Genesis G70 Sport is love at first sight

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The Genesis G70 sedan gets your attention. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)

Head-turning sporty sedan looks as fast as it is

By JIM MAHONEY

This was love at first sight. Then I drove the Genesis G70 3.3T, and the deal was sealed.

A recent article in Motor trend Magazine stated it pretty simply: sometimes you just look at a car and say, “Yes, they got it right.”

This four door sports se- dan looks great from every angle, its curves, swirls and bends perfectly proportioned. LED headlights frame a blacked-out, honey combed grill. Low profile tires on dark spoked wheels with Brembo brakes and live fender vents make this a driver’s machine.

And man, does it like to be driven. Pop the G70 into Sport mode, and the 3.3 liter, 365HP, twin-turbo V-6 provides instant, smooth power. The 8-speed automatic transmission defies turbo lag, calmly finding the correct gear for the all- wheel drive. An appreciative dual exhaust growls without breaking windows.

Instant steering response and crisp handling flowing from its sport-tuned suspension make driving the G70 a dream.

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