Genesis is working on its upcoming flagship electric SUV, the GV90, the company’s largest SUV until now. The GV90 will tend to be featured with the most updated technology and software in an uncommon association between the Hyundai Motor Group and Samsung.
The Genesis GV90 will be the largest SUV from the brand, that going to be placed as its leading electric vehicle. This electric SUV is part of Hyundai’s next-gen models. And it significantly demonstrates a new specific platform, batteries, and production capabilities with respect to its KRW 109.4 trillion ($85B) investment over the next decade.
Hyundai’s present electric models mount on the E-GMP platform. This comprises the range, IONIQ 5, IONIQ 6, Kia EV6, and Genesis GV60. After disclosing the new investment, Hyundai Motor Group’s CEO, Jae Hoon Chang, stated about its new integrated Modular architecture (IMA). This would replace the E-GMP models going ahead.
Talking about the IMA platform which is developed to cover more than just mid-size SUVs. It will bring a “significant advancement” over the E-GMP
It encompasses nearly all vehicle classes, ranging from small and large SUVs to pickup trucks, along with the flagship models of the Genesis brand.
Hyundai Working on a Massive Battery Pack Platform
As per a report from South Korea’s ET News past month, Hyundai was finalizing the development of the platform that includes a big 113.2 kWh battery pack. Believing on the report then it would be among the highest capacities for mass production of the passenger EVs. So far, the Mercedes Benz EQS has 107.8 kWh which has the highest followed by the Tesla Model S (100 kWh) and Kia EV9 with 99.8 kWh also not far away. This would claim an approximate range of up to 500 miles (800 km)
Genesis GV90 Powered by Samsung tech
Freshly, Hyundai created a powerhouse alliance with other South Korean industry leaders. This includes Samsung, SK, and LG, to boost EV sales in the region. In keeping with the South Korean Car Blog, the GV90 will characterize by Samsung Electronics as an “Exynos Auto V920” semiconductor. This enables massive power to the processor and brings an immersive driving experience. This could be achieved via advanced driver assist features, a digital cockpit, and functional safety features respectively.
Exynos Auto V920
Apart from this, the Genesis GV90 will offer the industry’s most recent infotainment system with video streaming services, games, and more. The Exynos Auto V920 features 10 CPUs, which substantially raise the performance by 70% as compared to previous generations. Alongside, the latest processing unit, NPU performance has also improved by 270%. This marks the Genesis GV90 will utilize the Samsung semiconductor for the first time. We hope this association would going to bring a lot of innovations in the coming future.