Ambitious Genesis unveils GV60 EV


Genesis is shifting to electric cars

Roseville, Calif. — Inspired by parent company Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Hyundai and Kia, Genesis has an ambitious goal of going fully electric by 2025.

The initial display is well designed 2023 Genesis GV60Compact electric crossover. This year, Genesis also offers the GV80 and GV70 electrified sedans, and is said to have several electric cars in the pipeline.

Hyundai Motor Group achieved one million sales of electric vehicles worldwide. The South Korean automaker has set its sights on one day overtaking Tesla as the global leader in electric vehicle sales.

The GV60 is 8 inches shorter in length and 2 inches lower in height than the gas-powered version of the GV70 SUV. The GV60 was described with a clamshell hood, oversized grille, and twin-striped taillights.

Great features

The attractive SUV has some great features. One of them is electric door handles that trigger when the driver approaches the car. It also has a facial recognition system and fingerprint authentication, and uses a digital key that replaces a physical key and allows users to unlock and start their vehicle via a smartphone.

Like Tesla and some other EV companies, Genesis will use over-the-air software updates. What the GV60 can’t match head-to-head with Tesla is range. The Genesis EV has two engine variants, both of which use twin electric motors, with a range of 235 to 248 miles.

performance and handling

Both models (Advanced, Performance) use a 77.4 kWh battery pack that can charge quickly. Genesis claims it can go from 10% to 80% in 18 minutes when using a 350kW charger.

The entry-level Advanced engine makes 314 horsepower and 446 lb-ft of torque, while the Performance model makes 429 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. For a short spurt, horsepower goes up to 483 by simply pressing the Boost button on the steering wheel. Overall, it hits 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds, which rivals the speed of Tesla Model Y performance.

The ride of the GV60 provides precise steering and easy handling. Another feature is regenerative braking. The i-Pedal gives the driver the ability to accelerate, slow down and stop using only the accelerator pedal, eliminating the need for the brake pedal.

Standard driver-assist safety features include Forward Collision Mitigation, Blind Spot Warning with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Blind Spot Intervention that automatically steers the vehicle into its lane, a surround view camera system, automatic and remote parking, lane keep assist, and parking sensors. Auto, reverse automatic braking, reminding rear seat passengers, safe exit alert, driver attention monitoring.

At a Glance – Genesis GV60

  • Performance: Dual electric motors, 316 hp; Twin engine with 429 horsepower
  • Mileage rating: 82-97 MPM
  • Estimated price: $59,400 to $68,400
  • Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles; Drivetrain: 10 years/100,000 miles; Roadside assistance: 5 years / unlimited; Corrosion: 7 years / unlimited; Battery: 10 years/100,000 miles

Unique cabin

Genesis GV60 EV

Genesis has created a unique cabin with lots of premium features. One is a sleek-looking ball located behind the infotainment knob on the center console. The crystal ball acts as a gear selector and rotates 180 degrees when the SUV is turned on for the first time.

The GV60 has a 12.3-inch high-tech touchscreen that serves as the gauge cluster and infotainment system. Technology requires some patience, especially in the beginning. But once mastered, the technique becomes self-evident.

The downside to the cabin is the overall size and sloping roofline that obstructs the driver’s rear view. It’s the smallest SUV in the Genesis lineup, smaller than both the GV70 and GV80 models. The front seats are comfortable and the rear seats are good, thanks to the generous amount of recline. Cargo space is modest at 24 cubic feet.

the 2023 Genesis GV60 With an attractive appearance and many unique features that are bound to catch interest among people who are looking for a great electric SUV.


Roseville Today is locally owned and community supported.
We have no affiliation with printing, politics or corporate media.
(20+ years strong!)

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.