SEMA 2009: Matte Black Lexus LFA Makes North American Debut in Las Vegas

SEMA 2009: Matte Black Lexus LFA Makes North American Debut in Las Vegas
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After its world debut just a few weeks ago at the Tokyo Auto Show, today Lexus gave an audience of media and aftermarket tuners the first look on U.S. soil of the its new LFA supercar. It is undeniably the most expensive Lexus, the company has ever created. The LFA supercar, priced at $375,000 is… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Toyota to Display Two Modified Priuses by Five Axis

SEMA 2009: Toyota to Display Two Modified Priuses by Five Axis
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For the SEMA Show, Toyota often calls on the Five Axis tuner shop to create wild and wacky Scions or Lexuses, but for the first time the custom fabricators have been called upon to modify a Prius. Actually, Five Axis has built two versions of the 2010 Prius, the first called the Prius Aerius (Latin… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Toyota Tundra Hot Rod Revealed Ahead of SEMA Debut

SEMA 2009: Toyota Tundra Hot Rod Revealed Ahead of SEMA Debut
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Ahead of its official debut later today at the 2009 SEMA Show, Toyota has revealed a single photo of its Hot Rod Tundra. Build by Phoenix-based motorcycle shop Sucker Punch Sally’s, the Tundra gets a long list of design cues from the hot rods of the 1950s and ’60s. The Regular Cab 4×2 gets some… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Mazda to Show Custom MazdaSpeed3 and Turbo Mazda3s in Vegas

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SEMA 2009: Mazda to Show Custom MazdaSpeed3 and Turbo Mazda3s in Vegas
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For the 2009 SEMA Show Mazda is playing it low key, but that doesn’t mean the two vehicles on display are any less cool. Sure there aren’t LCD screens galore, nor is there any 600-hp twin-turbo V8 under the hood, but Mazda’s two modified 3 models are clean and performance oriented – just the way… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Lexus Tuners Build Four Custom IS350 Convertibles

SEMA 2009: Lexus Tuners Build Four Custom IS350 Convertibles
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Last year Lexus used the SEMA Show to help promote the IS-F, but for SEMA ’09, the IS Convertible is taking the stage. Lexus shipped out three IS Cs to different shops and organizations, letting them be as creative as they liked. A fourth IS C was built by Lexus’s in-house F-sport performance division. First… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Lexus Rocks It Old School With 1,000-hp IS300

SEMA 2009: Lexus Rocks It Old School With 1,000-hp IS300
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Looking more like something we might have seen at SEMA in 2002, Lexus has decided to showcase David Huang’s wild IS300 along with its collection of custom IS Cs, a TRD GS and the new LFA Supercar. Making about as much power as two LFA’s, Huang has dubbed the car the IS1000, due to its… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Subaru Builds Rally-Prepped WRX STI With Even More Grip

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SEMA 2009: Subaru Builds Rally-Prepped WRX STI With Even More Grip
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We were really excited when we started reading Subaru’s latest SEMA press release, as it listed things like a 400-hp WRX STI, the word’s “rally-prepped” and “Ken Block.” That was all well and good, but entirely too normal for a SEMA show car. And that’s what we discovered upon continued reading as we downloaded the… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Subaru Builds a 300-hp Legacy Wagon… and We Want It

SEMA 2009: Subaru Builds a 300-hp Legacy Wagon… and We Want It
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Along with a more traditional modified STI and a wild Legacy show car, Subaru is set to debut a stunning Legacy wagon at the 2009 SEMA Show. Called the Legacy GTk, this wagon is designed to be an autocross champ and can also carry your family and an autocross secret weapon. Subaru designed the car… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Canadian Supercar Locus Plethore Rolls in to Vegas

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SEMA 2009: Canadian Supercar Locus Plethore Rolls in to Vegas
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The Locus Plethore has no trouble standing out in a crowd. In fact, we couldn’t help but be drawn towards its oversized backside, hardly noticing a bright green Lamborghini Murciélago on one side and a pristine white twin-turbo Gallardo on the other. Built by HTT Technologies, the Plethore is a Canadian supercar and is manufactured… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Mr. Norm’s Garage Rolls into SEMA With a Rainbow of Challenger Convertibles

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SEMA 2009: Mr. Norm’s Garage Rolls into SEMA With a Rainbow of Challenger Convertibles
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With the SEMA Show officially starting tomorrow, we were in town early and thought we drop by to see what we might stumble upon. It was hard to miss the tasty Skittles rainbow of convertible Challengers parked out front. Dodge tuner Mr. Norm’s Garage was displaying five of the drop-top Challengers in different colors and… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Pirelli Shows 405 Series Tire on Widebody 2010 Camaro

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SEMA 2009: Pirelli Shows 405 Series Tire on Widebody 2010 Camaro
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It doesn’t get much more extreme than this in the tire business. Known for building ridiculous one-off tires for the SEMA Show, in the past Italian tire manufacturer Pirelli has shown such monstrosities as a 30-inch tire – on a Hummer no less. For the 2009 SEMA Show, the company has decided to go in… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Edelbrock to Unveil 599-hp Corvette Supercharger Package

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SEMA Preview: Edelbrock to Unveil 599-hp Corvette Supercharger Package
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Those wandering the isles of the SEMA Show next week in Las Vegas probably won’t pay much attention to the red 2009 Chevy Corvette in the Edelbrock booth. But they should. As the performance-oriented company that it is, Edelbrock’s Corvette won’t have 22-inch diamond-encrusted wheels, or orange paint, or six LCD screens. Nope. In fact,… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Callaway Builds Hendrick Motorsports 25th Anniversary Camaro SS With 582-hp

