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Published Nov 19th 2006, 2:22am by
Highlights from SEMA Show 2006

The SEMA Show is an popular automotive specialty products trade event held in the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of AAIW, the SEMA Show attracts more than 100,000 industry leaders from over 100 countries for unlimited profit opportunities in the automotive, truck and SUV, marine and RV markets. SEMA stands for Specialty Equipment Market Association. Here are some highlights from this year's trade show.


  • There are over 1,000 SEMA Show photos on Flickr.
  • YouTube hosts over 50 videos from SEMA 2006.
  • Autoblog Green has a shot of Ed Begley Jr. promoting the Phoenix Motorcars sport-utility truck.
  • PC Magazine offfers an article and photo slideshow that includes a Barbie Hummer.
  • The Hybrid Car Blog questions just how green SEMA has become.
  • Ask Patty blogs about the professional businesswomen involved with SEMA.
  • CarScoop looks at a few pick-up trucks from the SEMA Show including the Dale Earnhardt Jr. "Big Red" Silverado. Straightline is also blogging about Big Red.
  • Blue Ostrich-skin wheels?.
  • eMercedesBenz blogs about the show form a Mercedes perspective.
  • Engadget also likes the clear polycarbonate car wheels calling them, "amazingly sexy D'Vinci Forgiato Radurra wheels." They cost $2,000 each.
  • Hemmings Auto Blogs offers a nice sampling of some of the muscle cars at the SEMA Show.
  • RaceDriven.com blogs their highlights from SEMA and provides links to a few more resources.
  • Jay Leno discussed how the Eco Jet is made on his car website.
  • Autoblog found impractical giant wheels, clear wheels, Michelin supercar display and interesting work by K-Daddyz Kustoms.
  • There were lots of booth babes at SEMA. Winding Road has more photos. There's also videos here and here provided by 99rides.com.
  • Straightline finds Chip Foose's name everywhere at SEMA.
  • Autobytel has a That ain't right gallery featuring lots of fugly vehicles.
  • Hot Rod has a photo gallery with many engine close-ups.
  • Jalopnik says kids love the flame thrower from AutoLoc. More about the flamethower here.
  • Paul Tan takes a close look at the MUGEN Honda Civic Si Sedan.
  • Car and Model covers day 1 and day 2 at SEMA.

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