DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 Genesis G70 has won the Roadshow by CNET Shift Award for "Vehicle of the Year." G70 was recognized by Roadshow by CNET editors for its superior driving dynamics and intuitive technology. The award was presented at the North American International Auto Show.
"We are just thrilled that the Roadshow editors honored the 2019 G70 for the attributes that make it a leader in its class," said Erwin Raphael, Executive Director, Genesis Motor America. "We are humbled to receive this accolade."
"The 2019 Genesis G70 is a winner across the board," said Chris Paukert, Executive Editor of Roadshow by CNET. "This isn't a model you buy just because you're trying to save money over rivals. You buy the G70 because it's the better driving car."
Now in their fourth year, the Roadshow Shift Awards honor innovative vehicles that move the industry forward. The editorial staff of Roadshow by CNET considers new cars and trucks each year, to better inform consumers about the latest developments in the convergence of technology and transportation.
The 2019 G70 is the third of six new Genesis models slated to debut by 2021, and the final sedan of the lineup. As the first Genesis model in the highly competitive entry luxury segment, G70 outperforms legacy luxury sport sedans with driver-focused performance. G70 resets benchmarks and expectations among luxury sport sedans, with holistic integration of performance, body strength, refined luxury and aerodynamic design. Pricing starts at $34,900.
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Genesis Motor America, LLC is headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif. Genesis is a global luxury automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of performance, design and innovation. All Genesis vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by an industry-leading warranty with enhanced roadside assistance and concierge services. In just the first half of 2018, Genesis has won highest-ranked brand in the automotive industry awards for quality and owner satisfaction from industry experts such as J.D. Power, AutoPacific, and Strategic Vision.
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