[THE INVESTOR] Hyundai Motor on Nov. 27 launched the G90 sedan under the independent Genesis brand in Korea, with a plan to introduce the flagship model in overseas markets next year.
The G90, the facelifted version of the EQ900, comes with a 3.3-liter gasoline turbocharged engine, a 3.8-liter gasoline engine or a 5.0-liter gasoline engine. It has the same eight-speed automatic transmission, Hyundai said in a statement.
Hyundai said it will gradually ship the G90 to global markets, including the United States, Canada, Russia and the Middle East, starting in the first half of 2019.
The maker of the Sonata sedan and the Santa Fe SUV plans to complete the Genesis lineup, currently composed of the G70, G80 and G90, by adding three SUV models by 2021, the statement said.
The G90 starts at 77 million won (US$68,000), and the price goes up to 120 million won depending on options.
By Song Seung-hyun and newswires (firstname.lastname@example.org)