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  • Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo Concept, 2013 SEMA Show

    The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is already winning accolades—and track comparisons. Soon, it will be aiming straight at the heart of the video game world with a special car that will be featured in the upcoming release of Gran Turismo 6. The gaming world still has a month to wait until the December 6 release date of Gran Turismo 6, but this week at SEMA, Chevy gave us all an early look at one of the hottest cars in the game: the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Gran Turismo Concept. While no modifications have been made to the powertrain, that’s fine by any sports car aficionado...

  • Gene Simmons' 'Snakebit' 1956 Ford F100, 2013 SEMA Show
    Gene Simmons’ Custom ‘Snakebit’ 1956 Ford F100: SEMA Live Gallery

    The Ford truck line has grown in many ways over the past half-century, but legendary KISS bassist Gene Simmons’ custom 1956 F100 brings the best of the past and the present together in one beautiful show truck--with a little added spice. To make it even sweeter, the special one-off will be...

  • Volkswagen Jetta Racer's Dream, SEMA 2013
    VW Debuts Tuned Jettas, 2015 Golf At SEMA

    Volkswagen should have plenty to please car enthusiasts at this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas, showcasing a tuned example of the new 2015 Golf and an introduction to its new turbocharged engine. That new turbocharged engine can be found in two modified Jettas at the show. Available in 1.8- and...

  • 2013 Dodge SRT Viper by Vivid Racing, SEMA 2013
    Vivid Racing SRT Viper Heads To SEMA With Plenty Of Carbon Fiber

    It's hard to stand out among the customized cars at the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas, but Vivid Racing's 2013 SRT Viper shouldn't have a problem doing that. That's because this sleek snake is covered in carbon fiber pieces from Seibon. The most noticeable bit is probably the massive carbon fiber...

  • 2014 Chevrolet COPO Camaro
    2014 COPO Camaro Headlines Chevy’s Fleet Of SEMA Camaros

    Chevrolet has brought out the big guns for the SEMA show taking place this week. After showing us a trio of Corvette Stingray concepts and a sinister performance pickup concept based on the Silverado, the bowtie brand has now revealed a fleet of custom Camaros. At the top of the list is the 2014...

  • Lexus 2013 SEMA lineup
    Lexus Bringing Custom IS Sedans And LFA To SEMA

    With the 2013 SEMA show almost upon us, Lexus has revealed several of the customized cars it plans to exhibit there. Headlining the Lexus contingent will be a 2014 IS 350 sedan designed through a contest on DeviantART. Lexus says it received over 600 submissions, which were whittled down to 25...

  • Chevrolet Silverado Cheyenne concept, 2013 SEMA

    Chevrolet has revived its Cheyenne name, first used as a trim package for its C/K pickup back in 1971 and more recently in 2003 for a forward-looking pickup concept. The latest use of the name is for another concept, this time a performance-oriented version of the 2014 Silverado regular cab. The concept is called the Chevrolet Silverado Cheyenne, and it will be gracing the stands of the bowtie brand at this week’s SEMA show in Las Vegas. Using the old adage of performance through less weight, Chevy engineers have taken the Silverado and reduced its weight via a number of measures...

  • Ford Mustang Bad Penny by Classic Design Concepts, SEMA 2013
    'Bad Penny' Mustang is SEMA-Bound

    Ford already has a full stable of customized Mustangs ready for the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas, but at least one more will be attending. Classic Design Concepts (CDC) will bring this sinister 'Stang, known as "Bad Penny," to Vegas, Mustangs Daily reports. The car gets its name from CDC's black and...

  • Scion WSD-tC by Josh Croll, SEMA 2013
    Supra-Powered FR-S Headlines Scion's 2013 SEMA Lineup

    Scion is fielding a typically large range of vehicles at the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas--or SEMA, for short. The youth-orientated Toyota subsidiary will home five tuner cars on its stand, as well as three special Scion tC coupes competing in the Scion Tuner...

  • Toyo Tires at SEMA 2013
    Corvette Stingray Headlines Toyo Tires' 2013 SEMA Lineup

    A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will take center stage on the Toyo Tires stand at this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas. Not just any Corvette of course--that's not what SEMA is about. Designed by Michigan-based TZD, the P58 Concept Stingray on Toyo's stand has the look of a full-blown GT racing...

  • SEMA 2013 Jeep Cherokee Trail Carver
    Chrysler Reveals 2013 SEMA Lineup

    The 2013 SEMA show is almost upon us, and Chrysler saw fit to reveal its lineup of modified cars early. Like Ford and Chevrolet, Chrysler is bringing an entire fleet of 20 vehicles from all of its brands. Making its SEMA debut is the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee crossover, in modified Trail Carver...

  • 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo EGR Night Racer concept
    Hyundai Previews 2013 SEMA Concepts: Video

    The 2013 SEMA show is just a week away, and with it will come a flood of tuned, high-performance, dramatically styled takes on familiar production cars. Among them will be a trio of Hyundai Genesis Coupes and a Veloster, previewed in this video. The four cars previewed here are each done by...

  • 2014 Ford Mustang by Hollywood Hot Rods to debut at SEMA.

