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SEMA Show 2016 announced best new products picks

LAS VEGAS, NV. -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced the winners of the 2017 New Products Showcase Awards at the 2016 SEMA Show. The awards are given to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2017.


More than 3,000 products were entered into 16 different Showcase categories to be considered for the SEMA New Product Awards this year. Winners were selected based on a variety of factors, including quality, marketability, innovation, technology, consumer appeal, and more. 

The 2017 New Product Awards winners are:

Collision Repair & Refinish Product

  • Winner: Drew Technologies Inc., Remote Assisted Programming (RAP)
  • Runner Up: Bonding Solutions, Like90 Quick Check Temporary Gloss Simulator
  • Runner Up: Betag Innovation, Aluminum T-Hotbox

Engineered New Product

  • Winner: Any Level Lift, Any Level Lift
  • Runner Up:, LS12
  • Runner Up: AccuAir Suspension, ENDO-CVT (Compressor Valve Tank)

Exterior Accessory Product

  • Winner: FX Products, TrailFX 3.5-in. Bull Bar With Double Row LED Light Bar
  • Runner Up: HornBlasters Inc., Spare Tire Delete Kit
  • Runner Up: Truck Hero: Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., RidgeLander

Interior Accessory Product

  • Winner: Lokar Inc., Muscle Car Shifter Knob Adapter
  • Runner Up: Truck Hero: Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., BedRug Jeep HeadLiner
  • Runner Up: Race Sport Lighting, Race Sport Lighting LED Logo Rocker 10Switches

Merchandising Display

  • Winner: Putco Inc., Blade LED Tailgate Light Bar POP Display
  • Runner Up: Husky Liners, Ball Mount POP With Product
  • Runner Up: Classic Instruments, Performance Gauges

 Mobile Electronics Product

  • Winner: Pearl Automation Inc., RearVision
  • Runner Up: Voxx Electronics Corp., Advent Blind Spot Detection System
  • Runner Up: Rockford Fosgate, PMX-8DH Full Function Wired Display Head

Off-Road/4-Wheel Drive Product

  • Winner: Iron Cross Automotive, Iron Cross Step
  • Runner Up: Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge/Alloy USA, Elite Ballistic Pro Seat Covers, Jeep JK Wrangler
  • Runner Up: Kleinn Air Horns, Submersible 150 PSI Automotive Air Compressor

Packaging Design

  • Winner: Pearl Automation Inc., RearVision
  • Runner Up: Superwinch, Superwinch EXP Retail Packaging
  • Runner Up: Aero Detailing Products, Aero High-Tech Flexible Packaging

Performance-Racing Product

  • Winner: COMP Performance Group, COMP Cams XD-A Adjustable Pushrods for GM LS Engines
  • Runner Up: USAuto Performance, Drenth Sequential Gear Box
  • Runner Up: ATI Performance Products Inc., T-400 Electronic Shift Valve Body

Performance-Street Product

  • Winner: COMP Performance Group, COMP Cams SPR Radius Tip Rocker Arms for GM LS1 and LS3 Engines (Needle Bearing and Bushed Versions)
  • Runner Up: COMP Performance Group, FAST Valve Timing Control (VTC) Module for Ford Coyote Engines
  • Runner Up: Lokar Inc., Automatic Electronic Sport Mode Shifter

Powersports Product

  • Winner: RIGID, Chase
  • Runner Up: InduraPower Battery, InduraPower Series 108
  • Runner Up: Advanced Accessory Concepts LLC, Power Podz Jump Starter/USB/LED Lamp

Street Rod/Custom Car Product

  • Winner: ididit LLC, ’40 Ford Steering Column
  • Runner Up: Dakota Digital, HDX Analog Instrument Systems for ’55–’57 Chevy Cars
  • Runner Up: AccuAir Suspension, ENDO-CVT (Compressor Valve Tank)

Tire and Related Product

  • Winner: Continental Tire, Continental Tire TerrainContact A/T
  • Runner Up: Coker Tire, Firestone Retro Wide Oval Radial Tire
  • Runner Up: Continental Tire, Continental Tire ExtremeContact Sport

Tools and Equipment Product

  • Winner: TrailerLegs.Com, TrailerLegs
  • Runner Up: AGS Company, WTF Ratcheting Flare Nut Wrench
  • Runner Up: Element, Element Handheld Fire Extinguisher

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product

  • Winner: Truck Hero: Extang, TruXedo, BedRug, UnderCover, Advantage, Retrax, BAK Industries, A.R.E., BedTred Ultra
  • Runner Up: AutoTrickz LLC, Ultra Touch Activated Trigger version 2.0
  • Runner Up: AutoMeter, F-150 DashControl OBD-II Display Controller

Wheel and Related Product

  • Winner: BBS of America Inc., BBS Forged Magnesium Porsche GT3-RS Wheel
  • Runner Up: Ultra Wheel Company, WORX Conquest 811
  • Runner Up: Radi8 Wheels USA, Radi8 Wheels “r8s5”

About SEMA and the SEMA Show

The SEMA Show is a trade show produced by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a nonprofit trade association founded in 1963. Since the first SEMA Show debuted in 1967, the annual event has served as the leading venue bringing together manufacturers and buyers within the automotive specialty equipment industry. Products featured at the SEMA Show include those that enhance the styling, functionality, comfort, convenience and safety of cars and trucks. Additional details are available at or, 909/396-0289.

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