Designing the Retrofuturistic 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 6

The brand's chief designer SangYup Lee tells us about the much anticipated follow-up to the Ioniq 5

“I’m excited and nervous,” says SangYup Lee, Hyundai’s design chief and a star within the auto design world. “It’s been three years of hard work.” This is just before the silk slips off of his latest creation: the culmination of a thousand days of countless micro-decisions, renderings, adjustments, collaboration, effort and toil, all tucked under a veil in London’s Shoreditch Studios. The Ioniq 6 arrives …

Test Drive: 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 Cabriolet

This luxurious grand tourer encourages drivers to take their time, rather than race

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 Cabriolet could be described as a drop-top isolation chamber: it’s a luxurious grand tourer, bringing a suite of top-flight comforts to top-down driving. More importantly, this Benz fully delivers the premium experience one expects from the brand. It’s classically handsome and crisp in design. Its grille looks like a grille, its fascia doesn’t shout, and its sheetmetal doesn’t resemble a metallic interpretation …

Digging into the Design of Hyundai’s IONIQ 5

From a striking silhouette to an all-digital dash, the attributes that define the new electric vehicle

Hyundai continues to be a brand to watch, and in the words of renowned car designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, it’s also a brand that will become the one to follow. The automaker recently amassed attention when it unveiled its IONIQ 6 RN22E and Giugiaro-inspired N VISION 74 concept vehicles. Their designs were spectacular, offering a daring take on the future of the performance vehicle and seamlessly …