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Auto Shows The biggest highs and lows of the 2019 SEMA Show

16:40  06 november  2019
16:40  06 november  2019 Source:   motoringresearch.com

Get Ready For SEMA With This Highly Custom Bronco

  Get Ready For SEMA With This Highly Custom Bronco Dubbed ‘Urban Madness’, this incredible SEMA show Bronco could be your next favorite car. Ralph Holguin is known for building unique creations by borrowing inspiration from street rods, and lowriders, and somehow blending these contradictory aspects together to make some brilliant. When he got enlisted to launch his show, RMD Garage, on the Velocity Network a few years back, he wanted to take the situation as a chance to build something different - thus, ‘Urban Madness’ was born from a 1969 Ford Bronco.

The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations

Registration is not required for 2019 SEMA Show Attendees. Please bring your show badge for free entrance. Plan some additional time for gaining entrance to SEMA Ignited. Enhanced security precautions may impact attendees in high traffic areas during peak times throughout the day.

 

First Look! SEMA 2019 Move-In Gallery Inside the Las Vegas Convention Center

  First Look! SEMA 2019 Move-In Gallery Inside the Las Vegas Convention Center This is your first look at SEMA 2019 inside the Las Vegas Convention Center before the show begins.Each year, right around Halloween, the world of automotive everything converges Las Vegas, Nevada, for the biggest aftermarket car show south of the North Pole. This is the place to be if you want to see the latest trends and newest parts. Oh, and who could forget that some of the most renowned hot rod and custom car builders tend to show up and unveil their hottest new builds every year at the show.

SEMA Show draws more than 60,000 domestic and international buyers. The SEMA Show offers more than 75 free and several "pay-to-attend" educational events that cover everything from online marketing to For a complete list of the 2019 schedule, visit www. SEMAShow .com/education.

How Big Is the 2019 SEMA Show ? Automotive Marketing Articles. One of the interesting statistics is the length of one of the exhibit halls, the Upper South Hall where you find truck products, business services, powersports companies and some first-time exhibitors.

  • This 2020 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak edition, currently appearing at the SEMA aftermarket show, isn't street legal but is NHRA certified for a 7.50-second ET on the strip.
  • Mopar will keep the tuning of this factory-built dragster open source, with an unlocked fuel management controller and power control module.
  • A supercharged 354-cubic-inch V-8 is under the hood with a special supercharger that Mopar wouldn't let anyone see this far away from the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown racing season.

Building a fast car isn't as simple as measuring twice and cutting once. For many, the process requires measuring six times, busting a few knuckles, then just letting it rest until the humility wears off. Mopar simplifies the process with the fourth-generation Dodge Challenger Drag Pak. Its SEMA debut lacked details like horsepower and top speed, but Mopar promised their baseline tune will let customers hop in and launch the car with no assembly required.

SEMA 2019 Custom Truckin Preview Gallery

  SEMA 2019 Custom Truckin Preview Gallery Inside and Out of the Las Vegas Convention Center Before the Big ShowThere are also trucks placed in outdoor booth areas on display or as we found in several locations today, getting some last minute additions or a thorough cleaning before their SEMA debut.

SEMA Show Education Days spotlights top speakers from around the country. In addition to connecting buyers and sellers, an important element of the SEMA Show is the • Debate style forums • Roundtable discussions • Audience interactions - flipped learning models • Low -tech - High -value.

Registration is not required for 2019 SEMA Show Attendees. Please bring your show badge for free entrance. Plan some additional time for gaining entrance to SEMA Ignited. Enhanced security precautions may impact attendees in high traffic areas during peak times throughout the day.

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Like most project cars that ever actually see the light of day, Mopar said, only a few of these will exist. They're limiting the run to 50 serialized units. For folks already behind the wheel of a Dodge Challenger, Mopar will also offer a variety of modular kits for those who want to go the home-brew approach.

a car parked in a parking lot: The fourth-generation drag car is a factory-built dragster ready for NHRA and NMCA racing. © Austin Irwin - Car and Driver The fourth-generation drag car is a factory-built dragster ready for NHRA and NMCA racing.

