Skyline Automotive W.L.L., a Jaidah Group company and official distribution
partner of the Hyundai Motor Company and its luxury brand Genesis for the State of Qatar, will unveil
to the public the progressive GV80 Concept SUV in a Middle East first at the Qatar Motor Show 2018,
which is being held from 17-21 October.
The GV80 Concept is the brand’s first interpretation of a versatile luxury SUV, which strikes a perfect
balance between elegance and versatility. Equipped with the latest cutting-edge technology, the new
GV80 Concept utilizes a plug-in hydrogen fuel cell electric technology to combine eco-performance
and capability, all skillfully designed to fulfill the needs of its users. The car is carefully designed to
represent athletic prowess and confidence, combined with elegance and versatility.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Mohamed Jaidah, Group Executive Director of Jaidah Group, said:
“We’re thrilled to bring the GV80 Concept to the Middle East and North Africa for the first time. The car
is an ideal mix of luxury and practicality. It was designed to inspire our customers with innovation and
design, giving them a glimpse into the future of the brand. The latest unveiling represents a new
milestone for Skyline Automotive in Qatar, demonstrating years of commitment to the country and its
Mr. Altar Yilmaz, General Manager of Genesis for Africa and Middle East Region, said: “Since our
Genesis reveal last year in Qatar, we received great feedback. The GV80 Concept Car reflects our
vision for what the future car would look like. It’ll provide the direction for the development of our
products and we look forward to seeing this Concept turn to reality in the future. I’m thrilled to be in
Qatar to take part in the Qatar Motor Show 2018, alongside our partners from Jaidah Group and
Skyline Automotive, which has become a key event for automakers in the region.”
The GV80 Concept presents a modern and refined interpretation of a capable utility vehicle, building
on the strength of architecture and the beauty of natural elements. The Genesis design team, which
brought together some of the leaders in automotive design from around the world, thoughtfully
expressed these ideas throughout the exterior and interior of the vehicle in utilizing exceptional
materials and purposeful forms. The concept car’s overall shape is distinguished by its proportions,
finely balanced with dominant surfaces, exhibiting sophistication and functionality that conveys the
SUV’s infinite versatility to the driver.
The GV80 Concept creates a sophisticated environment for its passengers through superior
craftsmanship, creative attention to detail and advanced technology, including an innovative Human
Machine Interface that offers users intuitive operation and function control through the use of a new
multi-function interactive controller with capacitive touch.
Other Genesis icons that will make their way to this year’s Qatar Motor Show are the G70, G90, G80
and G80 Sport. By completing the sedan line-up with the arrival of the Genesis G70 to Qatar this
summer, Skyline Automotive is bringing to life the vision of the Genesis brand to create products which
combine elegance, practicality, and fierceness, meeting the needs of a motorist looking for a unique
experience on the road.
Skyline Automotive customers in Qatar purchasing any Genesis vehicle will have access to the same
prestigious Genesis membership benefits, including a five-year service package with home-to-home
service, five-year unlimited mileage warranty, and the unique Genesis worldwide Concierge Service.
Skyline Automotive has made a strong name for itself after first entering the market in 2017 as a result
of its unrivalled commitment to customer care. This focus is evident through the various investments
and many firsts Skyline Automotive has brought to the country in terms of innovative technology and
newest luxury brands.