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 |  Feb 21 2014, 3:45 PM

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Hyundai is showcasing all sorts of future technology in its latest concept, the Intrado, photos and info on which have just leaked before the car’s official debut in Geneva. 

A new second-generation hyrdrogen fuel-cell powertrain provides the Intrado with thrust, and is said to be good for over 365 miles of range.

Lightweight technology is also explored on this concept, which uses a carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) superstructure. The frame is made up of CFRP ‘hoops,’ each of which is reinforced with woven carbon fiber that runs in its longitudinal cavities. The hoops are then bonded together to make up the structure of the crossover.

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Hyundai claims that this technology makes the concept 70 percent lighter than an equivalent vehicle made of steel, and that the process could one day be put into use on its mass market vehicles.  It also eliminates the need for a B-pillar.

Styling on the crossover coupe is somewhat conservative, with Hyundai aiming for a clean, simple look.

GALLERY: Hyundai Intrado Concept

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  • Jffry J. Jrdn

    Kia has some great designs emerging. Looks like Audi’s old lead designer is getting to be a little more creative @ Kia.