The V-8 Engine Has No Future at Genesis

The next-generation G80 sedan will go no higher than a V-6, and the G90’s Tau V-8 will eventually be phased out.

Hyundai’s premium brand Genesis will eventually drop the Tau V-8 engine that’s currently offered both on the G80 and G90 sedans. The G80 (pictured below), a car that started its career as the second-gen Hyundai Genesis and was renamed the Genesis G80 for the 2017 model year, will get a complete makeover and drop the engine next year. “The G80 range will be topped off by the V-6,” Genesis CEO Manfred Fitzgerald told Car and Driver.

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