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GENESIS G70 Named 2019 North American Car Of The Year

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GENESIS G70 Named 2019 North American Car Of The Year

February 21, 2019 – The Genesis G70 was awarded the 2019 North American Car of the Year. In receiving thishighly coveted industry award, Genesis joins leadingluxury and mainstream automotivebrands to have won the award and stands as the youngest brand to have done so.

“At Genesis, our brand and products must perfectly match our customers’ lifestyles, mindsets and desires,” said Manfred Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Genesis Brand. “This award is a testament to theG70, which combines luxury with sports-focusedelegance. And now, for the entire Genesis brand, I’d like to thank the North American Car of the Year jury for taking the time to see and experience our design and engineering teams’intent.”

“The Genesis G70 is a game changer for the sedan market,” said Lauren Fix, NACTOY President. “G70 offers a sophisticated, impressive vehicle thatdelivers an inspired driving experience, safety and technology at a reasonable price.”

The awardis bestowed annually upon the carthat achieves benchmark status based on innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar. The verdict was decided for 2019by 54jurors from outlets in the United States and Canada.

As the first Genesis model in the highly competitive entryluxury segment, G70 outperformslegacy luxury sport sedans with driver-focused performance. G70 resets benchmarks and expectations among luxury sport sedans, with holistic integration of performance, body strength, refined luxury and aerodynamic design.



About Genesis

Genesis is a design-focused luxury brand that embodies the philosophy of Athletic Elegance. The Genesis product lineup consists of the flagship G90 luxury sedan, the G80 and G80 Sport midsize luxury sedans, and the G70 luxury sport sedan, which was named 2019 North American Car of the Year. In 2018, Genesis was the highest-ranked brand in the automotive industry awards for quality and owner satisfaction by respected, third-party experts, including Consumer Reports, J.D. Power and AutoPacific. For more information on Genesis and its new definition of luxury, please visit https://www.genesis.com.