- Third Genesis model to receive top honours from US magazine MotorTrend
- Genesis GV70 previously named 2022 SUV of the Year and G70 designated as 2019 Car of the Year
FRANKFURT, Germany, November 17, 2022 – Today, US monthly magazine MotorTrend named the 2023 Genesis G90 as its 2023 Car of the Year during the Genesis press conference at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. This marks the third time Genesis has received top honors from MotorTrend, following GV70 as 2022 SUV of the Year and G70 as 2019 Car of the Year.
“We are humbled to have our flagship G90 sedan named as 2023 MotorTrend Car of the Year,” said Claudia Marquez, chief operating officer of Genesis Motor North America. “Genesis is pleased to receive this recognition, further demonstrating the focus we place on delivering products with a level of design, performance, and refinement that customers have come to expect.”
G90 competed against twenty Car of the Year contenders in MotorTrend’s annual evaluation of the most competent, desirable, and capable vehicles to debut for the 2023 model year. As part of testing, MotorTrend editors put eligible vehicles through their paces on both the street and on the test track to determine a verdict.
“We are proud to honour the Genesis G90 with our 2023 Car of the Year award,” said MotorTrend Group Head of Editorial, Ed Loh. “Although Genesis is a relative newcomer to the luxury segment, the brand has been making waves with its combination of high style, sophisticated technology, and thoughtful, comprehensive approach. The flagship Genesis G90 is luxury distilled, everything you see, touch and experience has been carefully considered and executed with the greatest of care. For these reasons and more, MotorTrend’s 2023 Car of the Year, the Genesis G90, has set a new standard for luxury.”
The Motor Trend Car of the Year award is one of the biggest accolades in North America and G90’s win demonstrates both the brand’s success in the region.
At Genesis, the customer is at the centre of every decision. Genesis is a global automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of performance, design, safety, and innovation while looking towards a more sustainable future. Genesis designs customer experiences that go beyond products, embodying audacious, forward-thinking, and distinctly Korean characteristics within its unique Athletic Elegance design identity.
With a growing range of award-winning models, Genesis aims to lead the age of electrification by focusing on a dual electrification strategy involving fuel-cell and battery electric vehicles, starting with its Electrified G80, GV60, and Electrified GV70 models.
Genesis has stated its commitment to becoming an all-electric vehicle brand by 2030 and to pursuing carbon neutrality by 2035.
Genesis brings premium cars with a luxury experience to Europe. The Korean brand has established itself as a true alternative within the premium segment. With a commitment to hospitality and great service, Genesis strives to build sincere relationships with customers and, above all, to respect the greatest luxury – their time. Embodying its unique design language ‘Athletic Elegance’, the brand continues to strengthen its range of vehicles and services across Europe having launched five premium luxury vehicles in 2021. Genesis will introduce three electric vehicles in 2022 and, from 2025, all-new Genesis vehicles will be pure electric as part of the brand’s vision for a sustainable future. Genesis will also pursue a goal to become carbon net zero by 2035.
For more information about Genesis and its definition of premium, please visit www.genesis.com.