As Hyundai’s luxury brand, Genesis had previously only produced two sedans, which despite being well-made were best described as snoozefests. The new Genesis GV80 SUV changes all that. The exterior is as sleek as an Olympic gymnast, flowing seamlessly from a Bentley-like grille to a taut rear clamshell providing unfettered access to the cargo area sized to haul groceries, luggage and a couple of pups. Because Genesis is now led by a former BMW executive, the interior is a luxurious cocoon of leather and fine woods. It features a sound system that could power a Rolling Stones concert. The list of unusual yet delightful features includes a forward-looking camera that, when it spots speed bumps, softens the suspension. Highway Driving Assist 2.0 steps in if it detects distracted or unsafe driving (i.e. tailgating) and can initiate a lane change by activating the turn signals (good news indeed for the 3 people in South Florida who use turn signals). Power options include a 4-cylinder engine and a V6, both turbocharged. Those looking for a luxury SUV need to include the GV80 on the list; Genesis.com.
The Go-Getters 2023
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To celebrate them, We partnered with the school to present our annual “Go-Getters” feature, honoring current students and recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.
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