Ford unveils over 10 ‘charged’ SUVs at SEMA 2017
An exhibition of the Association of Specialized Equipment Manufacturers SEMA, which is one of the most outstanding events of the year in the world of car tuning, has opened in Las Vegas. The exhibition is famous for a huge number of effectively tuned cars, with the help of which companies demonstrate their products.
A significant part of the SEMA exposition is special equipment and components for SUVs and SUVs, which are traditionally popular in the US market. Ford presents a line of show cars developed on the basis of serial Ford pickups, SUVs and crossovers with manufacturers of aftermarket products and accessories.
Project SD126 by BDS Suspension
At the heart of Project SD126 is a Ford Super Duty XLT heavy pickup truck with a V8 turbodiesel of 6.7 liters and a 6-speed TorqShift automatic transmission. The manufacturer of suspension components for SUVs BDS Suspension strengthened its off-road capabilities with an elevated suspension, 42-inch wheels and a shortened wheelbase along with the cargo area. In the cockpit – racing “buckets” and seat belts, an off-road GPS navigation system and an audio system with Kicker Audio components.
Vaccar Ecosport and Boosted Bronco by Vaccar
Vaccar design studio turned into the stylish “forester” the most compact crossover in the Ford model range – EcoSport available including in Russia. The two-tone Vaccar EcoSport is complemented by off-road tires and extended wheel arches. The power of the 2-liter engine is increased programmatically, part of the exhaust system is replaced for a brighter sound. The cabin is equipped with Kicker speakers and The Club car safe.
Vaccar also owns a show car for the WD40 multi-purpose lubricant manufacturer. The 1966 Ford Bronco SUV, which will also be presented at SEMA, is painted in the original colors of the aerosol package. Under the hood of the Boosted Bronco, as the project was called, a modern turbocharged EcoBoost engine is installed.
Modern Adventurer by A.R.E.
Pickup Truck Manufacturer A.R.E. presented his vision of a car for the modern adventurer. The conceptual “Modern Adventurer” is based on the F-150 XLT SuperCrew with a 2.7 L EcoBoost V6 engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. The modified suspension is equipped with pneumatic elements to compensate for the load, over the off-road tires – wheel arch extensions. On the roof of A.R.E. tent set.
Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew by Air Design
The company Air Design, creating body kits for pickups and sports cars, remembered the fashion of the nineties for powerful “sports” pickups. It was in the style of “charged pickups” that their concept was based on the Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew with a 3.5 L EcoBoost V6 engine and a 10-speed automatic transmission. A low suspension pickup truck has a full set of Street Series Accessories body kit licensed by Ford. The interior focuses on high-quality sound: the signal from the Astell & Kearn Kann audiophile player is fed to the Focal speakers.
Ford F-150 RTR Muscle Truck by RTR Vehicles
RTR Vehicles, founded by drift world champion and Mustang fan, Vaughn Gittin Jr., is usually involved in the development of the Ford Mustang. However, for SEMA 2017, RTR Vehicles also prepared a pickup truck. The Ford F-150 RTR Muscle Truck with increased suspension moves is distinguished by a branded body kit with LED elements on the grill. The engine (petrol V8 with a volume of 5 liters) remained unchanged, but the sports exhaust system provided it with a more aggressive sound. High-quality leather interior made in Katzkin.
Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew by CJ Pone Parts
The company CJ Pony Parts, specializing in the sale and installation of after-sales equipment, also chose the Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew as the object of tuning. In addition to the spectacular color, the pickup is distinguished by a strongly elevated suspension, which raises the body by an additional 18 cm compared to the standard, wheel arch extensions and custom bumpers with built-in LED lighting. LEDs are installed even on the bottom of the car – for those who continue to conquer the roads even after sunset.
Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab from RK Sport
RK Sport body kit and body kit introduced the Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab, inspired by race cars. On a pickup truck with a lowered suspension, a carbon fiber body kit is installed, providing it with a ground effect at high speeds. The catchy red and black color even affected the optics and the emblem of the manufacturer. The 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine underwent a comprehensive revision and received the Ford Performance exhaust system. In the cabin trimmed with leather by Katzkin masters, a safe is installed.
The Operator by Hellwig Products
Hellwig Products specializes in heavy-duty suspension for SUVs and commercial vehicles. As the object of tuning, she chose a Ford Super Duty pickup.
F-350 with a length of over 6 m with a turbo-diesel V8 with a volume of 6.7 liters and turned it into the “Operator” (The Operator). The body with digital camouflage on the sides is equipped with arch extensions, reinforced bumpers with a winch, LED “chandelier” on the roof. The most noticeable “equipment” of this concept is the Arctic Cat Wildcat all-terrain vehicle, which is mounted on a special console in the back and allows reconnaissance on rough terrain. In suspension – Hellwig reinforced stabilizers and air springs.
Tjin Edition Ford F-150 from Tjin Edition
Tjin Edition is a promoter company that also builds spectacular show cars for its customers. The Tjin Edition Ford F-150 is the successor to a similar 2012 concept, also created for Ford’s SEMA exposition. The main feature of the conceptual pickup is an extremely lowered air suspension and massive 24-inch wheels. The five-liter V8 petrol and transmission remained unchanged, only the Ford Performance exhaust system was added. Black and orange leather interior with acoustics Kicker modified at Katzkin.
Ford Expedition XLT by LGE-CTS Motorsports
The California LGE-CTS Motorsports, despite the name, is not related to sports – it builds cars for the customer, is engaged in body repair and restoration. For the SEMA exhibition, the company created a more stylish and passable alternative to the camper based on the latest Ford Expedition XLT. The seven-seater SUV is equipped with a tent on the roof, custom bumpers, additional lighting, 35-inch off-road tires and reinforced suspension. The cabin has an entertainment system for rear passengers, a car safe and a refrigerator.
Ford Expedition Limited Max by CGS Performance
The manufacturer of intake and exhaust systems, CGS Performance, has added power to the EcoBoost engine of the Ford Expedition Limited Max. Installed a new exhaust system and engine control unit, a more efficient intercooler. The dark color of the body with tinted windows is complemented by matte discs with ceramic coating. Leather upholstery in Alea Leather studio, additionally equipped with an entertainment system with a DVD player and a safe.
Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition from Ford Performance and Xbox
In anticipation of the release of the new Xbox One X Edition gaming console, which promises to be the most powerful in the world, the Ford Performance division has teamed up with Microsoft’s gaming division to create a special version of the “charged” modification of the Ford F-150 – Ford Raptor. The authors of the pickup did not stop by drawing bright thematic graphics on the body: in addition to new bumpers, additional LED lighting and a roof rack, the Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition has a 15 cm increased ground clearance, brakes are strengthened, a new intercooler and exhaust system Ford Performance are installed Borla At the beginning of next year, a digital version of this Raptor will be available for free for Forza Motorsport 7 players..
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