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Bronco Mule: The Bronco will have body-on-frame construction and (unlike the Ranger) will have coil-spring solid axles in the front and rear. 

Ranger Diesel: This Ranger prototype could foreshadow a diesel version of the midsize truck for the U.S. market.

’20 Shelby GT500: Ford stated that the GT500 will be capable of mid-three-second 0–60-mph and sub-11-sec. quarter-mile scores. 

New Resource Guide Features Industry Services Offered by SEMA Members

SEMA recently announced the availability of its newest member benefit: the “2019 Business Resource Guide.” The guide, which is available electronically at and is included in a print version through the May issue of SEMA News, features contact information and descriptions of SEMA-member companies offering services specific to the automotive aftermarket industry.

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’22 Ranger Raptor Mule: This mule doesn’t offer much in exterior changes, but it does appear to have the next-gen interior, suspension and powertrain.

Ford Mustang Bullitt: The only real changes that can be seen are the placement of the foglights, which appear to sit a couple inches higher on the front fascia, and the area below the foglights, which now appears to angle in toward the grille.

’21 Jeep Wrangler: Jeep has not yet revealed which engine the PHEV system will be paired to, but rumors point to the 3.6L V6 from the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid as the likely candidate.

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Mustang Hybrid: If this is the Mustang hybrid, expect it to borrow the 3.3L V6 hybrid setup from the recently debuted Explorer Hybrid.

Prototype Corvette: Here is the latest prototype of the mid-engine Corvette, with photos of the production headlights, taillights, “Batwing” and other details that we haven’t seen before.

Kia Tusker: The Kia Tusker will ride on the same platform that will underpin the next-gen Hyundai Creta. 

SEMA Data Co-op Hires Tom Ameduri as West Coast Sales Manager

Tom Ameduri has been hired by the SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) as the West Coast sales manager. Ameduri has been working in the automotive aftermarket industry for more than 30 years with companies that include Hayden Oil Coolers, Dunham Bush, Perma-Cool, Hooker Headers and, most recently, T-Rex Grilles. He previously owned Hot Rod’s Speed and Custom, a fabrication company with stores in Norco and Temecula, California.


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