Tjin Edition and UTI to Build, Then Give Away Ford Fiesta SEMA Car


The Universal Technical Institute (UTI) has teamed up with Tjin Edition to design a one-of-a-kind 2011 Ford Fiesta that will debut at SEMA 2010. Best of all, the Ford Fiesta will be built as a giveaway in a sweepstakes that opens up on November 2nd, 2010, the first day of SEMA.

Not many details have been revealed about the project, but given Tjin Edition’s past history we’re anticipating that it’ll be a killer car. Prior to be given away, it’ll tour numerous UTI campuses and other automotive events, showing off what can be done with a little creativity and experience.

Several partners are already on board with the project giving us a good idea of what the car will look like. Peeking underneath the car cover in the render is clearly a site of wheels from FIVE:AD with Air Lift Suspension ensuring the car has the profile it needs no matter the situation. Baer brakes will be peeking between the spokes while Yokohama tires will be wrapping the wheels. Exterior goodies will be coming from DuPont paint, 3dCarbon and StreetGlow while interior will receive goods from Trent’s Trick Upholstery, Autometer, Status Racing, Image Dynamics and Scosche. Performance looks to be contributed by MagnaFlow, SPEC and Nitrous Express.

Official press release available after the break.


Universal Technical Institute Announces Custom Tjin Edition 2011 Ford Fiesta Sweepstakes

Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive technicians, and Neil Tjin from Tjin Edition, one of the automotive industry’s most influential designers, are teaming up to customize a brand new 2011 Ford Fiesta.

By entering the UTI Ford Fiesta Sweepstakes, you have the chance to win this one-off Tjin Edition Ford Fiesta. The sweepstakes will kick off on November 2nd, 2010.

This one-of-a-kind Ford Fiesta will be unveiled at the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. After the show, the completely transformed Fiesta will tour selected UTI campuses and other automotive events.

Tjin and his team will continue to outfit the 2011 Ford Fiesta with specialty equipment and tailor-made products during the months leading up to the SEMA Show. For the build, Tjin has teamed up with some of the top automotive manufacturers, all of whose products will be incorporated into the final build. Some of these brands include Air Lift Suspension, Baer brakes, FIVE:AD Wheels, YOKOHAMA Tires, DuPont Paint, Innovate Motorsports, Azentek, Image Dynamics, Optima Batteries, Scosche, Status Racing, Autometer, Trent’s Trick Upholstrey, MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Nitrous Express, Webasto Sunroofs, Ignited HID, Light WurkZ, StreetGlow, S.P.E.C, Royal Purple, 3dCarbon and Real AutoWorks.

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