• Dec 19, 2007

You would think that giving someone a new car would be enough of a surprise for the holidays, but there's always someone looking to go the extra mile and, literally, wrap it up with a ribbon on top. We'd suggest raiding Toyota's warehouse of big red bows, or putting the keys in a box and wrapping that might be a perfectly reasonable approach. But if you're looking for the full gift-giving treatment, and live in the UK, Creative FX could provide the service you're looking for.

The company usually deals with promotional signage for cars, but this holiday season it went into the gift-wrapping business for a local Hyundai dealership. It took some 54 meters of wrapping paper, but workers managed to gift-wrap an entire Santa Fe, leaving only the tires, grille badge and front license plate frame exposed for effect. The service would cost between £400 and £500, but the Hyundai dealer pointed out that he'd be glad to throw it in for free on the cost of a new car – or maybe he'd factor it in to the delivery charge.

[Source: AutoExpress]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      No. Enough said.
      • 7 Years Ago
      http://uk.hyundai-motor.com/

      For everyone who wants to know what that Honda front end looking Infiniti Name esque car to the right of the Santa Fe is.

      It's a five door called the I30 and it looks pretty good.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Pretty paper, too bad it's not an Enclave, on my wish list!
      • 7 Years Ago
      blatant honda design and infiniti name ripoff going on here... cmon, hyundai, you're not a chinese automaker!
      • 7 Years Ago
      I'd prefer a paper bag to put on my head while driving.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Yo Hyundai , the accord wants its front end back !
      • 7 Years Ago
      If I unwrapped a present on Christmas and it was a Hyundai (of any kind), I'd be in the first line the next day to return it.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Seeing as how the '03-'07 Accord's front end looked ripped off from the Chrysler Sebring at the time, with the swept back headlights, big winged logo in the center, and the large grille hole in the lower front fascia, the comments about Hyundai stealing Honda's design is pretty funny.
      • 7 Years Ago
      That's pretty cool. I'd choose a different paper, but a new car is a pretty nice gift to start with, even if it's a Chevy Aveo or something. I wonder if any enterprising dealership in the US has done this sort of thing? Also, I wonder how they get it to the customer's home? Flatbed truck?
        • 7 Years Ago
        The unwrapped car you are referring to is the Hyundai i30, which will be sold over here sometime next year and named the Hyundai Elantra Touring, or as some will know it as the future Elantra Hatchback.
        • 7 Years Ago
        I think it's the Santa Fe, although they do look very similar.(It says so on the license plate and it's a lot taller than any accord I've ever seen before) ;)
        • 7 Years Ago
        tinu...you think the new honda accord with styling cues from bmw is original?
      • 7 Years Ago
      I thought it was the Chinese who were ripping everyone off.

      hmmmm, I wonder what this gift could be...
      get a life, Hyundai

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