Genesis Essentia Concept headed to Monterey


Unveiled at the 2018 New York International Auto Show, the Genesis Essentia Concept will go on display at Monterey Classic Car Week this week, offering a further look at the brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. Although details on the powertrain underneath the striking body remain scarce, the car maker has confirmed that the Essentia Concept features a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque, a “robust, multi-motor electric powertrain” and a custom-tailored interior.

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Matt joined UKi Media & Events in 2014 after seven years of living and working in Dubai. He has been a journalist for over a decade and has worked for a wide range of publications, including Rolling Stone, Time Out, iQ and Loaded. After starting out on the automotive team as deputy editor of Engine Technology International, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International and Transmissions Technology International, he began editing Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International in 2016, and took over as editor of Tire Technology International in 2018.

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