Hyundai Kona, Santa Fe and NEXO Win Silver Award from IDEA 2018

09/20/2018, Fountain Valley, CA

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 – Hyundai’s 2018 Kona, 2019 Santa Fe and NEXO together have been famous as a Silver Award leader in a 2018 International Design Excellence Awards® (IDEA) by a Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) for their forward-thinking pattern and graphic styling. The 3 vehicles prominence Hyundai’s expanding SUV offerings and confidant new pattern language. IDEA recognizes designs that urge peculiarity of life and pull bounds by creation in categories such as Automotive and Transportation, Design Strategy, Consumer Technology, Environments and more.

“As a automotive landscape continues to change, we are pulling artistic bounds with designs that simulate today’s car drivers and owners,” pronounced Chris Chapman, comparison arch designer, Hyundai Design Center. “We are respected to see several vehicles famous in this category, as it is a covenant to a passion for skill opposite a Hyundai lineup.”

As Hyundai’s initial entrance in a subcompact SUV segment, a Kona was designed with a “urban adventurer” in mind. Though small, a car boasts toughness, with a “Spartan helmet” pattern in a front, combined by jacket a cladding from a front buffer brazen to approximate a headlamps and down around a bottom of a fascia. Kona pulls together short, abrupt, pointy turns to have a extemporaneous denunciation and simulate a lifestyles of a immature demographic.

Meanwhile, a all-new Santa Fe only reached Hyundai dealers. The face of a new Santa Fe is highlighted by Hyundai’s signature cascading grille and a combination light pattern comprising LED Daytime Running Lights positioned sleekly above a LED headlights. The extraneous pattern is characterized by a powerful, far-reaching position and an jaunty physique that creates a matter from 100 feet away. The form of a Santa Fe comforts a energetic sense line that goes all a approach from a headlights to a taillights, and a incomparable illumination opening (DLO) with a satin approximate that provides a neat impression, along with improved visibility. The car stands clever on diamond-cut 19-inch wheels and a new back design, featuring a muscular, high and frozen shape.

The all-new 2019 NEXO is Hyundai’s second-generation fuel dungeon electric vehicle. Its extraneous pattern echoes a innovative appetite source, exuding pristine and ease styling with a streamlined conformation and floating roof. The NEXO is a initial dedicated hydrogen-powered SUV, mixing a application and trustworthiness of an SUV with cutting-edge unconstrained pushing capabilities, intelligent modernized motorist assistance systems and one of a strongest powertrains in a segment.

IDEA is a premier general pattern foe noticing and compelling pattern value opposite a far-reaching array of industries and disciplines, conducted annually by a IDSA. IDEA judging is formed on a following criteria for Design Excellence: Design Innovation, Benefit to a User, Benefit to a Client, Benefit to Society and Appropriate Aesthetics.


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