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SEMA Show 2008: A Ford Show Vehicle Preview Part 2

Staff Report

A sneak peek of more trucks and cars that will be unveiled!


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10-30-08: The previews are almost as tantalizing as the real thing. Here is our second installment of non-Mustang Ford show cars to be unveiled at the 2008 SEMA Show.

2009 Ford F-150 Platinum by Extang Corporation

Drivetrain: 5.4L E85 V8; AIRAID intake; Borla exhaust; six-speed automatic transmission
Chassis: Two-wheel-drive Super Crew; 6½-ft. bed; Ground Force lowered suspension; SSBC disk brake system
Exterior: Extang tonneau cover; Street Scene Equipment body kit; Anzo LED taillamps; PIAA driving lamps; Ford Custom Accessories 22-inch chrome wheels and sport liner; Goodyear Fortera tires; custom paint by Washtenaw Community College and the Custom Cars & Concepts team
Interior: Ford Custom Accessories DVD headrest video system; Polk Audio stereo system

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2009 Ford Transit Connect by Ford Motor Company/H&R Springs

Chassis: H&R performance coil-overs, lowered 3 inches front and 4 inches rear; 8x19 front and 9x19 rear OZ wheels custom built by The Tire Rack; Pirelli PZero tires
Exterior: Custom Ford blue paint with racing stripes; PIAA driving lamps
Interior: Custom Piloti interior; Scosche custom audio I.C.E.; GTS Classics ST seats

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty by Bishop Customs

Drivetrain: AIRAID cold-air intake; Edge programmer; 4-inch exhaust system; transmission upgrades
Chassis: Full custom four-link airbag suspension; C-notched frame; Warn VTC compressors; air management system; 24x10 front and 24x14 rear wheels; 285/35R24 front and 405/25/24 rear tires
Exterior: Street Scene dually fenders, roll pan, grille and cowl; custom monochromatic paint; tinted light lenses; dually front fenders; Leer 700 tonneau; custom side grilles, ground effects and cowl hood
Interior: Roadwire leather seats; custom door panels, paint, audio system; window tint

2009 Ford F-150 4x4 Super Crew by Leer/Street Scene

Drivetrain: Flex Fuel U.S.E85 ethanol flex fuel converter kit and gell cell batteries; Ground Force green filter; K&N cold-air intake; Magnaflow dual sport performance exhaust and muffler; Optima high-capacity batteries
Chassis: Pro-Comp suspension lift kit and shocks; Baer brake conversion system; Pro Comp 35/12/50R20 tires and chrome wheels
Exterior: Street Scene custom grille; AMP Research retractable running boards; Brunton solar rolls; DuPont custom paint; Leer 700 Series fiberglass tonneau; Reflexxions custom hood; Street Scenes sport mirrors; Thule aero bar roof rack system and accessories; Westin Automotive bull bar
Interior: Audiovox/Kicker/Scosche/EFX AM/FM stereo with CD, DVD/VHS fold-down player with monitors; wireless headphones, bed speakers, GPS navigation system and satellite radio; Phoenix Imaging decorative carbon-fiber dash; Road Wire custom leather and suede interior; US Speedo gauges; Wise Industries BedRug cargo bed protection; solar-power alternatives for cell phone, computer and lighting

2008 Shelby 85th Commemorative GT40 by Shelby Engines/Shelby

Drivetrain: Roush-prepared Shelby 427 aluminum-block engine; 550hp and 535 lb.-ft. of torque; original-style “Bundle of Snakes” exhaust
Chassis: GT40 electro-galvanized sheet steel replication monocoque unibody; fully independent suspension system; unequal length A-arms; coil-over system; H&R springs; Bilstein adjustable shocks; front and rear anti-roll bars; Wilwood super-light vented brakes, 2.75-inch discs and four-piston calipers; Halibrand 15-inch wheels; BFGoodrich 225/50/15 front and 275/60/15 rear g-Force Drag Radial tires
Exterior: Carroll Shelby engraved door handles and etched left and right front headlight covers; hood wind diffusers; side sill graphics; commemorative hood badge and decal
Interior: Original-style seats; four-point racing harness seat belts; racing-style dash; Smith gauges; replica pedal box, instruments and quick-release 14-inch steering wheel

