Genesis GV60 EV wins 2024 SUV of the year in China

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis is making its mark in the world’s largest EV market. The all-electric Genesis GV60 won China’s 2024 SUV of the year award, beating out several key rivals.

Genesis GV60 earns 2024 China SUV of the year award

Since its launch in 2021, the Genesis GV60 has earned several awards, including the German premium car of the year in 2023.

Its most recent comes in the biggest EV market by far. Hyundai announced the Genesis GV60 won the “2024 SUV of the Year” at the Car of the Year awards. The awards are sponsored by the editor-in-chief of China’s major auto publications, with over 40 journalists as judges.

Genesis’ electric luxury SUV beat out 80 other models. Three models were chosen: the Lotus Eletre, Genesis GV60, and Geely Galaxy L7.

The Genesis GV60 swept the competition, earning 186 points (Eletre 121 pts, Geely L7 – 103 pts).

“This award strengthens the Genesis brand’s position in the Chinese market,” said Genesis China’s CEO Wells Lee. He added the brand is “pleased that the luxurious design, excellent performance, and technology of the GV60” is being recognized in the world’s largest EV market.

The GV60’s sleek design, luxury interior, and advanced tech continue to attract new customers in key regions. Genesis set a new sales record in the US last year and is on pace to break it again in 2023.

Based on Hyundai’s E-GMP platform with a 76.4 kWh battery, the GV60 offers up to 645 km (400 mi) CLTC range (up to 294 mi EPA-est range).

Genesis GV60 EV wins 2024 SUV of the year in China 2

With 400/800V multi-input charging, the Genesis GV60 battery can charge from 10%-80% in as little as 18 minutes. It also includes features like vehicle-to-load (V2L) and digital key 2.

The electric SUV is available in two versions in China: Luxury, starting at ¥ 286,800 ($40,000), or Ultimate Luxury, which costs ¥ 352,800 ($49,200).

In the US, the new 2024 Genesis GV60 is available in three trims. It starts at $52,000 with up to 294 miles range.

Source: electrek

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