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2019 Genesis G70 comes to New York armed with a 6-speed manual

The upstart Korean luxury automaker hopes to topple its German sports sedan rivals with two engines and an available manual transmission.

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The smaller sport sedan G70 showed its pretty face at the 2018 New York Auto Show

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The 2019 Genesis G70 will have a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine for a base engine choice. It produces 252 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

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A twin-turbo 3.3-liter V6 will also be offered with 365 horses and 376 pound-feet of twist.

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An eight-speed automatic will be standard with both engines. Rear-wheel drive is standard with all-wheel drive available with both engines.

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G70s with the four-cylinder engine and rear-wheel drive will be available with a six-speed manual gearbox.

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An optional Dynamic package adds a mechanical limited-slip differential, and you can even add Brembo brakes for more stopping power. 

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The G70 comes with five drive modes to adjust powertrain response, steering, engine sounds, as well as power distribution on all-wheel drive models. 

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Genesis hopes its smallest performance sedan will woo drivers away from Audi and BMW.

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No word on pricing, but the 2019 Genesis G70 will be available this summer.

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