Unexpected Luxury

A quick glance at the Genesis G90 as it passes might have you assuming it is a Mercedes or BMW sedan, but a closer inspection reveals Hyundai now offers a world-class luxury ride.
Words // Bill Lindsey | November 22, 2022 | Luxury

Back in 1986, the idea of Hyundai offering a luxury sedan rivaling those from leading luxury carmakers would have been ludicrous, but that is exactly what has transpired. In addition to a very attractive exterior, the Nappa leather of the Genesis G90 and microsuede accented interior is the main attraction. Exceptional features ensure passenger comfort, including seats that offer numerous positions and 30-minute massages, as well as a 12.3-inch infotainment screen, adjustable lighting modes, and fragrance options. If the passengers are feeling festive, a 23-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system fills the cabin…but to minimize distractions, only the driver can hear parking sensor beeps, blind-spot alerts, and even turn-signal indicators. A 3.5 liter twin-turbo, supercharged V6 or an optional 409-hp V6 are linked to an 8-speed transmission with 3 driving modes — comfort, chauffer and sport — adjusting the suspension accordingly if you need to get to the airport quickly, take someone to lunch, or you’re alone and simply want to enjoy a particularly twisty bit of highway;