    Few cars garner as much attention at the annual SEMA bash than the Ford Mustang. In fact, the popular pony car has been voted SEMA’s hottest on a number of occasions, and this year there will be plenty of tuned Mustangs on show. Many of these will be presented by the Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] itself, including the Project Yellow Jacket Mustang and this Hollywood Hot Rods special. Hollywood Hot Rods has chosen the 2014 Ford Mustang GT Convertible as the basis of its latest project car, and has built it up with what the tuner calls “supercar style and performance.” More than...

  • Chevrolet Urban Cool Impala concept, 2013 SEMA
    Chevrolet Previews 2013 SEMA Lineup

    Chevrolet has previewed several of the performance-oriented concepts that will be gracing its stands at the upcoming tuner fest that is SEMA, which this year kicks off of November 5. While Chevy’s SEMA onslaught is typically dominated by Camaros and Corvettes, this year the bowtie brand is...

  • 2014 Honda Civic Coupe
    Honda To Present Updated 2014 Civic Coupe At SEMA

    Honda introduced a raft of updates to its Civic sedan after just one year of sales due to a spate of negative reviews for the redesigned 2012 model. Now it’s the Civic Coupe’s turn to receive those updates, and we’ll be seeing the new car for the first time at the 2013 SEMA show...

  • 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo by Fox Marketing
    Hyundai Bringing 370-Horsepower Veloster Turbo To SEMA

    It turns out Hyundai had one more SEMA special up its sleeve, a car it’s calling the most powerful Veloster Turbo designed for the street. It’s been developed together with tuning firm Fox Marketing and develops a healthy 370 horsepower. In stock form, the Veloster Turbo’s...

  • Ford teases its 2013 SEMA lineup.
    Ford Teases Its 2013 SEMA Lineup

    Like many car makers, Ford treats the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas almost like another stop on the regular auto show circuit. Instead of new production models and futuristic concepts, the Blue Oval brings modified versions of production cars to Vegas, hoping to stir the imagination of the...

  • JP Edition Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2013 SEMA show car
    Atlantic Blue Hyundai Genesis Coupe Will Make Waves At SEMA

    Hyundai has big plans for the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The Korean car maker has already revealed two show cars--the 1,000 horsepower Bisimoto Genesis Coupe and "Yellowcake" Veloster Turbo--but it's not done yet. The third SEMA concept is another Genesis Coupe, with a retina-searing paint job of...

  • The Chrysler family is packing its bags for Las Vegas ahead of the upcoming 2013 SEMA show. They're packing heavy too, because there's going to be plenty of Mopar madness on display. Between Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Ram, and SRT, the automaker group is bringing 20 different vehicles to put on display. That's a lot of modified Mopar muscle to take in, which is why the brand will get over 15,000 square feet of convention space to park its wares. Besides the customized vehicles, the Mopar team will be showing off a slew of new parts as well as its new Mopar Off-Road Division. Other than that...

  • Ford Yellow Jacket Mustang to debut at SEMA.
    Ford Announces Vortech Yellow Jacket Mustang For SEMA

    This year, SEMA has car companies seeing yellow. Hyundai may have decked out its EGR Night Racer Veloster in "Yellowcake" paint, but Ford has a Mustang called Yellow Jacket. The Project Yellow Jacket Mustang was created by Ford and Vortech Superchargers. It's got plenty of stinging power under the...

  • 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo EGR Night Racer concept
    Hyundai Veloster Turbo Fondly Name-Checks Geopolitics With "Yellowcake" SEMA Edition

    This year’s SEMA show is only a month away, which means information on some of the show’s stars is starting to trickle out. Hyundai looks to be one of the more aggressive attendees this year, with the Korean automaker today revealing its second modified vehicle set to appear in the...

  • Ring Brothers custom 1965 Ford Mustang with a 710-hp NASCAR engine for 2013 SEMA show
    710-hp NASCAR-Powered '65 Mustang By The Ring Brothers Coming To SEMA

    Dropping a NASCAR engine into a street car is nothing new--one of our buddies has an old Chevy pickup sporting one of the fearsome V-8s. But there's dropping in an engine, and then there's the sort of work the Ring Brothers do. According to Mustangs Daily, at this year's SEMA show, we'll be treated...

  • Bisimoto Engineering Hyundai Genesis Coupe
    SEMA 2013: Bisimoto Engineering Hyundai Genesis Coupe

    Hyundai has unveiled its first 2013 SEMA show car, and it's a screamer. The bright blue Genesis Coupe, modified by Bisimoto Engineering, has 1,000 horsepower. What else is there to say, really? Bisimoto started with a stock Genesis 3.8 R-Spec and its naturally aspirated V-6. It then added two...

  • 2014 Lexus IS DeviantART SEMA design concept. Winning design by Rob Evans.
    2014 Lexus IS SEMA Concept Gets DeviantART Design

    The Specialty Equipment Market Association, better known as SEMA, is gearing up for its annual tuner bash, held each fall in Las Vegas. Lexus will join the party once again this year, with a unique 2014 IS sedan concept designed by the winner of a competition at the Internet art community...

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