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.

Mopar COO Pietro Gorlier unveiled the Ram Rebel X at the 2015 SEMA Show today.

Mopar COO Pietro Gorlier unveiled the Ram Rebel X at the 2015 SEMA Show today.

The Mopar brand has brought out a number of vehicles highlighting production and concept parts and accessories at the SEMA Show today, but the truck crowd will be most interested in the Ram Rebel X, a concept version of the Ram Rebel that takes its off-road and performance to another level.

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.

Toyota unveiled its Tundrasine concept at the SEMA Show today. Photo: Stephen Elmer

Toyota unveiled its Tundrasine concept at the SEMA Show today. Photo: Stephen Elmer

Stretching its full-size pickup to extreme levels, literally, Toyota unveiled its Tundrasine concept Tundra pickup truck at SEMA today in Las Vegas, using the truck as a prop during its press conference in which Toyota racers, such as rally and off-road racer Ryan Millen, and Toyota executives hopped out of the limo-truck for their introduction to the event.

You may have caught the news on that Honda planned to unveil a Ridgeline Baja Race Truck based on the new 2017 Ridgeline Honda plans to release next year. Today at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Honda pulled the tarp off its purpose-built race truck while also announcing it will race the machine at this year’s SCORE Baja 1000 in a few weeks.

Jessi Combs and Savvy Off Road are joining forces to tackle the 2016 King of the Hammers (KOH) Every Man Challenge (EMC) race event held in Johnson Valley California, and they launched their campaign and 2016 Savvy Jeep at the 2015 Speciality Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show today.

CORONA, California
– SEMA week is here and Casey Currie has a busy schedule in front of him. Between his five vehicles in various booths around the show and participating in the Battle of the Builders competition, and being selected as one of the judges for the Transamerican “Life is Better Off-Road” Award, Casey is once again proving how influential he is in the industry.

Transamerican-Auto-Parts-Off-Road-7-8-15Compton, California – Transamerican Auto Parts recent;u announced the panel of experts who have been selected as judges for the 2015 “Life is Better Off-Road” SEMA builder award in addition to the host of the award presentation. The group of judges has been selected to represent a cross section of the off-road industry and includes some of the most recognizable individuals in off-road vehicle design, fabrication, journalism, and competition.

Hosting the award presentation will be renowned automobile enthusiast, NBC Motorsports personality and host of History Channel’s Top Gear USA, Rutledge Wood. While known for his knowledge and enthusiasm for all things automotive, Wood has himself been bitten by the off-road bug, making him the ideal choice to direct this important presentation.


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.