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I-Flow: A tour de force of eco-technological design.

The i-flow concept advances the idea that sophisticated technology can enable extreme beauty and efficiency to coexist in harmony.Active aerodynamic elements, such as the adaptive front spoiler and side rocker blades find form through Hyundai’s Fluidic Sculpture design language. This not only creates a dramatically sculpted shape, but also increases fuel efficiency due to an impressive aerodynamic drag coefficient of just 0.25 Cd.On board, Hyundai’s first diesel-hybrid powertrain takes advantage of two-stage turbocharging and Hyundai’s advanced lithium-ion polymer battery.As an eco-technological testbed, the i-flow was also designed to explore new energy harvesting ideas, ranging from flexible solar-panel roofing to a thermoelectric generator that recycles exhaust gases to help power auxiliary electrical systems.