Like its smaller sibling the GV60, the Genesis Electrified GV70 is a wonderful EV that is frustratingly tough to purchase in America. Dealerships in simply 23 states provide the automotive, one thing that Genesis blames on ongoing provide shortages of important EV parts. If you will get your fingers on one, it is nicely price contemplating –- with 429 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque on faucet, it will depart some sports activities automobiles behind off the road, and its cabin is a refined, upscale affair that is on par with Genesis’ gas-powered fashions.
In reality, the GV70 itself is obtainable in ICE kind, which is what provides the Electrified GV70 its barely awkward title. From a distance, it is arduous to inform the distinction between the gas-powered GV70 and the EV model, with the most important giveaway being the massive fake grille on the electrical automotive. Press down the best a part of that grille, and you will find a discreet cowl for the charging port hidden in plain sight.
Like lots of the finest EVs, the enchantment of the Electrified GV70 is not actually that it is electrical however quite that it is an ideal premium SUV that occurs to be electrical. Maybe the most important draw back is its vary, which at 236 miles, is okay however removed from class-leading. Properly, that and the actual fact you may’t purchase the automotive in any respect in over half of the nation.