The Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the upcoming 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Internally coded as the HCD-16, the two-doored show car has been pegged as a preview for the Korean carmaker’s future design direction for its family of “premium products that promise luxury, performance and style with the value and responsibility that is the foundation of Hyundai’s brand.”

According to Hyundai-Kia design honcho, Peter Schreyer, the Vision G Coupe Concept emphasises the notion of “chivalry” in that said vehicle should incorporate understated design elements as to portray a simple, timeless outlook. The concept employs a philosophy “that balances design and performance with the idea that you don’t need to be over the top in terms of glitz and stereotypical luxury cues,” according to Schreyer.


In terms of its looks, the Hyundai Vision G Coupe Concept is characterised by its long bonnet and rather high belt line – a cue that’s supposed to allow the Vision G to appear “dynamic and in constant motion.” Head on, the front fascia is comprised of a large, gaping grille, above which sits the ‘Genesis’ insignia. Could we be looking at the first draft of the next-generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe?

If so, the next-generation Genesis Coupe would mark a radical departure from the its predecessor as the shift from performance to luxury takes place. More so on the inside as the cabin of the Vision G Coupe Concept employs a mixture of quilted ivory-schemed leather coupled to lashings of chrome and wood. The overall effect is that of a very relaxed atmosphere as opposed to the racy ambience in the current model.

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Another interesting feature to be found the concept is the “valet door” that swings open to welcome the driver whenever he/she approaches the vehicle. Hyundai claims that this is a “nod to the self-sufficiency of the driver.” Under the bonnet, the concept is powered by a 5.0 litre Tau V8 engine which puts out a total of 420 hp at 6,000 rpm and 519 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm.

Unfortunately, Hyundai has decided to stay mum on exact specifications but our guess is that said vehicle will employ a classic GT-esque front-engined, rear-wheel drive configuration. Naturally, nothing official has been mentioned on whether or not the show car will progress from its current state into a production-ready vehicle.