Ford met 50 extravagante modellen op de SEMA Tuning Show

Het is de grootste en opvallendste tuningshow van Amerika, en dit jaar lijkt het alleen maar heftiger te worden. Deels schuldig aan het feit dat de kleinere modellen geen toekomst meer hebben in het land van herkomst.

Jammer, want er zaten soms best aardige creaturen bij, nu moeten we het doen met ‘dikker dan dik ‘ en dat gaat gepaard met modellen zoals de 2020 Ford Explorer, Expedition, Escape, Ranger en zelfs de Transit.

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De SEMA Show vind plaats op 5 tot 8 november a.s., in de Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas

2019 Ford Ranger lands at Sema ahead of next-years launch

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All-New Ford Escape, Explorer Join Ford Expedition Wit Tricked-out Makeovers for SEMA 2019

The all-new 2020 Ford Escape and Explorer make their debut at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association show, joining Ford Expedition with tricked-out builds highlighting the latest trends in customization.

“There’s a growing hunger for consumers to personalize their SUVs, which have a huge range of possibilities from lowered street rides to off-road overlanding,” said Eric Cin, global director, Ford vehicle personalization and accessories. “As the latest versions of Escape and Explorer continue to provide buyers with even more options for what they want, the aftermarket is a great place to see just how much more there is out there.”

The Ford display represents the largest original equipment manufacturer exhibit at this year’s SEMA show. And for those looking to take a thrill ride in a Ford Performance vehicle on a closed track, the popular interactive experience Ford Out Front returns. Here’s a preview of some of the more than 50 customized vehicles Ford is showcasing:

Equally adept on a routine trip around town as it is blasting down dirt roads in Baja in search of that epic spot to surf, this Urban edition 2020 Ford Escape by LGE-CTS Motorsports is driven by attitude and poised to attack.

Equally adept on a routine trip around town as it is blasting down dirt roads in Baja in search of that epic spot to surf, this Urban

Featuring an aggressive stance courtesy of Eibach performance lowering springs combined with 20-inch TSW Petrol P6A wheels wrapped in BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport tires, Urban Escape joins a stable of off-road-centric builds by LGE-CTS Motorsports. A custom Borla cat-back exhaust and Power Commander throttle control system give the 2.0- liter EcoBoost engine under its hood an aggressive growl.

Roof rack crossbars by Ford Accessories paired with Yakima mounts make this nimble Escape an adventure seeker’s dream. With a Rogelio’s Auto Upholstery custom leather interior and accessories for life audio products by Scosche, outdoor enthusiasts will be bathed in luxury en route to their next mountain biking or snowboarding adventure.

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Where style and capability meet, this Air Design USA 2020 Ford Escape Sport Hybrid emerges.

A stunning two-tone Sherwin-Williams paint job in white and black, applied by Faith Quality Auto Body, perfectly accents custom 20-inch Forgiato Flow 001 wheels donning Pirelli Scorpion Verde tires. Rugged black fender flares by Air Design plus door rocker moldings and silver skid plates make for a cohesive design that looks as good as it performs.

The interior keeps the utility in this sport utility vehicle with a Ford Accessories cargo organizer, cargo mat and floor liners. A portable refrigerator by Indel B ensures onboard capacity for stocking up on sustenance and other supplies

This MAD Industries 2020 Ford Escape puts the sport in the automaker’s latest SUV offering or, in this case, right on top of it.

Equipped to haul gear for activities ranging from cycle to surf, this sleek Escape is built to look good while adventuring with 21-inch Rotiform OZR wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires combined with Eibach Pro Kit lowering springs. Custom BASF RM paint, Ford Accessories roof rack crossbars and Yakima bike carrier round out the exterior treatment.

Getting to your destination is a plush experience thanks to a Miko ultra-suede headliner, custom trim in matte gray and a kicking Rockford Fosgate audio system. A trip to the beach or a trek to the trail has never been quite like this.

Blood Type Racing embraces the concept of sustainable exploration of both road and trail with the first 2020 Ford Explorer Limited Hybrid modified by the aftermarket.

A half-inch suspension leveling kit plus Ford Performance skid plate paired with 20-inch Ace Alloy AFF09 black chrome wheels wrapped in Toyo Tires Open Country A/T II rubber takes the off-road capabilities of this hybrid SUV up a notch or three.

A Borla cat-back exhaust with black chrome tips brings a clean look and a distinct sound to Ford’s 3.3-liter hybrid V6 engine. Rounding out the black chrome look is a host of additional pieces, including front grille and rear bumper accents by Lacks Trim Systems, door handle accents and lower door moldings.

Two custom BTR Edition snowboards by Blank Snowboards displayed on a Yakima carrier mounted to Ford Accessories roof rack crossbars encourage occupants to step off and explore the great outdoors. A Ford Accessories Ford play rear seat entertainment system by Voxx provides entertainment on the journey to explore the wilderness.

This 2020 Ford Explorer ST from CGS Performance Products gets a clean and mean look perfect for turning heads at any event.

