Hyundai’s design boss SangYup Lee continues to review the brand’s concept cars and the newest to get the walkaround video remedy is the 45 EV research.
Unveiled final 12 months on the Frankfurt Motor Present, the Hyundai 45 EV has a specific design that’s loosely based mostly on the 1974 Hyundai Pony Coupe. The Korean automaker says that the 45 research unites its previous and its future.
Outlined by laborious strains, sharp angles, and a hanging, diamond-shaped silhouette, the Hyundai 45 EV demonstrates how new electrical car know-how offers designers the liberty to rethink the outside and inside design of vehicles.
Within the walkaround video, Hyundai Head of Design SangYup Lee supplies fascinating perception into the 45 concept car, which was the second Hyundai idea automotive to embody the model’s new design id, Sensuous Sportiness.
For instance, the identify is a reference to each the 45 years because the Pony Coupe’s launch and the 45-degree angles in its exterior design. SangYup Lee additionally talks in regards to the inspiration for the 45’s design and shares new particulars on exterior and inside design options.
The distinctive double sliding doorways are significantly hanging, opening in direction of the entrance and the again of the automotive to disclose a spacious inside. The devoted EV platform, shared with the Prophecy four-door coupe EV idea, allowed designers to maximise house.
Hyundai claims this inside feels bigger than that of different C-segment vehicles, however there’s extra to the cabin than the house. Highlights embody the premium lounge design, related in-car expertise, and the swivel seats, which could be rotated to “welcome” the driving force and make it simpler to enter the car.