The company Hyundai Motor Group has hired chief designer of BMW M division Albert Biermann, who worked for a German company for over 30 years. Now he will use his experience in the development and testing of sports cars Hyundai and Kia.
Albert Biermann, among which the number of achievements, including the latest generation M3, M4, M5 and M6, will be sent to the main center of new developments in the South Korean company Hyundai N Namyange. Specialist will lead the department to develop completely new sports cars, as well as the “charged” version of the conventional models that will receive the name of Hyundai N (in honor of the city of Namyang).
In Hyundai hopes that now they will create the model with the best driving characteristics and controllability on the market. According to the vice-president of the European division of the company Alan Rashforta, the automaker is considering the release of a compact sports car with style Audi TT.
In addition, the Korean company is developing a new compact crossover, which should debut in the next few years. The novelty will be among 22 new models that the company will introduce by 2017.