Hyundai flips its lid
Topless wonder: Hyundai's HCD6 roadster concept may spawn a production car to rival the likes of the Mazda MX-5.
HYUNDAI has taken the wraps off its latest mid-engined two-seater sports car
design at the Chicago motor show in the United States.
Dubbed the HCD6, the sports car is much closer to a production-oriented version
than the radical NEOS, or New Evolution Open Sportscar, showpiece it unveiled
at the Paris show last year.
While Hyundai executives have denied the roadster is ready for production, it
clearly shows the Korean giant is close to having a Mazda MX-5 and Toyota MR2
rival in its ever-expanding stable.
The HCD6 features heavily sculpture bodywork, a see-through engine cover,
high-mounted exhaust and detached bumpers. . ...continued