2008 Ford F-350 Crew Cab Dually by Ford Motor Company

Drivetrain: Ford 6.4 Power Stroke turbodiesel; Banks Big Hoss bundle, intake, engine management and exhaust system
Chassis: Ford F-350 two-wheel-drive dually; DJM lowering kit; SSBC disc-brake upgrades; Pirelli tires; American Force 24-inch custom dually wheels
Exterior: Hulst Customs Striker body kit; Sherwin-Williams Planet Color custom paint; Gaylord’s Lids tonneau cover; Sharpline Converting stripes and graphics
Interior: Katzkin Leather Interiors custom leather interior;
Sony audio/video entertainment system; Banks in-dash power PDA; Quiet Ride Solutions interior insulation; Designer Mat embroidered carpet mats and bed mat

2009 Ford F-150 SuperCrew by Ford Motor Company

Drivetrain: Ford 5.4L 3V Triton V8; Kenne Bell supercharger; Magnaflow performance cat-back exhaust system
Chassis: Ford F-150 two-wheel drive; DJM lowering kit; SSBC disc brake upgrades; Pirelli tires; Rodtana custom wheels
Exterior: Hulst Customs Striker body kit; Sherwin-Williams Planet Color custom paint; Gaylord’s Lids tonneau cover; Sharpline Converting stripes and graphics; Solid By Design logo fuel door
Interior: Katzkin custom leather interior; Sony audio/video entertainment system; Syndicate Automotive Concepts mobile-electronics installation; Quiet Ride Solutions interior insulation; Designer Mat embroidered carpet mats and bed mat

2008 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe by Roush Performance

Drivetrain: Roush 402 RC engine; 501 bhp and 580 lb.-ft. of torque; 3.46:1 BTR Hydratrack differential; Tremec T56 six-speed transmission
Chassis: Round-tube space frame; fully independent coil-over suspension; front and rear unequal A-arms
Exterior: Peter Brock shape and form; composite body; heated and tinted laminated glass front windscreen; tempered glass manual roll-up side windows
Interior: Leather-trimmed interior; three-point retractable seat belts; Stewart Warner speedometer, tach, water, oil temperature, oil pressure gauge, ammeter and fuel gauges; air conditioning with heating; rollbar; Moto Lita 14-inch steering wheel

2008 Continuation Shelby CSX 4000 Cobra by Shelby

Drivetrain: Shelby Engines 427 FE aluminum-block engine; Shelby Salisbury differential; Dana 44 gears
Chassis: DOM 4-inch-diameter steel-tube frame; Shelby four-wheel independent suspension, dual A-arms, coil-over shocks, rack-and-pinion steering; Shelby-branded racing brakes; Baer dual-piston calipers; aluminum pin drive 15-inch wheels; stainless-steel winged knock-offs; 235/60R15 front and 295/50R15 rear tires
Exterior: Shelby hand-laid fiberglass composite body; front and rear aluminum fender close-out panels; chrome rollbar; black quick jacks; Cobra and 427SC Shelby emblems
Interior: S/C dash layout; Shelby signature gauges, vinyl seats and custom black carpeting;15-inch wood steering wheel; fuel-pressure gauge.

2007 Superformance MKIII-R Cobra Replica by Roush/Superformance

Drivetrain: Roush Performance Engines 427 IR dry-sump aluminum small-block V8; 576 hp and 550 lb.-ft. of torque; Roush hard coat anodized billet covers; ceramic-coated headers and side pipes; Tremec five-speed transmission
Chassis: Independent suspension; limited-slip differential; Bilstein shocks; H&R springs; GMP sway bars; Wilwood upgraded power-assisted vented disc brakes; four-pot calipers; American Racing 18-inch pin drive wheels; BFGoodrich KDW tires
Exterior: Hand-laminated fiberglass body; reinforcing inserts; two-stage Monza Red paint with titanium and black stripes; Roush Performance badging
Interior: Cobra seats; custom embroidery; four-point harness seat belts; Safe Craft fire suppression system; short shifter; custom floor mats

 

 
 
 

 
 

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