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 |  Nov 04 2013, 10:45 AM

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Manufacturers love to get in on all the SEMA fun happening this week, which is why Chevrolet is is showing off just how creative it is with a number of customized performance cars that will be seen at the show.

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 |  Oct 27 2011, 9:30 PM

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MagnaFlow, based out of Southern California, has teamed up with racing legend Mario Andretti to build one mean, clean Camaro for this year’s SEMA Show. The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro will also be auctioned off for charity at an upcoming Barrett-Jackson 2012 Scottsdale auction in Arizona with all the proceeds going towards the Wounded Warrior project.

The Camaro SS comes courtesy of Chevrolet while MagnaFlow outfitted it with their high-performance exhaust and Magnuson supercharger to enhance the Camaro’s performance. Getting the power to the ground is an ACT clutch while the exterior looks the part with a full Street Scene carbon fiber body kit. Keeping it all classy, MagnaFlow opted for a set of 20-inch HRE wheels mated to Pirelli rubber to cover up the Brembo brakes. Suspension upgrades come from a set of Eibach springs.

In order to earn Mario Andretti’s stamp of approval, Andretti himself took the MagnaFlow-built Camaro out to Nashville Super Speedway to take it through its paces. After inspecting and driving it on the track, Andretti approved of the project and will be alongside the Camaro on November 2nd, at the show.

[Source: MotorAuthority]

GALLERY: Magnaflow Chevy Camaro Mario Andretti Edition

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 |  Oct 13 2010, 1:43 PM

As we get closer to closer to SEMA, the buzz around all the show cars making their debut has really grown. We’re expecting GM to make another huge splash with their Chevrolet Camaro out on the show floor. Having already previewed aLL STaR Performance’s Chevrolet Camaro, we’re now introduced to Raging Bull Marketing’s widebody monster, rendered by none other than Jon Sibal (who’s done a few renderings for us here at AutoGuide).

There’s no doubt in our minds that this Camaro looks pretty wicked, but pardon our skepticism in believing the finished product will look as clean and refined as the rendering. Not that Raging Bull Marketing doesn’t have the expertise or experience to build out the car – in fact they’ve done several top notch show cars in the past – we just don’t want to get our hopes too high and will be really interested in how the build team will pull off the widebody.

Along with the widebody, the car will sport a more aggressive kit from bumper to bumper and a two-tone paint job. A vented hood and rear spoiler accent the front and rear respectively while three-piece wheels, a big brake kit and suspension round off the modifications. We’ll safely assume that the interior will get a ton of custom treatment too.

[Source: Jon Sibal]

 |  Oct 13 2010, 1:37 PM

aLL STaR Performance dropped us a quick note to reveal their fully rendered Chevy Camaro that is set to debut in just a few more weeks at the 2010 SEMA Show. We’ve been teased with a rendering of the Camaro under wraps, but now we’ve got the full, clear picture of their project. It looks like Gene Marcel will be taking a more clean and conservative route with the vehicle, accenting the Camaro’s natural lines rather than transforming them.

Marcel’s Camaro will sport a nice clean blue paint job courtesy of Dupont while a set of Forgestar wheels wrapped with Falken Tires help set off the exterior. Air Lift Suspension definitely gives the Camaro the mean profile it needs to intimidate, and it’s obvious there will be a massive front mount intercooler to go with that Lysholm Supercharger. All in all, just a cleanly built Camaro showcasing some real American muscle.

Also of note, GM has launched a voting contest up on their Facebook page, where the winning Chevrolet Camaro and Chevrolet Silverado HD will get their day in the spotlight at the 2010 SEMA Show. So help pick the winner by voting for your favorite Camaro and Silverado HD render.

 |  Aug 06 2010, 11:29 AM

Design-house Gurnade has just teased us with another of its 2010 SEMA projects. This time it’s a Chevrolet Camaro built by Gene Marcel on behalf of aLL STaR Performance. This won’t be Gene’s first stab at building a SEMA project, having done successful ones in the past including a Volvo S40 that we saw ourselves in the Status Racing booth back in 2006 and a Honda Fit recently in 2009.

His 2011 Chevrolet Camaro will truly have an all star cast of products starting with a supercharger from Lysholm under the hood. The exterior will receive plenty of toys from Extreme Dimensions, Air Lift Suspension, Forgestar Wheels and Falken Tires. On the inside it looks like Gene will be gearing up with Status Racing again, STACK, Autometer and custom interior from Trent’s Trick Upholstery. On the outside the Camaro will be painted with a custom blend from Dupont.

We’re sure more exciting SEMA 2010 leaks will be coming soon and we’ll be sure to be one of the first to report them.

Press release available after the break.

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