SEMA is a show that's geared around aftermarket parts, and this year there were plenty of new products to showcase. Here are just a few of our favorites:
New offerings from RAYS Engineering’s Gram Lights line, the brand-new STFXX design which should be available for purchase soon!
Chances are, you’ve seen plenty of GoPro cameras by now. These nifty small video cameras can be placed almost anywhere, and the image quality you get out of them is simply excellent, especially considering the size and price point. Ideal for recording motorsports, the newest generation, the Hero 3, is now available in three configurations and starts at just $199.
When it comes to EMS and tuning solutions, AEM is a big fish. The newest EMS system, the Infinity, is designed to give incredible access into nearly every aspect of tuning, and for almost any motor. Currently there is a plug and play application for Toyota Supra (2JZ), and coming soon the Honda B, H, K and D series, and Mitsubishi 4G63.
KW Suspensions has come up with a great new coilover system that allows you to control damping adjustments directly from your iPod, iPhone or iPad (Android coming soon). The Dynamic Damping Control (DDC) system allows you to use preexisting settings from KW, or save up to 5 of your own presets. This will be advantageous for on the fly adjustments, like during a race or track day when you don’t have time to change your settings manually.
In car entertainment is one sector of the tuning world that has always been on the cutting edge, with companies like Pioneer leading the way. Pioneer has several new lines of products, including a new line of in-dash multimedia receivers and 5 new single disk receivers, all with features such as Pandora internet radio connectivity, USB input playback, and Pioneer’s own Mixtrax digital DJ technology. Pioneer also has a new GM-D line of amplifiers, offered in various outputs to custom fit your system.
We’re digging the old school look of these two new wheels from Enkei. The Compe (top) and Apache II (bottom) will look right at home on any vintage ride.
Can’t go wrong with SSR, with a complete line of performance and luxury wheels, you’re sure to find what you need no matter what your style may be.
New offerings from Garrett are sure to put some scoot into your booty. Garrett has a wide variety of sizes and designs, check them out online for details.
Turbonetics brought the heat with it’s new line of T25/28 turbochargers, and new HPC billet compressor wheels, available in sizes from 54 to 155mm.
The Borg Warner EFR (Engineered For racing) product line has created big waves in the boosted car community. This year, they announced a new compact EFR-7163, a turbo capable of incredible power while maintaining relatively low mass and physical housing size.
When it’s time to put the squeeze on, turn to Brembo for one of it’s infamous big brake kit upgrades. The new kit for the R35 GT-R consists of a carbon 380mm rotor and 6-piston caliper.
Here are the new entry-lever dedicated race brakes called Club Sport. Brembo has applications for the FR-S/BRZ, Evo, STI, and more coming soon.
Wilwood’s new six-piston front brake kit for the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ looks great, and will help improve stopping times significantly. This is a perfect upgrade for a budget-minded track enthusiast.
For BRZ and FR-S suspension parts, look no further than Whiteline. These guys have your bases covered with all the arms, braces and links your little heart could possibly desire.
With performance wheels, quality doesn’t come cheap. HRE has released a new wheel line, dubbed FlowForm, that start under $3,000 for 19-inch sizes. Finally you can have your cake and eat it too!
If you happen to drive a Prius, this product might help you. This switch replaces the standard shifter and makes for a better ergonomic experience, according to the guys at MoreJapan. It also looks cool and comes with an available carbon fiber cover which adds at least 3 highway MPG. Not really.
DC Sports had a new pre-production exhaust on display for the FR-S and BRZ, keep your eyes open for more details when this piece reaches production.
Who doesn’t love a little Moon Eyes action? Add a bit of hot rod flare to any ride, domestic or otherwise.
OS Giken is famous for their bulletproof transmission and drivetrain parts, so we’re sure this new LSD for the FR-S and BRZ will be nothing short of sublime!
K-Tuned is one of the leading manufacturers of Honda K-Series engine swap parts, among their newest releases is this no-cut shifter box for EG, DC2 and EK Honda chassis. Why make your life harder than it has to be? This box is a direct fit and does not require cutting into the body of your precious baby.
Cusco has a ton of new stuff available for the FR-S and BRZ, including this ignition voltage capacitor (top) and this hot new direct ignition coil set (bottom). These parts don’t come cheap, but you’ll be glad you upgraded the ignition department if you plan to make any sort of serious power with your FA20.