Hyundai must be applauded for the way in which it has been elevating its enterprise and merchandise over the past decade, to some extent the place right now it’s even pleased with its heritage, which it needs to indicate off to the world. It most lately did this when it unveiled the Grandeupr Heritage EV idea automotive, which in keeping with a supply from Korea, might spawn a manufacturing mannequin.
The idea’s boxy Nineteen Eighties design mixed with fashionable touches and EV energy was an actual hit, making this unassuming sedan idea extremely popular and broadly shared throughout social media platforms. We don’t know if this robust curiosity within the idea might have had one thing to do with it, however now the KoreanCarBlog says it is going to spawn a manufacturing mannequin.
Based on the supply, Hyundai is not going to solely supply this retro-inspired fully-electric Grandeur, but in addition a BEV model of the seventh-generation Grandeur sedan believed to debut in 2023. This leads us to consider that the mannequin with retro design will likely be a extra style-conscious, area of interest providing for folks with an curiosity in design, not the main-selling electrical sedan in its dimension bracket.
Oh, and the seventh-gen Grandeur has already been noticed by spies and it appears actually attention-grabbing, with a entrance finish dominated by a full-width mild bar and an enormous grille flanked by rectangular daytime operating lights that go across the precise headlights which can be considerably hidden within the bumper. It is going to be some of the attention-grabbing wanting sedans on the highway.
The Grandeur was bought in the US because the Azera, nevertheless it was discontinued in 2017, and this new mannequin, as cool because it appears, most likely gained’t be dropped at the US since it might have an effect on gross sales of automobiles from Hyundai’s Genesis luxurious sub-brand (which is skipping hybrids and PHEVs, going straight to EVs). However this doesn’t imply the retro-inspired sedan couldn’t be introduced over as a type of particular mannequin, the flagship Hyundai EV.