Hyundai has given the Prophecy EV a digital premiere after its Geneva Motor Show debut was cancelled as a result of coronavirus considerations.
Supposedly, Hyundai has steering wheel-less vehicles 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 easy, inky black exterior accentuated by just some delicate contours, the within is house to essentially the most eye-catching characteristic of the mannequin: a joystick steering system. The designers opted for this type of management to supply house owners “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 autos are anticipated to make up a part of the corporate’s product lineup by 2025. On the opposite hand, by the top of this yr, greater than 75% of Hyundai’s European lineup shall be electrified.
Though the coronavirus threat leaves Hyundai’s public viewers with out a possibility to see the Prophecy concept in particular person, it is positive to be showcased at one other occasion later this yr as soon as the danger has subsided.