Hyundai Tucson Walking Dead Edition: Prepare for the End Times

The special edition Walking Dead Hyundai Tucson comes with a 72-hour survival pack.

No, you’re not having a terrible nightmare. Yes, Hyundai announced at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show that it will produce a special edition 2014 Hyundai Tucson in honor of the 10th anniversary of The Walking Dead graphic novel series. Maybe we’re all having a terrible collective nightmare, after all.

Fans of The Walking Dead TV series will recognize that Rick and his crew often cruise around in a pale blue Hyundai Tucson. Rest assured, Hyundai promises that this special edition Hyundai Tucson will be better equipped to handle an onslaught of flesh-hungry zombies.

The Walking Dead Hyundai Tucson will come standard with all-wheel-drive, and the 2.4-liter direct-injected inline-four gasoline engine. The crossover receives Ash Black exterior paint featuring a red accent graphics package, as well as special edition interior and exterior badging. A unique Walking Dead splash screen will appear on the vehicle’s infotainment system for added panache.

Zombie-prep equipment such as roof rack cross rails, a black leather interior, mudguards, and custom floor and cargo mats are also included in the package, as well as a Walking Dead-themed survival pack and choice of four official faction decals. No word yet from Hyundai on whether it will offer double-barreled shotguns or battle axes as optional equipment.

Hyundai has previously displayed three non-production Hyundai “survival machines” at special events such as Comic-Con, which were dressed up with spikes, battering rams and the like. Past survival machines include a Hyundai Elantra coupe, Veloster, and, Santa Fe. Fans can also digitally custom-fit their own survival machine at

We’re not sure whether this announcement of a Walking Dead special edition Hyundai Tucson should be read as a harbinger of the apocalypse itself, but we can at least confirm that the special edition vehicle will be available in limited quantities at Hyundai dealerships beginning early next year.

Buying Guide
Powered by Motortrend


23 City / 29 Hwy

Cargo (Std/Max):

26 / 56 cu. ft.