Hyundai uncovered another electric vehicle concept at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show, showing how its adaptable EV platform can be extended to oblige extra-large SUVs. The Hyundai Seven is based on the automakers Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which likewise supports the upcoming Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and Genesis GV60.
In contrast to those vehicles, however, the Hyundai Seven is only a concept and isnt ensured to go into production. All things considered, considering how famous SUVs are with the vehicle purchasing public, it appears to be probable that the Seven will ultimately arrive at dealerships in some form or the other. (Hyundai’s 45 concept eventually became the Ioniq 5.)
Using chargers with 350kW capacity, the Hyundai Seven is equipped for charging from 10% to 80 percent in around 20 minutes. The automaker is likewise focusing on a range of “over 300 miles.”
The Seven is one of the biggest concepts we’ve seen from the South Korean automaker, with a wheelbase that extends 10.5 feet, which is longer than the Cadillac Escalade. The extra-tall grille additionally puts this idea solidly in the perilously huge camp of vehicles that incorporates the Escalade and other larger than average SUVs and trucks.
With coach-style doors, adjustable seating, and retractable controls, the Hyundai Seven is additionally a vision of what the automaker’s autonomous vehicles might resemble later on. A bench seat clears around from the back aside, while individual captain’s seats can turn and slide around. The driver’s seat features a retractable control stick that hides away when not being used.
Automakers love concept vehicles that bother a future wherein individuals ride around in autonomous vehicles that resemble luxurious living spaces. Other vehicle organizations, like BMW, Volvo, and Audi, have extended comparative thoughts onto their ideas, with interiors changed into “third places” in which we work, eat, sleep, and socialize.
Hyundai is likewise putting accentuation on hygiene, with the agreement that in our post-pandemic world, individuals might need includes that can assist with keeping their vehicles disinfected. The interior surfaces are included sustainable and recycled materials like bamboo, also copper and hygienically treated fabric.
Hyundai took inspiration from airplane cabins in designing an HVAC system that has both a horizontal and vertical mode to control airflow. Furthermore, when everybody has left the vehicle, the Sevens worked in UVC lights sterilize everything.
In contrast to past concepts, similar to the unnecessarily rad Heritage Series Grandeur restomod EV, the Sevens establishes lie immovably later on. The amount of these design elements make it through to an actual production car will say a lot about Hyundai’s commitment to going big.