At last week Hyundai releases first teaser sketches for its latest concept vehicle called the HED-6 (“ix-onic” concept) which was produced by Hyundai’s European project studios located in Russelsheim, Germany. New Hyundai concept car will make its debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show.
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Designers of the new HED6 concept express it as an “city traveler” with cultural influences from major cities such as Berlin, Paris and London. However, its devoted scenery is a preview for the next-gen Tucson SUV. The new Tucson, which you can see spy shots of in our preceding legend, will go on auction later this year in the U.S. as a 2010 classic and will eventually be sold in Europe as the all-new ix35.
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Under the hood sits a newly urban 175hp 1.6L GDi turbodiesel engine that is mated to Hyundai’s in-house designed six-quickness routine transmission.
The vehicle measures in at 4.4m in segment, 1.85m across, and 1.65m in height. Inside, there room for five adults but the production report is tipped to story optional seats for seven.
As for the HED-6, its a hexagonal fence enhanced interior, angular elegance position and loud back-swept front headlamps. This aggressive look is complete with 21in alloy wheels and a dual-tip exhaust. The three-dimensional sculpted character of the rear graphic, meanwhile, is achieved with Lexan plastics instead of regular wineglass.