Each vehicle is the result of a long development process, during which car manufacturers create many pre-production vehicles that are recycled after they complete their tasks. In the case of one of the test Ioniq 5 electric vehicles, Hyundai has moved away from the usual practice with the goal of making another useful device out of electric vehicle parts.
As a result of the project, the manufacturer published a corresponding video. Its description says that over the course of the year, a test copy of the Ioniq 5 was used to test various systems, including an acoustic vehicle approach warning system, to assess noise levels and runs in a wind tunnel. When the tasks of the test car were solved, Hyundai specialists disassembled it and assembled an air purifier from the resulting components. They used a cooling fan, door panels, an LED taillight, an infotainment unit, and of course, a filter unit, among others. Engineers have even found a use for 20-inch alloy wheels.