The supercharged 354-cubic-inch V-8 is where all the mystery's at. Mopar was tight-lipped about details, so as not to give its Blue Oval or bow-tie competitors any hints this far ahead of the start of the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown racing season where the Drag Pak will compete. For reference, the last-gen car had two options: the debut of the supercharged 354-cubic-inch V-8 and a naturally aspirated 426-cubic-inch V-8 capable of 8.0-second ETs out of the box, but Mopar said this car has been in development for about two years, meaning roughly since about when the Dodge Demon debuted. A Kwik-Shift manual shifter is bolted to the three-speed transmission to assist with lightning-fast reaction times and gearshifts.

Wild Chevy Muscle Car and Hot Rod Photo Gallery: SEMA 2019

  Wild Chevy Muscle Car and Hot Rod Photo Gallery: SEMA 2019 Gallery! Chevy muscle cars and hot rods make a massive presence at the 2019 SEMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. There was the usual array of first-gen Camaros for the F-body enthusiasts, and there was a great mix of Chevelles, Novas, and Tri-Fives, and even a good amount of custom full-size Chevys. One car that is getting major attention is the totally custom-fabricated 1959 El Camino called "Hulk-Camino." It's one of those "love it or hate it" cars due to the extensive bodywork, but after all, this is SEMA and pretty much anything goes. And like we said, it's all about getting attention.

SEMA Show draws more than 60,000 domestic and international buyers. You're one step closer to being part of SEMA Show 2019 —a decision that could make or break your sales year. Click on any any of the icons below for specific information regarding their respective show halls.

The SEMA Show is the largest annual gathering of small businesses on the planet. It’s the place where more than 125 You're one step closer to being part of the 2019 SEMA Show —and presenting your latest creations to more than 70,000 buyers from every segment of the specialty - equipment industry.

a car driving on a road: 2020 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak © FCA US LLC - Car and Driver 2020 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak

NHRA rules prevent factory teams from wandering too far from production-car likeness, but the rear suspension is open for interpretation. The solid rear axle comes from the axle wizards at Strange Engineering, and the four-link wishbone suspension is all new. A Drag Pak–exclusive lightweight wheel package puts black Weld Racing wheels wrapped in 30-inch Mickey Thompson drag radials on the car.

a car driving on a road: 2020 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak © Dodge 2020 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak

Mopar was quick to point out that the welded roll cage inside the new Drag Pak was certified for a car capable for 7.50 ETs at the dragstrip. They were also pretty proud to point out that the Holley Dominator electronic fuel management controller will be left unlocked for customers who prefer to set their race car to global-warmer mode. The Drag Pak uses a Racepak Smartwire power control module (PCM), which Mopar says also comes unlocked and fully customizable. This will allow customers to diagnose electrical problems safely and quickly; also, the capabilities of an unlocked PCM let racers cut power to systems that can drain performance when they aren't being used.

The Drag Pak will compete in the 2020 NHRA Production Car Showdown, a competition Mopar won in 2018 with the last-gen Drag Pak, which ran a class-first 7.0-second ET. Mopar said production for the 2020 Challenger Drag Pak will start early next year.

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Mega Gallery: The Wildest Custom Jeep Gladiator JT Builds of SEMA 2019 .
From overland crushers to rock crawling rigs—are you not entertained?What we did not know is how many aftermarket parts manufacturers and shops would take on the Gladiator as a display vehicle for the almighty 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. At its core, SEMA, as it is known, is an industry-only trade show for some car manufacturers and many more parts makers to show off all their project cars and available parts and accessories. For insiders, SEMA is the world's biggest toy show for those crazy about cars and trucks. This year, the most popular truck at the show had to be the Jeep Gladiator.

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