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.
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.