2015 SEMA New Product Awards

SEMA News—January 2016


2015 SEMA New Product Awards

The Top Introductions From the 2015 SEMA Show

The automotive specialty-equipment industry is built around innovation, and new products are its lifeblood. Each year, more than 2,000 new parts, instruments, assemblies and marketing tools are introduced at the New Products Showcase. And each year, one winner and two runners-up are selected from each of 16 categories as the best of the myriad offerings. While every item placed in the Showcase has the potential to create a revolution in the automotive realm, the following were selected as the cream of the crop at the 2015 SEMA Show.

Color Match LEDCollision Repair & Refinish Product Winner

Company: Innovative Tools & Technologies

Product: Scangrip Sunmatch Color Match LED

Description: The Sunmatch color-matching light reduces the chance of costly paint mistakes due to poor color matching, not enough coverage, metallic layout, and pre-paint and post-paint imperfections. Sunmatch also has the latest lithium-ion battery technology that gives you one to three hours of use. Shock, water and dust-resistance make it the perfect color-matching light.


AsTech2Collision Repair & Refinish Product Runner-Up

Company: AsTech

Product: AsTech2

Description: AsTech2, a patented technology, remotely connects our master technicians to a vehicle using an OE scan tool, helping repair shops diagnose and repair collision damage.

PN: asTech2

Uni-DollyCollision Repair & Refinish Product Runner-Up

Company: Uni-Dolly

Product: Uni-Dolly

The Uni-Dolly car dolly system is a heavy-duty, multi-purpose car dolly system for supporting and moving vehicles and other heavy objects undergoing repair processes, storage and other procedures that require ease of movement, access and safety. Used extensively in the auto collision market.

PN: UD4800 96335-00200

B-M8Engineered New Product Winner

Company: Brembo North America Inc.

Product: B-M8

Description: The BM-8 is an eight-piston monobloc caliper with four pads for rotors up to 420mm x 40mm for the front braking systems of trucks, SUVs and large high-performance sedans. As one of the largest calipers by Brembo, at 15.8 x 5.51 x 7.1, the B-M8 required more than 1,000 design hours, including on-vehicle testing and casting technology development.


F-150 Lift KitEngineered New Product Runner-Up

Company: McGaughys Suspension Parts

Product: ’15 Ford F-150 Lowering Kit

Description: All lift kits come in a brilliant, gloss, metallic silver powder-coat for longevity and durability; with nearly 100% bolt-on installation (minimal drilling) and no re-routing of the exhaust. No cutting or grinding is required on the front or rear differential. Products comes with a lifetime warranty against manufacturer's defects on spindles. Lift kit includes the lower A-frame support rods to prevent bending of A-frames. The lower A-frame support rods and compression struts add extra support to prevent the front and rear crossmembers from flexing.


Diesel Lift PumpEngineered New Product Runner-Up

Company: Aeromotive Inc.

Product: Diesel Lift Pump

Description: The Aeromotive Diesel Lift Pump has consistent flow at the most stable pressure in the industry. Aeromotive’s Diesel Lift Pump is available either as a pump or in-vehicle specific kit form (see Aeromotive’s app guide). This version is the ’01–’10 Chevy Duramax System Kit (130 gph @ 10 psi) includes all components for trouble-free installation.

PN: 11801 

HDX Drop StepExterior Accessory Product Winner

Company: Westin Automotive

Product: HDX Drop Step

Description: Westin’s HDX Drop Step is ideal for lifted trucks. Chiseled style and snug-to-body fit. Patented drop-step features up-punched slip-resistant step area.

PN: 56-11005

Stepup Door DefenderExterior Accessory Product Runner-Up

Company: Stepup Door Defender

Product: Stepup Door Defender

Description: A solid-state electrical engineered system that uses our designed rotating mount for various side steps to protect your vehicle and hinder theft while parked.


HD Van Running BoardExterior Accessory Product Runner-Up

Company: FX Products

Product: HD Van Running Board

Description: The TrailFX HD Van Running Boards are designed with the contractor in mind. Heavy-duty 14-gauge carbon steel features aggressive traction lugs designed for maximum footing in all weather conditions. Available in multiple lengths to fit the most popular trucks and vans.


Aniglo Sill PlatesInterior Accessory Product Winner

Company: Carrichs Accessories

Product: Aniglo Sill Plates

Description: Carrichs Aniglo Sill Plates light up and animate at your feet as you open your door. Aniglo SP consists of more than 40 LEDs encased in an acrylic body with a 304 stainless steel face plate. No modifications are required for the install; just peel the 3M adhesive and tape to door sill. Plug in the supplied battery box and tuck away under your seat.

