It’s a feature for the Korean version.
Brand Hyundai introduced the crossover Venue in the version for the Korean market. From already indicated modifications to India and the USA it is different, for example, the function of infrared heating of the driver’s knees — and the world’s first production car equipped with this option. This writes the Chronicle.info with reference to avtoblog.
Heated by using the built-in steering column infrared emitter. Heat can be felt if you keep your feet at a distance of not more than 60 millimeters from the source. In Korea, Hyundai Venue is available in three trim levels: Smart, Modern and Flux.
Now the crossover has six airbags, air conditioning, emergency auto brake and audio system with monochrome display. Top Venue Flux put to a different design of the grille, led headlights, a choice of driving modes Multi Traction Control, leather interior, rear view camera, wireless charging for smartphones, sunroof, single-zone automatic climate control, a heated steering wheel and seats.
As in the United States, in the Korean market Venue is available only with the petrol atmospheric 1.6-liter engine capacity of 123 HP combined with a six-speed “mechanics” or CVT, drive type — only the front. On sale in Korea, Hyundai Venue have been received. Prices starting from 14 730 000 22 320 000 won (20 thousand dollars).