BUSINESS

Hyundai Motor Genesis G70 sees brisk sales start

By Shim Woo-hyun
  • Published : Sept 21, 2017 - 15:21
  • Updated : Sept 21, 2017 - 15:21
Hyundai Motor has received a total of 2,100 orders for its newly launched Genesis G70 sports sedan in the first day of sales on Wednesday, the company said Thursday.

This is around 42 percent of this year’s sales target of 5,000 units, and threefold the average monthly sales of other European rivals last year in premium vehicle market.

Hyundai Motor's Genesis G70 (Hyundai Motor)

Following the launch, Hyundai Motor aims to sell 15,000 units next year here in Korea.

Hyundai Motor as well plans to launch the sports sedan model in the Russian and Middle East markets between January and February next year. In the US market, the model will be launched in March, it said.

The sales target for the overseas car market, however, remained undisclosed by the company.

By Shim Woo-hyun (ws@heraldcorp.com)