Tag: SEMA Show 2013

Chevrolet Performance Models, Concept Trucks and SUVS AT SEMA 2013

We have been actively covering the popular unveilings of the 2013 SEMA show and yes, this year’s show was really interesting. Chevrolet, a crucial part of General Motors Corporation, showcased plenty of products including concept trucks, SUVs and performance-oriented models of its popular cars including Sonic, Cruze, Malibu, Spark and Impala, at the 2013 SEMA show. We have already covered the Chevrolet concept trucks and SUVs, and the Chevrolet performance models in two different posts. Speaking on the occasion, Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing, said, “Chevrolet’s lineup of full-size trucks and SUVs is all-new and stronger than ever.

No matter what your needs, whether it’s hauling lumber to a work site, delivering your kid’s soccer team to a game or towing your boat on a weekend fishing trip, Chevrolet has the vehicle with the capability, dependability and connectivity today’s truck customers want.” “The accessories enable customers to tailor



Mazda Showcases Club Sport, Vector 3 and Ceramic 6 Concepts At SEMA

SEMA is all about how contemporary yet traditional automotive products can be and this year’s Mazda booth at the SEMA show showcases exactly the same. Mazda North American Operations’ (MNAO) Irvine, Mazda’s Calif.-based design team has put on display four concept vehicles at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. To build these four concepts Mazda utilized its all-new 2014 Mazda3 and Mazda6 vehicles and honestly speaking, the concepts do look fresh and attractive.

“It’s no secret Mazda is going through a design evolution,” said Derek Jenkins, design director, MNAO. “With bolder lines and stronger character features stemming from the ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design language, Mazda’s inherent driving dynamics are becoming more and more visually clear. Instead of only being a behind-the-wheel experience, the Zoom-Zoom genetic code is further being embraced, not buried, through increasingly expressive vehicle design.” Club Sport Concepts Both the Mazda 3 and Mazda



Chevrolet Shows Off Its Concept Trucks and SUVs At SEMA

Chevrolet has revealed six new concept trucks and SUVs at the 2013 SEMA show, he annual convention of automotive performance parts and styling accessories. Namely four vehicles – 2014 Silverado 1500, all-new 2015 Silverado HD, Tahoe and Suburban, have been presented in a variety of styling featuring loads of personalization and performance upgrades. The concepts include the performance-oriented, lightweight Silverado Cheyenne, a Brad Paisley signature-edition concept, a sinister-looking all-black Tahoe and a Tahoe police vehicle.

In addition to the mentioned concepts, Chevrolet is also showing the Silverado Black Ops and Volunteer Firefighter concepts at SEMA 2013. The accessories used on these concepts are Chevrolet exclusive and are available at most of the Chevrolet dealerships. “Chevrolet’s lineup of full-size trucks and SUVs is all-new and stronger than ever,” said Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet marketing. “No matter what your needs, whether it’s hauling lumber to a work site, delivering your



Lexus DeviantART Challenge Winner’s Build on Display at SEMA

Fact is, the all-new 2014 Lexus IS sport sedan is a head turner and there is no denying to that. And the sedan is attracting as many customers as tuners from across the planet. Now the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show is about to begin in Las Vegas and there will a whole lot of concept creations to surprise the visitors. One of these surprises would be a Lexus fan-created 2014 Lexus IS 350. Yes, you heard it right. Lexus partnered with deviantArt, the largest online social network for artists, in a search for creative people who could take the IS’ already aggressive exterior styling to a whole new level.

This is a step toward for boosting the sales of the already well performing IS. It is all about how unique and creative one’s vision is and Lexus challenged deviantArt to show what they have got. There were



Scion Concept Car Trio Unveiled Ahead Of SEMA Debut

Like every year, this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show is going to be very promising as there will be plenty of vehicles to feast your eyes upon. The show will take place in Las Vegas between November 5 and 8. As we know, there will be a lot of concepts at the show and adding up to that list is a trio of concepts from Scion which it has announced just recently. The concepts are not built by Scion and are the result of a Tuner Challenge held by the brand. As per the challenge, three custom car builders were given a stock 2014 tC plus $15,000 to design and modify the car within 90 days.

The first builder, Josh Croll of Mertztown, Pa., converted his tC to a right-hand drive model, the first in the world. The paint scheme was kept flashy hot rod orange, with European



Chevrolet To Showcase Six Performance Concepts At SEMA 2013

Today, Chevrolet previewed six of the concepts that it plans to showcase at the 2013 SEMA show which will start on November 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. All the concepts are performance-oriented machines and are based on some of the brand’s most popular passenger cars, including the Sonic and all-new Impala. Alongside there will be a personalized Malibu concept, which features new and enhanced technologies aiming at improved efficiency and personal connectivity for 2014. To name some of the technologies we have stop/start engine technology, new Siri with Eyes Free Mode and Text-to-Voice features allowing hands-free texting.

“Chevrolet’s 2014 passenger car lineup is the strongest and most competitive in the brand’s history, offering customers a wide range of great-looking, great-driving and well-connected choices,” said Chris Perry, vice president, Chevrolet Marketing. “A five-year plan to completely remake Chevy’s car lineup is resonating with customers, who are finding value in



2014 Ford Mustang Convertible With Supercar Performance For EICMA

Hollywood Hot Rods is a popular name in the custom auto industry and this year at the 2013 SEMA show which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, they have planned something very unique for the visitors. Hollywood Hot Rods is planning to take on the supercars with its 2014 Ford Mustang GT convertible at SEMA 2013. While the 2014 Mustang is already a performance oriented and beautiful looking machine, Hollywood Hot Rods wanted to build a unique vehicle out of it and in that context the following is what Troy Ladd, owner of Hollywood Hot Rods said: – “We really wanted to take the customization of this Mustang to the next level.

Instead of simply adding accessories and a custom paint job, we wanted to really change the car. So we decided to redesign some key elements of the car, like the roof and rear section; to create a



Hyundai And ARK Performance To Bring Legato Concept Genesis Coupe To SEMA

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), which is held in Las Vegas, is one of the most interesting exhibitions of automobiles and each year visitors get to see products that are ahead of their times in terms of creativity and innovation. For a couple of years now, ARK Performance has been a core Hyundai SEMA partner and every year, the duo together, bring something new and refreshingly powerful. Adding to their successful SEMA legacy, for the 2013 show, Hyundai and ARK Performance have developed a new Legato Concept based on the Genesis Coupe.

The name Legato is an Italian musical term which means ‘tied together’ and in context of the new concept it conveys the seamless integration of a futuristic design, tuned performance and luxury coupe interior ambience. On the exterior, while retaining the original design identity, ARK has taken the production Genesis coupe to a level where it becomes more