Genesis GV80 Coupe Concept arrives at 2023 New York show


The next step in Genesis’s model expansion has been previewed with the new Genesis GV80 Coupe Concept at the New York motor show.

The new GV80 Coupe Concept introduces design details first seen on the X Speedium Coupe concept.

The brand’s evolved two-line light structure are present and correct front and rear.

as well as a whale tail-like rear end and, obviously, a coupe-like roofline.

Genesis GV80 Coupe Concept arrives at 2023 New York showThe Korean luxury brand says the new concept is designed as a ‘statement of intent for the future.

hinting towards more emotional and performance-oriented models.

’ This corroborates with our earlier report that Genesis is working on fleshing out its future pure-electric offerings with a grand touring flagship.

“Over the past seven years, we have added more lifestyle-oriented models to the portfolio, such as our GV80 and GV70 SUV,” said Luc Donckerwolke.

Genesis’s chief creative officer. “Now we are pushing the envelope with more emotional cars that elevate Genesis’ performance and dynamic attributes.”

Sporty character

Genesis says the GV80 Coupe Concept uses a rear-wheel drive platform – in keeping with the brand’s efforts to build something at least slightly sportier than their current offerings – but no performance specs are given.

Its sporting exterior makeover includes large black five-spoke forged aluminium alloy wheels, spoilers front and rear.

and a muscular bodykit that includes flared wheel arches. The roof is made from carbonfibre as part of a weight-saving package. One notable design feature is the front lights.

which extend around the front corners of the car and towards the base of the A-pillar.

The sporty four-seat interior has bucket seats all round, and the cabin features lots of carbonfibre trim as well as Nappa and suede leather.

The bold ‘Magma’ exterior colour is also replicated inside. There is also a rear strut brace that sits behind the rear seats.

The GV80 Coupe is set to arrive at the same time as a facelift for the regular GV80. Genesis is also planning an even larger Genesis GV90 SUV to sit at the very top of its range.