PN: SPFD734 

Wrangler Freedom Top WrenchInterior Accessory Product Runner-Up

Company: FCA US LLC

Product: Wrangler Freedom Top Wrench

Description: Innovative tool helps to quickly remove and re-install the Freedom Top screw knobs from the Freedom Top Panel with ease.

PN: 82215006

The CLUB Personal VaultInterior Accessory Product Runner-Up

Company: Winner International (The CLUB)

Product: The CLUB Personal Vault XL

Description: The Personal Vault XL is an excellent way to secure your valuables when your vehicle is left unattended. Comes with a braided steel cable for added security. Fits most handguns, GPS units, wallets, watches and other valuables.

PN: LB400

e-Light 500 6-Pack DisplayMerchandising Display Winner

Company: Extang, Truxedo, Retrax, BAK

Product: Extang e-LIGHT 500 Six Pack Display

Description: The Extang e-LIGHT500 Six Pack Display allows the consumer to touch, feel and operate the e-LIGHT 500 right in the store. The display showcases the product as well as its capabilities, magnetic back and easy-to-use cradle.

PN: 415-00

Magnum Bumpers DisplayMerchandising Display Runner-Up

Company: Innovative Creations Inc.

Product: Magnum Bumpers Display

Description: The ICI Magnum bumper display is 1/3 scale of fullsize bumpers displaying the look of the bumpers while accommodating for all size showrooms.

PN: DP-16

Titan Fuel Tanks POPMerchandising Display Runner-Up

Company: TITAN Fuel Tanks

Product: Titan Fuel Tanks Point-of-Purchase Display

Description: Multi-placement POP display that includes a to-scale version of a Titan Fuel Tank made of the same material and wall thickness as the actual Titan Fuel Tanks. The POP includes all necessary mounting materials for floor, counter or wall mounting.

PN: 9807020000

OEM Integrated Drive Assist SystemMobile Electronics Product Winner

Company: Cybcar America

Product: OEM integrated Drive Assist System

Description: OE-FIT side-view camera and blind-spot camera for Toyota Tundras and Sequoias. One-Clip PNP installation. OEM appearance; camera image display on OEM radio. Front-view camera; DVR dash cam; motion detection; IGO Primo Navigation. Android and smartphone casting available. OEM integrated with radio.


DashLinkMobile Electronics Product Runner-Up

Company: Auto Meter

Product: DashLink

Description: The DashLink iOS/Android package provides wireless, customizable, virtual instrumentation, scan tool functionality, realtime data acquisition via proprietary OBDII module and full-color GPS track mapping.

PN: 6032

Racepak Street SmartWireMobile Electronics Product Runner-Up

Company: MSDP

Product: Racepak Street SmartWire

Description: Complete solid-state power distribution system for any vehicle. Fully programmable, with 30 outputs and 12 inputs. Includes pre-labeled wiring harness. Eliminates fuses, relays and solenoids.


Magnetic Trail SkinsOff-Road/4-Wheel-Drive Product Winner

Company: Pro Comp/Smittybilt/Rubicon Express/G2 Axle & Gear/LRG Rims/Poison Spyder

Product: Smittybilt Jeep JK Magnetic Trail Skins

Description: Smittybilt’s new MAG Armor offers unique styling and protection from trail hazards. Easy on and off installation.

PN: S/B76992

Ammo Can With BagOff-Road/4-Wheel-Drive Product Runner-Up

Company: Pro Comp/Smittybilt/Rubicon Express/G2 Axle & Gear/LRG Rims/Poison Spyder

Product: Smittybilt Ammo Can With Bag

Description: The new Smitybilt Ammo Can and storage/transit bag is the perfect storage solution for your trail tools.

PN: S/B2827

Roll Bar CoverOff-Road/4-Wheel-Drive Product Runner-Up

Company: Bartact

Product: PALS/MOLLE Roll Bar Covers

Description: Replacement Roll Bar padding with PALS/MOLLE system for added storage benefits. UV-protected fabric. MOLLE Sleeves can be purchased separately if desired.


Battery ExtenderPackaging Design Winner

Company: Auto Meter

Product: BEX-1500 Battery Extender

Description: A highly attractive and durable packaging solution that clearly communicates consumer features and benefits, while minimizing footprint on valuable retail shelf space.

PN: BEX-1500

3M Spray Gun SystemPackaging Design Runner-Up

Company: 3M

Product: 3M Accuspray Spray Gun System With PPS

Description: The new Accuspray Spray Gun System with PPS delivers the performance of multiple premium spray guns in one kit. It’s made of composite materials for lighter weight. The design eliminates spray-gun maintenance kits and the replaceable atomizing heads allow painters to remove the head, clean the needle and replace the head for a new gun.

