Hyundai has unveiled the Veloster C3 Roll Top concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It features a unique convertible roof that can be retracted forward or backwards.

Hyundai has unveiled the Veloster C3 Roll Top concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Designed to combine "open-air freedom with the style of a coupe and the functionality of a tailgate," the C3 has an innovative soft top that can be retracted forward or backwards. This, combined with a new tailgate, allows the coupe to function as a pickup truck.

On the styling front, the concept draws inspiration from fixed gear bicycles that are colorful, minimalistic and highly customizable. As such, the C3 has a unique color scheme with a white body, red mirrors and mismatched 18-inch alloy wheels. There's also a blacked out grille, extended side skirts and a center-mounted dual exhaust system.

The hipster theme carries over to the cabin as it features two-tone leather seats and a mosaic that is constructed out of more than 20 old skate boards.

Power is provided by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 201 bhp (150 kW) and 195 lb-ft (264 Nm) of torque. Performance specifications were not released, but Hyundai says it gives the car "instantaneous power delivery."

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