Video of the Day: 2014 Hyundai Equus Slinks Across the Brooklyn Bridge, Can Drive on a Dock

By Trevor Dorchies | March 14, 2013
We have to wait a few more weeks (for now anyway) for the official debut of the 2014 Hyundai Equus at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. However, if you just can't wait until then and need to see Hyundai's flagship vehicle right now, then look no further. In today's installment of Video of the Day, the 2014 Hyundai Equus takes a trip to the automotive Uncanny Valley, demonstrating via computer generated imagery how luxurious and feature packed the new car is. The first video starts off with a beautiful CGI of an empty Brooklyn Bridge, and then pans to the 2014 Hyundai Equus in black being chased by a silver vehicle of the same make and model. At the same time, the 2014 Hyundai Equus shows off safety features like a blind spot detection system, smart cruise control, a haptic steering wheel switch, and a heads up display. The Equus then somewhat implausibly rolls out onto a dock to meet an awaiting yacht with help from Hyundai's All Around View Monitoring system. In the second of the two videos, more CGI is relied upon as the Equus is sitting in what mimics the Sistine Chapel. Obviously, newly-elected Pope Francois probably wouldn't have allowed Hyundai to drive an Equus into the esteemed chapel, but that's neither here nor there because the latest Equus has full adaptive LED headlamps. Other features include a shift-by-wire transmission system, 18- or 19-inch wheels, and, wait for it…a premium analog clock! To learn more about the premium analog clock and see more of the 2014 Hyundai Equus, check out both videos below. What say you? Will Hyundai be able to fulfill its promise that it will become a luxury automaker by the end of the decade? Tell us what you think in the comment section below. Source: YouTube
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