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The New 2018 Genesis G80 Gets a Sportier Trim Level and Maintains its Affordable Sense of Luxury


Time really flies here at our Concord, NC Genesis dealership, as the relatively new luxury automaker is now offering vehicles in the 2018 model year. That's the case with this exciting and innovative luxury sedan, the new 2018 Genesis G80, which adds some updates and a new available turbocharged V-6 with the Sport trim. Find your way over to our Genesis dealer near Charlotte and Mooresville today and see more of the new 2018 G80 and we'll be more than happy to take you for a test drive.


Explore the New Additions to the 2018 Genesis G80

As we mentioned earlier, the new 2018 G80, found here at our Genesis dealership serving Huntersville, Harrisburg and Cornelius, has some new bells and whistles, and the athletically aggressive sport trim.

The new features offered include optional wireless device charging station and adaptive LED headlights. The real big change is the new Sport trim, which includes a mid-range turbocharged 3.3-liter V-6, that adds 365 horsepower , giving you a slightly more powerful version of the base V-6, but a more efficient option than the high-end V-8.

The New 2018 Genesis G80 is a Dynamic Performer for Charlotte Area Travels

Whether you're visiting Charlotte or just heading on the open highway, your new 2018 Genesis G80 is going to perform beautifully. Three dynamic engine options get you going out on the open road, and the steering and handling have been precisely tuned to deliver the kind of driving experience you'd expect out of a luxury car like this. From Charlotte to Mooresville, on I-85, or I-485 or anywhere else, really, the new Genesis G80 will prove to be a delight to drive.

Starting with the base level 3.8 trim, you get (appropriately) a 3.8-liter V-6 that delivers 311 horsepower and 293 pound-feet of torque. Rear-wheel drive is standard and delivers the kind of sportiness you might be looking for, while the available AWD is an option. Speaking of sporty, if you want a more dynamic driving experience, opt for the 2018 G80 3.3T Sport trim. This adds a turbocharged 3.3-liter V-6 that produces a cool 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. You'll also enjoy the larger 19-inch wheels, the adaptive suspension, and a number of cosmetic tweaks with this edition that makes it feel more like the sports car you might be considering.

For the full-throttle experience, choose the new 2018 G80 5.0 Ultimate, which not only comes equipped with every feature available, but also a stunning 5.0-liter V-8 that produces 420 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. That's really the way to go if you want to experience cruising at top speeds, and you'll feel right at home if you're able to reserve time on a race track, which there are plenty around the Charlotte area. A luxury car like the new G80 ought to have the style and technology you expect, but the performance can't be overlooked, so come over soon and find the right engine and trim level setup based on your desires and driving style.

Safety and Technology in the New 2018 Genesis G80

Throughout the three trims, you'll have a wealth of infotainment and safety features available in your new 2018 Genesis G80 here in the Charlotte area. All kinds of smartphone integration, connected services and easy to use touchscreen controls make keeping connected easy while you're on the go, while safety systems like blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection are standard, features that usually command a higher price with options or higher trims.

2018 Genesis G80 Trim Levels

G80 3.8

2018 Genesis G80 3.8

The starting package of the new G80 gets you going with a wealth of standard features, a delightful 3.8-liter V-6 engine and the option for AWD if the standard RWD isn't the right choice for you. If you're looking for just the basics in your next luxury car, this is the one to check out. See below for what kinds of features are found in the G80 3.8.

  • The G80 comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, xenon headlights with automatic high beams, a rearview camera, automatic wipers, traffic adapting cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless ignition and entry and a hands-free auto-opening trunk.
  • Inside, the 3.8 trim includes heated power front seats, leather upholstery, an 8-inch touchscreen, navigation, smartphone integration, a telematics system, two USB ports and more.
  • Standard safety features include blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and intervention, and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection.
  • If you opt for AWD, you'll get headlight washers, heated rear seats and a heated steering wheel.
  • The optional Premium package adds LED foglights, front and rear parking sensors, a sunroof, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a wireless charging pad and upgraded audio and infotainment equipment. The available Ultimate package includes all of that and more, and is found with the next trim, which we'll get to below.
G80 3.8 Inventory

G80 3.3T Sport

2018 Genesis G80 3.3T Sport

With a turbocharged 3.3-liter V-6 that produces 365 horsepower, adaptive suspension, sport front seats and some other cosmetic additions, you get an edition of the G80 that looks and feels more like a sports car. This trim also includes features in the available Ultimate package that you can add to the base level G80, building on top of the Premium package's offerings with the likes of:

  • Turn-swiveling LED headlights, a power trunklid, upgraded leather upholstery, matte wood and aluminum trim inside, a larger 9.2-inch touchscreen, a multi-view rearview parking camera and upgrades to your audio and climate control systems.
G80 3.3T Sport Inventory

G80 5.0 Ultimate

2018 Genesis G80 5.0 Ultimate

The top of the line G80 includes all that you see above, and is powered by a ridiculous 5.0-liter V-8 that cranks out 420 horsepower. If you're searching for a high-powered, sophisticated, and impressively stylish luxury vehicle, we encourage you to give the Genesis G80 5.0 Ultimate a try.

G80 5.0 Ultimate Inventory

Experience the 2018 Genesis G80 near Charlotte Today

See more of the new 2018 G80 and experience the Modern Difference by visiting Modern Genesis of Concord today.


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