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Adventurer Andy Torbet And Hyundai Explore The Unknown


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HIGH WYCOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM – Marc 12, 2013: Extreme adventurer and TV presenter, Andy Torbet, has become an official ambassador for the Hyundai brand.

Andy, who is currently writing a book to showcase the spectacular potential for extreme adventure in the UK, required capable, spacious and comfortable wheels to enable his exploration of some of the remotest locations in Great Britain. The New Generation Hyundai Santa Fe has become Andy’s perfect expedition partner.

Hyundai joined one of these extreme activities and produced a film of Andy diving anunexplored flooded mine in Wales. The film can be viewed at: hyundai.co.uk/about-us/ambassadors

Andy Torbet commented: “I’m delighted to become a brand ambassador for Hyundai and the Santa Fe is the ideal vehicle for my adventures.

“The large boot is perfect for transporting all of my equipment and it doubles up as a fantastic sleeping compartment when I’m miles away from anywhere. The Santa Fe is also a great counter weight for when I’m abseiling down the side of cliffs!”

Tony Whitehorn, Hyundai UK’s President & CEO, said: “Andy’s mindset matches Hyundai’s in the way that he challenges conventions and is not afraid to push boundaries.

The nature of Andy’s job demands an extremely capable vehicle - the New Generation Hyundai Santa Fe is his car of choice due to its comfort, practicality, equipment and four wheel drive capabilities.”

Andy recently starred in the BBC 2 documentary series ‘Operation Iceberg’. For six weeks, he lived on, climbed around and dived inside a glacier in Greenland and an iceberg floating off Canada. He was joined by presenters such as Chris Packham, together with a team of British and Canadian glaciologists, to explain the lifecycle of an iceberg.