Showing posts in the category of SEMA Show

Bisimoto's Hyundai Sonata Has More Horses than a Charger SRT Hellcat


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Hyundai has joined forces with the tuning minds at Bisimoto Engineering to create a 708hp Sonata for this November's 2014 SEMA show in Las Vegas.

Thrash Metal Brand Slayer Whips Up a Scion tC for SEMA Show


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You know winter is approaching in this part of the world when automakers begin touting their SEMA Show projects, like Scion that is teasing two new models.

Bespoke SEMA Show 1970 Plymouth Cuda with 525HP Hemi V8 for Sale


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Giving a breath of fresh air to golden classics such as the last and most loved of all three generations of the Plymouth Baracuda, which eventually fell victim to the 1973 oil crisis, is a difficult task and one that the results are not always to everyone's taste.

Boosted Subaru BRZ HRDPRKR SEMA Show Stopper for Sale [w/Video]


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With more than 2 million square feet of space and literally thousands of tuned vehicles, the SEMA Show can be overwhelming and it's not unusual for plenty of exhibits to go by unnoticed. The blue Subaru BRZ pictured here is from the 2013 edition of the SEMA Show and it captured our attention now because it's up for sale on eBay.

Camaro Ultimate 67 Concept Goes Back and Forth Into the Future


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Modernizing classic cars is nothing new in the tuning industry, but the creative minds at Ultimate Auto, whom you may remember from last year's Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Widebody tune, went the whole nine yards with the 2013 SEMA Show offering, aptly named "Ultimate 67".

TS Designs and Forgiato's Corvette Stingray C7 Parades its Wide Booty at SEMA


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Regardless if you approve or disapprove of the styling choices made by the teams that worked for TS Designs and Forgiato on the SEMA Show Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, you must admit that their creation doesn't go by unnoticed.

2013 SEMA Show Photo Tour Part 1, Plus Awards for the Top Trending Vehicles [360 Pics]


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Undeniably, when it comes to the aftermarket and customization industry, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, which is hosted annually during the first week of November at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is in its own playing field.

Hyundai Announces 2.0-Liter Turbo and 3.8-Liter V6 Crate Motors at SEMA


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Need a moderately-powerful crate engine that is modern and direct-injected for your project car that doesn’t necessarily require a V8? Hyundai may have what you’re looking for, in the form of its new program to sell just the 2.0-liter turbo or 3.8-liter V6 engines on their own.

Ford F-100 Snakebit Pays Homage to Classic Shelby Mustangs at SEMA


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A custom 1956 Ford F-100 nicknamed “Snakebit” was unveiled at the 2013 SEMA Show by KISS bassist Gene Simmons and his wife, actress Shannon Tweed. Featuring styling cues that are a tribute to classic Shelby Mustangs, the truck is powered by Ford’s supercharged 5.4-liter V8 engine.

A Little Overdone, You Say? Camaro SSL 727 Speedster Concept


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Let's be honest now; if you're looking for subtle tunes, then you should probably stay as far away from any aftermarket show and especially Las Vegas and SEMA, which is a Mecca for extreme tuning, as humanly possible.

This 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe-based project pretty much sums up what takes place in Vegas every year in November.

Dodge's SEMA Surprise Was the Return of the Challenger Shaker Plus New Scat Packs [72 Pics]


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If you had high hopes for Dodge and Mopar's SEMA Show press conference after seeing the teaser of a covered sports car and reading the press blurb earlier today, then like us, you'll probably be disappointed after finding out that the surprise debuts were the return of the Scat Packages for three Dodge models and the introduction of a shaker hood for the Challenger.

Ford's Transit Connect Hot Wheels Concept Looks Boyishly Cool, the Others Ones, Not So Much


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Ford has brought along several custom concepts of its 2014 Transit Connect – 10 to be precise, to the Las Vegas SEMA aftermarket show, but only one really caught our eye, and that's the surprise debut crafted in collaboration with famed toy maker Hot Wheels. This version of the Transit Connect cargo van brings back fond memories from our childhood in a rather cool and grown up way.

What SEMA Surprise Debut is Dodge Hiding Under These Black Covers? [Live Stream]


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Update: Watch the reveal live from the SEMA Show in the video after the jump

We just received an intriguing email from one of Dodge's partners informing us about a "big announcement" from the brand at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas today.

Toyota Turns Highlander Into a Spongebob-Themed Fishtank, Announces Competition Winner


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Following the Texas barbecue-themed Tundra, Toyota has unveiled another custom concept based on the full-size pickup at the SEMA Show. The 2014 SpongeBob Highlander Tanked edition features an 800-gallon (3,028-liter) custom tank that can host around 115 individual fish!

SEMA Show Nissan GT-R Radzilla is an LED-Lovers Delight [w/Video]


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Shame on us for doubting, but we will admit that the first few photos (low-size and -quality, in our defense) we saw of the Nissan GT-R Radzilla, had us wondering if it was the real thing or a replica of sorts – think Hyundai Genesis Coupe donor car.

The big pictures from the custom lighting specialists at FlyRyde along with the owner's collection of videos that we soon unearthed, leave no doubts that this is the real Godzilla, albeit one with a few more pounds around the waist and more LEDs than a Tokyo billboard.

Kia Feels the Beat with Five Music-Themed Souls at the SEMA Show


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Kia's dancing all the way to Las Vegas and the 2013 SEMA Show with five concept versions of its 2014 Soul compact. The music-themed builds include the DJ Booth Soul, Amped Soul, Music Memorabilia Soul, a Soul inspired by NBC’s show The Voice and a Soul highlighting the brand’s partnership with the Vans Warped Tour.

New Acura ILX and RLX Receive SEMA Show Treatments


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Honda's near-premium division Acura has yanked the covers off three customized sedans at the SEMA aftermarket show, including the RLX VIP Sedan crafted by Evasive Motorsports, the RLX Urban Luxury Sedan and Street Performance ILX, both made by MAD Industries.

Honda Shows Off Some Of Its SEMA Custom Tunes


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Joining the revised 2014 Civic Coupe lineup at Honda's SEMA Show booth in Las Vegas this week, is a group of custom and racing models, a collection of which you can see in the official photos released by the Japanese automaker today right below the break.

Redesigned 2014 Honda Civic Coupe with Slightly More Powerful Si Breaks Cover


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Honda placed the marker on the Las Vegas SEMA Show for the world premiere of its revised 2014 Civic Coupe, though, for the full details including pricing, the Japanese carmaker tells us that we'll have to wait a few weeks for the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show (November 22 to December 1). The redesign of the Civic Coupe follows the refresh of the sedan model last year.

Toyota Sends Off FJ Cruiser with Final 2014MY Cruiser Trail Teams Ultimate Edition


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After seven years in production with over 200,000 units sold, it's the end of the road for the FJ Cruiser, which has seen its annual sales drop from more than 56,000 in 2006 to around 13,000 in 2012. As a final farewell, Toyota released a commemorative special edition for the 2014MY, which will be the last for the FJ Cruiser, at the SEMA show.