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 |  Nov 06 2013, 5:24 PM

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Thought the Bisimoto Hyundai Genesis Coupe boasting 1,000 hp was extreme? How about this Honda Odyssey minivan built to the tune of 1,029 hp?

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 4:13 PM

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Dodge is bringing back the Scat Pack Club for 2014, inviting enthusiasts to join a special group of do-it-yourself owners with a passion for performance.

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 3:03 PM

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Fiat’s 500L is still fresh on the market, and while the inflated Italian is plenty interesting on its own, the company saw fit to bring a couple of specially modified 500Ls to SEMA.

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 3:03 PM

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The Gran Turismo video game franchise might be best known for introducing kids to the amazing world of Japanese and German performance cars, but it’s latest star is the finest America has to offer.

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 2:55 PM

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Young Tea has taken top honors in the 2013 Scion Tuner Challenge, awarded today at the SEMA Show with his Simpli-tC creation.

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 |  Nov 06 2013, 12:48 PM

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Fiat has revealed two custom versions of its 500L urban runabout at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, attempting to give the urban runabout a little more off-road cred.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 8:17 PM

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Kia put its funky Soul model on center stage at this year’s SEMA Show.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 7:56 PM

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Three of the Camaros in Chevrolet’s booth at the 2013 SEMA Show are working toward a common goal: promoting the company’s catalogue of performance parts.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 7:29 PM

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Can a Ford Transit Connect be cool? It can certainly try.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 7:00 PM

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When Lexus joined up with the deviantART community for a winning design on a custom IS 350, few could predict this wild of a creation would become reality.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 5:48 PM

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Maybe it’s a sign of changing times, or maybe it’s just that the current Mustang is really old and about to be replaced, but at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas Ford’s pocket rockets are outshining its muscle car contingent in both numbers and excitement.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 5:00 PM

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Last year, Scion stole the SEMA Show with scores of specially modified FR-S sports cars, but you can double the cylinder count for 2013 because the Corvette Stingray is easily the darling.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 4:13 PM

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Hyundai is keeping up with the tuner crowd at this year’s SEMA Show, unleashing a 1,000-hp Genesis Coupe onto the unsuspecting public.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 4:00 PM

Mustang_SEMAThe 2013 SEMA award-winners have been selected, highlighting the vehicles that are seen in the most booths at the show. Surprisingly nothing has changed this year in terms of which vehicles won.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 3:53 PM

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With the next Mustang just around the corner, you might be about ready to forget the current generation. If Ford’s presence at this year’s SEMA Show has anything to say about it, that would be a mistake.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 3:07 PM

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The Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro program will return once again for 2014 with another limited production run featuring new racing engine choices.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 2:37 PM

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General Motors rolled some serious trucks and SUVs into SEMA this year, some of which focus on conquering the mud and dirt, while some are built just for speed.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 1:59 PM

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Last year at the 2012 SEMA Show, Honda’s racing arm, Honda Performance Development (HPD) showed off a supercharged Honda CR-Z concept. That concept will now become a reality.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 1:35 PM

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Hyundai’s SEMA Show booth may be filled with wild and unbelievable concept cars but the Korean automaker is serious about the aftermarket and proved it today announcing a new crate engine program tailor made for tuners.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 1:34 PM

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Trucks, of course, are meant to work hard. But as the saying goes, “work hard, play hard,” the basic tenet behind Chevrolet’s Silverado Cheyenne Concept that was unveiled on the eve of the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. 

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 1:15 PM

The SRT® brand kicked-off “The SRT Viper Color Contest,” anChoosing a clever or catchy name for a vehicular paint color is no easy task, so the folks at SRT had the bright idea of making someone else do it. The company has announced three finalists in its contest to name the Viper’s latest blue hue, and boy are they creative…

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 1:14 PM

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While SEMA isn’t exactly known as the place to unveil new vehicle models, Honda did exactly that this morning in Las Vegas, debuting its 2014 Honda Civic Coupe.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 12:21 PM

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Michael Bay’s Transformers films have become known for several things over the year: giant explosions, mediocre acting, hot babes and Chevrolet vehicles.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 3:09 AM

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Chevrolet will have plenty to show off at the 2013 SEMA Show, one of which is the Jeff Gordon SS Performance sedan concept, which was unveiled the night before the show officially kicks off.

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