SEMA showcases cars, gear and the latest automotive trends

Written by Claude Puggioni and photography by Michael Monahan

The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event holding its annual expo and convention in Las Vegas.  The SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, and networking opportunities.

The 2017 SEMA Show drew over 70,000 domestic and international buyers. The New Products Showcase featured nearly 3,000 newly introduced parts, tools, and components. Off-road, overland adventure vehicles, Brodozers, sports cars, and hot rods, along with gear, are also showcased.

The Jeep Wrangler was named the Hottest 4×4-SUV for the seventh year in a row.  Other popular 4×4-SUV include the Toyota Tacoma, followed by full-size American trucks.  Vehicles with roof-top-tents were prevalent as well as overland camper builds, on platforms such as the ½ ton, commercial pickups, and vans. Products showcased include ARB’s full line of Tacoma products, Rigid’s new Adapt light bars, Quick Fist Ratchet Clamp, Warn’s Epic Recovery Kit, Hi-Lift’s new roll cage mounts and Superwinch’s new EXP series of top of the line winches.

The next SEMA Show will take place Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, 2018, at the Las Vegas Convention Center located at 3150 Paradise Road. For more info, visit

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