Vision G Coupe Concept previews Hyundai’s premium models

Concept Cars 19 Aug 2015
Vision G Coupe Concept previews Hyundai’s premium models

The Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept will serve as an inspiration for the company’s family of future premium products.


The HCD-16 “Vision G” Concept Coupe was revealed to a select group of media at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and then brought to the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on August 16.

Below we report the official design details.

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept

Concept and Design

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept

“The concept was designed with coordinated input from Hyundai design studios around the world, but was led by our team here in the U.S.,” said Peter Schreyer, Hyundai’s president and chief design officer.

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept

“The design is our interpretation of the idea that Hyundai breathes into all of its vehicles – a DNA that balances design and performance with the idea that you don’t need to be over the top in terms of glitz and stereotypical luxury cues.”

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept - Front end

During the design process, Hyundai’s team of designers centered their work on the notion of “chivalry” – a word they felt best defined the idea that one doesn’t need to shout to be noticed and respected.

“Vision G” is purposefully understated, despite its size and dramatic lines. One example of this respectful luxury – and a nod to the self-sufficiency of the driver – is a technology that automatically opens the door as if being opened by a valet.

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept - Side

The exterior styling of the concept is highlighted by a long hood, high-beltline and a cabin that presents a slingshot-like appearance.

“In keeping with a design that speaks to the owner rather than ‘the spectators’ who might see the car on the road, Vision G appears dynamic and in constant motion,” said Christopher Chapman, head of Hyundai’s U.S. design center and leader of the coupe’s design team.

“After all – and if all is right in the world – the only time an owner sees the exterior of the car is when it’s standing still.”

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept Interior

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept Interior - Seats

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept Interior - Center tunnel

The underlying idea of respectful luxury flows into the interior, underscored by its clarity and simplicity. No glaring examples of luxury, but rather elegant lines and finishes.

Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept Interior - Steering Wheel

Technical Features

The heart of “Vision G” is the award-winning 5.0-liter Tau V8 engine producing 420 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 383 lb. ft. of torque at 5,000 rpm.

The unit features high-pressure direct injection and an optimized intake runner length, enhanced timing chain for reduced friction and NVH, low-torque exhaust manifold, increased compression ratio and upgraded multiple-injection mapping.

These enhancements combine to produce a flatter torque curve at lower rpm for even better driveability.

(Source: Hyundai)

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