Whether Or Not The 2021 Genesis G80 Can Take Down The E-Class, It’ll Go Down Swinging


When the 2021 G80 premiered a little less than a year ago, it launched to wide acclaim. The car that started Genesis had finally become a real competitor for the Germans.

How does it stack up all this time later? Driven by Throttle House, the new luxury sedan makes a strong impression and one that’s worthwhile. But the Germans, especially those at Mercedes, probably won’t lose sleep.

Whatever it does achieve, it would be hard to argue that it isn’t a desirable car. Between its attention-grabbing looks, its dedication to spec, and its modern tech, it handles the business of being a premium car with exceeding acumen.

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Powered by a 3.5-liter V6 making 375 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque (or a 2.5-liter four that makes 300 hp) it has an adequate if not shocking amount of horsepower.

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