Time to Get Back to Business

Now that we’ve all gotten a chance to recuperate after the SEMA 2016 show, it’s time to get back to business.

veloster-hero-cardDave and Gurnade were very pleased with the response they received from their Hyundai Veloster and Tucson builds. The Veloster, which spent a majority of its time front and center in Hyundai’s booth, received a lot of attention. Hyundai created hero cards for all of the Hyundai sponsored builds. After the show came to a finish, the Veloster stayed behind as Hyundai had a few shows planned for it, including the LA Auto Show, November 18-27. read more

The Veloster’s Adventures Out West

With the SEMA Show right around the corner, Dave, Gurnade, and their team can finally feel confident in knowing that both builds are finished and on their way to Vegas!

hyundai-motor-group-sign-at-proving-groundsThe Veloster arrived in California on October 16th at Hyundai Proving Grounds. Dave, who took a break from working on the Tuscon to fly out to California to meet up with the Veloster, arrived the following day to meet with the representatives from Hyundai and their marketing team.

veloster-drivingEarly the next morning, Dave made his way to the Proving Grounds located in the heart of the Mojave Desert. Between high speed and corner runs around the track, a sunset photoshoot and a builder’s interview, Dave’s day was fully packed in the desert. He got the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at Hyundai’s headquarters and saw how they test their vehicles against extreme weather conditions. He even got to see fully wrapped and concealed future vehicles being tested. read more

Now Introducing: Hyundai Motor America and Gurnade Inc.’s Hyundai Tuscon

With the Veloster finished and off in California at Hyundai Headquarters, Dave is back home and working endlessly to finish up his second build, a Hyundai Tuscon. We’re excited to bring you the first look at Dave Lightner and Gurnade Inc’s Hyundai Tuscon rendering! First launched in 2004, the Tuscon is a compact sport utility vehicle that offers drivers both utility and style. The Tuscon Concept Dave and Gurnade envisioned captures this by featuring a custom sound system and a special rack for the popular Zboard Electric skateboard. Dave’s build will feature their ZBoard 2 Pearl, the world’s first and only weight sensing electric skateboard! read more