Hyundai iFlow concept car to heading to Geneva Auto Show
Hyundai iFlow concept car set to make its official debut at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show.
Hyundai has released the very first teaser image of its iFlow concept car, which is set to make its official public premiere during the opening day of the 2010 Geneva Auto Show.
Designed at Hyundai’s European design headquarters in Russelsheim, Germany, the iFlow the concept car features visionary exterior styling and hints at a possible design direction for a future-generation mid-size Hyundai sedan.
There are no other details about Hyundai iFlow available at this point, but our sources say that the concept car sits on Hyundai’s in-house developed hybrid-drive architecture and features a set of solar panels on its roof.
The iFlow concept is also said to give us a glimpse of the new i40 sedan, which is scheduled to make its production debut in the second half of 2010. The i40 sedan will be marketed exclusively in Europe and will be available as a sedan or wagon type model.
Update: Hyundai today released the official press release about the iFlow concept. You can read it here:
An all-new concept car is set to catch the “i” of visitors to the Geneva Motor Show next month. Hyundai has chosen the event to reveal the i-flow, a stylish saloon that previews the look of its new D-segment contender.
Styled at the company’s European design headquarters in Rüsselsheim, Germany, i-flow is expected to attract much attention, thanks to its striking appearance – the latest product of the company’s evocative new form language, “fluidic sculpture”.
The name i-flow reflects the exceptionally aerodynamic shape and the flowing lines of the concept car’s eye-catching styling, and retains the “i” prefix of Hyundai’s established nomenclature.
The i-flow incorporates numerous new technologies from chemical company BASF, ranging from innovative lightweight materials to solar cells, to assist in reducing weight and improving energy efficiency.
More news of Hyundai’s star cars will be published in advance of the show and will be available on the stand. The company’s press conference will take place on Tueasdy, March 2nd.
Hyundai iFlow image: