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Sema 2016: highlights of the tuning show

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V he four days of everything in the Las Vegas Convention Center has been all over again lots of horses, thick fender cheeks, fancy paintwork and all kinds of accessories.

Mazda shows hot MX-5 models.

Viva Las Vegas! Mazda presents the two concept cars MX-5 Speedster and MX-5 RF Kuro at the Sema. The Speedster is a further development from the previous year, slimmed down again by around 45 kg, the now white painted two-seater weighs just under 900 kg. The Kuro is based on the MX-5 with a foldable hardtop, has a special matt paint finish and special 17-inch wheels as well as the fully adjustable sports chassis of the Cup vehicles. Chrysler concern. Various Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler and Ram models are moparized, i.e. equipped with components from the factory tuning subsidiary.

Acura is towing an MDX Van in an NSX GT3 to the start. The design of the MDX was of course adapted to the racer.

Ford shows trucks, Mustangs and compact cars

Ford will present over 50 converted models at the Sema. Four of them are based on the new F-150 truck. The EraThr3 F-150 by Hulst Customs comes with a five-liter V8 that is inflated to 750 hp by compressor, twin-pipe sports exhaust, height-adjustable air suspension and 26-inch rims with 295/30 and 305/30 rollers.

The F- 150 XLT 4x4 SuperCrew by Bojix Design goes for super off-roaders. The 3.5-liter V6 turbo gasoline engine was brought up to speed with larger turbochargers and an optimized intake air duct. There is also a Brembo brake upgrade, a 7-inch higher chassis with racing dampers, differential locks on both axles and 22-inch alloy wheels with 37-inch off-road tires.Additional headlights, massive protective bars and underride protection elements as well as a special paint finish round off the appearance.

The Gold Standard Ford F-150 Project Truck built by A.R.E. Accessories comes with a liftable rear cabin, 24-inch rims, air suspension, lots of add-on parts and a shimmering golden paint.

Ford has dedicated the F-150 Lariat to the theme of BMX. The pickup was upgraded with a wheel carrier, GoPros and a weinem charging system for bicycle accessories and clothing. Of course, there is also a special paint job, a sports exhaust system, a fat audio system and 20-inch models with 37-inch tires.

The F-trucks also come with tuned Mustangs with up to 800 hp, fat rims and sporty add-on parts and Ford Fusion sports models. Not to be missed are the hot versions of the Ford Focus and Fiesta. Here the highlights are called a fat racelook and up to 450 hp in a compact.

Over 1,000 HP in the Hyundai Santa Fe - Bisimoto makes it possible.

Hyundai Santa Fe with 1,040 hp

Together with the Rockstar Performance Garage, Hyundai has built a special Santa Fe for the Sema. The off-road look is determined by a higher chassis together with 35-inch studded tires on 17-inch aluminum. There are also various LED auxiliary lights and a colorful film. The 3.3-liter V6 gasoline engine under the bonnet was brought up to speed with a nitrous oxide injection. The engine power is countered by a six-piston brake system at the front and a four-piston stopper at the rear.

Hyundai has again combined its strengths with the tuner Bisimoto for the Sema 2016. The result is a very special Santa Fe. Its 3.8-liter V8 petrol engine was pumped up to the biturbo with two turbochargers. With appropriate modifications in the engine environment, its power increases to a terrible 1,040 hp, which is passed on exclusively to the rear wheels via an adapted six-speed gearbox. With war paint, spoilers and 19-inch rims, the SUV looks fast even when stationary.

In addition to the Santa Fe SUV, Hyundai also has a pimped Veloster in its luggage. This project worked with the tuner Gurnade. The result is aRace-ready Veloster Concept. The package includes a tuned engine, lavish wing and spoiler work, 19-inch wheels under wide-flared wheel arches as well as a racing suspension and a racing brake system.

The ARK Road Racer Elantra Concept is also part of the Hyundai portfolio. Its turbo engine has been spiced up with a new charger and a sports exhaust system. There are also fat rims, a new chassis and an extensive aerodynamic package.

The Ringbrothers bring back hot oldies.

Spectacular Ringbrothers quartet

The legendary Ringbrothers have four projects announced for Sema 2016. A 1948 Cadillac Flowmaster was combined with the current powertrain of a Cadillac ATS-V. A 1969 Camaro receives a supercharged LS3 V8 and is said to become the fastest Chevy the Ringbrothers have ever put on the wheels. The 1965 Ford Mustang convertible also has a modern engine - the 5.8-liter V8 with supercharging from the Mustang GT500. There is also a wide body kit and the name Ballistic. The Ringbrothers' Winnebago motorhome is thick under the planks. With over 900 hp, it should be the fastest camper in the world.


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