2021 SEMA Award Finalists Announced - Engine Builder Magazine

2021 SEMA Award Finalists Announced

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), a member-organization dedicated to advancing the automotive and automotive aftermarket industries, announced finalists for the 2021 SEMA Award, a recognition presented to new vehicle models that provide the aftermarket with the best platforms for customization. Voted on by SEMA Show exhibitors, winners will be announced at the annual trade-only event on November 2-5, in Las Vegas, Nev.

This year’s award program includes a new category for mid-size trucks. Other categories include car, full-size truck, 4×4/SUV, and sport compact. Exhibitors identified the top three finalists in each category that best showcase their products and accessories.

The top three finalists in each category are (in alphabetical order):

SEMA Car of the Year
•    Chevrolet Corvette
•    Ford Mustang
•    Nissan GT-R

SEMA Mid-Size Truck of the Year
•    Ford Ranger
•    Stellantis Jeep Gladiator
•    Toyota Tacoma

SEMA Full-Size Truck of the Year
•    Chevrolet Silverado
•    Ford F Series
•    Stellantis Ram

SEMA 4×4/SUV of the Year
•    Chevrolet Tahoe
•    Ford Bronco
•    Stellantis Jeep Wrangler

SEMA Sport Compact of the Year
•    Honda Civic
•    Nissan Sentra
•    Toyota Supra

These vehicles represent today’s most popular models based on their potential for customization. Aftermarket manufacturers are investing in the vehicles for their ability to have upgraded performance, styling, comfort, convenience, and safety. The program creates awareness for aftermarket products and highlights the ongoing collaboration between SEMA, automakers, and aftermarket manufacturers to bring quality products to market. SEMA also helps aftermarket manufacturers with product development through the SEMA Garage, measuring sessions, 3-D printing, technology transfer, and more.

For additional information about the SEMA Show, visit www.semashow.com.

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