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Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

South Korean carmaker Hyundai has revealed the N Vision 74 concept. The Hyundai N Vision 74 concept was revealed alongside the RN22e concept as part of Hyundai's N day celebrations.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

The Hyundai N Vision 74's design pays tribute to the South Korean carmaker's 1974 Pony Car concept which was designed by Italian car designer extraordinaire Giorgetto Giugiaro.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

Hyundai has updated the Pony car's design with its new Parametric Pixel lighting setup seen on its Ioniq series of electric cars along with a host of other design tweaks including the front splitter, chunky wheel arches, and side skirts.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

Other design highlights include the aero-style alloy wheels, the large rear diffuser and the massive wing mounted at the rear along with the dual display setup on the inside.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

Speaking about the concept car's design, SangYup Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Hyundai Design Center said, "N Vision 74's future-oriented design reflects the respect and appreciation we have for the dedication and passion that went into the Pony Coupe concept."

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

While the design of the N Vision 74 is inspired by the 70's design, the concept car also pays homage to the Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo which was unveiled in 2015 when the Korean carmaker officially took the covers of its N performance brand.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

The Hyundai N Vision 74 concept also features a very unique powertrain which combines a battery electric setup with a hydrogen fuel cell. The N Vision 74 features a dual motor setup but both of these electric powerhouses are mounted to the rear axle with torque vectoring.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

The dual motor setup of the Hyundai N Vision 74 retro muscle car produces a total of over 670.5bhp and 900Nm of peak torque. The N Vision 74 has a top speed of 250km/h and the concept car has a range of over 600 kilometres.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

Providing the range and the power to the N Vision 74 concept is a hydrogen fuel cell hybrid setup. The hydrogen fuel cell can carry a total of 4.2 kilogrammes of hydrogen with the stack rated at 95kW. The fuel cell can be filled up in just 5 minutes. The company claims that the N Vision 74's fuel cell stack is the most advanced hydrogen fuel cell system that Hyundai N has ever created.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

The other electric setup on N Vision 74 comes in the form of a 62.4kWh battery pack with the Hyundai Motor Group's fast-charging 800V E-GMP electric architecture.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

The Hyundai N Vision 74 concept is 4,952 mm long, 1,995 mm wide and 1,331 mm tall. The concept car's wheelbase is 2,905mm long.

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept Is A Hydrogen-Powered Retro Muscle Car

Thoughts About The Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept

The Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept pays homage to the Pony Car concept from 1974 but updates it with new design cues and a bonkers hybrid electric system that would make range anxiety a thing of the past. Our only wish is that Hyundai brings this bonkers retro muscle car into production so that it could be enjoyed to its fullest.

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Article Published On: Friday, July 15, 2022, 18:49 [IST]
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