March 26, 2009 Like all of the major international auto shows in recent times, Seoul 2009 looks set to be a showcase for low-emissions, eco-motoring technologies. Among them is Hyundai's new BLUE-WILL plug-in hybrid concept which features a 1.6-liter gasoline engine combined with a 100kw electric motor powered by Lithium-Ion batteries. The car's raised hatchback body design incorporates eco-friendly plastics along with integrated dye-sensitized solar panels in the roof to increase battery range.
Apart from the striking pics, there's little detail available ahead of the show. Here's what we know:
The new concept design shares similarities with the company's Elantra LPI Hybrid which is set to hit showrooms in Korea in July this year.
The Seoul Motor Show runs from April 3-12, 2009.
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