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I have a headlamp question
It seems that the US version doesn't have 'tiny little clusters' in them like other markets. Is it my eyes or are they the same?

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It still doesn't make sense. My Countryman has these lights with the small elements(below). I'm still confused about how the non-US specs are that much different?
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Lights, added side deflector, and some features that they have in Korea like the Dashcam recording, and chauffeur side buttons where you can move the driver and passenger seats. I dont even thing we have a button for relaxation mode judging from this pic below :( it's the standard adjustment buttons I have on my 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid. I don't even think we have sequential turn signals. The back from watching the video, it's all chromed out. Then again, he did mention it was a pre production model so maybe it's not final.

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It still doesn't make sense. My Countryman has these lights with the small elements(below). I'm still confused about how the non-US specs are that much different?
The adaptive beams which aren't yet legal in the US have many individual elements which are able to shape the beam pattern around oncoming cars. The US headlights will presumably be the same as the "base" model reflector beams in other markets,not the adaptive beams that the upper trims get. The EV6 also has no fog or cornering lights (other than the rear fog). That's not due to regulations, they just didn't include them. There is more extensive discussion in this thread.
 

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Lights, added side deflector, and some features that they have in Korea like the Dashcam recording, and chauffeur side buttons where you can move the driver and passenger seats. I dont even thing we have a button for relaxation mode judging from this pic below :( it's the standard adjustment buttons I have on my 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid. I don't even think we have sequential turn signals. The back from watching the video, it's all chromed out. Then again, he did mention it was a pre production model so maybe it's not final.

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I believe the Genesis models carry over the chauffer side seat controls. If the KDM (Korean Domestic Model) headlamps are plug and play installation it might be easy to do it yourself.
 

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Here's the front turn signal (non-sequential):

EDIT: In retrospect I'm not certain. That might be the hazard lights; in that first US video by the guy who clearly didn't do his homework ("R-something - Rizzi?) he had the hazards on and they just blinked solid. This video only shows one turn signal so it may be the hazard lights...?


Lights, added side deflector, and some features that they have in Korea like the Dashcam recording, and chauffeur side buttons where you can move the driver and passenger seats. I dont even thing we have a button for relaxation mode judging from this pic below :( it's the standard adjustment buttons I have on my 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid. I don't even think we have sequential turn signals. The back from watching the video, it's all chromed out. Then again, he did mention it was a pre production model so maybe it's not final.
@jamisonl if you jump to 2:35 in this video it shows the US model has fully-reclining seats
 

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Here's the front turn signal (non-sequential):

EDIT: In retrospect I'm not certain. That might be the hazard lights; in that first US video by the guy who clearly didn't do his homework ("R-something - Rizzi?) he had the hazards on and they just blinked solid. This video only shows one turn signal so it may be the hazard lights...?



@jamisonl if you jump to 2:35 in this video it shows the US model has fully-reclining seats

I'm not saying it doesn't fully recline, it doesn't have the other button where it will fully recline it. Raiti's video shows the regular buttons on the side where you'd have to hold down till it fully reclines. In Raiti's video, if you look closely the back lower turn signal lights are chromed out vs light white so it's not an active turn signal. The active turn signal is the top red light bar for left and right.
 

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I'm not saying it doesn't fully recline, it doesn't have the other button where it will fully recline it. Raiti's video shows the regular buttons on the side where you'd have to hold down till it fully reclines. In Raiti's video, if you look closely the back lower turn signal lights are chromed out vs light white so it's not an active turn signal. The active turn signal is the top red light bar for left and right.
I'm genuinely curious - if it doesn't have the button, how would someone fully-recline it? It would be interesting as an Infotainment option but I don't think the seats are connected in that way.

Assuming you're correct about the seat button, most likely either that model was an unusual one or the system was redesigned slightly, button-wise.
 

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I'm genuinely curious - if it doesn't have the button, how would someone fully-recline it? It would be interesting as an Infotainment option but I don't think the seats are connected in that way.

Assuming you're correct about the seat button, most likely either that model was an unusual one or the system was redesigned slightly, button-wise.
its just the regular seat adjustment button where you hold it to fully recline it. There is no dedicated button like the international version.
 

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It’s also a shame in the US they stick the stupid extra orange reflectors on the side of everything.
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Here's the front turn signal (non-sequential):

EDIT: In retrospect I'm not certain. That might be the hazard lights; in that first US video by the guy who clearly didn't do his homework ("R-something - Rizzi?) he had the hazards on and they just blinked solid. This video only shows one turn signal so it may be the hazard lights...?



@jamisonl if you jump to 2:35 in this video it shows the US model has fully-reclining seats
I'm not saying it doesn't fully recline, it doesn't have the other button where it will fully recline it. Raiti's video shows the regular buttons on the side where you'd have to hold down till it fully reclines. In Raiti's video, if you look closely the back lower turn signal lights are chromed out vs light white so it's not an active turn signal. The active turn signal is the top red light bar for left and right.
As for the turn signals. At this point we really haven't seen anything definitive to say if they are or are not sequential at this point. I'm hoping we get a US review video of a US Spec car (ie: here in the US) that actually shows us the turn signals. Or, failing that, we will know once they are at our dealerships. Maybe @MurlinatoR can catch a video of the turn signals one the 2 arrive at his dealership soonish.
 

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As for the turn signals. At this point we really haven't seen anything definitive to say if they are or are not sequential at this point. I'm hoping we get a US review video of a US Spec car (ie: here in the US) that actually shows us the turn signals. Or, failing that, we will know once they are at our dealerships. Maybe @MurlinatoR can catch a video of the turn signals one the 2 arrive at his dealership soonish.
I definitely will! LOL

I want to know as well.
 
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