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Genesis surprises the NY Auto Show with the Essentia Concept

Could an electric Grand Tourer be in their future?
Genesis Essentia Concept

Amongst the many debuts at the New York Auto Show, Genesis wowed much of the press with their all-electric Essentia Concept. The sleek grand tourer showcases the brand's “Athletic Elegance” design language in its ultimate form with a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque, a multi-motor electric powertrain, and its most stunning detail: a transparent hood that seamlessly blends into the windshield to create this almost one-piece, glass-like sculpture. 

This is all powered by a high-density battery pack combined with an array of electric motors, which is placed in the car's center tunnel, allowing them to create that low, 50-inch roofline and the spacious interior. The interior of the car features mixed-materials with a high-fashion/high-tech influence combining leather, aluminum, and layered carbon fiber.

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