Proteus by Ryu Sungyong, South Korea

2010: Electrifying! Beautiful, Innovative & Radiant.

Drawing on Display at Michelin Challenge Design™


Ryu Sung-yong, 22, was born in the Republic of Korea. He is currently studying Transportation Design at the Yeungnam University, Korea, with plans to graduate in 2010.

Besides being a finalist for the 2010 Michelin Challenge Design, Ryu’s design accomplishments include: winning the Gold prize – control in the 2008 Korea Intelligent Robot Contest and participation exterior design 2007, 2008 Formula student Viscount Car Competition in the United Kingdom.


When driving the vehicle, one needs the driver’s transformation to speed.

For example:
0 km = security, relaxation
30-60 km = other cars, communication
100 km = safety, wide sight lines

Therefore, the concept meets the needs, vehicle transformation and running. For the 30-60 km range, there should be safety, handling for cars.