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Chrysler has resurrected its Airflow name with a new concept car, the Chrysler Airflow Vision, making its debut this week at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The original Airflow was an aerodynamic sedan introduced to the US market in the 1930s, but the 2020 take is an athletic, sculptural premium crossover vehicle with distinctive looks and a strong focus on user experience.

Borrowing the dimensions and flat load floor of Chrysler's Pacifica PHEV, the Airflow Vision's focus is on technology and user experience, with a strong emphasis on comfort.

There are multiple customisable screens in its interior (which can be grouped based on individual needs) plus luxury touches like leather and suede upholstery, crystallised textures throughout and copper accents on the interior and exterior.

The Airflow's headlights and taillights are slender and sleek, while LED lighting on the interior serves to highlight the somewhat minimalist, tonal design inside.

The car also has an unusual wraparound wheel design apparently intended to "give the sense of motion similar to the internal mechanisms of a watch".

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says the envisioned Airflow owner has an "on-the-go lifestyle and a desire for a first-class travel experience while balancing their technology needs within a serene environment".

While it's unlikely the concept will ever enter production, Chrysler has said the car "hints at the future of premium design", so we may yet see some elements of its design enter into Chrysler's future offerings.

Additionally, with the merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group (the parent company of Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Opel, among others) confirmed in late 2019, the Airflow concept may be the first sign of things to come from that partnership.