Well, right here’s a Hyundai you’ve most likely by no means heard of earlier than. It is alleged to be known as the Custo and it will likely be constructed by the Beijing Hyundai three way partnership in China between the South Korean automaker and BAIC Motor.
The three way partnership has been working since 2002 and the Custo is its newest creation. It takes the type of a seven-seat MPV (however might be accessible as a six-seater) and can launch on the Chinese market in October.
Seen right here in prototype kind and beginning with the outside design, it’s ‘unique,’ to place it properly. If you may ignore the grime strewn throughout this prototype, you’ll acknowledge a well-recognized Hyundai entrance grille and a set of headlights with a very intriguing form. Viewed from the aspect, the Custo consists of black aspect skirts and black trim on the decrease portion of the doorways. It additionally has sharp traces operating alongside the doorways and pronounced wheel arches. Look extra intently and silver trim may be discovered on the door handles.
As for the rear of the Hyundai Custo, it has tinted taillights and an LED gentle bar. The rear-end can be very upright and has a delicate spoiler stretching off from the roof.
Inside, the MPV clearly shares some components with the 2020 Hyundai Sonata. For instance, it options the identical four-spoke steering wheel and likewise has the identical gear selector buttons. The Hyundai Custo additionally sports activities a slim digital instrument cluster and a big portrait-oriented infotainment system and touchscreen.
Car News China experiences the MPV might be offered solely with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing 237 hp and 260 lb-ft (353 Nm) of torque whereas mated to an eight-speed automated transmission.