Genesis Essentia

The Genesis Essentia Concept by Hyundai has hit the Cannes Film Festival, and for those who don’t know, it boasts a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque, multi-motor electric powertrain and a custom interior. “We are extremely delighted to be a part of this celebration with CR Fashion Book and the members here at this special occasion. It’s very exciting to introduce Essentia here in Cannes to a distinguished global group of guests, and showcase our vision of future mobility,” said Genesis Brand boss, Manfred Fitzgerald. On the tech side, the car offers facial recognition technology, fingerprint sensors for opening doors), a widescreen infotainment display, and butterfly doors. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

Genesis Essentia
Genesis Essentia
Genesis Essentia
Genesis Essentia
Genesis Essentia
Genesis Essentia
Genesis Essentia

“While Genesis didn’t provide any performance figures, official images show a very revealing digital instrument cluster. Its readout points to a possible top speed of 167 mph (269 km/h) and a maximum driving range of 232 miles (373 km),” reports Car Scoops.