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2017 Genesis G90: Monthly Update for January 2018

by Mark Takahashi, Senior Writer

2017 Genesis G90

Where Did We Drive It?
Our long-term 2017 Genesis G90 kicked 2018 off with a series of road trips. I drove it from L.A. to Las Vegas for CES, and Josh Sadlier made yet another trip up to California's Central Coast. As expected, the G90 delivered the kind of silent luxury we seek on journeys like these. In keeping with its recent history, the Genesis has also remained trouble-free.

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2017 Genesis G90: Monthly Update for December 2017

by Mark Takahashi, Senior Writer

2017 Genesis G90

Where Did We Drive It?
Our long-term 2017 Genesis G90 spent the vast majority of December handling our general commuting duties. I made a few trips up to the high desert region of Southern California, but otherwise it was business as usual. The big G90 continues to deliver a comfortable and quiet ride.

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2017 Genesis G90: Monthly Update for September 2017

by Josh Sadlier, Senior Manager of Content Strategy

2017 Genesis G90

Where Did We Drive It?
For the most part, it was another strong month for our long-term 2017 Genesis G90. We rolled up about 1,300 smooth and quiet miles in September, many of them courtesy of yours truly on a jaunt to the Central Coast. I've come to think of the G90 as one of the long-term fleet's unsung heroes — we don't talk about it much around the office anymore, but it's an awesome car on the open road, providing thoroughly convincing performance and luxury.

The only hiccup this month was a suboptimal service experience, which fleet-master Mike Schmidt reports on in detail below. Otherwise, the G90 continued to impress. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this car to anyone shopping for an executive-class sedan, and I know I'm not alone. Forget about faint praise from the past like "It's pretty good for a Hyundai." This thing is just good, period.

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2017 Genesis G90: Monthly Update for July 2017

by Brent Romans, Senior Editor

2017 Genesis G90

Where Did We Drive It?
Vegas, baby! We headed out from our home offices in Los Angeles to Sin City two times this month in our 2017 Genesis G90. Ron Montoya went to check out an Evo fighting game tournament, and Cameron Rogers fired up our big luxury sedan for a weekend of rest and relaxation. Smart guys, Ron and Cameron, since I can think of no better car in our fleet right now for driving multiple hours on the highway.

You'll find their comments interspersed among more general observations from the rest of the team this month. Overall, it would seem that our 2017 Genesis is continuing to earn praise as we steam past 9,000 miles on the odometer.

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2017 Genesis G90: Introduction

by Ed Hellwig, Senior Editor

2017 Genesis G90

What Did We Get?
The names "Genesis" and "G90" probably don't ring a bell. The first one isn't new, but it is being used in a new way. Up until last year, Genesis was the model name for Hyundai's midsize luxury sedan. Now, it's the name for Hyundai's luxury brand. The G90 is the brand's biggest and most expensive model while the sedan formerly known as the Genesis has been renamed the G80.

The G90 is actually a successor to the Equus flagship sedan that was also sold under the Hyundai name prior to last year. In its transition to a Genesis, the G90 received a complete redesign that gave it a handsome new look, a thoroughly upgraded interior and a potent twin-turbo V6 engine. There's also an optional V8 and a choice of either rear- or all-wheel drive.

Being an all-new car from an all-new brand makes the G90 a perfect candidate for our long-term fleet. It should be a solid indicator of how serious the Genesis brand will compete right out of the gate, not to mention how far the car itself has progressed compared to its Hyundai-branded predecessor.

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