SEMA Show 2018 New Product Winners

New Products from SEMA Show 2018

By SEMA Editors

The Best New Products Award Winners were announced on the opening day of the 2018 SEMA Show.

The awards recognize the most innovative and cutting-edge aftermarket products that will be for sale in 2019. The awards are presented on the opening day of the 2018 SEMA Show during the New Product Awards Breakfast.

SEMA annually recognizes outstanding achievements in product development through the New Product Awards competition, which are judged in 16 categories. Each category has one winner and two runners-up. Winners are selected based on a variety of factors, such as superiority of innovation, technical achievement, quality and workmanship, consumer appeal and marketability, and more.

The New Products Award Winners are:

Collision Repair & Refinish Product

  • Winner: ITW Evercoat, OPTEX Color Changing Body Filler and Putty
  • Runner Up: Bonding Solutions, Like90 Gun Cleaner
  • Runner Up: Scangrip, NOVA-UV S

Engineered New Product

Flaming River Industries
  • Winner: Flaming River Industries Inc., VDOG Variable Angle Gear
  • Runner Up: Holley/MSD, Racepak CL2 OBD2 & EFI Cloud/Mobile Based Data System
  • Runner Up: QA1, MOD Series Shock

Exterior Accessory Product

Lund International
  • Winner: Lund International, AVS Aeroskin LightShield Hood Protector
  • Runner Up: ORACLE Lighting, ORACLE Lighting Vector Series Grill for the Jeep Wrangler JL
  • Runner Up: Steelcraft, Stubby Jeep Bumper

Interior Accessory Product

Speed Dawg Shift Knobs
  • Winner: Speed Dawg Shift Knobs, Dodge Drag Pack 1320 Racing Stripe Shift Knob
  • Runner Up: Lock’er Down Security Products, EXxtreme Console Safe
  • Runner Up: Intellitronix, 1967-1972 Chevy Truck Direct Replacement Analog Gauge Cluster

Merchandising Display

Dee Zee Inc.
  • Winner: Dee Zee Inc., Rotary Running Board Display
  • Runner Up: Putco, Tec Rail POP Display
  • Runner Up: Cooper Tire, Discoverer AT3 360 Interactive Display

Mobile Electronics Product

AAC, Trigger 4 Plus
  • Winner: AAC, Trigger 4 Plus
  • Runner Up: Kicker, KEY 180.4
  • Runner Up: Daystar Products, Daystar GMRS Radio Kit for JK Wrangler

Off-Road/4-Wheel Drive Product

  • Winner: Rancho/DynoMax, Rancho JL Wrangler Sport Suspension System
  • Runner Up: Rock-Slide Engineering, Next Generation Step Slider
  • Runner Up: BODYGUARD, 18+ Jeep JL Full Width Front Bumper

Packaging Design

Pedal Commander
  • Winner: Pedal Commander, Pedal Commander Performance Throttle Response Controller
  • Runner Up: Mishimoto, Carbon Fiber Baffled Catch Can Packaging
  • Runner Up: Surly Soap, Soap Infused Hand Cleaner

Performance-Racing Product

  • Winner: ProCharger Supercharger Systems, ProCharger CrankDrive Supercharger Gear Drive
  • Runner Up: QA1, MOD Series Shock
  • Runner Up: QA1, Carbon Fiber Sway Bar

Performance-Street Product

  • Winner: Turbosmart, Kompact-EM Universal Blow Off Valve
  • Runner Up: Dakota Digital, HDX Universal Competition Analog Instruments
  • Runner Up: Livernois Motorsports & Engineering, DOD/AFM System Failure Prevention Kit for Gen4 GM LS Series Engines

Powersports Product

Warn Industries Inc
  • Winner: Warn Industries Inc., VRX 45-S
  • Runner Up: Race Sport Lighting, Race Sport Lighting Voltage Gauge Display
  • Runner Up: Dynojet Research, Power Vision

Street Rod/Custom Car Product

Flaming River Industries Inc
  • Winner: Flaming River Industries Inc., VDOG Variable Angle Gear
  • Runner Up: Wilwood Disc Brakes, Compact Tandem Master Cylinder
  • Runner Up: Dakota Digital, RTX 55-57 Chevy Car Instruments
Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S
  • Winner: Cooper Tire, Cooper Discoverer AT3 4S
  • Runner Up: Continental Tire, Continental VikingContact 7
  • Runner Up: Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels, Baja Pro X

Tools & Equipment Product

Newarc Tech LLC
  • Winner: NewArc Tech LLC, NewArc SRS-3 Portable Wheel Straightening System
  • Runner Up: Towtector/AaLadin, UNDERCARRIAGE CLEANER
  • Runner Up: Rhino Metals Inc., IWTC6534D

Van/Pickup/Sport-Utility Product

Winner: Brandmotion, Radar Blind Spot System with Cross Traffic Detection
  • Winner: Brandmotion, Radar Blind Spot System with Cross-Traffic Detection
  • Runner Up: Air Lift Co., Wireless One EZ mount
  • Runner Up: TITAN Fuel Tanks, XXL Direct Replacement Fuel Tank
Wheel Pros
  • Winner: Wheel Pros, Asanti Wheels AB-816
  • Runner Up: The Wheel Group/Wheel-1, TR75 (Style No. 3275) 20×9 Brushed/Dark Tint
  • Runner Up: APR, B&M Racing, Dinan, Flowmaster & Hurst Performance, APR S01 Forged Wheels (20×9 – Silver/Machined)