The whole Power Automedia team is on the ground in beautiful, elegant Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2012 SEMA show, and we will be bringing you highlights and videos all week long as we prowl the miles of aisles here at the convention center. Today was move-in day, and we got a chance to sneak onto the show floor…
by Andrew Wolf on October 30, 2012
The last 2012 COPO Camaro debuted today at the SEMA Show, in Las Vegas, and it’s headed to the auction block. Chevrolet will sell the Inferno Orange Metallic convertible race car at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, in January, to benefit the American Heart Association
COMETIC gaskets adds two new products to their “race-proven” engine gasket line at this year’s 2012 SEMA tradeshow in Las Vegas.
by Rick Seitz on November 8, 2012
Kooks unveiled their new Green Series catalytic converts at SEMA this year. These revolutionary new pieces are said to be stronger than OEM. With the ever increasing EPA demands, it’s good to know that you can still pass the sniffer test.
by Mike Alexander on October 30, 2012
Quality in design is something that the premier leather interior gurus over at Katzkin take very seriously. So we took the opportunity at SEMA to sit down with Chief Designer, Dave O’Connell and check out some of the cool new things in store for the coming year.
by Sean Haggai on November 14, 2012
If you’re like most of the aftermarket industry, spooling along the fast lane at an uneasy high rpm for long distance drives can leave you wincing most of the trip, rather than enjoying it. Gear Vendors has cured that with their latest component, which allows manual 3-speeds to gain three extra gears!
With the fifth-generation Camaro taking over all forms of motorsport including road racing and autocross, it makes sense for tire manufacturers to dedicate some time creating the best performance tires available to the demand. Continental now makes a the perfect tire called the ContiSport Conatct 3 for Camaros.
When SCT released their Livewire TS tuner just a few short weeks ago, it promised to pack the latest in flash tuner technology from SCT. This is the first, big update we have seen to a wired SCT tuner in quite some time.
SEMA Week is an exciting week for car lovers and gearheads the world over. But after meeting up with the team from eBay Motors and seeing what’s in store for the coming year, our excitement level is pretty hard to contain. Check it out!
by Mark Gearhart on November 2, 2012
Unless you have been living under a cold, dark rock somewhere, you surely know how popular late-model engine swaps have become in early-model musclecars. Understanding this need to fuel these engines is Aeromotive Inc and their latest Phantom musclecar fuel system. Also new is Aeromotive’s 2011+ Mustang kit.
by Mike Magda on October 30, 2012
Turn Key Engines has long been known for offering complete retro-fit engine kits to mount LS engines into popular applications like early Camaros and ’80s G-bodies. Now the Oceanside, California, engine supplier is expanding into late-model vehicles with a 50-state legal Wrangler swap.
by Paul Huizenga on November 7, 2012
Chevrolet pulled out all the stops at the 2012 SEMA show, with Camaro concepts of all descriptions, the last 2012 COPO, and a bunch of performance packages and parts on display.
At a show where the vehicles on display range from “awe-inspiring” to “eyesore” and every spot in between, we’d have to say that this classic Corvette reborn with state-of-the-art running gear is subtle enough to keep Y-body purists happy while still being unique and modern.
If you’re looking for improved holding power and increased strength over an OEM clutch from your drift or road race machine, than Exedy is your brand. Available for most late model muscle cars and pretty much every import car under the sun, Exedy is quickly becoming a favorite among enthusiasts.
Anyone who’s ever had a set of headers rust out on them and vowed, “never again” has probably heard of Jet-Hot High Performance Coatings – their work has become the benchmark for high temperature protection and thermal management in the automotive aftermarket. Now, new color choices make them stand out even more..
by Rick Seitz on October 31, 2012
If you’re a Camaro ZL1 owner, and are looking for more power from your boosted LSA, then you need to look into Airaid’s new cold-air intake system. Designed specifically for the 2012-13 ZL1, it offers more horsepower and torque, quicker throttle response, increased fuel economy, and an improved soundtrack.
Powermaster is constantly finding new ways to package these essential components so that a wider range of racers and street performance enthusiasts can take advantage of their products. We found out this year at SEMA that they are in the process of completely revamping both their printed catalog and website, too.
We’re big fans of Meguiar’s car care mantra – “The right tools and the right process give the right results.” They’ve come up with their new DA Power System that turns the electric drill you already own into the right tool to get a pro-quality finish on your car.
by Rick Seitz on October 31, 2012
For the musclecar enthusiast looking for more handling grip and improved driving dynamics form your machine, then you need to check out the Cooper Tire ZEON RS3-Series of rubber. Perfectly formulated to provide the perfect balance of road holding, tire wear, and grip, the RS3′s are what you’ve been looking for!
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Starting with either a customer’s 5th Gen Camaro, or a new car, LPE transforms it into one of three LTA Stages – Stage 1 incorporates the exterior body mods, Stage 2 adds the matching interior, and Stage 3 is the complete package including powerplant upgrades.