SEOUL, Korea, Nov. 22, 2002
- Korea’s premier motor vehicle manufacturer Hyundai Motor Co. lifted the curtain on new concept cars and new technologies at the 2002 Seoul Motor Show. The show officially opened Thursday November 21, 2002 at Seoul’s COEX Center where Hyundai exhibited 21 cars including the HIC and HCD-7
, two forward-thinking automotive concept cars, five show cars as well as important new engine and telematics technologies. This year’s show is being held under the “Meet Another Dream on Wheels” theme and runs until November 29th.
Covering over 2,000 square meters of floor space, the Hyundai display was the single largest exhibit at the show generating widespread public interest with its daring vision of the automotive future and innovative technologies that promise to make driving safer, more convenient and more enjoyable.
Taking center stage were the HIC High-Technology Intelligence Coupe and HCD-7 concepts cars.
Styled by Hyundai Japanese Design Center and based on the XG platform, the HIC serves as a test bed for exciting new ideas such Intelligent (Adaptive) Cruise Control with a Lane Departure Alert System, an infrared-based Night Vision system plus a Peripheral Monitoring System which includes proximity sensors and video monitoring.