SEMA Identifies Best New Products

The SEMA Best New Products Award winners were announced Tuesday at the SEMA Show.

These awards are given annually to the most innovative and cutting-edge automotive aftermarket products that will be consumable in 2019. Products are judged in 16 award categories, and each category has one winner and two runners-up.

Nearly 3,000 products were entered into the 16 different Showcase categories to be considered for a SEMA New Product Awards this year. Winners were selected based on a variety of factors that included superiority of innovation, technical achievement, quality and workmanship, consumer appeal and marketability, and more.
The New Product 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 CrankDriveâ„¢ 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

  • 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

  • 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

Tire and Related Product

  • 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

  • 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
  • Runner Up: Air Lift Co., Wireless One EZ mount
  • Runner Up: TITAN Fuel Tanks, XXL Direct Replacement Fuel Tank

Wheel and Related Product

  • 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)

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