Talking Cars 360: Driving the 2023 Genesis GV60

Plus, we discuss legal brightness levels for daytime running lights, and whether there are any laws against using your fog lights during the day

Main theme: We share our first driving impressions of the all-new, all-electric 2023 Genesis GV60. This small luxury SUV shares an EV-specific platform with the superb Hyundai Ioniq 5 (which CR just finished testing) and the Kia EV6. The new Genesis boasts cool tech innovations like facial recognition to unlock the vehicle from the outside, and a fingerprint reader to start it. We discuss how the GV60’s cabin and driving experience differ from its platform-mates, and we answer the question on everyone’s mind: Just how cool is the GV60’s “crystal-sphere” gear selector? 

Audience question: Is there a maximum legal brightness for daytime running lights? Do you know if there are any laws against using your fog lights during the daytime?

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"Talking Cars" panelists Jake Fisher, Mike Monticello, and Keith Barry.

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Mike Monticello

After my dad gave me a ride on his Yamaha two-stroke motorcycle when I was 3, I was hooked on anything with an engine. I got a master’s in journalism as a means to an end: To drive cars and get paid for it, which led me to jobs at Road & Track and Edmunds.com. My most thrilling moment so far has been hurtling down the autobahn at a GPS-timed 217.1 mph in a Ruf Rt12. On weekends you can find me churning dirt on my mountain bike or doing car or motorcycle track days. Follow me on Twitter. (@MikeMonticello)