SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 44, November 3, 2016

SEMA Show Best New Product Winners Announced

By SEMA News Editors

Representing the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products to be available in 2017, the SEMA Show New Products Showcase Awards are presented in 16 categories.

More than 3,000 products were entered for the 2016 SEMA Show, and the winners were selected based on a variety of factors that include quality, marketability, innovation, technology and consumer appeal.

Best New Collision Repair & Refinish Product

  • Winner: Drew Technologies Inc., Remote Assisted Programming (RAP) 
  • Runner-Up: Bonding Solutions, Like90 Quick Check Temporary Gloss Simulator 
  • Runner-Up: Betag Innovation, Aluminum T-Hotbox
Drew Technologies Inc. Remote Assisted ProgrammingDrew Technologies Inc., Remote Assisted Programming (RAP)

Best Engineered New Product

  • Winner: Any Level Lift, Any Level Lift 
  • Runner-Up: V12LS.com, LS12 
  • Runner-Up: AccuAir Suspension, ENDO-CVT (Compressor Valve Tank)
Any Level LiftAny Level Lift, Any Level Lift

Best New Exterior Accessory Product

  • Winner: FX Products, TrailFX 3.5-in. Bull Bar With Double Row LED Light Bar 
  • Runner-Up: HornBlasters Inc., Spare Tire Delete Kit 
  • Runner-Up: Truck Hero: Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., RidgeLander
FX Products, TrailFX 3.5-in. Bull Bar With Double Row LED Light Bar
FX Products, TrailFX 3.5-in. Bull Bar With Double Row LED Light Bar

Best New Interior Accessory Product

  • Winner: Lokar Inc., Muscle Car Shifter Knob Adapter
  • Runner-Up: Truck Hero: Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., BedRug Jeep HeadLiner
  • Runner-Up: Race Sport Lighting, Race Sport Lighting LED Logo Rocker 10Switches
Lokar Inc. Muscle Car Shifter Knob AdapterLokar Inc., Muscle Car Shifter Knob Adapter 

Best New Merchandising Display

  • Winner: Putco Inc., Blade LED Tailgate Light Bar POP Display
  • Runner-Up: Husky Liners, Ball Mount POP With Product
  • Runner-Up: Classic Instruments, Performance Gauges
Putco Inc. Blade LED Tailgate Light Bar POP DisplayPutco Inc., Blade LED Tailgate Light Bar POP Display 

Best New Mobile Electronics Product

  • Winner: Pearl Automation Inc., RearVision
  • Runner-Up: Voxx Electronics Corp., Advent Blind Spot Detection System
  • Runner-Up: Rockford Fosgate, PMX-8DH Full Function Wired Display Head
Pearl Automation Inc. RearVisionPearl Automation Inc., RearVision 

Best New Off-Road/ 4-Wheel Drive Product

  • Winner: Iron Cross Automotive, Iron Cross Step
  • Runner-Up: Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge/Alloy USA, Elite Ballistic Pro Seat Covers, Jeep JK Wrangler
  • Runner-Up: Kleinn Air Horns, Submersible 150 PSI Automotive Air Compressor
Iron Cross Automotive, Iron Cross StepIron Cross Automotive, Iron Cross Step 

Best New Packaging Design

  • Winner: Pearl Automation Inc., RearVision
  • Runner-Up: Superwinch, Superwinch EXP Retail Packaging
  • Runner-Up: Aero Detailing Products, Aero High-Tech Flexible Packaging
Pearl Automation Inc. RearVisionPearl Automation Inc., RearVision 

Best New Performance-Racing Product

  • Winner: COMP Performance Group, COMP Cams XD-A Adjustable Pushrods for GM LS Engines
  • Runner-Up: USAuto Performance, Drenth Sequential Gear Box
  • Runner-Up: ATI Performance Products Inc., T-400 Electronic Shift Valve Body
COMP Cams XD-A Adjustable Pushrods for GM LS EnginesCOMP Performance Group, COMP Cams XD-A Adjustable Pushrods for GM LS Engines

Best New Performance-Street Product

  • Winner: COMP Performance Group, COMP Cams SPR Radius Tip Rocker Arms for GM LS1 and LS3 Engines (Needle Bearing and Bushed Versions)
  • Runner-Up: COMP Performance Group, FAST Valve Timing Control (VTC) Module for Ford Coyote Engines
  • Runner-Up: Lokar Inc., Automatic Electronic Sport Mode Shifter
COMP Cams SPR Radius Tip Rocker Arms for GM LS1 and LS3 EnginesCOMP Performance Group, COMP Cams SPR Radius Tip Rocker Arms for GM LS1 and LS3 Engines

Best New Powersports Product

  • Winner: RIGID, Chase
  • Runner-Up: InduraPower Battery, InduraPower Series 108
  • Runner-Up: Advanced Accessory Concepts LLC, Power Podz Jump Starter/USB/LED LAMP
RIGID, ChaseRIGID, Chase 

Best New Street Rod/Custom Car Product

  • Winner: ididit, LLC, ’40 Ford Steering Column
  • Runner-Up: Dakota Digital, HDX Analog Instrument Systems for ’55–’57 Chevy Cars
  • Runner-Up: AccuAir Suspension, ENDO-CVT (Compressor Valve Tank)
ididit, LLC, ’40 Ford Steering Columnididit, LLC, ’40 Ford Steering Column 

Best New Tire and Related Product

  • Winner: Continental Tire, Continental Tire TerrainContact A/T
  • Runner-Up: Coker Tire, Firestone Retro Wide Oval Radial Tire
  • Runner-Up: Continental Tire, Continental Tire ExtremeContact Sport
Continental Tire, Continental Tire TerrainContact A/TContinental Tire, Continental Tire TerrainContact A/T 

Best New Tools and Equipment Product

  • Winner: TrailerLegs.Com, TrailerLegs
  • Runner-Up: AGS Company, WTF Ratcheting Flare Nut Wrench
  • Runner-Up: Element, Element Handheld Fire Extinguisher
TrailerLegs.Com, TrailerLegsTrailerLegs.Com, TrailerLegs 

Best New Van/Pickup/ Sport-Utility Product

  • Winner: Truck Hero: Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., BedTred Ultra
  • Runner-Up: AutoTrickz LLC, Ultra Touch Activated Trigger version 2.0
  • Runner-Up: AutoMeter, F-150 DashControl OBD-II Display Controller
Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., BedTred UltraExtang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., BedTred Ultra 

Best New Wheel and Related Product

  • Winner: BBS of America Inc., BBS Forged Magnesium Porsche GT3-RS Wheel
  • Runner-Up: Ultra Wheel Company, WORX Conquest 811
  • Runner-Up: Radi8 Wheels USA, Radi8 Wheels “r8s5”
BBS of America Inc., BBS Forged Magnesium Porsche GT3-RS WheelBBS of America Inc., BBS Forged Magnesium Porsche GT3-RS Wheel 
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