Hyundai Catapult : Siddhesh Bhogale
Hyundai Catapult, an Exterior Design Concept completed during Virtual Internship with Hyundai is a proposal to escape the ordinary and to relive the joy of driving with an enhanced driving twist.
LET THE SPEEDFORCE ROLL YOU!
Deep down, everyone possesses a pure desire for fun, speed. However, these desires are often constrained, forgotten as one gets trapped living in the ordinary. Following the initial brief of creating a fun enhanced driving experience and relieving the joy of driving through a compact vehicle, The Hyundai Catapult was born. With Hyundai’s core principle of Empathetic approach, the vehicle promises to truly Wake one’s instincts! or as said encourage one to “Feel the feeling.”
The Design features a blend of sensuality through line tensions and surface flow with sporty performance enhancing elements. The seamless vehicle volume is complimented with punchy graphics giving the vehicle a modern streamlined character. A remarkable Design expression being the representation of Hyundai symbol with line tensions forming the functionally quirky side profile of the vehicle. N specific Performance-enhancing elements, use of sporty textures, lightweight materials and a specific streamlined helmet boosts aerodynamic capabilities and signifies the vehicle being inspired by the Passion of Performance N-line.
Innovating Driving Experience: The Catapult promises enhanced driving experience by means of Gyro stabilized cabin with a max Cabin tilt angle of 20 ° offering Cabin roll on induced centrifugal forces. Purely enhanced Driving experience with Automated weight balance synchronization similar to anti – roll mechanisms in sea boats. Pure driving joy!
This Project is Mentored by Hyundai Design Team, India and powered by Design Odyssey platform
Siddhesh Bhogale is an automotive designer based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He has previously interned with Hyundai and Tata Elxsi and is an alumnus of MITID, Maharashtra. For more you can follow him on Behance.