By Douglas McColloch
It wouldn’t be the SEMA Show without show-stopping builds and customizations, and while there’s no show floor in Las Vegas this year, SEMA360 is no different. More than 300 builders entered some of their latest creations, and you can see them throughout the week at the SEMA360 Builder Showcase page. We’ll be spotlighting five awesome builds each day of the event, starting with the ones you see here.
|Submitted by: Alfredo Rios
Vehicle: ’68 Chevrolet Camaro
A shiny red ’68, “Imposter” hosts a slew of parts sourced from Chevrolet Performance and All American Billet. Arizona musclecar builder Fesler USA contributed to the project, and Texas Speed engine internals provide a horsepower boost. The car rides on a Ridetech suspension and rolls on a set of GFG Wheels and Toyo tires. A set of Brembo brakes is on call for stopping power, and a fuel tank from Rick’s Tanks allows for extra fuel capacity. Inside, a Kenwood audio system stereo plays tunes, and outside, the ride is adorned with a coat of Glasurit BASF paint.
|Submitted by: JD Davis
Vehicle: ’70 Dodge Challenger
This blue softtop Challenger is equipped with a Ray Barton-prepped Hemi and rides on a Magnum Force modular suspension. Rolling stock is comprised of a set of color-matched American Racing wheels and Pirelli tires; a Wilwood brake kit bring it all to a stop. Inside, Dakota Digital gauges keeps the driver informed on underhood vitals, and exterior modifications include Kindigit handles and Ringbrothers hinges.
|Submitted by: Galih Laksono
Vehicle: ’70 Chevrolet C10 Stepside
This right-hand-drive C10 (its home is Indonesia) hosts a myriad of goodies underhood with a 502 Chevy big-block providing power. It’s assisted by an Edelbrock intake, Borla exhaust, Taylor wiring and an Optima battery. Power flows through a TH400 transmission to a Currie 9-in. rearend turning a set of Introwheels that are stopped by Wilwood brakes. The custom leather interior contains a Cartenz audio system, Dakota Digital gauges and Lokar shifter. The truck’s custom bed work is builder-fabricated, and the body is covered in custom silver paint.
|Submitted by: Rebecca Olavarrieta
Vehicle: ’18 Jeep Wrangler JL Rubicon
Built to ‘wheel as well as to show, this Wrangler boasts suspension and underbody upgrades courtesy of JKS Manufacturing components, Fox coilover shocks, beefy HD Dana axles, beadlocked Raceline wheels and Nitto tires. Poison Spyder Customs provides ample body armor Rigid Industries provides exterior LED lighting, and inside, a Z Automotive JL module allows allows the driver to recalibrate the electronics on the fly. An Alpine audio system provides music, and a Warn winch is on hand should an extraction be required.
|Submitted by: Don Sneddon
Vehicle: ’19 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
Standing atop a set of Mickey Thompson Baja Pro XS tires wrapped around OMF beadlock rms, this Ford rides on a Bulletproof Suspension kit that’s supplemented by Atlas replacement springs and King shocks. Exterior mods abound, including parts sourced from KC HiLites, Bushwacker, Go Rhino and AMP Research. The F-150’s engine is aided by an aFe intake, and additional build assistance was provided by Duval Off-Road Designs.