Another modified Hyundai Tucson project is heading to the 2015 SEMA Show.
Dubbed the “Adventuremobile,” this Tucson will be built by John Pangilinan and blends the crossover platform with a passion for the great outdoors, making it the ideal vehicle for a weekend getaway. Most prevalent of the modifications is a Treeline Tamarack roof-top tent, allowing room to sleep two campers while Goal Zero solar panels help power all the accessories. The car’s exterior is more outdoors friendly as well, thanks to an Aries bull bar and side steps and Rigid Industries LED lighting. The exterior of the Tucson will be covered in a BASF army green paint scheme by Strasse Sport.
For greater ground clearance, the Tucson has been lifted 1.5 inches while Rays Gram Lights 57DR wheels have been outfitted on each corner, paired to Toyo Open Country A/T II tires. Engine performance upgrades are kept at a minimal, but the Tucson does get a slight boost with an AEM intake and charge pipe kit as well as a Magnaflow exhaust system.
On the inside, Pangilinan has equipped the Tucson with Katzkin custom leather upholstery and a Truck Vault Storage with Trekpak system. The audio system has been thoroughly upgraded with products from Clarion and Scosche.
“Designed with the weekend adventurer in mind, the Tucson was the perfect platform for an ‘Adventuremobile,'” said John Pangilinan. “The build blends performance with the excitement of the great outdoors, without sacrificing daily usability. The vehicle promotes exploration, making it ideal for the daily commute, weekend excursions, and the occasional road trip.”
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