PN: 16580

VoyoPackaging Design Runner-Up

Company: Voyomotive LLC

Product: VOYO

Description: Premium packaging designed to reflect the design language of the VOYO hardware (OBD-II controller and wireless relays). Lift tab enables preview of the device.


Drag Race Barrel IntercoolerPerformance-Racing Product Winner

Company: C&R Performance

Product: Drag Race Barrel Intercooler

Description: The New Air to Ice Barrel utilizes a unique straight-through tube arrangement. The Ice Barrel is designed specifically to run ice or dry ice and incorporates wide 18mm Tube Pitch, a Finless Ice compartment, easy access refill lid with breather fitting and water drain. Designed for drag racing or Dyno pulls.

PN: 56-60000

Nitrous Bottle BathPerformance-Racing Product Runner-Up

Company: Nitrous Express Inc.

Product: Hot Water Nitrous Bottle Bath

Description: Hot Water Bottle Baths are a quick, reliable and convenient way to maintain consistent pressure in your 10-, 12- or 15-lb. nitrous bottles.

PN: 15935

Terminator Fuel PumpPerformance-Racing Product Runner-Up

Company: Aeromotive Inc.

Product: Terminator Fuel Pump

Description: From Nostalgia Funny Car to countless Pro Mod cars, this new Terminator pump has undergone extreme testing. Serious research and development that happen both on and off the track ensure the utmost performance. Built to the strictest industry standards, The Terminator is available in a wide range of flow ratings and is NHRA/IHRA certifiable.

PN: 11936

Diesel Fuel SystemPerformance-Street Product Winner

Company: aFe POWER

Product: aFe Power DFS780 Series Diesel Fuel System

Description: The aFe Power DFS780 Diesel Fuel System is designed to eliminate weaknesses found in other fuel-transfer systems. Along with working in conjunction with your factory fuel filter for even cleaner fuel, it also boosts fuel pressure—ensuring constant availability for the high-pressure transfer pump, improving throttle response and horsepower at all RPMs.

PN: 42-12031

eBoostHP Electronic Boost ControllerPerformance-Street Product Runner-Up

Company: Turbosmart/3pConnect

Product: Turbosmart eBoostHP Electronic Boost Controller

Description: Turbosmart’s e-BoostHP is an electronic boost controller capable of handling up to 120 PSI of pressure. It can also control an auxiliary output, such as methanol or nitrous injection. Manage shift/warning lights based on boost pressure and RPM. All packed into a self-contained billet housing, for a neat and professional presence in any interior.

PN: TS-0301-1120

IQ3S Street DashPerformance-Street Product Runner-Up

Company: MSDP

Product: Racepak IQ3S Street Dash

Description: Complete dash cluster providing all standard road functions. Four user-programmable pages with warning and shift lights. Connects to OBD2, as well as popular aftermarket EFI systems.

PN: 250-DS-IQ3S 

J-MountVan/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product Winner

Company: BOLT Locks

Product: BOLT J-Mount

Description: The patented BOLT family of locks is designed to work with a key you already have—your vehicle’s key! Introducing the new BOLT J-Mount for Jeep.

PN: 7028648

MaxTrac Lowering SpindleVan/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product Runner-Up

Company: MaxTrac Suspension

Product: ’15 GM SUV 2WD 2 Lowering Spindle

Description: MaxTrac suspension’s forged aluminum lowering spindle for the ’15 GM SUVs is made of 6082 T-6 aircraft grade alloy, hot forged and heat treated for superior strength while weighing half as much as its steel counterparts. The future is here.

PN: 101520

Threaded Locking PinVan/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product Runner-Up

Company: Infinite Rule Security

Product: Threaded Locking Pin for 7/8-in. D Rings/Shackles

Description: Threaded-Locking Pin for 7/8-in. D Rings/Shackles.

PN: 61004

Twin Rear Dual ExhaustPowersports Product Winner

Company: Gibson Performance Exhaust

Product: ’16 Yamaha Yxz1000R Twin Rear Dual Exhaust

Description: Gibson Performance Exhaust introduces a slip-on dual rear exhaust and custom beauty plate for the Yamaha YXZ 1000. The exhuast is 100% made in the U.S.A.

PN: 98030

SXS Gear LiftPowersports Product Runner-Up

Company: US Speedo

Product: SXS Gear Lift

Description: Gear Lift for the UTV/side-by-side industry. Gear-reduction portal system which provides a 30% gear reduction at each wheel, and an additional 4 true inches of lift. This system eliminates wear and tear on drive axles, CVS, clutches and transmission.


Nitrous Plate SystemPowersports Product Runner-Up

Company: Nitrous Express Inc.

