Industry news from SEMA-member companies, including Dana, H&S Autoshot, Hot Shot’s Secret and more.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced that it will cancel its June 2020 show in Detroit in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping across the world and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s expected plans to repurpose the TCF Center into a temporary field hospital.
Mustang Mach 1 Prototype: The Mustang Mach 1 is supposedly set to arrive for 2021.
’20 Charger SRT Hellcat: The latest iteration of the Charger receives wider body panels similar to those found on the Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody, with more pronounced fenders.
’21 BMW 4-Series: This model features a massive twin-kidney grille, which echoes the one used on the Concept 4.
Industry news from SEMA-member companies, including Aeromotive Inc., Hennessey, Rigid Industries and more.
SEMA Show attendees and exhibitors can start making travel arrangements by taking advantage of the discounted airfare options available through www.SEMAShow.com. Show organizers work with major air carriers to offer discounted airfare for exhibitors, attendees and media. Alaska, Delta and United are among the airlines offering up to 10% off on round-trip airfare to Las Vegas.
’21 Dodge Durango: As the Jeep brand prepares to roll out two new Jeep Grand Cherokee variants for the ’21 model year, the current Dodge Durango will soldier on.
VW Golf R: VW Golf R is expected to debut in mid-2020.
Ram Rebel TRX: Ram is expected to launch a full-on rival to the Ford F-150-based Raptor performance pickup in 2020 with the Rebel TRX.
’21 Ford F-150 Hybrid: A new 4.8L V8 that is expected to replace the current 5.0L, although the engine lineup will continue to be dominated by EcoBoosts.
’21 Volkswagen Golf GTi: Estimated to be shown in the middle of 2020, the GTi promises performance upgrades and a weight reduction.
Holden Colorado Refresh: Updates will be rather minor, delivering a reworked front fascia with new upper and lower grilles, foglight housings and a front bumper cover.
’21 GMC Yukon: Up front is a grille that is different from the one seen on the Denali, while the rear does not show any visible exhaust, unlike the Denali.
Industry news from SEMA-member companies, including Truck Hero, Lubrication Specialties, Yakima and more.
Bill Simpson, 79, motorsports safety pioneer, died December 16, 2019, after suffering a stroke. A class of 1988 SEMA Hall of Fame member and a 2003 Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee, Simpson drove dragsters and Indy cars, finishing 13th in the 1974 Indianapolis 500. After ending his career as a driver, he started Simpson Safety Products in his garage, and it grew into a business empire and helped reduce the fatality rate in all forms of racing.
Silverado ZRX Mule: Reports have been circulating that Chevrolet was working on an off-road version of the new Silverado called the ZRX.
Nissan 370 Z: A test mule for today’s 370 Z successor was caught undergoing high-speed testing recently at the German Nürburgring.
Subaru BRZ: The BRZ has received another makeover.
’21 Jeep Wagoneer: The Wagoneer will compete with the Ford Expedition and GMC Yukon.