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SEMA Preview: Callaway Builds Hendrick Motorsports 25th Anniversary Camaro SS With 582-hp
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NASCAR racing team Hendrick Motorsports is planning to launch a limited edition run of Camaro SS models to celebrate 25 years in the business. Called the Hendrick Motorsports 25th Anniversary 2010 Camaro SS, each car will be built by famed Corvette tuner Callaway Cars. The package will include a stylish aerodynamics kit with a front… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Subaru to Show Factory SPT Tuning Package for STI, Plus VIP-Styled 2010 Legacy

SEMA Preview: Subaru to Show Factory SPT Tuning Package for STI, Plus VIP-Styled 2010 Legacy
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Subaru will showcase three vehicles at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas next week, including one vehicle that owners can replicate, thanks to the company’s Subaru Performance Tuning division. That car is a WRX STI, which has been completely outfitted with a long list of SPT parts straight out of the factory catalog. The car… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Kia to Announce Forte Koup Motorsports Initiative?

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SEMA Preview: Kia to Announce Forte Koup Motorsports Initiative?
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Kia appears to be readying an announcement that for 2010 it will launch a motorsports initiative using the Forte Koup. We just received a brief (very brief) email from Kia Motors America stating that the Korean automaker will, “be accelerating its brand transformation” with an announcement at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association) Show next… Continue Reading...

Video: Chevrolet Camaro Grand Sport Headed to SEMA

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Much like last year, Chevy is planning a display of tricked-out Camaro models for the SEMA Show and one of those vehicles is apparently a Grand Sport model. Chevy hasn’t made any comments other than releasing the video, which shows a few different vehicles, including a lime green Camaro and the dark gray car with… Continue Reading...

Leaked: Full Details of Scion’s SEMA Show Cars Slip Out

Leaked: Full Details of Scion’s SEMA Show Cars Slip Out
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Later today Scion is planning to display a selection of its 2009 SEMA Show cars before they hit the convention center floor in Las Vegas next week. But if you can’t wait until later today, let alone next week, we have a sneak peak at just what modifications each car will receive. We already reported… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Suzuki Bringing Kizashi Quartet to Las Vegas

SEMA Preview: Suzuki Bringing Kizashi Quartet to Las Vegas
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Suzuki is hoping to drum up interest in its new Kizashi mid-sized sedan with a quartet of customized versions that will be officially unveiled at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas next week. Suzuki has already released some info on three of the cars built by different tuner shops, while a fourth car, built by… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Specter Werkes/Sports Twin-Turbo Corvette GTR Gets Carbon Fiber HRE Wheels

SEMA Preview: Specter Werkes/Sports Twin-Turbo Corvette GTR Gets Carbon Fiber HRE Wheels
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HRE wheels has teamed up with Michigan-based Corvette tuner Specter Werkes/Sports to build a seriously impressive ZO6, which will showcase the wheel maker’s new carbon fiber rims. HRE has been working on a line of carbon fiber wheels for quite some time now – even displaying a prototype version at last year’s SEMA Show. The… Continue Reading...

Leaked: 2010 Saleen Mustang S281 Revealed Ahead of SEMA Debut

Leaked: 2010 Saleen Mustang S281 Revealed Ahead of SEMA Debut
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Prior to its official SEMA Show debut, several photos of the Saleen S281 version of the 2010 Mustang have leaked onto the net. With all the controversy surrounding the Saleen brand as of late, it’s no surprise that this pony car won’t be displayed along with the stable of Stangs at Ford’s booth. Then again,… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: SpeedFactory 700-hp Challenger SRT8 Headed to Sin City

SEMA Preview: SpeedFactory 700-hp Challenger SRT8 Headed to Sin City
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Ready to give the Lingenfelter Camaro a run for its money, the team at SpeedFactory will unveil a 440 cubic-inch Dodge Challenger SRT8 with as much as 700-hp. The power increase comes thanks to a supercharger, but that’s not all. The 440 cu.-in. (7.2-liter) engine is a big step up from the already huge 6.1-liter… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Ford Explores Three Sides of Fusion With Custom Hybrid, Sport and 4-Cylinder Models

SEMA Preview: Ford Explores Three Sides of Fusion With Custom Hybrid, Sport and 4-Cylinder Models
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Mid-sized sedans aren’t exactly the type of vehicle that spring to mind when you think of the SEMA Show, but Ford will be presenting three versions of its impressive new family car in Las Vegas next week. Each of the three vehicles represents a different part of the Fusion’s spectrum, with a hybrid offering, a… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Lincoln to Display Customized MKS, MKZ and Ugly Ducking MKT at SEMA

SEMA Preview: Lincoln to Display Customized MKS, MKZ and Ugly Ducking MKT at SEMA
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Lincoln has been hard at work refreshing its lineup over the past few years and the luxury arm of Ford has chosen to display three of its newest vehicles at the 2009 SEMA Show: a 2010 MKZ, a 2009 MKS and a 2010 MKT. But before the two luxury sedans and one crossover made their… Continue Reading...

SEMA Preview: Fox Marketing Reveals 405-hp IS350C Ahead of Las Vegas Debut

SEMA Preview: Fox Marketing Reveals 405-hp IS350C Ahead of Las Vegas Debut
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Set to officially debut next week at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, next to a selection of other modified Lexus vehicles, Fox Marketing has decided to jump the gun, revealing all there is to know about the extremely custom IS350C. While the bright green paint (in true Fox Marketing style) might be the most… Continue Reading...
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