Performance gets a bump from a custom cat-back exhaust by Borla boasting carbon fiber tips that enhance the appearance of this Explorer ST, while massive 24-inch Savini wheels shod in Pirelli P-Zero rubber amplify the appeal. A sleek gray paint job by Sikkens brings an extra layer of luxury, while tasteful red accents along the roofline and side skirts complete its performance looks.

A custom interior by Alea Leather, on par with the bold exterior treatment, provides occupants with a lavish experience.

This 2020 Ford Explorer customized by Prefix is designed to be the king of racetrack support vehicles. It serves as a tribute to the men and women who work behind the scenes on the safety and support side of motorsports.

Track appeal comes courtesy of a lowered suspension, Ford Performance skid plate and 20-inch GWG wheels with Michelin tires. A Whelen emergency siren/signal system, Ford Performance recovery kit, plus Ford Accessories firstaid and roadside assistance kit by DC Safety properly equip this SUV to carry out the serious duties expected of a race support vehicle.

Scheduled to perform parade laps and pace vehicle duties throughout the 2020 Trans Am race season, this customized Explorer also features Recaro Cross Sportster ORV race seats to give driver and passengers the proper track experience.

This Good Boy Daisy LifeStyle 2019 Ford Expedition Limited MAX pumps up the volume with its unique ability to livestream in-car musical performances from all over the country.

It boasts a street-savvy look and comfortable Nappa leather interior by Alea Leather. A Whipple EcoBoost Stage 1 induction kit and Borla’s touring exhaust ensure the band arrives early for soundcheck, while a flush bumper-mounted lightbar by Rigid helps them arrive safely.

The band debuts in the utmost style via a custom paint scheme by Relic Works with 24-inch Forgiato wheels. Zoom Q8 cameras and Sennheiser mics enhance Good Boy Daisy’s ability to capture their travels and exploits, while a QSC TouchMix 8 digital mixer allows them to record and share their exploits with the whole world.

MAD Industries Ford Expedition Stealth

MAD Industries evolves the 2019 Ford Expedition into a daily driver with the chops for some serious weekend adventuring.

This build features a Whipple EcoBoost air induction system with Icon Dynamics Stage 2 coilover suspension that delivers performance whether it be the daily grind on the road or adventure off the beaten path. Fuel Forged FF-45 22-inch monoblock wheels with Nitto Ridge Grappler tires provide style for the city while keeping traction in the dirt. PowerStop Z36 high-performance rotors and ceramic formula extreme brake pads bring this big bad SUV to a halt.

An Adapt 50-inch lightbar by Rigid and SR-L series spreader white halos light the way to the great outdoors regardless of conditions, while a Yakima SkyRise rooftop tent makes setting up camp easy and comfortable. As this Expedition Stealth demonstrates, MAD Industries is up for adventure anywhere anytime, so you can work and play even harder.

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Ford Ranger and Transit Get Custom Upgrades for SEMA 2019 Show

The Built Ford Tough Ranger and Transit make their way to the 2019 Specialty
Equipment Market Association show with custom rides showcasing a wide range of personalization opportunities.

“The automotive aftermarket space continues to grow at a tremendous pace from powerful street machines to the latest trends in overlanding and off-road,” said Eric Cin, global director, Ford Vehicle Personalization and Accessories. “The Ranger and Transit are great fits for this space, capable of being modified in countless ways to give owners the flexibility to make their vehicle as unique as they are.”

With more than 50 vehicles on exhibit, Ford will feature the largest original equipment manufacturer display at SEMA. And don’t miss the interactive experience from Ford Out Front, offering attendees a ride in a Ford Performance vehicle on a closed course.

Father and son designers Neil and Collin Tjin are back at it again. Their 2019 Ford Ranger Tjin Edition features a wide low stance that is sure to impress.

Following up their purple RTR Ford Mustang from the 2018 show, the Tjins were looking to create their unique take on Ranger, going the opposite direction of a lifted Ranger, which is one of the most common modifications made to Ford’s midsize pickup truck. Tjin Edition is among the first new-generation Ford Rangers slammed to the ground via an air suspension, lowered 8 inches in the front and 9 inches in the rear.

Tjin worked with JR’s Wheels and Tires to provide a sinister look, fitting Falken tires on custom 20-inch Rotiform LHR-M three-piece wheels. The 2.3-liter EcoBoost is upgraded with a Roush Performance intake, a Ford Performance cat-back exhaust and differential cover, Optima yellowtop battery and RPG front-mounted intercooler. Stopping power comes from Baer six-piston calipers and 14-inch rotors in the front and rear.

Styling changes include a set of RTR fender flares, an RTR grille with triangle LED lights, custom BASF yellow applied by L&R Auto Body, a one-off wood bed floor in black with stainless steel hardware, retractable bed cover from Retrax, PowerTank CO2 system, Rigid fog lights and Lumens bed lights. The cockpit features four Recaro Sportster CS seats that recline, plus Schroth harnesses.

This 2019 RTR Rambler Ford Ranger – the ultimate support vehicle for owners seeking to enjoy the great outdoors – takes the word adventure to the next level and beyond.

