Hyundai is celebrating the launch of its new Busan, Korea, studio with a little bit stroll down reminiscence lane within the type of an exhibition showcasing the corporate’s design heritage. This all-electric restomod 1975 Pony, which was shared on Instagram by its designer, is the star of this present.
Per Automobile and Driver, the Pony is outwardly powered by a thriller battery-electric setup. If that is the case, it is probably cobbled collectively from the heart of a Kona Electrical or Ioniq EV (and by that we imply the present one, not one of many forthcoming numbered fashions in Hyundai’s new sub-brand); the latter’s 134 horsepower appears about proper for a small, three-door hatchback like this one. There’s loads extra to see in case you browse @yang_gu_rum’s profile:
Per Hyundai, the exhibition is titled “Reflections in Movement” and it contains 5 primary parts: “Heritage Sequence – PONY” (this one) is a reinterpretation of the timeless Hyundai Pony from 1975; “Colour & Mild” is a visible interaction of colours, lights and time; “Materials” is an interactive room-filling sculpture for a human-centered design expertise; “Prophecy” is a illustration of the facility of future EV designs; and “Media Strings (2021)” is a kinetic media artwork set up by Korean artist Jin-Yo Mok.
“Hyundai Motorstudio is an area that enables prospects to expertise our model by quite a lot of arts and cultural actions that replicate our model id and imaginative and prescient,” stated Cornelia Schneider, Vice President and Head of International Experiential Advertising and marketing at Hyundai Motor. “We hope guests to Hyundai Motorstudio Busan will take pleasure in exploring the facility of design by collaborating within the means of its making and see the way it reinvents our on a regular basis lives.”