Hyundai is preparing a new Tucson

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The fourth generation of Hyundai Tucson crossover was demonstrated at Los Angeles Motor Show.

At the Hyundai booth in Los Angeles, the concept of a hybrid crossover Vision T, demonstrating a new stage in the development of the design philosophy «SensuousSportiness» (emotional sportiness). The first new global brand design language «TREDIED» The LEFILROUGE concept, who debuted on last year’s auto show in Geneva. Vision T — the seventh concept developed by the Hyundai design center in accordance with the philosophy of «emotional sportiness».

Vision T appearance should transmit the feeling of speed and move forward. Designers have tried to achieve such an effect at the expense of a long hood line, short sinks and muscular profiles. A wide radiator grille with active valves is visually combined with front optics. During the movement of the car, the lattice cell moves in a given sequence, contributing to the «truly dynamic movement of the car forward.» Also, Vision T is equipped with a built-in hidden headlight system, like KiaFuturon, if necessary, turning into fully functional lighting. According to the company, some of these decisions will appear in future serial models.

The overall length of the concept is 4610 mm, width — 2010 mm, height — 2014 mm, wheelbase — 2800 mm. Thus, the show car is 130 mm longer, 164 mm wider and 49 mm above the current Tucson. The difference in the size of the wheelbase — 134 mm in favor of Vision T.

On the side panel from the front passenger side there is a charging port with a sliding lid. During the connection to the charging station under the port, «Bledrive» is lit, the battery level is displayed outside. Information on the force setting of the Vision T plug-in hybrid has not provided.