Tuesday, October 23, 2012
SEMA Show 2012: Assessing the small car quotient
It's only seven days until the SEMA Show—the world's largest bastion of customized automobiles in the world. It's the who's who of the automotive aftermarket. This will be my seventh consecutive year at the show, and just as excited as I ever was.
Every year the automotive landscape at the show changes. The last couple of years, muscle cars have been the big deal—Mustang, Camaro, Challenger, etc. However, there is always a small car quotient. The question is how many customized small cars will be there? Here are some of the known smaller cars being shown in Vegas next week.
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There will undoubtedly be a bunch of other small customized vehicles at the show in both the manufacturer's booths as well as all around the show. I'll snap a few photos here, so be sure to stay tuned.The big question on my mind is will there be a lot of the small cars, or will the focus remain on muscle cars?
A few years back, there were a lot of Fits, some Yaris models, MINIs, ForTwos, and even the stray Versa and Cube, not to mention Souls and Fiestas. However, 2010 and 2011 had a marked decrease in overall customized subcompacts. What will 2012 bring? Stay tuned to Subcompact Culture and we'll find out.