Unlike other dune buggies, the Hyundai Kite is an electric two-seater that is capable of transforming into a functional jet ski. The vehicle can drive both on streets and over water, consisting of a monocoque chassis with lines that convey an idea of floating and freedom, connecting to the idea of spending leisure time near the water. It was a collaboration between the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) and Hyundai’s Design Centre in Europe. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“In both configurations the vehicle is equipped with electric propulsion, with four brushless engines placed inside the wheels and a water jet turbine for travelling on water. The Hyundai Kite’s human-car interaction will be controlled by the user’s mobile phone to offer customers intuitive control over all the car’s functions,” said a Hyundai representative.