SEMA eNews Vol. 12, No. 45, November 12, 2009

Hurst Special Edition Camaro Raises More Than $61,000 for SEMA Scholarships

  Hurst Scholarship Camaro
  Ernest Feist (left) placed the winning bid for the third production model 2010 Hurst Camaro. Feist is flanked by his son, Ernie Jr., Linda Vaughn, SEMA Chair-Elect Scooter Brothers, and SEMA Vice President of Councils and Membership Nathan Ridnouer.

SEMA, Chevrolet, eBay and Hurst Performance Vehicles teamed up to auction a pre-production 2010 Hurst Camaro at the SEMA Show. Serial #3, the first Hurst/Camaro offered to the public, was won by Ernest Feist for a winning bid of $61,900 and joins a 1979 Trans-Am in his automotive stable.

Featuring choice items, including Hurst/Magnaflow exhaust, Hurst/Eibach suspension, T-2 20-inch forged wheels, a Billet/Plus short throw shifter and a red anodized HARD-DRIVE billet pistol-grip shift handle, the Camaro puts down 445 hp from its V8 mill.

Signatures from luminaries such as Doc Watson, Linda Vaughn and Hurst executives, and a personalized “SEMA Special” interior identification badge attest to the rarity of this special vehicle.

Proceeds from the sale benefit the SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund, a program that fosters industry leadership by supporting the education of students pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket.

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