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Hyundai Wins Three 2018 GOOD DESIGN® Awards

12/20/2018, Fountain Valley, CA

  • Kona, Santa Fe and Le Fil Rouge Concept Take Home a Prestigious Design Honor

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 – Hyundai’s 2018 Kona, 2019 Santa Fe, and Le Fil Rouge Concept Car have warranted 2018 GOOD DESIGN® Awards from a Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and a European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The prestigious endowment honors a worlds of industrial, product and distinguished pattern for measureless creativity and courtesy to form, duty and aesthetics. This outlines a eighth uninterrupted year that Hyundai’s vehicles have perceived this honor, fortitude a joining to confidant and particular styling. 

“Hyundai is respected to be famous by one of a world’s many preeminent programs for pattern value worldwide,” pronounced Chris Chapman, arch designer, Hyundai Design Center. “The Kona, Santa Fe, and Le Fil Rouge Concept Car all accommodate a childish expectancy a business have come to pattern from Hyundai, any carrying their possess singular character, and avoiding a “family look” of identical designs where a usually disproportion is size. Winning this endowment for a eighth uninterrupted year demonstrates a joining to conceptualizing improved vehicles in this energetic automotive landscape.”

The 2018 Kona employs polished aesthetics with sculpted physique forms and sporty contours for an athletic, bold, and distinguished appearance. Its particular pattern is reinforced by a car’s voluminous, assertive physique styling that emphasizes a well-proportioned, energetic silhouette. A low and far-reaching position complements a profile, with a prolonged wheelbase and brief overhangs, ensuring sporty, nimble handling, in further to delivering higher pushing fortitude during highway speeds. Its masculine, protecting ‘armor’ combines strenuously with a unconventional LED lighting to emanate a high-tech look. The singular comforts of a extraneous continue inside with a clever plane impression line formulating a far-reaching and atmospheric feel. The Kona’s liquid sum minister to a sexy knowledge and raise a comfort-focused environment.

The 2019 Santa Fe has a confidant demeanour that is extended by polished lines that strengthen a vehicle’s standing in Hyundai’s SUV lineup. The face of a new Santa Fe is highlighted by Hyundai’s signature Cascading Grille and a Composite Light pattern comprising LED Daytime Running Lights positioned on tip of a LED headlights. The extraneous pattern is characterized by a absolute far-reaching position and an jaunty physique that creates a matter from 100 feet away. The Santa Fe interior pattern combines reward peculiarity with a ample blueprint featuring a clever plane pattern thesis and extended visibility. Premium touches such as a layered, three-dimensional instrument row and resisting chair stitching ensures a high turn of oppulance within a cabin.

The Le Fil Rouge Concept Car is a reinterpretation of Hyundai’s 1974 Coupe Concept and outlines a commencement of a Sensuous Sportiness epoch for Hyundai design. The Sensuous Sportiness pattern denunciation will move intrinsic beauty, romantic value and appropriateness to Hyundai vehicles. Sensuous Sportiness is tangible by a assent between 4 elemental elements in automobile design: proportion, architecture, styling, and technology.


Founded in Chicago in 1950, a GOOD DESIGN® Awards respect a yearly achievements of a best industrial and distinguished designers and universe manufacturers for their office of unusual pattern excellence. GOOD DESIGN is a oldest and a many prestigious pattern and pattern awards module orderly worldwide and strives to emanate a regenerated recognition about contemporary design. The awards respect both products and attention leaders in pattern and production that have charted new directions and pushed a pouch for rival products in a universe marketplace. In November, juries met in New York and San Francisco and comparison over 900 product designs and graphics from over 38 nations estimable of a GOOD DESIGN Award for their pattern excellence.

Hyundai Motor America

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