The new truck joins the lineup of RTR Mustang and RTR F-150, with the Ranger created to deliver a balance of streetability, overlanding and trail capability. Signature RTR modern-aggressive styling and proven tactical performance are focal points.

Equipped with custom overland styling touches that are purposeful and practical, such as a SkyRise tent and integrated snowboard support capsule, the truck uses a Fox tuned by Ford Performance off-road suspension leveling kit providing 2-inch front lift, underbody rock protection, as well as custom RTR fenders housing RTR Tech 6 wheels with 33” Nitto Ridge Grappler tires.

Ford Accessories partner Yakima has created an all-sports, overlanding special for those who love the great outdoors.

This 2019 Yakima Ford Ranger has been upgraded with Ford Performance Parts components such as an all-new Fox tuned by Ford Performance off-road suspension leveling kit providing 2-inch front lift, recovery kit, cat-back exhaust and rear differential cover. RPG bumpers, side steps, a Warn winch, Rigid lighting and Fuel Recoil off-road wheels with 33” BFGoodrich T/A KO2 tires are also featured.

A truck bed rack, JayLow kayak mount and HangOver vertical four bike carrier with BackSwing mount showcase Yakima utility products available through Ford Accessories.

Advanced Accessory Concepts has taken a 2019 Ford Ranger XLT and transformed it into the must-have accessory for exploration.

The truck, boasting AFN bumpers, skid plate, rock sliders and Ford Performance rear differential cover, is a showcase of strength and protection. It features a conversion at the rear to an AFN aluminium tray bed with canopy. An Icon 3.5- inch lift kit with Vector wheels and Warn Zeon Platinum 10-S winch provide the ability to go into uncharted areas.

Functionality to support the go-anywhere capability of this Advanced Accessory Concepts Ford Ranger is provided through a Tepui Hybox tent and classic 50-quart refrigerator by ARB.

This Hellwig 2019 Ford Ranger is the ultimate adventure vehicle for outdoor enthusiasts who value sustainability.

The truck is designed to get to remote locations with such features as a 3.5-inch Icon suspension, 17” Icon Compression wheels and Falken tires. It is augmented with Hellwig sway bars, a Ford Performance Parts cat-back exhaust, rear differential cover and recovery kit. Addictive Desert Designs rock sliders and bumpers, Rigid lighting, ARB jack and Bushwacker fender flares round out the off-roading gear.

Where this off-roader finds its own path is with the addition of Goal Zero solar power, allowing users to reduce their carbon footprint while out in the most remote locations. Overlanding necessities that turn this truck into the perfect mobile campsite include a Tepui hard-shell tent, Trail Kitchens stove on a bed slide, plus a DC Safety first-aid and roadside assistance kit.

No surprise, this 2019 Ford Performance Parts Ford Ranger in the overlanding section is chock-full of parts designed to get adventurers deep into the great outdoors.

Highlights include a Ford Performance-tuned Fox off-road suspension leveling kit providing 2-inch front lift, Ford Performance Ranger Raptor wheels with BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2 tires, Ford Performance Ranger hood-hinge light kit with Rigid DSS-Series lights, Rigid underbody rock light kit, Rigid 30-inch SR-Series Pro lightbar on top of front bumper, two 6-inch Rigid SR-Series Pro lightbars for the front bumper’s lower opening and Rigid D-Series 2×2 LED cube lights in the fog light openings.

Other components include a Warn 9.5 XP winch mounted on a winch-capable front bumper, , Ford Performance by Warn Industries heavy-duty recovery kit and red tow hooks, Tepui HyBox rooftop tent, Decked truck bed storage system, RSI Smart Cap, ARB Elements refrigerator/freezer and ActionTrax recovery boards.

The thrill of exotic cars running at high speeds at their new 100-acre desert venue starts in the shuttle with this new 2020 SpeedVegas Ford Transit.

Customers signing up to experience some of the fastest supercars on the planet at this 1.5-mile Las Vegas racetrack will get picked up in one of the hottest Ford Transits on the road. Featuring a custom vinyl wrap, this 12-passenger Transit is lowered 5 inches front and rear. It features a freshened front end and all-wheel drive.

The SpeedVegas Transit riding on Weld Racing wheels and wearing MOMO tires can come to a stop quickly with upgraded Brembo brakes. Inside, passengers enjoy MOMO seats on the way to the track.

Competitive off-road racing prodigy Christopher Polvoorde has put together an all-wheel-drive Ford Transit to keep up with his extreme adventure lifestyle.

This go-anywhere Transit is the first to feature tracks in place of wheels truly allowing it to find the most remote locales. Part motorhome, part garage, part hangout, this 2020 Polvoorde Racing/Outside Van Ford Transit can take you off the grid while providing all of the amenities for on-grid living. The adventure build features living accommodations for four up front, with customizations for water, heat, air conditioning and solar power.

Behind a bulkhead is space for mountain bike mounts, snowboard and paddleboard racks, kayak mounts, fishing pole storage and a boot/glove heater for frosty mornings. The Transit van is upgraded with a thunderous stereo system by Kicker, super-bright Rigid LED lighting, a side awning and Warn winch enclosed in a custom off-road front bumper.

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