SEMA Show: New Product and SEMA
The 2013 SEMA New Products and SEMA Vehicle Awards launched the 2013 SEMA Show at Las Vegas, Nevada
with a Tuesday morning breakfast ceremony. 4WD Mechanix HD Video Network captured the excitement
and newest product achievements!
The annual SEMA Award is prized by vehicle manufacturers. Nate Shelton, Chairman of
SEMA (left in group) and Chris Kersting, SEMA President and CEO, share a 2013 SEMA New Product Award
with TCI for their Powerglide upgrades! (Photo courtesy of SEMA.) For the complete winners list from SEMA
with product details, click here.
Companies large and small have products selected by the SEMA judges. When all the booths are
set up, the judges tour the nearly 2,400 SEMA exhibits to select new and innovative products that reach out in
the automotive aftermarket. At left, the nominees included the winner in the Powersports Products, Titan Lifts,
a first time exhibitor. At right, Leap Innovations won for its safety-oriented Trailer Hitch
At left, Aeromotive receives a 2013 SEMA New Product Award. At right, Peter MacGillivray,
the Vice President of Communications for SEMA, shares the new vehicle SEMA Awards for
each vehicle class. This highly valued and noteworthy new vehicle recognition reflects design
platforms and suitability for accessories and upgrades. The Jeep Wrangler once again won the 'Hottest 4x4
SUV' award. Ford F-truck won the 'Hottest Truck Award'.
Ford Motor Company and Chrysler/Jeep® took the top honors in these classes. Each winning
vehicle must lend itself to aftermarket accessorizing and performance upgrades. The Jeep Wrangler is
clearly a winner in its category, the 2013 SEMA Show had JK Wrangler retrofit products from one end to the
other—including the huge Mopar® display with Jeep® Off-Road Performance Products!