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Alexander Del Vecchio: 2016 Hyundai Veloster

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Alexander Del Vecchio was immediately drawn in by the 2016 Hyundai Veloster Rally Edition's limited matte blue paint. When he sat in the driver's seat and took it for a test drive, he immediately saw potential in the platform. Since taking ownership, he's been modifying the Veloster inside and out to make it his own.

Owner: Alexander Del Vecchio
Location: Oshkosh, WI
Vehicle: 2016 Hyundai Veloster Rally Edition
Horsepower: 265 whp
Club: Wisconsin Car Enthusiasts Club, Wisconsin Velosters

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Alexander Del Vecchio
Instagram: @rallyrapture

Written by Adam Gordon.
Photography by Alexander Del Vecchio, Mark Felton, PBB

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
Seoulful Racing tune
Turbosocks FMIC
Turbosmart vee port BOV
Injen cold air intake
60mm throttle body upgrade
6th Element lower motor mount

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EXHAUST:
OBX catless downpipe
MBRP cat-back exhaust

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DRIVELINE:
6th Element Engineering solid shifter bushings
6th Element Engineering daily lower motor mount

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WHEELS & TIRES:
Ray's Gram Lights - 18x7.5 (f/r)
Kumho tires - 225/40/18 (f/r)

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Eibach Pro lowering springs
Turbosocks front strut bar
Pierce Racing front and rear lower torsion bars

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EXTERIOR:
Custom graphics from Auto Trim DESIGN of Neenah Wisconsin
CUSTOMCARGRILLS.COM grill
SoCal Garage rear lower diffuser
Custom carbon fiber mud guards
Carbon fiber headlight eyebrows
Blacked-out taillights and reflectors

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LIGHTING:
LED underbody kit
OPT7 HID low beam
OPT7 LED high beam
Blue LED interior lighting conversion

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INTERIOR:
Sickspeed brass knuckle shifter
Aero Force custom door pod
Glowshift boost gauge

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FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
Custom graphics

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
Watermeth injection, upgraded intake manifold, upgraded internals, 6-puck clutch, LSD, wheels, tires, spoiler, fender flares

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COMPETITION CLASSES, EVENTS & AWARDS
Hot Import Nights: Chicago 2017 - Hottest Vinyl
Hot Import Nights: Chicago 2017 - 2nd Hottest Hyundai
Ridding Durty 9: Green Bay, WI - Sickest in Class (Import 2dr Wild)
Wisconsin Car Enthusiasts Club: River Valley Road Rally - 16th Place

SPONSORS:
Extreme Customs
Auto Trim DESIGN of Neenah

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
Auto Trim Design of Neenah

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