October 17, 2019 Kuala Lumpur – Hyundai will be unveiling the Veloster ‘Grappler’ concept at the 2019 SEMA show in Las Vages, later this year.
The Grappler concept is a rugged and sporty all-terrain compact vehicle that boasts an increased ground clearance, combining superb approach and departure angles for a confident off-road capability, while the custom front and rear brush guards were developed to ensure the Veloster Grappler is well protected whenever the terrain turns unpredictable.
It is also equipped with oversized all-terrain tyres and rally-theme Method Racing wheels that yield a menacing demeanor and functional capability. There’s the Borla cat-back exhaust components to add a visceral audible resonance.
For some extra cargo capabilities, a roof-mounted Thule utility basket that includes Baja Designs high-output lighting system. A full host of roof-mounted utility lights allow for versatility on the go. The utility basket also serves as a base mount for the removable solar panel from Goal Zero, powering an all-electric portable power station mounted inside the cabin for remote journeys.
The Grappler is finished with a custom vinyl exterior body wrap features a ghosted Hyundai-theme livery. There is also a Seibon carbon-fiber hood that effectively vents excess engine bay heat when things heat up out on the road.
Its interior features an integrated roll bar that provides occupant protection and facilitates mounting for a full-size spare tyre. There are also traction mats, an oversized utility shovel, a Goal Zero portable power station, roadside assistance kit, first aid kit, Napier outdoor dome tent, Scosche mounts, Goal Zero crush lights and Recaro seats finished in a vintage hounds tooth check pattern.
The exterior lighting is modulated through a custom-designed switch panel. Hyundai genuine accessories round out the functionality of the vehicle, adding sport pedals, a sport shifter, all-weather mats, ambient footwell lighting and cargo blocks.
SEMA 2019 will be held from November 6 to November 8, 2019, at Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.