Your Guide to Hyundai's New Genesis Cars

Hyundai's New Genesis Brand, Hyundai Logo
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Genesis Cars Are Looking to Compete With Lexus and Acura

If you understand that Lexus is Toyota’s luxury brand, Acura is Honda’s, and Infiniti is Nissan’s, then you understand the relationship between Hyundai and Genesis.

Originally used as the name of a big, rear-wheel-drive, upscale sedan, the Genesis name has now been spun off by the parent company into its own luxury brand. Thus, there will be no more Hyundai Genesis. That car will instead be known as the Genesis G80.

But that's just the beginning. Hyundai has big plans for the Genesis brand, and most of them revolve around building luxurious rear-wheel drive sedans.