- New flagship SUV celebrates ‘Shackleton’s Return’ the recent 30-day Antarctic expedition by Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Great Grandson, which was completed in a Hyundai Santa Fe
- Initially limited to 500 models, the Santa Fe Endurance will be based on the 7-seat Premium SE 2.2-litre diesel with Convenience Pack and automatic transmission and will feature 19-inch alloy wheels and ‘Endurance’ logos. The Endurance edition sits at the top of the range and will be priced at £38,995. Customers can order from 18 May 2017.
- The Expedition saw standard 2.2-litre diesel Hyundai Santa Fe with limited modifications traverse the Antarctic continent from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again driven by Patrick Bergel, great-grandson of Sir Ernest Shackleton
- See the film here: Shackletonsreturn.hyundai.com or on https://youtu.be/J01mqggN0h8
In December 2016, Bergel completed a 30-day expedition in a near-standard 2.2-litre diesel Santa Fe, driving across Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again, commemorating the centenary of Shackleton’s heroic Trans-Antarctic expedition of 1914-16.
To commemorate this incredible achievement, Hyundai Motor UK will make just 500 Endurance Edition models available.
Customers can choose from five limited colours: solid Creamy White, pearl White Crystal, metallic Titanium Silver, pearl Phantom Black and metallic Mineral Blue - the same colour as that of Bergel’s expedition car.
The Santa Fe Endurance will be priced at £38,995, representing a saving of £2,400 over a standard Premium SE with Convenience Pack and Automatic transmission and can be ordered from 18 May 2017.
This new Endurance Edition offers customers an incredibly well-equipped Santa Fe, one that will be able to tackle everything family life throws at it….and more. As Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Great Grandson, Patrick Bergel proved just a few months ago, with just a few choice modifications, you could even traverse Antartica!