5 Reasons Why Hyundai HCD-14 Was Named The Concept Car of the Year
Hyundai received the “Concept Car of the Year” award for the HCD-14 Genesis concept.
The vehicle was also awarded the “Most Significant Concept Vehicle of the Year” title for scoring the highest among the category winning concepts.
The HCD-14 debuted Hyundai’s design direction for future premium vehicles at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit earlier this year.
The twelfth annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards recognize those vehicles most likely to shape the future of the automobile industry.
This marks the second time Hyundai has received an award, having been named “Production Preview Concept Vehicle of the Year” in 2008 for the Genesis Coupe.
The “Concept Car” category recognizes those vehicles intended for carrying passengers.
The Hyundai HCD-14 beat out competitors in this category including the Honda EV-STER and Toyota Corolla Furia.
Hyundai HCD-14: 5 things to know
1. The Hyundai concept was recognized for its state-of-the-art features and enhanced driver experience.
2.The HCD-14 Genesis reveals the technological future of Hyundai’s premium line-up with driver eye-tracking and hand-gesture recognition, thumb controls or gesture recognition used to select navigation, infotainment, audio, HVAC, and smartphone connectivity functions.
3.Hyundai’s California Design Center has been turning out some impressive works lately, with the HCD-14 concept beings one of their best.
4. The ultra-clean coupe-like styling has both flair and presence.
5.The interior is wild and lacks of a center stack.
If the next production Genesis, which arrives to the market in 2014, is anything like this stunner, Hyundai will have another winner on its hands.
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