Please Tell Us Your City

Knowing your city will help us provide relevant content to you.

Sorry! No matching results found. Try again.Error Identifying Your Location.

Log in to CarWale

Please enter your password
Forgot password?
Please enter your registered email

Sign up to CarWale

Please enter your name
+91
Please enter your mobile number
Please enter your password
Please enter your password
Ad

Genesis Essentia breaks cover at New York

March 29, 2018, 05:24 PM IST by Omkar Thakur
Genesis Essentia breaks cover at New York

Hyundai’s luxury arm, Genesis, has showcased its most extravagant car yet, the Essentia. This 2+2 electric two-door GT is all electric with a double-bubble roof that reminds us of Zagato.

The Genesis Essentia looks like a futuristic rendering of 60s coupe sportscars like the 250 GTO. The silhouette of the long hood, sloping roofline and the chopped tail has been recreated in perfect proportions. The bonnet and the entire roof is made out of glass, thus giving you a peek at the advanced inboard suspension setup as well as the luxurious cabin. 

Unlike the current trend of having the batteries installed under the floor-pan, the batteries are stacked in the central spine to make it sit as low as possible, have a low roofline and not compromise on the cabin space. While no details of the electric setup have been divulged yet, it is expected to hit 100kmph in three seconds and that is seriously quick by all standards.

The Essentia concept was imagined by three stalwarts – Manfred Fitzgerald (ex-Lamborghini), Luc Donckerwolke (ex-Bentley) and Albert Biermann (ex-BMW M). With a carbon fibre tub, carbon fibre panels and the racing suspension setup, this concept has been thoroughly thought out. The Essentia concept might become a reality by 2020 if Hyundai gets good feedback from New York.

 
Tags:Hyundai,Verna,Hyundai Verna
Show CommentsHide Comments
Ad

Hyundai Verna Price in Popular Cities

CityOn-Road Prices
Kolkata₹ 8.83 Lakhs onwards
New Delhi₹ 9.02 Lakhs onwards
Bangalore₹ 9.64 Lakhs onwards
Hyderabad₹ 9.34 Lakhs onwards
Chennai₹ 9.31 Lakhs onwards
Mumbai₹ 9.28 Lakhs onwards
  • Upcoming Cars

Maruti Suzuki New ErtigaMaruti Suzuki New Ertiga

21 November 2018

7.80L - ₹ 12.40L
Mahindra Alturas G4Mahindra Alturas G4

24 November 2018

35L - ₹ 40L
Tata HarrierTata Harrier

January 2019

16L - ₹ 22L
Tata 45XTata 45X

March 2019

8L - ₹ 10L
Kia SPKia SP

July 2019

14L - ₹ 20L
All Upcoming Cars
Ask the experts1800 2090 230Mon-Fri (9 AM - 8 PM)
Sat (9 AM - 5:30 PM)
Sun (9 AM - 7 PM)
Toll free

Select your city to avail offers

Currently available only in