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Detroit 2011: Hyundai Curb Concept is a small crossover for the urban scene

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Jan 10th, 2011 at 2:55PM

Hyundai's Curb concept moves the automaker's "Fluidic Sculpture" design language in a more youthful direction. While we've seen plenty of urbanized concepts and production vehicles that use the traditional box-like design pioneered by the original Scion xB, Hyundai chose to create something substantially more curvaceous and sleek. "We wanted the Curb to be urban tough without looking like a Brink's truck," Hyundai's designer, Jason Brown, says. The basis for the Curb's powertrain is Hyundai's new 1.6-liter Gamma inline-four, though the addition of a turbocharger means output is boosted... Read More

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