SEMA eNews Vol. 11, No. 46, November 13, 2008

FORD AND GM RECOGNIZE 2008 SEMA SHOW DESIGN AND STYLING INNOVATIONS

 

Both Ford and General Motors recognized the products, design and styling innovations of the specialty-equipment industry through the Ford and GM Design Awards during the 2008 SEMA Show.

 

Ford presented awards in the following categories: Best of Show, Best of Ford Show Stand, Best Heritage Vehicle, Special Achievement and Outstanding Project Vehicle Development and Execution.  

 

AWARD

COMPANY

VEHICLE

Best of Show

Webb Automotive Art

Golden Submarine

Best of Ford Show Stand

Catalyst Industrial Marking

Nelly Flex

Best Heritage Vehicle

Rick Dore Kustoms

57 Mark II Lincoln

Special Achievement

3dCarbon

3dCarbon

Mobsteel

Rick Bottom Designs

CGS Motorsports

FS Werks

MRT

DeWalt

Performance West

Ford Flex

Lincoln MKS

Ford Flex

Ford Flex

Ford Flex

Ford Focus

Ford F-350

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Outstanding Project-Vehicle Development and Execution

K-Daddyz Kustomz
Skyjacker
Westin
HPA Motorsports
APR Performance

Ford F-450

Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Ford Escape

Ford Mustang

 

 

GM recognized the following companies and builders for their innovation and creativity.

 

AWARD CATEGORY

BUILDER / DISPLAY

VEHICLE / PART / SYSTEM

Best GM Vehicle

Baer Brakes/Jesse and Jeff Greening

’71 Black Chevrolet Camaro

Best GM Midsize Car

Mitek Corp./ Jesse Stamm

2008 Black Chevrolet Malibu

Best GM Roadster

Lexol Display/Phil Meyers

’54 Red Chevrolet Corvette

Best GM Restored Vehicle

Original Parts Group/Tony Genty

’68 Pontiac GTO

Best GM Hot Rod

Scott’s Hot Rods/Justin Padfield

’55 Chevrolet Bel Air

Best GM SUV

Sound Choice Hybrid & Performance/Mark Abate

2008 Saturn VUE

Best GM Truck

Bigfoot 4x4 LLC/Jim Kramer

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Best New GM Interior

Team ETC (Elite Tuners of Canada Enterprises)/Serge Leger and Tajai Das

2008 Cadillac CTS

Best New GM Exterior

TJIN Edition/Neil Tjin

2008 Pontiac G8

Best New Product

Spectra Chrome LLC/Dan McLaughlin

New Chrome Painting Application

Best High-Performance Product

Stainless Steel Brake Corp./Michael Jonas

Compact 8 Piston Caliper

Most Innovative Product

Zero Wire and Esker Technologies/Brad Rake

 

Multi-Plexing Modules With Single-Lead Wiring for Restorations

Best New Accessory

Rize Industries/Giovanni Spinali

10” Lift Suspension With Integrated Steering Mounting

 

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