All-new Genesis G80 Sport unveiled at EXCS in Riyadh

G80 Sport powered by a 365-hp 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 with direct injection

GENESIS Saudi Arabia (Al Wallan Trading Company, Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Co. and Al Majdouie Automotive Co.) is showcasing the all-new Genesis G 80 Sport at the 11th edition of the Luxury Motor Show (EXCS11) being held in Riyadh until Sunday (Oct. 8.)

The all-new Genesis G 80 Sport is an important addition to the growing Genesis lineup of luxury automobiles. It joins the Genesis G90 and G80 models, and the launch is expected to provide a substantial impulse to strengthen the Genesis brand in the Saudi Arabian market.

Sheikh Fahd Al Wallan, CEO of Wallan Trading Company, Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Co. and Al Majdouie Automotive unveiled the all-new G 80 Sport in the presence of senior executives of Genesis Middle East and Africa, and the press.

"The Genesis brand, which was launched in 2016, has already achieved significant global success, especially in Korea, Saudi Arabia and the United States,” said Sheikh Fahd Al Wallan.

“The launch of the all-new G80 Sport constitutes an important step within the general framework of Genesis’ strategic plan, aimed at promoting Genesis products through introducing a new range of SUV models equipped with new engines, to achieve its goal of launching six new models by 2021.”

The arrival of the Genesis G80 Sport represents a firm commitment to providing models that meet Saudi clients’ high expectations and aspirations by both Wallan Trading Company and Genesis Motors.

Mike Song, Genesis’ Head of Operations for Africa and the Middle East, underscores the Saudi Arabian market as being an important hub for Genesis, which has succeeded in consolidating its position as an important luxury brand.

"Since its debut, Genesis enjoyed great admiration and demand in Saudi Arabia, and has built a positive reputation for advanced engineering and high quality,” said Song.

The Genesis G80 Sport design team has worked hard to create an integrated experience for lovers of luxury and comfort, where high performance is coupled with unique internal and external designs that enhance dynamic performance and offer unprecedented comfort for all car occupants. Genesis has made great efforts to offer something truly different in the automotive market with the production of the G80 Sport.

The all-new Genesis G80 Sport embodies sporting elegance in every sense, and integrates style, high performance, and exceptional driving dynamics. This model is available in two interior colors, either black and grey, and seven exterior colors.

The car is equipped with a 3.3-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine that produces 370hp, with maximum torque of 510 Nm at 6000 rpm, and which can propel the car from 0–100 km/h in just 5.9 seconds. — SG