2019 Hyundai Midship Sports Car Rendered

by Jun 8, 2015All News, Hyundai6 comments


I’m sure you can remember the Veloster RM15 or Midship that was revealed at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show by Hyundai.

[ads id=”0″ style=”float:left;padding:9px;”]In a concept form, the Hyundai Midship was developed using a Veloster Turbo as a base but with only three doors. The RM15 (Racing Midship 2015) is an aggressively-styled, high-performance mid-engined coupe concept.

The core structure of the RM15 is based on an aluminum spaceframe, clothed in light, stiff body panels formed in carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) – together achieving a significant weight saving compared to a conventional all-steel vehicle. The body panels are painted in the signature colors of the company’s ‘N’ brand (pale blue, black, red and Hyundai mid-blue) which also feature on the Hyundai WRC i20 rally car.

Power comes from Hyundai Motor’s Theta 2.0-liter T-GDI engine mounted transversely behind the two-seater cabin and ahead of the rear axle, ensuring optimized weight distribution and a low moment of inertia for excellent handling agility and high levels of traction. The four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine generates 300 ps at 6,000 rpm and drives the rear wheels through a six-speed manual transmission.

This is just a rumor, but according to korean magazine Hankyung, the Hyundai Midship could turn into a production as a “Halo” model for Hyundai. What do you think?

Written by Jose Antonio Lopez

Passionated about Korean cars from Hyundai, Kia & Genesis. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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