It’s fairly common that car manufacturers will produce some obscure concept art to attract the attention of the press and customers. However, Hyundai have taken this one step further in a bid to pay homage to the zombie-based hit TV show The Walking Dead.
The Korean company has produced an SUV that looks like few others. Many vehicles are built to be able to tolerate a variety of weather conditions, but Hyundai has produced a model that is fully-equipped with everything needed to survive a zombie apocalypse.
With Halloween just around the corner, the car manufacturer has taken an obscure concept and produced a model that could cope with any situation.
Hyundai has had a long partnership with the successful TV series The Walking Dead and ran this latest competition through its Chop Shop configurator app, which invited fans from around the world to design a model that could withstand thousands of zombies.
The winning concept was designed by Anson Kou, and is a regular and sensible Santa Fe, under the mounds of guns, blades and crossbows. The idea was brought to life by Gaipan Auto Sports and will be debuted at the New York Comic Con, which starts next week.
A zombie apocalypse vehicle is just the latest product of an ongoing relationship between the popular cult AMC show and the Korean manufacturer. It’s also a pretty clever marketing ploy to get younger audiences excited about a Hyundai.
The New York Comic Con is one of the biggest comic book events in the world and will attract fans from all around the world. With the recent success of The Walking Dead, it’s fairly likely that many young people will want to get inside the vehicle for themselves. They will also be able to get full zombie makeup, as well as having the opportunity to win some free goodies to take home.
Under the grab-bag of knives, samurai swords, razor wired windows, aluminum armor, an automatic crossbow, and three machine guns, there is a regular, sensible, popular SUV from Hyundai – the Santa Fe.
The original SUV is the perfect vehicle for businessmen who want to make a little bit more of a statement, with its beautiful curved and distinctive shape – you will turn heads in the Santa Fe.
It has proved popular with customers around the world for just this very reason. In fact, Auto Express gave the Santa Fe the competitive Best Large SUV accolade in 2013 in their recent new car awards.
The car experts said: “Family-friendly SUVs don’t get any better, or more stylish, than this” and awarded the Santa Fe the title, judging it to be more superior than its numerous rivals.
However, it is just your traditional family car as the model incorporates a number of high-end technologies into the vehicle. These intelligently-built features allows the Hyundai to improve your driving experience all by itself. It gets to know the driver to help with safety and quality, while also featuring smart connectivity and entertainment solutions.
The Hyundai Santa Fe is the perfect vehicle to allow smooth transition between family life and the office. It tends to all your needs, whether it be professional or personal.