Following its concours debut at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in May, the Genesis Essentia Concept will appear alongside the most beautiful cars in the world at this year’s Monterey Classic Car Week. Essentia will make stops at McCall’s Motorworks Revival and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering before taking a spot on the concept lawn at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The all-new 2019 Genesis G70 will also be shown alongside its concept stablemate in Monterey.
“Monterey Car Week is a prime opportunity for our team to reach one of the most influential global luxury markets,” said Manfred Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Genesis Brand. “After showing Essentia at auto shows on three continents, we are thrilled to present it to the most discerning concours attendees in the world.”
Credentialed automotive aficionados will be able to see Essentia and the G70 and interact with Genesis at the following times and locations:
Today, Genesis unveiled its groundbreaking Essentia Concept at the New York International Auto Show. The all-electric, high-performance concept elevates and reimagines the “Athletic Elegance” design paradigm, while providing a vision of future Genesis product performance and technology.
“We understand our obligation as a luxury car manufacturer to create objects of desire, sparking passion and inspiration by emphasizing a culture while exceeding expectations in terms of technology and connectivity, bringing our outside world seamlessly to the inside of the vehicle,” said Manfred Fitzgerald, Global Head of the Genesis Brand. “This is what the Genesis Essentia Concept is all about, and we are thrilled to introduce our interpretation of an all-electric, two-door Gran Turismo here in New York.”
Essentia is the brand’s first battery electric vehicle and features a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque, a robust, multi-motor electric powertrain, and a custom-tailored interior. Essentia is the brand’s initial concept for a true GT car and challenges the status quo as the ultimate manifestation of Genesis design and engineering. As a capable, thrilling sports car designed to counter the complexities of a modern lifestyle, Essentia offers serenity, clarity, and beauty.
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