Rear View at Night

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The Genesis X Concept Angled Profile

The Genesis X Concept Front View

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

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