On the Subject of Performance
We don’t know which engines will power the GV70, but we can take an educated guess. The GV80 crossover is positioned similarly to the G80 sedan in terms of size and price, and the two vehicles share an engine lineup. We think the GV70 will follow this precedent, which would make it roughly equal to the compact G70 sedan. The G70 currently offers a choice of turbocharged four- and six-cylinder engines, and either should scoot the GV70 along just fine.
The G70’s 3.3-liter V6 is slightly smaller and less powerful than the G80’s 3.5-liter unit, but this is inconsequential in terms of performance because the G70 is so much smaller and lighter. It’s also far more nimble and enjoyable to drive. Extrapolate this to the SUV variants, and you can conclude that the GV70 should be quicker and more sprightly than the hulking GV80. And