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Genesis X Convertible Concept to soon be a reality

In a short period of time, Genesis has advanced significantly, and it appears that the firm has approved an ultra-luxury flagship.

The X Convertible concept will be put into production, according to the head of the Genesis National Dealer Advisory Council.

This is the third and last vehicle in the automaker's X concept trilogy, the Genesis X Convertible Concept. The large bonnet and minimal front overhang make the stunning idea stand out right away. It sticks out even more as a result of the recognisable Quad Lights from the brand that create an LED light bar and the silhouette of the Crest Grille featured on Genesis's ICE models at the front, just like they did with the Speedium X Concept. The lower apertures in the front bumper aid in cooling the powerplant.

Little is known at this time regarding the company's ambitions, however Peter Lanzavecchia said that Genesis Chief Creative Officer Luc Donckerwolke had verified the news. Lanzavecchia is enthusiastic about the vehicle, though, and told the outlet that it will serve as the company's "real halo flagship" and prompt "a lot of Bentley Continental convertible trade-ins."

The X Convertible concept, the third member of a family that already comprised the X and X Speedium Coupe prototypes, were presented last November, however Genesis hasn't officially verified the rumors. In addition to having a retractable hardtop and "transparent moonroofs" over the front seats, it had a stunning style. Even when the roof was covered, this was supposed to give the impression of being open.

The electric convertible included a four-seat interior and a digital instrument cluster that flowed into a vertical infotainment system, however Genesis didn't give the idea much else to go on. Wool upholstery and leather seats were other features of the interior.

Sharp lines above the front and rear wheels and a prominent line running from the front of the hood to the lip spoiler on the decklid further streamline the concept's silhouette. The 'Parabolic Line', as this anti-wedge is known in Genesis, "emphasizes the royal nature of the profile, generating tension between the entire surfaces by a softly rearward-sloping horizontal belt line," Genesis claims.

The most recent Genesis concept car has horizontal quad rear lights that are visible from the rear. A tiny LED light with a V-shaped depression is mounted on the decklid's lip spoiler, which is also noticeable. Additionally, the design has a foldable hardtop with clear moon roofs over the front passengers. Wheels with a complicated G-Matrix pattern and concave shape complete the outside styling.

Just as beautiful as the outside is the inside, which was created by Genesis. It features a wraparound instrument panel and is decorated with recycled wool fabric and leather. The main color is Giwa Navy, with some Dancheong Orange accents scattered throughout. Also included is an immersive audio system created by sound designer Guk-il Yu.

According to Genesis Chief Creative Officer Luc Donckerwolke, "it is the normal progression of Genesis to expand the athletic and emotional element of our design philosophy by establishing an emotional trilogy: the X family." "Becoming more involved with our surroundings is a result of innovation.”

TopGear Magazine February 2024