For Chevrolet, thinking big means thinking small. Executives with the General Motors brand have developed a smaller-sized strategy heading into next week's SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
SEMA has always been about tricked out cars, big rims and body kits. But, like the rest of the industry, SEMA is amping up in-car and under-the-hood tech too. In our episode, we covered some really neat entrants at the show, but there was more, much more--and we aren't talking about booth babes.
Translogic heads to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the Specialty Equipment Marketing Association's (SEMA) annual trade show in episode 8.1. SEMA began in Los Angeles in 1963, and back then it was just a small group of hot-rodders, drag racers and performance pioneers. Accordingly, when the SEMA acronym was first coined, the S stood for speed. According to the official SEMA web site, the early founde
Local Motors Rally Fighter in action – Click above to watch video after the jump
Hennessey Venom GT clears its throat – Click above to watch the video after the break
Ford has a history of showing off some wild concepts at SEMA, and this year the company has partnered with six different aftermarket companies to unveil a slew of F-Series concepts worked up just for SEMA 2010. The trucks range from slammed machines from the likes of Godfather Customs and The Cus
Galpin Auto Sports Explorer – Click above for high-res image gallery of Ford customs to debut at SEMA
The Redster by Fireball Tim Lawrence – Click above for high-res image gallery
DTC Convertible Cadillac CTS – Click above for image gallery
Aftermarket experts inspect the Honda CR-Z at SEMA preview event
According the SEMA Action Network, a bill has been introduced in Utah that will "ban the use of aftermarket exhaust systems." The organization is urging people to contact Utah Senators immediately to protest the substitute bill (S.B. 106), introduced by Senator Patricia Jones, for the following reasons:
This doesn't end well - click above to watch the video
Billabong Toyota Venza - Click above for high-res image gallery
Aerius – Click above for high-res image gallery