10/12/2015, FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Califonia

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 12, 2015 – Rockstar Performance Garage (RPG), a off-road specialists, have suggested sum on a 2016 Tucson SEMA build. This is a initial year that Hyundai has teamed adult with a off-road gurus during RPG, injecting off-road lifeblood into Hyundai’s renouned CUV. The automobile will be suggested during Hyundai’s SEMA press discussion on Nov 3 during 11:30 a.m. PT, in Las Vegas.


The bumper-to-bumper renovate started with a many critical square of any critical off-roader: a suspension. The Tucson now sits 6 inches over batch height, roving on massive, 32-in. MTZ P3 tires from Mickey Thompson, and a fully-custom, tractable shocks and struts complement from King Shocks. The vehicle’s circle wells were reconstructed to emanate space for a new setup, now means to fit a large cessation and tire combination.

Upgraded turbo piping, a high-flow Magnaflow empty and a new KN intake and intercooler from Mishimoto assistance a engine breathe some-more freely, providing a opening boost to a Hyundai’s 1.6-liter “Gamma” four-cylinder energy plant. Power is delivered to all 4 wheels by a 6-speed DCT transmission.

“The concentration behind this build was to emanate an off-roader that nobody expected,” pronounced Nic Ashby, owners and ubiquitous partner, Rockstar Performance Garage. “The Tucson was a good starting height with a firm support and copiousness of room in a engine brook for modifications. With a finish cessation renovate and blacked-out appearance, this Tucson is guaranteed to be a conduct turner in line with a Rockstar lifestyle.”

Rounding out a extraneous visuals, a RPG Tucson has been finished in a black and yellow livery, smoked back tail lights, a tradition LED light bar setup from Bulldog LED Lighting, and tradition off highway bumpers to assistance a automobile shrug off impacts.

The RPG Tucson also comes versed with Hyundai’s next-generation Blue Link system. Blue Link’s Destination Search Powered by Google™ will assistance a automobile get to all a events with palliate as it tours a nation subsequent year, and all a rigging inside will be kept protected regulating remote close from a Blue Link mobile app for Apple Watch and Android Wear. The RPG group can also rest easy, meaningful that if their Tucson is ever stolen, Blue Link can support authorities to fast find and paralyze it.

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  • Mishimoto 2.5-in. Stainless Steel Down Pipe and Charge Pipe with Front Mount Intercooler
  • Rockstar Energy-Licensed/Mishimoto Billet Oil Catch Can
  • Mishimoto 19-Row Oil Cooler
  • Turbonetics Godzilla Blow Off Valve
  • KN Filters Custom Air Intake
  • Custom Magnaflow Center Exhaust
  • Odyssey Dry Cell Battery
  • Lucas Oil Fluids
  • Heatshield Products Lava Wrap


  • King Shocks 2.5-in. Adjustable Strut Coilovers
  • King Shocks Rear 2.5-in. Shocks with Remote Reservoirs and Progressive Off-Road Springs
  • Black Ops 4×4 Body Clearancing for Larger Tires
  • Mickey Thompson 32-in. MTZ P3 Tires
  • KMC 17-in. XD Series “Bully” Off-Road Wheels


  • RPG and Wicked Image Designs Custom Roof Rack
  • RPG and Wicked Image Designs Custom Bumpers
  • Bulldog LED Lighting 40-in. LED Light Bars
  • Bulldog LED Lighting 2-in. LED Spikes
  • sPOD Electronic Control Center for Accessory Options


  • Kicker Audio Sound System
    • High Output Speakers
    • 10-in. Subwoofer
    • Scosche Integrated Stereo Install Kits
      • Wiring and Accessories
      • Tintman Window Tint

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a auxiliary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed via a United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sole and serviced by some-more than 830 dealerships nationwide. All Hyundai vehicles sole in a U.S. are lonesome by a Hyundai Assurance program, that includes a 5-year/60,000-mile entirely negotiable new automobile singular warranty, Hyundai’s 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain singular guaranty and 5 years of nominal Roadside Assistance. Hyundai Blue Link Connected Care provides owners of Hyundai models versed with a Blue Link telematics complement with active reserve and automobile caring services nominal for one year with enrollment. These services embody Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle use scheduling.