The company Hyundai (Hyundai) presented at the international auto show in New York, its new concept car Nuvis. Nuvis – a vision for the future generation crossover Hyundai, whose representatives are currently Hyundai Tucson (Tussal) and Hyundai Santa Fe (Santa Fe). Nuvis presents them as a new generation of crossover, in which Hyundai is joined avtribuy friendly city car and the characteristics of a premium car. Nuvis, according to the manufacturer, will form the basis for krossroverov new generation. Hyundai Nuvis – the eleventh concept car (the working title of HD-11), created by the California company's design center (California Design Center), based in Irvine (Irvine, Calif.). The car embodies the very popular recent trends – compact, economical and environmentally friendly. The key to success will be a crossover Hyundai Nuvis its hybrid Hyundai Hybrid Blue Drive, enabling it to fully meet the requirements of economy fuel, which will come into effect in the United States in 2015.
Nuvis is Hyundai's designers look urban crossover near future. Financial technology does not necessarily agree. The appearance of the crossover settled in the new corporate style of Korean brand, presented recently on the prototype ix-onic – modern successor to Tucson and Santa Fe. On each side of the concept are two doors that open up like 'gull wing' (gull-wings), which will provide access to both front and rear seats. Nuvis differ extravagant body design and a spacious interior with neon illuminated plastic panels. Hyundai designers in appearance Nuvis embodied the idea of rushing. The developers were inspired by the movement of water and forms which creates a wind from the snow.
Thus, the car should be feeling of motion even while standing still. According to the design manager John Krstetski (John Krstetski), the designers was to create a "live" machine, which could be part of the environment, and the passengers, in turn, to feel part of the machine. Nuvis conceived as a universal car: in the morning his owner could go ride through the desert at night, go to the mountains, and evening at the official dinner. As one of the features touted Nuvis interior upholstery, made from recycled plastic bottles! Four passengers can communicate with the new technology Methode Electronics TouchSense. When the mass in kilograms in 1542 concept car has a length of 4.78 meters and the width and height of 1.97 meters and 1.66, respectively. Hyundai Nuvis – a hybrid car. This is evidenced by the inscription on the Blue Drive body parts Hyundai Nuvis. The complete hybrid Hyundai Nuvis unit includes 2.4 liter Theta II engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and electric motor, 30 kW. Accumulate energy lithium-polymer batteries, which are more effective than Lithium-ion. Hybrid plant provided for the concept car Nuvis, will be used for the sedan Sonata next-generation, which will appear in 2010, and a similar design will borrow the new Tucson, premiere is scheduled for the second half of this year. Regenerative braking allows you to recharge the batteries while driving the car. According to the company, a concept crossover spends about 6.9 liters of fuel in the urban cycle, and to track consumption Fuel is about 6.7 liters. In addition, Hyundai Nuvis different modern technologies such as: regenerative braking system, a package of polymer lithium batteries and electric air conditioning compressor.