Powered by
Subscribe to the only car newsletter you’ll ever need

Genesis Electrified G80 2023: Australian specifications and pricings revealed


The first fully-electrified G80 sedan has been priced from $145,000 before on-road costs and will arrive in September

The electrified version of the Genesis G80 will launch in Australia in September and will sit above the 3.5-litre turbocharged G80 all-wheel-drive petrol variant. 

The new electric sedan will cost $145,000 before on-road costs and will come to Australia with just one high-spec variant available for buyers. 

The G80 in electric guise competes with other large electric sedans such as the Mercedes-Benz EQS, the Tesla Model S and the BMW i4 in a growing electric car market. 

The electrified Genesis G80 makes 272kW/700Nm

Powertrain, battery, performance and technology 

The electrified G80 is fitted with dual electric motors to produce total outputs of 272kW/700Nm and is powered by a 87.2kWh battery pack that has an estimated range of 520km (WLTP). 

The G80 with electric propulsion can sprint to 100km/h in 4.9 seconds, 0.2 seconds faster than the most powerful all-wheel-drive petrol G80. 

The electric G80 features a 400-volt/800-volt charging system that can handle a range of charging infrastructures. When plugged into a rapid 350kW rapid charging system, the electrified G80 can charge from 10 to 80 percent in as little as 22 minutes.

The engine bay of the electrified Genesis G80

A cool feature on the electrified G80 is what Genesis calls the Disconnector Actuator System (DAS) that works by separating or connecting the electric motor with the drive shaft according to certain conditions.

The system allows the driver to switch seamlessly between rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. 

Another interesting feature is an active noise cancelling system, which cancels road noise inside the cabin for greater comfort. 

The electric G80 has unique grilles and bumpers over a petrol-powered G80

Standard specification on the Electrified G80

The electrified G80 comes standard with 18-way power adjustable driver’s seat, heated outboard rear seats, a heated steering wheel, a smart key, wireless phone charging, a 14.5-inch multimedia display, 19-speaker Lexicon sound system, dual 9.2-inch rear screens, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. 

Three-zone climate control, a 6.0-inch haptic touch climate screen, Nappa leather seats, wood garnish trim, a solar roof, 19-inch alloy wheels with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres, LED headlights and tail lights and soft-close doors are also included. 

Inside the electric G80 is a pretty luxurious place to be

Interesting features on the electric G80 include 100 percent recycled material used for the interior pillars and sun visors, a solar roof to provide power for the battery and a unique grille and different front and rear bumpers. 

Safety features installed on the electric G80

The Genesis G80 was tested by ANCAP back in 2021 and received a five-star safety rating with adult occupant protection scoring a very good 91 percent. However, it’s likely the electric version’s technical changes would demand independent assessment.

Nappa leather seats are standard on the electric G80

As standard, the electrified G80 is well equipped with the following safety features:

  • High-beam assist 
  • 10 airbags 
  • Active bonnet lift system
  • Blind-spot collision avoid and assist 
  • Blind-spot view monitor 
  • Driver attention warning
  • Speed limit assist 
  • Forward collision avoidance
  • Forward attention warning for cyclist, pedestrian and car
  • Turning/junction assist
  • Lane change assist 
  • Steering assist 
  • Lane-keep assist 
  • Lane follow assist 
  • Multi-collision brake 
  • Front and rear parking sensors 
  • Rear cross-traffic avoidance
  • Rear occupant alert 
  • Adaptive cruise control 
  • 360-degree camera 
Large 14.5-inch display is also standard kit on the electric G80

Genesis G80 2023: prices in Australia

All prices listed are before on-road costs.

  • G80 2.5T: $85,191
  • G80 2.5T Lux: $98,191
  • G80 2.5T Sportline: $91,191
  • G80 2.5T Sportline Lux: $104,191
  • G80 3.5T AWD: $101,191
  • G80 3.5T AWD Lux: $114,191
  • G80 3.5T AWD Sport: $107,191
  • G80 3.5T AWD Sport Lux: $120,191 
  • Electrified G80: $145,000