Ford and GM Honor Outstanding Vehicle Designs at the SEMA Show

Ford and General Motors presented design awards during the 2009 SEMA Show to recognize and honor the design excellence of the specialty-equipment industry.

Ford’s Corporate Design Awards are given annually to the vehicles that make significant contributions to vehicle design and stand apart from others at the SEMA Show. Similarly, the GM Design Awards recognize builders and companies for innovation, creativity and contributions to the specialty-equipment industry.

Ford Corporate Design Award Winners

Outstanding Achievement in Design

  • Best of Show: Ring Brothers, ’64 Fairlane
  • Best of Ford Show Stand: Detroit Street Rod, ’34 Ford Ecoboost
  • Best Heritage Vehicle: Brodie Stoud, ’60 Starliner

Special Achievement

  • 3dCarbon, Mustang
  • Street Scene, Mustang
  • Steeda, Mustang
  • Falken, Flex
  • Mobsteel, Taurus SHO
  • MRT, Fusion I-4
  • K-Daddyz Kustomz, F-250
  • Creation N Chrome, Focus
  • Raceskinz, MKS

Outstanding Project Vehicle Development and Execution

  • Hellwig, F-150
  • Skyjacker, F-150
  • H&R Springs, Mustang
  • ACV Motorsports, Fusion

GM Design Awards Winners

  • Best GM Vehicle: 2010 Light Green Camaro, Neil Tjin, Tjin Edition
  • Best GM Midsize Car: '65 Black Pontiac GTO, Josiah Coy, Coybilt
  • Best GM Sports Car: 2010 Silver Camaro, Ken Lingenfelter, Lingenfelter Performance
  • Best GM Restored Vehicle: '67 Burgundy Buick GS, Gus Stewart, Original Parts Group Inc.
  • Best GM Hot Rod: '58 Black Corvette, Phil and Jeremy Gerber, Roadster Shop
  • Best GM Truck: '59 Black Chevy Pickup, Rodger Lee, Ironworks Speed & Custom
  • Best New GM Interior: 2010 Black Camaro, Chris Magnum, D.S.O. Eyewear
  • Best New GM Exterior: 2010 Red Camaro, Rich Stokes, Status Customs
  • Best New Product: 2010 Orange Camaro, Rick Bottom, Rick Bottom Designs
  • Best High-Performance Product: 2010, White, Orange and Black Drift Camaro, Conrad Grunewald and Luke Lonberger, Grunewald Racing
  • Most Innovative Product: 2010 Black Camaro, Nic Ashby Leadership Design
  • Best New Accessory, Carbon Fiber Hood, Decklid, Fenders, Doors, GFX Kit and Spoiler, Michael Macare, Seibon Carbon
For more information on the Ford or GM awards, contact Bill Wolf.