Genesis is delaying the launch of the Electrified G80 sedan after a deliberate spring showroom debut. The automaker did not reveal why, however mentioned there will not be any additional particulars on pricing and on-sale date till late summer season or early fall.
As not too long ago as Wednesday, June 22, the Genesis web site mentioned the electrical sedan would “arrive in spring 2022.” It’s assembled at a plant in Ulsan, South Korea, alongside the usual G80 sedan and GV80 crossover.
World microchip shortages and different provide chain bottlenecks have disrupted a number of product launches and automobile availability world wide. They’ve had an affect extra not too long ago in Asia, particularly China, the place tight COVID controls have disrupted manufacturing for automakers and suppliers.
The Electrified G80 will come solely with all-wheel drive and two 136-kilowatt electrical motors, one within the entrance and one within the rear, powered by an 87.2-kilowatt-hour battery. Mixed output shall be 365 hp and 516 pound-feet of torque.
It should have an ultra-fast 800-volt structure that can be capable of cost from 10 to 80 % of battery capability on a 350 kW DC quick charger in 22 minutes. On a 240 kW stage 2 charger, it should cost from 10 to 100% in simply over seven hours. The charging port is situated on the entrance grille.