Hyundai today unveiled the new Elantra Touring “Beach Cruiser” concept at the 2007 SEM SHOW. The car was customized by K-Daddyz Kustomz of Bakersfield, California and was derivced from the all-new five-door Elantra Touring.
K-Daddyz Kustomz added a striking two-tone paint including Amazing Grape and Tango Orange. Also on the outside, you’ll find a new grille by Ryno Manufacturing, 20-inch Konig Rolf Blix 3 wheels, Dunlop Sport Maxx tires and MagnaFlow dual exhaust pipes.
On the inside K-Daddyz added two-tone leather by Classic Soft Trime, Billet speaker grilles to match exterior grilles, Infinity Audio system, Titanium video system and Custom fiberglass speaker enclosure by Hard Core Audio.
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HYUNDAI ELANTRA TOURING “BEACH CRUISER” CONCEPT BOWS AT SEMA SHOW
LAS VEGAS, Nev., October 30, 2007 ““ Hyundai Motor America showed a colorful glimpse of the future when it took the wraps off the Elantra Touring “Beach Cruiser” Concept at the 2007 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show today. The custom concept is derived from the all-new five-door Elantra Touring, scheduled to arrive in the U.S. in 2008, taking advantage of the strong resurgence in small hatchbacks. The Elantra Touring Beach Cruiser Concept was customized by K-Daddyz Kustomz of Bakersfield, Calif., to capture this future model”s high-function and fun-to-drive character.
K-Daddyz Kustoms Elantra Touring “Beach Cruiser” Concept
K-Daddyz Kustomz is participating with Hyundai for the fifth consecutive year at SEMA with a world premier. Kyle “K-Daddy” Gann took a prototype Elantra Touring five-door compact and created the ultimate Southern California “Beach Cruiser.”
A two-tone “Amazing Grape” and “Tango Orange” paint scheme with Hyundai”s “Flying H” tribal graphics highlights the flowing curves of the concept and a green Polynesian Tiki idol graces the hood. True to the cruising culture, the vehicle features a front-to-rear panoramic sunroof. K-Daddyz” team also crafted a full line of interior and exterior billet accessories along with a custom race exhaust and ground effects kit. This approach is highlighted by a custom front grille with interlocking “Flying H” logos.
Performance enhancements include a prototype cold intake system, strut tower brace and painted engine cover and accessories. Twenty-inch Konig Rolf Blix 3 wheels matched with low-profile Dunlap Sport Maxx tires, complete the aggressive and sporty look for the “Beach Cruiser.”
The purple and orange paint scheme is carried through to the interior and is complemented by two-tone brown leather surfaces and matching interior accents. No cruising car would be complete without state-of-the-art audio and video capabilities, and K-Daddy delivers with four rear-seat video screens, eight speakers, five amplifiers and eight Infinity subwoofers. In signature attention-to-detail fashion, K-Daddy created billet speaker grilles to match the exterior “Flying H” grilles, fabricated by Ryno Manufacturing. Gann also covered the five amplifiers in the trunk with an orange fiberglass “Flying H” hand painted with a purple outline.
“¢ Two-tone paint (Amazing Grape and Tango Orange) DuPont Hot Hues
“¢ Airbrushing and pin striping by Sacred Air
“¢ Billet grilles by Ryno Manufacturing
“¢ 20-inch Konig Rolf Blix 3 wheels
“¢ Dunlop Sport Maxx tires
“¢ MagnaFlow dual exhaust
“¢ Prototype ground effects by K-Daddyz Kustoms
“¢ Tinted windows
“¢ Two-tone leather interior by Classic Soft Trim
“¢ Painted and airbrushed interior panels
“¢ Billet speaker grilles to match exterior grilles by Ryno Manufacturing
“¢ Infinity Audio system
“¢ Titanium video system
“¢ Custom fiberglass speaker enclosure by Hard Core Audio
“¢ Cold air intake
“¢ Painted motor cover and accessories
“¢ Strut tower brace
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