Hyundai is displaying these days at Seoul Motor Show the rather interesting Enduro crossover utility vehicle (CUV).

Hyundai is displaying these days at Seoul Motor Show the rather interesting Enduro crossover utility vehicle (CUV).

As far as the design is concerned, Hyundai says it combines the styling of a regular SUV with a rally motorcycle and it was developed primarily for individuals living in large and busy cities. The peculiar body features massive plastic cladding on the wheel arches and gives the impression it looks like a giant bug.

It benefits from a jacked up suspension and has received uniquely shaped lighting clusters featuring LEDs while the side skirts come with built-in step bars providing easier loading/unloading of the roof rack. The lower parts of the car have a dark grey garnish while on the C pillar there's a special air-blade designed to reduce drag.

Photos of the interior cabin are not available at this point, but Hyundai says the dashboard and center console use a combination of horizontal and vertical elements while the instrument cluster hosts a wide variety of information in a built-in display meant to reduce distractions. The steering wheel comes with the spoke and handle moulding of a road bike while the door handles feature a lightweight cowl image of an off-road bike.

The Hyundai HND-12 Enduro concept is 4271mm long, 1852mm wide and 1443mm tall, with a 2650mm wheelbase and powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine teamed up with a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox.

Hyundai hasn't said anything about whether there's a chance of seeing a production version derived from this concept.

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