In With the New

SEMA News—February 2019


By Juan Torres

In With the New

Automotive professionals from all over the world attend the SEMA Show every year to see firsthand the latest technology and newest products hitting the aftermarket. With programs such as the New Products Showcase and the New Products Awards, Showgoers are able to easily identify the hottest products that will help their businesses succeed. Thankfully for those who are unable to attend the SEMA Show, publications like the ones below highlight the innovative products revealed at the exclusive trade show.

Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsTimothy Dahl scoured the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center to see the hottest products displayed by exhibitors at the SEMA Show. His list of 10 favorite products included items from Dometic, Warn, Optima and Meguiar’s.


GearJunkieRecognizing that featured vehicles at the SEMA Show are modified with the latest aftermarket accessories, Bryon Dorr canvassed the Show to find new products his readers would enjoy. His list included a Maxtrax hitch insert, an Autohome tent and a Rigid light bar.

Super Street

Super StreetThe staff of Super Street spent a week in Las Vegas to cover the SEMA Show in depth. Among their editorial coverage is a piece on new products unveiled at the Show by Seibon Carbon, GReddy, Hondata and Tanabe USA/SSR Wheels.

Heard in Social Media

“The 2018 SEMA Show is behind us, and it brought a long list of cool new products for us to covet.” —Truckin’ Magazine, via Facebook

“Metra PowerSports Debuted New Motorcycle Products at SEMA.”—12 Volt News, via Twitter

“Bryan Robaina of enjoyed huge success at his SEMA booth this year, showing several new products.”—Autobody News, via Facebook

“New Spraymax surface preparation products were introduced at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas.”—Autosphere, via Twitter


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