SEMA 2017

Hennessey Venom F5 is a 300mph American hypercar

Hennessey Venom F5 is a 300mph American hypercar

SEMA is underway and one of the coolest things at the show this year comes from Hennessey in the form is the Venom F5. The F5 is making its world premiere at the show and is an all-new hypercar that was designed and built with the single goal of being the fastest road car on Earth. The car rolls on a newly designed chassis and has a carbon fiber body.

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Honda’s punchy Civic Type R engine is now up for grabs

Honda’s punchy Civic Type R engine is now up for grabs

Honda has yanked the punchy 2.0-liter engine from the beloved Civic Type R, and is offering it up to those looking for a motor transplant. The Civic Type R Crate Motor is the latest example of an automaker offering DIY racers and tinkerers the opportunity to get some off-the-shelf potency under the hood. In this case, it's Honda's 306 horsepower at 6,500 rpm.

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Acura NSX “Dream Project” by ScienceofSpeed rolls into SEMA

Acura NSX “Dream Project” by ScienceofSpeed rolls into SEMA

Each year at SEMA there are a vast number of awesome custom cars on display. This year one of the coolest is a special Acura NSX by ScienceofSpeed called the NSX “Dream Project” and the car looks the business. The first thing you notice about this special SEMA car is the bodywork that looks straight off the GT3 racing grid. The body kit is inspired by those GT3 racers and not only looks good, but it functions as well.

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Audi made a 600HP 80’s-inspired TT for SEMA 2017

Audi made a 600HP 80’s-inspired TT for SEMA 2017

SEMA 2017 is upon us, and while the annual car tuning show may be best known for big wheels and go-faster stripes, Audi is bringing along something even the most sensible auto-fan can appreciate. The Audi TT clubsport turbo concept is the German automaker's latest folly, a performance coupe inspired by the Audi 90 IMSA GTO race car which dominated the late 1980s.

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Hyundai shows off Vaccar Tucson Sport Concept bound for SEMA

Hyundai shows off Vaccar Tucson Sport Concept bound for SEMA

Every year Hyundai goes all out for SEMA and brings lots of concept cars to show off. The first concept for this year's SEMA show that Hyundai is showing off is the Vaccar Tucson Sport Concept and the SUV is heavily modified for SEMA duty. The engine has a Boostec turbocharger and R50 blow off valve and lots of upgrades for cooling and intake. The exhaust is also custom.

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Ford shows off seven custom Mustangs headed for SEMA

Ford shows off seven custom Mustangs headed for SEMA

Ford has seven different highly customized Mustangs that will be on the floor at the SEMA show. The first of the seven is a 2018 Mustang Convertible created by MAD Industries. This car is the white with green and black stripes convertible and uses a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and manual transmission. The car has custom exhaust, interior, suspension, wheels, and body kit.

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