10 HIGHLIGHTS OF SEOUL MOTOR SHOW

Today I’m writing from one of the cafes in Seoul, where such a sweet smell of honey lemon tea lingers in the air, and two sheep wander around the place. Yes. You don’t have to read it again. Two real sheep. Clearly, cats and dogs are overrated since they brought two sheep instead. But it’s not the point.

Our main focus today is Seoul Motor Show taking place these days. I’ve been there, and here’s the top 10.

10. HONDA NSX

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With its hand-built 3.5 liter twin-turbocharged V6, aluminum chassis, nine-speed dual clutch transmission and all-wheel Drive, the NSX was on main display in Honda’s section.

9. RANGE ROVEL VELAR

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8. NISSAN GRIPZ CONCEPT

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It was inspired by desert rally cars.

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The car is equipped with an EV technology – a gasoline engine powers the electric motor from Nissan LEAF.

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7. BMW M760 LI XDRIVE

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M Performance.

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6. 2017 PORSCHE PANAMERA TURBO

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5. MERCEDES

Mercedes was introducing a lot of cars to the Korean market, Maybach included. Here are some others – Mercedes-AMG GT R

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2017 Mercedes E400 Coupe

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2018 Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet

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4. HYUNDAI

Hyundai N2025 Vision Gran Turismo

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The foundation of it is a hydrogen fuel cell system. The dual fuel cell stacks give it 670 hp, while the super capacitor provides 201 hp – all from the energy generated while braking. Total output is 871 hp.

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Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC

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3. HYUNDAI IONIQ

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2017 IONIQ Hybrid set a new land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats last year.

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Peak speed was 160.7 mph

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The prototype was modified to achieve the record: new exhaust and intake systems, addition of nitrous, and a safety cage, lightweight wheels, and harnesses.

2. LEXUS SKYJET

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Unveiled in Miami, SKYJET is a single-seat pursuit craft created by Lexus and Valerian creative team.

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1. LEXUS HOVERBOARD

 

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This hoverboard incorporates maglev technology as well as superconductors, nitrogen, and magnets.

 

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