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Hyundai Genesis 2015 unveiled in Kuwait Northern Gulf Trading Co plans to build largest Hyundai showroom

Northern Gulf Trading Company launched the all new Hyundai Genesis 2015 at a special ceremony in Hilton Hotel Wednesday. The chairman of the company’s board of directors, Sheikh Hmoud Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah, did the honors. Performances by famous Korean stand-up comedian, Wonho Chung, and a UK-based cello and violin duo were the main highlights of the evening. A sand art show was also proving to be a big draw.

Hyundai-Genesis 2015 comes with three V engines featuring a rear wheel drive layout and a high pressure direct injection system. The first engine is a 3.3-liter V6 engine producing 282 horsepower which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h within 7.5 seconds. The second engine is a 3.8-liter V6 engine producing 315 horsepower which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h within 6.5 seconds. The third engine is a 5-liter V8 engine producing 413 horsepower which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h within 5.4 seconds. The Hyundai-Genesis 2015 is equipped with an 8-speed sports automatic transmission providing better acceleration, shifting smoothness and transmission efficiency.

The all new Hyundai-Genesis 2015 will be the first Hyundai to embody “Fluidic Sculpture 2.0”, the second generation of the Fluidic Sculpture design theme. It is characterized by a simple design that is harmonious with its fluidic elements. The design features a hexagonal front grill, a dynamic crease accent along the flanks of the car and a sporty rear design. The enhanced and refined model features a light weight stainless steel body and some modified dimensions. The all new Genesis 2015 is longer than the previous model. It is 4,990 mm long, 1,890 mm wide, 1,480mm high and with a wheelbase equivalent to 3,010mm.

Hyundai announced several advancements to its Blue Link technology available on Hyundai-Genesis 2015, including integration with Google Glass. Blue Link technology allows you to remotely lock, unlock, and start your car, as well as remotely operate the climate control system. It also provides an automatic Emergency Assistance System which transmits vehicle information and location to an emergency center of the driver’s choice. This compatibility allows the driver to perform the above operations and many more in a hands-free mode, maximizing safety and convenience.

The Hyundai-Genesis 2015 is equipped with a GPS navigation system - a space-based satellite navigation system - Pandora internet radio, Siri Eyes Free technology which allows for eyes and hands -free operations, advanced voice recognition technology and a customizable home screen.
A major feature that reflects the compatibility of Hyundai-Genesis 2015 and Google Glass is the Smart Card that is loaded with information about the Hyundai-Genesis 2015. Google Glass will alert the owner when upcoming service is due, schedule a service appointment, pinpoint the current location of the vehicle and help determine the final destination through visual and audio guidance.

Hyundai-Genesis 2015 also offers standard safety features including Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB), Blind-Spot Detection System (BSD) integrated with the Head’s-Up Display, Smart Cruise Control (SCC) with radar sensors, Traction Control System, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), in addition to four anti-lock Disc Brakes (ABS) with Brake Assist and Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), dual front and side-impact airbags to protect both driver and passengers.

In short, Hyundai-Genesis 2015 provides the ultimate in advanced and modern safety technologies. Northern Gulf Trading Company is planning to build the largest Hyundai showroom that will also serve as a specialized center for luxury cars. The showroom will be the largest Hyundai showroom in the world with an area of 57,000 square meters. Such an initiative reflects the company’s longterm vision and the emphasis it places on customer service, using state of the art technologies and providing high quality service to ensure customer satisfaction.

By Valiya S. Sajjad
Arab Times Staff

By: Valiya S. Sajjad

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