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    Check some of the YouTube videos. Several dealers received G80 Sports yesterday. Several things I noticed immediately:

    (1) It appears the black interior has slightly "coppery" leather inserts in the bottom and top interior surfaces. Going to try and get out tomorrow to confirm that.

    (2) The wheels and trim look FANTASTIC!

    (3) The Genesis website really REALLY needs to get their act in gear and get the G80 Sport up and running on it. The dealers don't even appear to be able to get their inventory listed.


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    I've driven one today and I liked it.




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    Excellent! I might try and get over to our nearest dealer in Waukesha tomorrow and drive it. I was all set to replace my '16 V6 with the new Sport but I am stalling a little as I like the look of the new Stinger GT as well.

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    I have the V8 5.0 but I was very impressed by the power of a new 3.3T, it pulls like a train! lol I think you'll love it.... ~59k! haha


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    Darek, you said that you liked the suspension over you V8. Is your V8 with Ultimate package or base? I don't like suspension in my Ultimate…

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadCat View Post
    Darek, you said that you liked the suspension over you V8. Is your V8 with Ultimate package or base? I don't like suspension in my Ultimate…

    I got base package and it's lowered on springs and I'm on 20's, so the ride is more harsh than stuck suspension, but I really really like what they did to G80s! I'd say it's more stiff than my car now, more firm at the same time, car handles better, cornering, etc. I'm not sure, because it's AWD?
    All my test driving was made in "SPORT" mode, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dareckibmw View Post
    I got base package and it's lowered on springs and I'm on 20's, so the ride is more harsh than stuck suspension, but I really really like what they did to G80s! I'd say it's more stiff than my car now, more firm at the same time, car handles better, cornering, etc. I'm not sure, because it's AWD?
    All my test driving was made in "SPORT" mode, though.
    Nice that you got to drive it, any comments on the steering? How did the new thicker "sport" steering wheel feel? Is the steering any quicker than the regular cars? Also, I would assume the body roll is less than the stock cars?

    Looks like the color is the new polar ice, pretty cool color but I would probably go with white or black on the sport model.

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    I have another question.. this car has the new 9.2" DIS NAV unit. Can you split the screen to show NAV and Radio/ipod screen at the same time?
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    Quote Originally Posted by balfor View Post
    Looks like the color is the new polar ice, pretty cool color but I would probably go with white or black on the sport model.
    Genesis Motors will "supposedly" initially start with 2 color choices in the USA market, and roll out additional color options during the rest of 2017. The details were posted in another thread, which showed the production dates that each color would start. Keep in mind that there can be a delay of 1-3 months between production date and dealer delivery date due to ocean freight from Korea and Genesis Motors USA prep at port of entry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark_888 View Post
    Genesis Motors will "supposedly" initially start with 2 color choices in the USA market, and roll out additional color options during the rest of 2017. The details were posted in another thread, which showed the production dates that each color would start. Keep in mind that there can be a delay of 1-3 months between production date and dealer delivery date due to ocean freight from Korea and Genesis Motors USA prep at port of entry.
    A simple youtube search shows you are wrong. In addition to the Polar Ice Dareck posted, one can easily find:

    White:


    Black:


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    Gray:
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