For the first time the novelty was shown on January 15, the premiere took place in Seoul. The crossover is based on a new architecture with a longitudinal engine and rear-wheel drive. Suspension – double lever front and multi lever rear. It is known that in the future, with the change of generation, the G80 sedan will move to this platform.
For South Korea, only one engine was confirmed during the presentation: the new 3.0 turbo diesel with a capacity of 278 horsepower with an in-line layout. It is with this unit that the GV80 will be sold initially in the home market, while the crossover will come to the United States with a pair of gasoline engines.