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 |  Nov 07 2013, 3:21 PM

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SEMA is the place where the very best in aftermarket car parts are on display, so of course there’s going to be a car pushing 1,000-hp. This year, the folks at Bisimoto got their hands on a Hyundai Genesis Coupe and just didn’t stop adding power.

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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 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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 |  Sep 30 2013, 12:15 PM

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Heavily modified and made-over, the “Yellowcake” Night Racer concept will debut during this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

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 |  Sep 23 2013, 1:20 PM

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Hyundai and Bisimoto are partnering up yet again for this year’s SEMA Show, bringing a 1,000-hp Hyundai Genesis Coupe to Las Vegas.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 5:38 PM

If there’s one thing the Bisimoto-tuned Hyundai Elantra GT definitely needs, it’s a bigger turbocharger.

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 |  Oct 22 2012, 5:15 PM

No stranger to modifying cars, Bisimoto Engineering will head to the 2012 SEMA Show with a customized Hyundai Elantra GT.

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 |  Nov 01 2011, 10:08 AM

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As expected, the focus on Honda’s SEMA Show display this year is its all-new 2012 Civic - the Si in particular. Rather than display dozens of cars like in the past, Honda has chosen just a select few tuners to create the most wildly modified Civics they could dream up.

Stealing the show at the Honda booth is the Fox Marketing car. The team at Fox Marketing has been building SEMA Show cars for years (perhaps decades) and this might just be the most extreme example yet – although apart from the oversized 20-inch Vossen wheels, it might just be the team’s cleanest. Of note on the car, apart from the obvious custom widebody and aero kit provided from CarBodyKits.com, the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine has been tuned to make 450-hp. And for a touch of trivia, the turbo used to generate all that power is the very same one used on Honda’s LMP1/LMP2 race programs as well as on the 2012 IndyCar engines.

Next up is the Bisimoto car, taking Honda’s “a Civic for everyone” approach and applying it to the race track. While Honda says there’s a Civic for everyone, ranging from young males who want a fun-to-drive Si, to a hybrid for the granola types, Bisimoto has designed this show car to serve triple-duty as time attack car, a touring car and as a drag racer. And in true over-the-top SEMA style, it makes 1,004-hp.

Sitting between the two wildly modified cars on the show floor is a mildly customized Civic Si sedan, built using Genuine Honda Accessories and some custom Honda Factory Performance wheels. Plus, it’s been wrapped by Wraptivo in a matte-silver to help it fit in at SEMA.

In addition to these cars, Honda is displaying several CR-Z models and a supercharged Accord. Two cars are still kept under wraps, but out spies have uncovered that one is a Compass 360 race car, while the other is the 2012 Civic Si HFP, a factory modified version sporting a more aggressive aero kit, larger 18-inch wheels and an upgraded suspension.

GALLERY: Fox Marketing 2012 Honda Civic Si

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GALLERY: Bisimoto 2012 Civic Si

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GALLERY: Custom Honda Civic Si Sedan

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Click here to read AutoGuide’s 2012 Civic Si Review

Discuss this story at 9thGenCivic.com and see AutoGuide’s complete 2011 SEMA Show coverage here

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