FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA) has recognized the 2017 Genesis G90 as a winner of the Best Luxury Winter Vehicle Award. Today, winners were recognized during NEMPA's annual meeting and banquet at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
NEMPA members evaluated numerous vehicles during the winter months to determine which ones offer the best winter driving in the New England region. The chosen vehicles provide winter-specific features/options and a safe and enjoyable ride in harsh driving conditions.
"We are honored that our flagship model is recognized as NEMPA's Best Luxury Vehicle Award winner," said Erwin Raphael, general manager of Genesis in the U.S. "This accolade emphasizes that our G90 distinguishes itself with high appeal and performance in all weather conditions."
The Genesis G90 redefines the luxury experience at every level shaped by consumer-focused values, and delivers a vehicle grounded in performance engineering, innovative technology and premium comfort, especially in the harsh winters. An advanced H-TRAC® AWD system is available with either powertrain, for confident control under adverse driving conditions. This system features an electronic transfer case with active torque control and offers dual-mode Sport or Normal calibrations that are linked to the Intelligent Drive Mode. The H-TRAC system can direct up to 40 percent of available torque to the front axle in normal driving, for enhanced traction in adverse conditions such as ice or snow. The Genesis G90 is equipped to take on any storm that comes its way with the following standard features:
- 3 years Complimentary Genesis Connected Services which includes Remote Start with Climate Control
- Heated front and rear seats
- Heated steering wheel
- Windshield wiper de-icer
- Rain-sensing wipers
- Auto-defogging windshield
The G90 features a multitude of standardized safety technology and has received the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ rating for Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. This comprehensive suite of standard safety features works to minimize risk and maximize protection for the driver, passenger and other road users. These advanced safety features include:
- Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) with Pedestrian Detection
- Smart Blind Spot Detection (SBSD) with Rear Cross-traffic Alert
- Lane Keep Assist
- Driver Attention Alert
- Dynamic Bending Light with High Beam Assist
- 360-degree Multi-view Camera
New England Motor Press Association
The New England Motor Press Association is unique among regional motor press groups. Its members represent all six New England states, reaching one of the densest populations in all of America. Many also have national followings. These automotive writers and talk show hosts influence multi-vehicle owners looking to buy a wide range of cars and trucks to cope with the varied weather conditions of the region.
Genesis Motor America
Genesis Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., distributes, markets and services Genesis vehicles in the United States. Genesis is a global luxury automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of performance, design and innovation. A total of six new Genesis models will launch by 2021 and will compete with the world's most renowned luxury car brands. All Genesis vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by an industry-leading warranty with enhanced roadside assistance and concierge services.
For more information on Genesis and its new definition of luxury please visit www.genesis.com.
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