From left to right: Lonnie McCurry Sr., Curt LeDuc, Kyle LeDuc, Todd LeDuc and Lonnie McCurry Jr. stand in front of the new Skyjacker Suspensions trophy truck.

From left to right: Lonnie McCurry Sr., Curt LeDuc, Kyle LeDuc, Todd LeDuc and Lonnie McCurry Jr. stand in front of the new Skyjacker Suspensions trophy truck.

Today at the 2015 SEMA Show, Skyjacker announced a new partnership with the LeDuc family, including patriarch Curt and his sons Kyle and Todd. Skyjacker’s Lonnie McCurry Sr. and Jr. were on hand to make the announcement and introduce the racers, citing the company’s involvement with the family and their sponsorship and racing relations in the past.

Nissan has been building anticipation for its new Cummins-powered Titan XD, and finally we’ll get a chance next week to drive the truck and actually report on it. But at SEMA, we were afforded a few chances to see the “Truck of Texas” in a few different configurations at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, with none being more intriguing to us that the Nissan and Cummins collaboration to go for the Land Speed Record with its new Titan XD Triple Nickel.

Chevrolet announced a new Z71 Trail Boss Edition for the 2016 Colorado, a truck we had the chance to drive while getting our first impression of the new 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine. For the 2015 SEMA Show, Chevrolet wanted to up the ante with its Z71 Trail Boss 3.0 concept, which takes the performance of the Trail Boss to the next level with Chevy accessories and performance parts.

Nissan will unveil a few different Cummins-powered Titan XDs later today at the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, but there’s also another Titan XD featured at the show that lays claim to being the first-ever modified truck. This prerunner-style Baja truck was built by SEMA members at the SEMA garage after after drawing a record number of attendees for the SEMA “measuring session” for Nissan’s new diesel-powered Titan XD.


The new Jeep Stealth Kit is one of several new products Lazer Star will launch at SEMA Show.

Paso Robles, Calif. – Lazer Star Lights will be debuting an all new line of LED light bars at the 2015 SEMA Show, set for November 3-6. The new line, called PreRunnerLED by Lazer Star Lights, will feature quality LED light bars built for recreational use and offered at an economical price point.

With the help of off-road champion and Recoil viral video series star “Ballistic” BJ Baldwin (@BjBaldwin), Rigid Industries is launching its all-new Midnight Edition lights which sport a “blacked-out” look.

Nissan will return to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas this year, and it will bring with it three versions of its all-new 2016 TITAN XD full-size pickup trucks, along with a few other goodies.

San Antonio
– Ram, Jeep and Dodge brands won several accolades this year at the Texas Truck Rodeo hosted by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA).

After two days of challenging on- and off-road driving, TAWA members voted for the best-performing vehicles and FCA US brands secured eight of 24 awards, the most of any manufacturer at the event.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2015) – The all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup has been named “Truck of Texas” by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) in its annual 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo, which puts the industry’s best truck, SUVs and CUVs through a grueling two-day evaluation at the historic Knibbe Ranch in Spring Branch, Texas.

Even though technically it’s a 2016 model yet to see the showroom floor, that didn’t stop the Texas Auto Writers Association from naming the new Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup as the “Truck of Texas” at its 2015 Texas Truck Rodeo (we have more info from the event on the Titan XD here). The award was doled out after a two-day test of trucks, SUVs and CUVs at Knibbe Ranch in Spring Branch, Texas, where a number of new models in these categories are tested by journalists during the event.

Portland, OR
– Bushwacker has released its popular Pocket Style® fender flares for the 2015–2016 Chevrolet Colorado pickup, which provide an additional 1.5-inches of tire coverage. This extra coverage makes the flares ideal for Colorado trucks outfitted with wider tires, and provides a custom off-road style.