Genesis Shows Off US-Bound 2022 G70 Launch Edition

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The refreshed sedan gets a limited edition.

Genesis is now pushing hard into the luxury market and upping its exclusivity level with a launch edition for its refreshed G70 model. It will be limited to a 500 model run and come with unique color combinations and the upgraded 365 horsepower twin-turbo 3.3-liter V6 engine. The G70 Launch Edition comes with a red leather interior, lightweight 19-inch black wheels, and the choice between Verbier White or Melbourne Grey "shape defining" matte exterior paint. It's also available with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive and will go on sale alongside the standard refresh model in the spring of this year. Unfortunately, the manual option is completely gone for the 2022 model year.

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The G70 3.3T Launch Edition builds on the Sport Prestige package that comes with electronically controlled suspension, a limited-slip diff, Brembo brakes, and a variable exhaust valve system. Tech includes a head-up display, surround-view camera system, blind-spot monitoring, a Lexicon 15-speaker sound system, Genesis Digital Key, and more.

The matte paint certainly shows off the Genesis G70's updated styling using the design language we first saw on the all-new GV80 SUV. That includes the distinctive quad headlamps, a reshaped signature crest grill mounted lower on the front, and new split-style LED taillights.

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Aside from the Launch Edition, the refreshed G70 will be available with 14 exterior colors, including new options like Sedona Brown, Tasman Blue, and Bond Silver, as well as non-matte Verbier White, Melbourne Grey. Inside, the updated G70 has a larger 10.25-inch infotainment screen with a unique user interface design to the Genesis brand. The infotainment system supports over-the-air updates via a Wi-Fi feature, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard.

Pricing hasn't been released yet, but we expect there to be a small bump over the current pricing, which starts at $37,025 and rises up to $49,225 for a 3.3T AWD model. The G70 Launch Edition will be the range-topper until the 500 units are sold, and it's available to reserve now on the Genesis website.

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