Cooperation between the South Korean giant and the Italian design studio has produced one of the finest and most interesting models exhibited in Geneva.Hyundai’s design studio Instituto Europeo di Design, based in Turin, has entrusted the task to develop the concept of a thoroughbred sports car, which would in the future be an equal competitor prestigious sports brand.
2014 Hyundai PassoCorto is a joint project of Hyundai’s European design studio and Turin Instituto Europeo di Design (IED ) . Cooperation has included the work of 16 students in the Master study industrial design team led by Luca Borgogno , a leading designer Pininfarina.
Passo Corto , which translated from Italian means ” short wheelbase ” , the theory has a centrally located unit of 1.6 liters and a pair of turbochargers to pulling out 266 horses . Length of study is 4090 mm , width 1880 mm and height of 1,206 mm with a wheelbase of 2,450 mm , which makes extremely compact dimensions compared to the current competition in the market .
Hyundai says that the students are instructed in design by creating products for the younger clientele that wants continuous link with the world and while in the car . But no mention of touchscreen displays and infotainment systems .
If 2014 Hyundai PassoCorto sports car what students believe that Generation Y wants , then we enthusiastically expected arrival of this and similar projects into reality . Of course , Hyundai is not even remotely hinted that there would Passo Cort could even be considered.