Feature Vehicles at SEMA that Starts Today

| November 3, 2009 | 0 Comments

Today is the start of the 2009 SEMA Show.  We will be scouring the show for lots of great products for your UTV and truck, but I know we all like and appreciate all types of vehicles.  Here is a peak at some feature vehicles that will be at the show this year.

Ford Fiesta
Ford’s Fiesta Movement offers test drives of a European-spec Ford Fiesta. Information about other drive stops, including monthly calendars, is available on www.fiestamovement.com under the “Ride & Drive” section. Visitors to the site can also sign up to receive test drive updates as they become available.

Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta

Lexus LFA
The Lexus LF-A supercar made its world debut last week at the Tokyo Motor Show, but will make its first North American display at the SEMA Show. Lexus will make only 500 of the hand-assembled, made-to-customer-order flagship. Featuring a 4.8L, V10 engine producing 552 hp and 354 lb.-ft. torque, a six-speed sequential gearbox, the extensive use of carbon fiber in the chassis and bodywork, and a 48:52 weight distribution, the LFA is capable of a top speed of 202 mph, according to Lexus.

Lexus LFA

Lexus LFA

Saleen
Saleen Debuts 2010 S281.  Few details, but the venerable Mustang tuner plans to debut its new S281 pony car at the Show.

Saleen Mustang

Saleen Mustang

Zele International’s Nissan GT-R
Fresh from a debut at the Tokyo Motor Show, the Zele R35 GT-R: Complete Edition package will be featured in the Eneos Premium Synthetic Motor Oil display, along with its not-so-downmarket sibling, the 370Z.

Zele GT R

Zele GT R

Hyundai and Rhys Millen Racing Partner on Mid-Engine V8 Genesis Coupe
The Korean automaker is again planning some flash at the SEMA Show, and again joining with Rhys Millen Racing (RMR) on a Genesis Coupe in a mid-engine configuration, based around Hyundai’s 4.6L V8 occupying the former backseat. Eight individual throttle bodies and JE pistons pushing compression to 11:0.1 make for a powerplant exerting 500 hp, according to Hyundai.

Hyundai

Hyundai


Hotchkis and Lingenfelter Bring the Heat on 2010 Camaro

You know both of these names. One company tries to get cars off the ground, the other keeps them firmly planted. Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Hotchkis Performance co-built this 750hp beast, using an LS7 engine with a Magnuson/Eaton TVS2300 supercharger and a number of small, significant tweaks (Inconel exhaust valves, for example). Hotchkis, meanwhile, keeps it all grounded with Hotchkis Sport Springs, adjustable sway bars, a ChassisMax Subframe brace and Lingenfelter-spec Sachs shocks.

Camero

Camero

SpeedFactory’s Supercharged 440 Hemi-powered Challenger
With 7.2L displacement and a Vortech V3 centrifugal supercharger, SpeedFactory’s Challenger is rated at 700 hp and puts it to the ground through a Mopar Performance NAG 1 transmission and Getrag independent rear suspension.

Speed Factory Challenger

Speed Factory Challenger

Tjin Edition RoadShow Camaro

Builder Neil Tjin and his assembled teams put together this Vortech blown beast, complete with a fully rebuilt LS3 motor, an Air Lift air suspension, SSBC eight-piston calipers, and 22-inch three-piece iForged wheels in front, 24s in back, covered with Falken FK-452 tires.

Tjin Camaro

Tjin Camaro

Three Different Custom Creations from Mickey Thompson and Dick Cepek
The “Shboom Gone Wild,” a ’48 Cadillac Coupe De Ville from Fryz Custom, is one of three great customs appearing at the Mickey Thompson/Dick Cepek booth. Powered by a 544 Chevy and Blower Shop 871 blower, and wearing Mickey Thompson HR-1 wheels and Sportsman S/R radials at all four corners, the ’48 makes a claimed 1,200 hp.

Custom Creations by Micky Thompson & Dick Cepek

Custom Creations by Mickey Thompson & Dick Cepek

Fox Marketing Lexus IS-F
Fox chopped the lid off its IS-F, fattened the fenders (and rolling stock), made it output 405 hp, and covered it in an electric green (“BASF Foxy Green,” rather).

Fox Lexus

Fox Lexus

Road Race Engineering’s Suzuki Kiyashi
Road Race’s verison of the Suzuki Kiyashi includes a Sport Body kit using Carbontrix custom bumpers, rear spats and diffuser, custom grill and vented hood. Progress Technology springs and sway bars, Zeitronix ZT-2 data logging system, and Road Race engine management and dual exhaust round out the package.

Road Race Suzuki

Road Race Suzuki


Aaron Vaccar Edition Ford Fusion

Builder Aaron Vaccar says this intricate plumbing is part of what is likely the first turbo application for the 2010 Fusion Sport, a custom AGP unit built by Maryland’s Turbo XS.

Vaccar Edition Ford Fusion

Vaccar Edition Ford Fusion

2010 Yenko Camaro
Featuring a 600-hp supercharged LS motor, Tremec six-speed manual and 22-inch Yenko billet wheels.

Yenko Camaro

Yenko Camaro


WD-40 SEMA Cares Camaro

A modern version of the classic American pony car, the WD-40 SEMA Cares Camaro features a SportsRyder Extreme Adjustable Coilover system from Pedders USA, custom Katzkin leather interior, and Eclipse audio system, and will be unveiled at the Show and later auctioned off at the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Show and Auction in January to benefit Childhelp and the Victory Junction Gang Camp children’s charities.

WD-40 SEMA Cares Camaro

WD-40 SEMA Cares Camaro

Hurst Edition Camaro

Hurst/Magnaflow exhaust, Hurst/Eibach suspension and Hurst 20-inch forged wheels are just a few of the choice items on this Hurst edition Camaro. Currently on auction at eBay, proceeds from the sale will benefit the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, a program that fosters industry leadership by supporting the education of students pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket.

Hurst Edition Camaro

Hurst Edition Camaro

TTXGP Founders Offer First Look at Zero-Carbon, Zero-Emissions Superbike
The organizers of TTXGP call theirs the world’s first zero-carbon, zero-emissions motorcycle race series, and the Mavizen TTX02 will be its flagship bike. Designed to ease entry into the series by offering serious racers a proven platform to start with, the TTX02 is inspired by the Agni X01, the winning entry in this year’s Isle of Man TTXGP.  It will be in the Making Green Cool Zone at the Show.

Hurst SEMA Camaro

Hurst SEMA Camaro

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