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GM Honors Design Excellence at 2015 SEMA Show

GM Underhood
The design award for Best Chevrolet Underhood was awarded to this Camaro built by East Bay Muscle Cars.

By Amanda Gubbins

General Motors presented eight design awards at last week’s SEMA Show. The Chevrolet Design Awards are annual recognitions of creative performance styling among feature vehicles at the SEMA Show. Each year, the judges walk the entire Show floor in search of unique and innovative designs to honor. The 2015 picks showcase the rich diversity of the specialty-equipment market, representing the many niches within the industry.

Congratulations to the 2015 winners:

  • Best Chevrolet Underhood: Camaro, East Bay Muscle Cars
  • Best New Chevrolet Exterior: ’56 Chevy, Chris Holstrom Concepts
  • Best Chevrolet G Machine: ’70 Chevelle, Detroit Speed
  • Best Chevrolet Hot Rod: ’55 Chevy, Ironworks Speed and Custom
  • Best Chevrolet Sports Car: ’64 Vette, Roadster Shop
  • #ChevySEMA People’s Choice Award: Silverado, Squarebody Syndicate
  • Best New Chevrolet Truck: Colorado Prerunner, Roadster Shop
  • Best Chevrolet of Show: ’59 Chevrolet Biscayne, Rad Rides by Troy

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Mothers Polish Group
Best in Show was awarded for a ’59 Chevrolet Biscayne, built by Troy Trepanier and featured in the Mothers Polish’s booth. From left, Todd Parker, Chevy Director of Design for Accessories and Special Builds; Tom Gardner, Chevy SEMA Vehicle program manager; Mothers Polishes’ Barbara Holloway, Jim Holloway, Dennis Holloway, and Troy Trepanier of Rad Rods by Troy.
This ’70 Chevelle, winner in the G Machine category, was featured in SEMA Central in the Grand Lobby.