Hyundai has given the Prophecy EV a digital premiere after its Geneva Motor Show debut was cancelled resulting from coronavirus considerations.
Supposedly, Hyundai has steering wheel-less automobiles in thoughts for his or her future, a notion that was revealed Monday when the corporate detailed the Prophecy EV concept; the mannequin represents the model’s “future vision” by embodying its “Sensuous Sportiness” and “Optimistic Futurism” design philosophies.
Though the mannequin has a strikingly clean, inky black exterior accentuated by only a few refined contours, the within is residence to probably the most eye-catching characteristic of the mannequin: a joystick steering system. The designers opted for this type of management to supply homeowners “more expansive views and ergonomic seating.”
Capitalizing on the truth that the premiere of this mannequin was transformed right into a digital occasion as a result of unfold of the coronavirus, Hyundai specifically introduced that the air contained in the mannequin “continuously refreshed thanks to integrated clean air technology.”
The reveal of this mannequin was accompanied by a presentation outlining Hyundai’s electrification technique. Forty-four electrified automobiles are anticipated to make up a part of the corporate’s product lineup by 2025. On the opposite hand, by the tip of this 12 months, greater than 75% of Hyundai’s European lineup might be electrified.
Though the coronavirus danger leaves Hyundai’s public viewers with out a possibility to see the Prophecy concept in particular person, it is certain to be showcased at one other occasion later this 12 months as soon as the chance has subsided.