A stunning new concept car,
low-emission versions of Hyundai production models and a facelifted
version of the Matrix will make the Hyundai stand a ‘must-see’ at the
Geneva motor show next month.
Star attraction will be the HED-5, a
six seat MPV that promises a new level of versatility combined with
exceptional fuel economy. The revolutionary materials and construction
techniques have been developed in co-operation with innovation partners
such as Recaro, Bayer and LG.
As a company that has always prided
itself on environmental friendliness and innovation, the challenge of
reducing emissions from its range was irresistible to Hyundai.
A new package of innovations to be
revealed at the show demonstrates how existing technology can make a
significant (up to 29 percent) reduction in CO2 emissions,
without punitive penalties in price, performance or driving enjoyment.
This “near production” package represents a realistic and achievable
advance in reduced emissions and fuel consumption.
Another model making its debut will be
the 2008 Matrix mini MPV. The exterior styling is given a contemporary
new look and is complemented by a refreshed range of colours. The
interior is also adapted to bring it into line with other current