SEMA 2014 Show Photos

The 2014 SEMA Show has officially ended. The booths are being dismantled, the cars loaded onto trailers, and 130,000 people are heading home after the 4-day event.

If you are not familiar with SEMA, it is an annual trade show for the automotive aftermarket industry. This was our 3rd year attending the show, and it was a very memorable one!

We took plenty of photos of this year’s show, which featured approximately 2,500 exhibitors and over 1,500 vehicles on display. We will be profiling many of these cars in upcoming posts, so be sure to stay tuned for more coverage!

Arriving at the 2014 SEMA Show

Over 130,000 people attended the 4-day show

Entering the Central Hall

Rally car driver Ken Block signing autographs at the Ford booth

Rutledge Wood, one of the hosts of the American “Top Gear”

David Freiburger of Hot Rod Magazine and “RoadKill” fame

Dennis Anderson, creator and driver of Grave Digger

Some of the booth babes were very attractive…

…while others were not.

This Corvette ZR1 “Blue Devil” has been completely restored after falling into a sinkhole at the Corvette Museum

The 2015 COPO Camaro has a very limited production of just 69 vehicles. These factory drag racers do not come with titles and cannot be driven on the street.

2015 Dodge Challenger “Rapture” by Downforce Motorsports and Pfaff Designs

This Plymouth Suburban was looking minty fresh at the Optima Batteries booth

Bob Bertelsen’s 1969 Chevrolet C10 pickup at the JRI Shocks booth

This 1966 Mustang from Caesar Martinez was on display at the Wilwood Brakes booth

A sweet two-tone Mustang at the Griffin Radiator booth

The Dynamat/Dynamic Control 1967 Fairlane won Ford’s “Best of Show” Award at SEMA 2014.

Ken Block’s Ford Mustang

This gorgeous 1971 Camaro at the STA-BIL booth was built by Jared Zimmerman and Lou Santiago from Car Fix

1960 Ford Starliner by Chip Foose

This 1964 Buick Riviera by JF Customs won the prestigious Ridler Award in 2014

The Ridler Award is one of the top awards in the world of hot rodding

The Roadster Shop’s 1970 Camaro “Rampage” scooped up the Gran Turismo Award and a GM Design Award for Best G-Machine at SEMA 2014

2015 Mustang GT Convertible “Outlaw” at the Ford booth

2015 Ford Mustang King Cobra

A stunning 1968 Dodge Charger “Sliced” by The Roadster Shop on display at the TEN booth

The Roadster Shop’s 1,000hp twin turbo Barracuda “HellFish” on display at the AutoMeter booth

1966 Ford Mustang “KSV9000” by Kiwi Classics and Customs at Trick Flow booth

A gorgeous 1959 Chevrolet El Camino by Hot Rods and Custom Stuff

Reproduction bodies for sale

Tom Chinn’s 1955 Chevrolet Nomad by Salvaggio Auto Design

Jesse Owens’ 1960 Cadillac “Criminal”

This Toyota Camry dragster is powered by an 850HP 5.7L V8 engine from a Tundra with a TRD supercharger

Toyota FT1 concept vehicle

2014 Toyota Tundra Double Cab SR5 Monster Truck on 66″ tires

North American Eagle landspeed vehicle

Contestants in the 2014 Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational

More cars from the Optima Challenge

94 cars competed in this year’s event

Greg Schneider’s gorgeous 1966 Chevelle

Robert Jackson’s pro-touring 1967 Volvo Amazon

Although the Ultima GTR looks goofy with colored lights, it is actually a very potent track car

Kia K900 luxury sedan looking elegant on HRE wheels

Custom wagon from Count’s Kustoms in Las Vegas, NV

1950 Chevrolet “Vanilla Shake” built by Donn Lowe

PPE’s 1970 Chevelle is powered by a 6.6L Duramax Diesel engine with twin turbos

I saw this amazing 1965 Mercury Comet R Road Racer on display at the Craftsman Tools booth

The Roadster Shop’s 1964 Chevelle “MaliciouSS” on display at Baer Brakes

Ringbrothers’ 1966 Chevelle “Recoil” swept the show, winning GM’s Best of Show Award, GoodGuys Gold Award, and a Mothers Choice Award. Congratulations Mike and Jim!

Some cars outside near the first-time exhibitors’ pavilion

Vehicles parked out in front of the convention center

This Chevrolet C10 pickup is sporting a radial engine swap out of an airplane. Wild!!

This NASCAR powered 1993 Ford Mustang Cobra pumps out 1,019 horsepower on the dyno

This gorgeous 1959 Pontiac Catalina Wagon was designed by Max Grundy

Lexus LS460 on Rohana Wheels

This 2008 Pontiac Solstice GXP is pushing over 500HP out of a turbocharged Ecotec 4-cylinder engine!

A very rare 1940s GM Futurliner bus

A stunning pro-touring Chevrolet Malibu

No, it’s not Jay Leno’s car. La Bestioni is a custom build by Gary Wales based on a 1917 American LaFrance fire truck

An Audi coupe with a matte white vinyl wrap

Tuner cars on display at SEMA 2014

Galpin Auto Sports had a Peel P50 on display! This vehicle is the World’s Smallest Car (as seen on Top Gear, Series 10, Episode 3)

The glorious Galpin GTR1 supercar

2015 Ford Mustang RTR Spec2

Mike Murillo’s 1993 Mustang LX on display at the Bully Dog booth. This car has run a 6.310 @ 241 mph in the quarter-mile

Lexus LFA supercar, 1 of 500 built

Mustangs lined up for the 50th Anniversary Pony Drive

Dan Duffy’s 1956 Chevrolet 210 Post was awarded a 2014 Ridler Award Great 8 Finalist

Steve Head’s 1969 Chevrolet Nova sedan at the Axalta booth

A red hot Saleen S7 on display at the Eagle One booth

A gorgeous Chevelle with a Kenne Bell supercharged engine at the Magnaflow booth

A slammed Chevrolet C10 pickup by So. Cal Suspension

Lamborghini Aventador Roadster on Forgiato wheels

The Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition is 1 of 50 made and costs $465,000 – which is $90,000 more than a regular LFA

Cars lining up for the SEMA Cruise on Friday, November 7th, 2014

A herd of Mustangs participating in the 2014 SEMA Cruise

Thanks for checking out our recap of the 2014 SEMA Show! Be sure to bookmark our site as we will be featuring many of these cars in-depth during the coming weeks. If you liked this post, please take a minute to share it on Facebook or Twitter – and thanks for reading!

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About Trevor Freeman

Trevor is a real gearhead who loves everything from classic American muscle cars to high-performance exotics. When he's not reading about cars or taking photos at a car show, he's probably out cruising around. He is currently working on restoring a 1980 Chevrolet Monza hatchback.

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