Hyundai is working on compact pickup, which will form the platform from Tucson the next generation. If the project is given the green light, the market debut of the model will take place in 2021 or 2022. Now the manufacturer took additional time for completion of a pickup truck subject to the requirements of customers from different countries.
The development of new models in an interview with Automotive News said the President and CEO of Hyundai Motor Whether Wonchi. According to him, with the truck company will try to create a new market segment. The design of the new machine will be based on the conceptual Santa Cruz, presented in 2015.
The Hyundai hope on significant sale and immediately talking about the niche nature of the model. In the case of the adoption by the Board of Directors approved, the development of a pickup and run it in production will take about 32 months.
The concept car Hyundai Santa Cruz debuted at the Detroit auto show nearly four years ago. Four-wheel drive pickup was dedicated to the inhabitants of the metropolis, leading active way of life. The car is equipped with a retractable rear door that can increase the cargo space, and a 2.0-liter diesel engine capacity of 190 forces.