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Hyundai has released teaser images of its new, third-generation Santa Fe, which bears the ‘DM’ codename in Korea. The DM Santa Fe is set to be premiered at the New York International Auto Show in April.

Based on the company’s current design philosophy called Fluidic Sculpture, the Santa Fe’s lines are adapted into its own concept called ‘Storm Edge’. The rationale states that this design captures the strong and dynamic images created by nature during the formation of a storm.


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So, the Santa Fe’s new lines are bolder, with more voluminous surfaces and it loses the curves of what we see usually see, like on the Sonata. What is similar though is the hexagonal grille that is on the fascia of every Hyundai car on the market.

The new lines also aims to deliver a more premium image, which hints on the ambitions Hyundai has for its new SUV. Expect more details on the vehicle when the New York Show opens.