The Hyundai 45’s design was inspired by the 1974 Pony Coupe Concept. The vehicle got its name from the 45 degree windshield and window slopes.
Wallpaper Magazine has chosen the Hyundai 45 as the Best Concept Car of the Year. The car debuted at the International Motor Show Germany in Frankfurt back in September, and instantly swept onlookers away with its square frame and smooth exterior. Additionally the vehicle’s electric engine also had the highly regarded magazine’s jury salivating. Overall, the 45 is expected to foreshadow the future of the South Korean automaker’s future autonomous EV lineup.
The Hyundai 45’s design was inspired by the 1974 Pony Coupe Concept. The vehicle got its name from 45 degree windshield and rear window slopes, which forms “a diamond-shaped silhouette that further foreshadows the design direction of future EV models,” and helps give the car its distinct looks. The look of the vehicle is acting as somewhat of a preview for South Korean automakers future EV models.
Inspired by the world of furniture design, the vehicle’s minimalist cabin is fitted with a fusion of wood, fabric and leather, which is designed to create a warm atmosphere that is both relaxing and spacious. According to the company, the 45 embodies Hyundai’s ‘STYLE SET FREE’ strategy for future mobility that emphasizes personalization of design and function. The front seats can rotate to face passengers in the rear, while the infotainment system features a projector-beam interface.
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