2010 SEMA Show Video Wrapup

With the SEMA Show well behind for yet another year, we thought it was about time for a recap – in video form. We’ve already put together an extensive 2010 SEMA Show Coverage page, as well as pointing out some of the best and worst cars at the world’s largest aftermarket expo.

This year’s SEMA Show marks the first time we covered a show with any real video presence and we’ll look to continue this trend in the future – including next week at the LA Auto Show. So be sure to check back with live coverage starting Wednesday, November 17th and subscribe to our YouTube Chanel here.

Hit the jump to see all the videos

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Is GM Looking to Revive Performance Divisions or Roll-Out More Accessories?

At last week’s SEMA Show, General Motors rolled out a selection of modified vehicles hinting at more than one direction the automaker may go when it comes to performance vehicles. In an article by Automotive News the suggestion was raised that GM may look to bring back performance brands – which it cut from its lineup during the recession in an effort to both reduce development costs and to brand itself as a greener automaker (not to mention one that doesn’t use taxpayer’s dollar to build 500-hp machines).

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SEMA 2010: Best In Show, Editor's Picks

It may surprise you, but the AutoGuide editors are not faceless robots who write in the third person while chained to our keyboards. We actually have personalities, and with that, specific taste in automobiles. Now that we can finally express ourselves individually, we decided to do a post of our “favorites” from the 2010 SEMA Show.

Hit the jump to see the top three pics by News Editor Derek Kreindler and AutoGuide Editor-in-Chief Colum Wood:

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SEMA 2010: Worst of Show [video]
New IPhone App From Audi Monitors Your Vehicle

You’re nobody until you release your own iPhone app. The latest brand to jump on the bandwagon is Audi as they just released the iPhone CarMonitor App.

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SEMA 2010: Platinum Motorsport SL65 AMG Black Series is Evil Incarnate

No doubt belonging to one of their celebrity clients, the team at Platinum Motorsport built a very special Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series, displaying it at the Continental Tires booth at SEMA. Continental would like you to know that it’s wearing their new ExtremeContact DW and ExtremeContact DWS tires – which come wrapped around some very large and very concave Agetro wheels.

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SEMA 2010: Vorsteiner M3 Widebody Gets Wraptivo Wrap for SEMA

One of the most impressive vehicles at the SEMA Show is a widebody BMW M3. Built by the carbon fiber experts at Vorsteiner, the kit is actually called the GTRS3 M3 and adds significant width to the body of the Bimmer.

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Modified Mustangs of the 2010 SEMA Show [Gallery]

We’ve already brought you extensive coverage of Ford‘s official Mustang presence at the 2010 SEMA Show, including the RTR-X 1969 Fastback, but that’s only a small glimpse of the modified Mustangs at the world’s largest aftermarket expo.

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Modified Nissan GT-Rs of the 2010 SEMA Show [Gallery]

Despite its huge throngs of worshipers, the Nissan GT-R is a rarity at this year’s SEMA Show. The few we did cross paths with were, however, seriously impressive machines, representing some of the biggest GT-R tuners in the world.

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SEMA 2010: Redline Dodge Charger Concept Revealed in Las Vegas [Video]

Having just officially announced the new 2011 Charger last week, Dodge has revealed a special RedLine version of the muscle sedan at the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Built by Mopar’s “Underground” division the car is based on the 5.7-liter HEMI R/T model and gets a long list of upgrades.

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SEMA 2010: H&R Springs Mazda2 Looks Track-Ready

Mazda does have an official presence at the SEMA Show with several hopped-up versions of the new Mazda2, but the nicest modified example of the Japanese automaker’s entry-level hatchback has got to be at the H&R Springs booth.

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SEMA 2010: Matte-Grey Jaguar XJ220 is Not a Wrap

One of the big stories at this year’s SEMA Show is the launch of Wraptivo by Meguiar’s. Essentially the car care experts at Meguiar’s have decided to make custom wrap jobs for your car more readily available. And with most folks preferring the wrap route (because it’s far cheaper and not permanent), others prefer to go all in.

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Matte-Black Cars of the 2010 SEMA Show [Gallery]
SEMA 2010: NASCAR Edition Camry Trades Mundane for Muscle… and Mullets
SEMA 2010: Greddy-Tuned Scion TC is Yours to Build

It’s not often you see a car at the SEMA Show that’s more than just a pipe dream. And we’ll admit that building a car to resemble this Greddy-tuned Scion tC might not be cheap, but it is possible. While it’s obvious from the official press release that Greddy is planning to offer the turbocharger kit found under the hood of the new 2011 tC, we’ve also just received word that Scion will offer the Five Axis aero kit at select dealers as a part of the Scion Optimize program. No official pricing has been announced, but we have been told that it will come in at under $1,200.

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