The Hexa Space, or HND-7, is Hyundai’s idea of a relevant concept car for Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi.
This conceptual multi-purpose vehicle revolutionizes the use of interior space, according to Hyundai, featuring eight slim, hexagonally shaped seats.
It is actually quite clever this system, as the seats move about and fit together like puzzle pieces, maximizing internal space while minimizing vehicle width. It is only logical since hexagon is known as an optimum shape for space efficiency. Good thinking there Hyundai.
This is, to all intents and purposes, a perfect car for India. It is a compact vehicle (4,300 mm long, 1,820 mm wide and 1,647 mm high) which means it suits India’s chaotic street and roads, and it has eight seats which means they can fit at least 16 people in there! That is the Indian way.
Engine-wise, Hexa Space is powered by Hyundai’s Kappa 1.2-liter turbo GDI engine, which is mated to a six-speed automatic. The car’s designed based on Hyundai’s characteristic “Fluidic Sculpture” design language and sits on 19-inch wheels. Siding doors at each sides make it easy getting in and out of the vehicle.
Hexa Space’s interior is completed with high-tech features, including a touch-screen center console, a push-button shifter and a cluster ionizer air purifier. Several storage spaces are tucked throughout the interior.
No production plans have been announced yet.