Product: Nitrous Plate System for 800cc Polaris RZR

Description: Nitrous Express is proud to offer you the first nitrous-plate system designed specifically for a Polaris RZR. This NX nitrous-plate system bolts between the cylinder head and the intake boot of all RZR 800’s and provides up to 40 additional horsepower at the flip of a switch.

PN: 67000

Under Dash EvaporatorStreet Rod/Custom Car Product Winner

Company: Vintage Air Inc.

Product: Heritage Under Dash Evaporators

Description: Vintage Air introduces the latest additions to our line of under-dash evaporator kits. Available with three different bezels to compliment any interior theme, the Heritage Series is a great choice in under-dash-style evaporators. Engine-turned aluminum, brushed aluminum and mother of pearl. Cool-only and heat/cool configurations available.


Soft Line ClampsStreet Rod/Custom Car Product Runner-Up

Company: NotcHead

Product: NotcHead Soft Line Clamps

Description: Upgrade the look with NotcHead Soft Line clamps. For a clean look, NotcHead Soft Line Clamps make it easy to secure lines without marring paint. Can be used as separators running hoses in parallel, bolting two line clamps together. Easily snap in for quick installation and mock-ups. Sizes range from 1/2- to 3/4-in. heater hose and #6-#10 AC lines.

PN: 3080

Ultra Low Pressure RegulatorStreet Rod/Custom Car Product Runner-Up

Company: Aeromotive Inc.

Product: Ultra Low Pressure Regulator

Description: With an adjustment range between 1.5–5 PSI, because of a soft-seat valve, which eliminates pressure creep. This regulator will function with 15–20 PSI of line pressure, without fear of flooding. The 13222 low-pressure regulator features a unique body, designed to support high flow at very low pressure. Intended for multiple, smaller carb combos.

PN: #13222

ExtremeContact DWS06Tire and Related Product Winner

Company: Continental Tire

Product: Continental ExtremeContact DWS06

Description: The ExtremeContact DWS06 is Continental’s fine-tuned, ultra-high-performance all-season tire. The tire for drivers seeking true, year-round traction. All-new SportPlus Technology provides precise handling; security on wet, slippery roads; and excellent tread life.

PN: 15499830000

BFGoodrich All-TerrainTire and Related Product Runner-Up

Company: BFGoodrich

Product: BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2/34x10.50R17LT


BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2Tire and Related Product Runner-Up

Company: BFGoodrich

Product: BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S/235/50ZR18


Bonded Glass Removal SystemTools and Equipment Product Winner

Company: Glass Bot–Automated Glass Removal Systems

Product: Glass Bot–Bonded Glass Removal Systems

Description: One of the first automated systems for removing bonded glass parts.


Tools OrganizerTools and Equipment Product Runner-Up

Company: Red Baron Tools

Product: Red Baron Tools–Tool Organizer

Description: Red Baron Tools introduces a new way to organize your frequently used tools.The organizer holds 200+ tools and fits in a 22x22 space on the workbench or can be placed on a Red Baron cart, still fitting in a 24x24 space in your shop or trailer. We are all about saving time on your project by having your tools “Easy to see” and “easy to reach.”


Smart BenchTools and Equipment Product Runner-Up

Company: Equip Automotive Systems Inc.

Product: Smart Bench

Description: Smart Work Bench with cabinet, vise, air, light, cord reels and pre-staged utility locations 220 V 3 Phase Power.

PN: EQ-686190

BBS 2 PC Motorsport Tuner WheelWheel and Related Product Winner

Company: BBS of America Inc.

Product: BBS 2 PC Motorsport Tuner Wheel

Description: Produced using a forged aluminum wheel center produced in the motorsport department and fitted to a forged aluminum rim section from the road department. These special tuner wheels provide the visuals from a true race wheel with the durability of a BBS road wheel. Produced for a select range of BMW and Porsche models.

PN: Tuner E88

44 Series-SyndromeWheel and Related Product Runner-Up

Company: Pro Comp/Smittybilt/Rubicon Express/G2 Axle & Gear/LRG Rims/Poison Spyder

Product: Procomp 44 Series–Syndrome

Description: The all-bold design of the Pro Comp Xtreme Alloy 44 series SYNDROME offers your choice of satin black or a duable matte graphite finish.

PN: PXA2644-2983

Tech400ProWheel and Related Product Runner-Up

Company: Bartec USA LLC

Product: Tech400Pro

Description: The Tech400 TPMS scan tool has all features needed to be successful in servicing vehicles with TPMS. The 400Pro is the tool that not only turns out the TPMS light, but helps you understand why it’s on in the first place! The Tech400Pro can adjust the inflation pressure [placard] making wheel and tire customizing possible.



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