In case you somehow missed it, Hyundai has enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship with The Walking Dead, the critically acclaimed zombie apocalypse show that entertains the masses while they're waiting for the next season of Game of Thrones. Fans of the show will recognize Rick, Michonne, Carol, Maggie and Glenn's mint green Hyundai Tucson, a staple vehicle for the crew of survivors, but the relationship between manufacturer and show goes far beyond that. There's a whole line of Zombie Surviva
Hyundai's association with The Walking Dead is, for a lot of fans, limited to the spearmint-green Tucson that Rick, Darryl, Maggie and Herschel drive around on AMC's hit show. But the tie-up with the series extends beyond that, going right into the graphic novels that inspired the TV show.
Surviving a zombie invasion isn't easy, and Hyundai takes life-or-undead situations pretty seriously, as made clear by its devotion to creating zombie-annihilating vehicles. Earlier this year, Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead comic series that gave birth to the hit television series of the same name, designed a Zombie Survival Machine around a Hyundai Veloster hatchback.
Walking Dead fans, rejoice! Thanks to Hyundai, you can build your very own virtual zombie survival machine. We've all seen the light-green Hyundai Tucson transporting the likes of Rick Grimes and his motley crew of survivors in AMC's hit series, and now you can get in on the action with Hyundai's Walking Dead Chop Shop.
If there's anything the recent abundance of zombie programming has taught us, it's that nobody is safe – not even a seemingly indispensable character on The Walking Dead. Oh, and one more thing: zombies are most likely to attack when it seems least likely that they will attack.
Hyundai showed off its Elantra-based Zombie Survival Machine at this year's Comic-Con. The coupe was penned by none other than Robert Kirkman, the creator of the now-famous The Walking Dead series and features a spike-laden cow-catcher plow up front. Aggressive spiked-tires, armored windows and plenty of lighting also help set this Elantra Coupe apart from the more pedestrian production models. Hyundai partnered up with Kirkman to celebrate the 100th issue of The Walking Dead comic, and the duo
Comic-Con International is right around the corner, and fans of "The Walking Dead" can look forward to seeing something special in San Diego this year. The comic is set to publish its 100th issue and has partnered with Hyundai to mark the occasion. Zombie guru and "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman designed a special Hyundai Elantra Coupe just for the show called the Hyundai Zombie Survival Machine. Design Craft went through the trouble of building a real-life representation of Kirkman's