2015 SEMA Show: Part 2
Hopefully you caught Part 1 of our 2015 SEMA show coverage. We’ll continue with more interesting cars throughout the numerous halls of the aftermarket industry mecca.
The show has grown so immensely over the years, that surrounding outdoor lots are now used to pack displays on the premises.
Patrick Clark was one of many Lucas Oil Off Road Series racers who partook in the various exhibitions in the “Ford Out Front” course.
Bulletproof Automotive brought the Bavarian big guns this year showcasing their E89 Z4 in the Toyo Tires indoor booth, and this Varis widebody F82 M4 in the Toyo Tires Treadpass outdoor area.
Magnesium Blue Volk Racing G25 wheels are a classy race-inspired addition to the rest of the wild exterior styling.
Thrush Exhaust had this interesting rat rod truck on display at their booth.
The tarnished condition body stood out in a sea of pristine SEMA builds.
DSport Magazine mastered motorsport vehicle design with this Fiesta ST on bronze Volk Racing TE37V wheels inside Ford’s massive booth.
The stripped and caged interior with Sparco bucket seats shows the business this car handles, while a custom carbon fiber headlight duct directs air to the turbocharged engine.
RyWire’s Porsche-inspired Honda Integra GT3 on Volk Racing ZE40 wheels exposed its every detail inside the CSF Radiators booth.
The organized routing of all necessary wires made for an especially clean interior considering the amount of components including a full MoTec standalone ECU, switch panel, and working paddle shifters.
A Honda Racing HPD valve cover sits atop an extensively modified and turbocharged Honda K-series engine.
This widened Audi R8 with Rotiform wheels in the VIAIR booth illustrates Liberty Walk’s increasing popularity.
Black Ops 4×4 flexed their massive Jeep JK Wrangler ready for any terrain inside the Spyder lighting booth.
Accompanying the Jeep in the Spyder booth was this Liberty Walk Porsche 991 Turbo.
Orange was the color of choice in the Lexus booth, presenting two new chassis wrapped in it. This RC-F with a Rocket Bunny widebody kit used Volk Racing TE37 Ultra wheels to fill the extended fenders.
The new GS-F added a touch of class to the sporty lineup, with carbon fiber lips, OEM bodylines and a set of Advan GT wheels.
How do you separate yourself in a sea of companies trying to stand out? Mishimoto’s booth consisted of an M-109 Military Tank dressed with the company’s coolant bottles instead of ammunition.
The Point Zero Tuning time attack Honda Civic was surrounded by turbochargers inside Borg Warner’s booth.
Evasive Motorsports was involved with numerous builds throughout the event including their very own Nissan GT-R covered in Voltex aero at the Tein Suspension booth.
The new Rocket Bunny Boss S14 kit mates the retro looking Datsun Bluebird front end onto a Nissan 240sx.
This particular example at the Eneos booth filled the fender arches with wide SSR TF1 wheels.
Wrapped in satin black, this bagged Ford F-350 wore copper accents on every corner of the truck including the wheels.
The countless iterations of Rauh Welt Porsches present at this show never lost their charm. This particular 964 chassis at the ST Suspensions booth had paint-matched 3-piece fifteen52 Evo wheels.
AirRex’s booth held examples of the versatility of Liberty Walk with a full size kitted Lamborghini Murcielago, and an identical miniature children’s version.
A rare Mode Parfume Prius-R kit on this Toyota Hybrid with SSR MKIII Neo wheels completes the widebody grouping at their booth.
Retro builds like OS Giken’s TC24-B1Z on Panasport wheels keep the field of display vehicles from becoming monotonous.
This distinct engine from the Japanese drivetrain manufacturer churns out a healthy naturally aspirated 420hp.
The SEMA show is well known for showcasing some of the most radically designed vehicles like this 1962 Ford Econoline truck equipped with 4 supercharged Hemi engines.
Speedkore’s carbon fiber 1970 Dodge Charger revealed its composite front end in the JET Performance booth.
Outfitted with a giant all-aluminum 9.0L Mercury Racing V8, power is furthered with two turbochargers to the sum of 1650hp.
Mackin Industries utilized a limited production Nismo GT-R to promote the new Volk Racing G25 Edge wheels.
Mackin Industries also brought the show out to the hallways with their Evasive Motorsports/Turn 14 Distribution collaborated Pikes Peak Hill Climb car.
A built 2JZ-GTE engine now powers this FR-S, the recent recipient of a new heart.
New Rocket Bunny kits are always surfacing like this Pandem E46 M3 kit at the Airlift Performance booth.
The supercharged LS powerplant fits nicely into the BMW’s engine bay.
A finalist in last year’s SEMA Battle of the Builders, this 1932 Ford Sedan highlighted its gleaming orange exterior in Mother’s booth.
The halls contained some very intricate pieces of automotive art with everything from assembled engines, to one-off airbrushed paint schemes.
Gas Monkey Garage, of Discovery Channel’s Fast’N’Loud series, built this bagged Ford GT supercar in the Accuair booth.
The black HRE RS105 wheels complemented the spotless black paint to finish the shop’s signature exterior treatment.
Eibach Suspension’s booth housed Casey Currie’s Ultra 4 competition Jeep, although the purpose-built Jeep looked more ready for “King of the Hammers” offroad action than show display.
Of recent Furious 7 movie fame, this offroad 1969 Dodge Charger was prepped for any situation with a roll cage and two spare General Grabber tires fixed to the trunk.
The “Double Down” AWD 1932 Ford Roadster built by Fuller Hot Rods flaunted some bright yellow heat coating and aircraft inspired interior in the Jet Hot booth.
Vorsteiner’s full Verona carbon lip kit and wing was attached at every end of this matte purple Lamborghini Huracan.
Finishing off our SEMA coverage is this open wheel racecar found in the Honda booth. This is the first chassis of a new professional Formula 4 series in America encouraging young driver progression.
Powered by a Honda K20C1 engine and fully constructed of carbon fiber, the $45,000 chassis will offer affordable competitive racing to those climbing the karting ranks.