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Fresh from the new Hyundai sub-brand, the Genesis G90 was revealed earlier this month with clear intentions of taking on Germany’s premium flagship limousines.

In our coverage of its global debut, we established that the regular G90 sedan’s overall length (5,205 mm) is itself a match for the long-wheelbase Mercedes-Benz S-Class (5,246 mm). Spied here, however, is the Korean brand’s attempt to do one better by producing a long wheelbase version of its flagship limousine.

The spyshots completely reveal the LWB Genesis G90 for what it is. You can see that rather than just make the rear door super long, an extra body section has been added between the front and rear doors. The wheelbase naturally has been elongated to accommodate the seemingly extended overall length of the car. Could this be one to match the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class’ 5,453 mm length?

Genesis has yet to reveal any official information on this long wheelbase model. Styling-wise, what we see here, apart from its length, is also identical to the G90 revealed earlier. However, we suspect that it would be safe to assume that this car will offer extended luxury and space over the regular model, but feature similar powertrains.

Currently, the regular G90 offers three engine options, starting with a 3.8 litre GDI V6 that provides 315 PS and 397 Nm of torque. The mid-range 3.3 litre turbocharged GDi V6 engine option outputs 370 PS and 510 Nm of torque.

At the helm of the business, the G90 features a 425 PS/520 Nm 5.0 litre GDI V8 engine. An eight-speed automatic transmission is paired to all three engine options. Drive is directed to the rear wheels as standard, with all-wheel drive optionally available.

While the Genesis brand is also expected to spawn several other models, this long wheelbase variant will ride alongside the regular G90 sedan to take on the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series, Audi A8 and their long wheelbase variants.


GALLERY: Genesis G90 sedan official photos