Publication Carscoops published spy shots of the new Genesis G70 sedan, which Hyundai is called a direct rival of the BMW 3 Series. The prototype model was captured during a passing road tests. The premiere of the production version of G70 is scheduled for the first half of 2017. It is reported that the basis of Genesis G70 will form a new RWD platform, which was later used in the development of a sports coupe and crossover. The G70 design plan will be similar to the prototype of the Genesis Concept is the New York, presented to the public at the Auto Show in New York in 2016. For the first time, the market will be available only rear-wheel drive version of the model, however, then the sale will be and all-wheel drive modification. The basic version of the sedan will be equipped with four-cylinder turbo engine and get more expensive 3.3-liter turbo. The last is equipped with the Genesis G80, where the capacity of the unit up to 365 hp (510 nm). Journalists believe that the serial Genesis G70 sedan will also get a 245-strong hybrid installation of the above-mentioned concept. According to rumors, a part of the installation consists of a 2.0-liter turbocharged internal combustion engine, electric motor and eight-speed automatic transmission.