February 6, 2020


IED goes to India to participate in the New Delhi Auto Expo 2020 with Hyundai Kite, the concept car created in collaboration with the European Design Center Hyundai. Unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show 2018 and exhibited at the National Automobile Museum of Turin in 2019 on the occasion of the exhibition Over The Future, Hyundai Kite will be at the Indian kermesse at the Hyundai stand from 5th to 12th of February 2020.

Result of the thesis project of the Master in Transportation Design IED Torino a.y. 2016/17, Hyundai Kite is a fun and functional vehicle combining handling and fun: a dune buggy for two passengers capable of turning into a single-seater jet-ski. A vehicle that runs between land and water, and which takes its name from the air (kite), interweaving the three elements into a driving experience and intuitive man-machine interaction, thanks to mobile phone controls.

Hyundai Kite was designed by: Nicholas Luke Cho (UK); Priankar Dasgupta (India); Jiabin Dong (China); Nithyanandhan Emmanuel (India); Ulises Esquivel Balderas (Mexico); Nishank Grover (India); Jin Kim (South Korea); Sai Sandeep Pentakota (India); Luis Rodrigo Rodrìguez Mèndez (Guatemala); Aditya Saraf (India); Alexandru-Calin Ticarat (Romania); Prashanth Vantimitta (India); Leonardo Vitale (Italy); José Andrés Yanes Belmonte (Venezuela) and Wu Zhengcui (China).