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’20 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500: The Mustang-based GT500 will build on the GT350’s performance capabilities.

’19 Chevrolet Silverado 1500: The 1500 RST is a street-performance appearance upgrade applied to the Silverado LT.

’19 Ford Ranger Wildtrak: The Wildtrak gets added ground clearance, a bedliner with a 12V socket, a retractable tonneau cover (roller shutter), 18-in. alloy rims on P265/60 tires, and additional interior/exterior styling.

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’19 Chevy Camaro: The Camaro will get an extensive mid-cycle facelift for ’19.

’19 GMC Sierra 1500 All-Terrain: GMC will get its own version of the Silverado Trail Boss and, according to a source in the know, it may arrive under the All-Terrain nameplate.

Range Rover Evoque: Codenamed L551, the new Evoque will be built on an overhauled version of the current D8 architecture. Refinements to the underpinnings will focus on improving ride comfort.

New Product Development Resources Available Through SEMA Garage

Manufacturers of air intakes, superchargers, exhaust systems and other parts for diesel and late-model gasoline vehicles can now test for emissions compliance at the SEMA Garage following a recent renovation that included the addition of particulate matter measuring equipment. The remodel doubled the size of the installation center and increased the floor space of the emissions lab, allowing for more SEMA members to utilize the resources simultaneously.

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Porsche 911 Turbo: The car retains turbocharged engines under the rear trunk, powering either the “regular” Turbo or the Turbo S.

’19 Fiat 500X: Expect new bumpers and lamp units front and rear, and a new eight-speed automatic may replace the troublesome nine-speed. 

Kia Sorento Diesel Mule: The Sorento should be powered by the same 2.2L turbodiesel four-cylinder found in the recently debuted Hyundai Santa Fe. 

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Industry news from SEMA-member companies, including Crower Cams, Advanced Clutch Technology, Falken Tires, VP Racing Fuels Inc., and Race Winning Brands.

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Land Rover Defender Mule: It is expected that the Defender will utilize parts from other Land Rover vehicles and be built alongside other cars from the range.

’19 GMC Sierra 1500: The Sierra will get a major redo for 2019, with a significant revision that keeps some conservative construction methods but adds new technology and refinement. 

Jeep Renegade: The Renegade will receive modifications to the bumpers, grille, headlights, taillights and a slight update to the cabin and dash.


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