Genesis giving its BMW X5 rival a power boost – report

Genesis’ biggest SUV is reportedly getting a new range-topping mild-hybrid powertrain, among other changes coming with a mid-life update.

The Korean Car Blog reports the facelifted GV80 will get the same 3.5-litre twin-turbocharged V6 as the long-wheelbase version of the flagship G90 sedan, featuring a 48V electric supercharger designed to improve efficiency and responsiveness.

In the G90, the inclusion of this supercharger bumps outputs to 305kW of power and 549Nm of torque from 279kW and 530Nm, the same outputs as seen in the GV80 3.5T.

GV80 Coupe Concept

Genesis will reportedly make some major changes to the GV80 as part of its mid-life update, due to enter production in September 2023.

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