Ford at SEMA 2013

Special Cars 22 Oct 2013
Ford at SEMA 2013

At the upcoming SEMA Show (November 5-8, 2013) Ford will present a full range of modified vehicles based on the Mustang, Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Transit, F-150 ad Super Duty models.

Until today, the company has revealed the first renderings and details on the custom Mustang, Fiesta and Focus. Below we report the images and a summary of the features of the previewed cars.

Ford Mustang GT convertible by Hollywood Hot Rods

The Mustang created by Hollywood Hot Rods features a number of redesigned body parts, such the whole rear section and the hand-formed aluminum removable roof.

Ford Mustang by Hollywood Hot Rods

“We really wanted to take the customization of this Mustang to the next level,” said Troy Ladd, owner of Hollywood Hot Rods. “Instead of simply adding accessories and a custom paint job, we wanted to really change the car.

“So we decided to […] create a completely new and bold design […] while retaining classic Mustang DNA.”

More than 150 hours of went into reshaping the entire rear section of the Mustang project car in metal. Another 250 hours of hand-forming went into crafting the aluminum lift-off roof.

Body modifications also include the front splitter, side scoops, skirts and diffuser are custom fabricated in aluminum.

Mechanical modifications include a Cortex Racing X-treme grip track suspension system, a Ford Racing Whipple supercharger and Banks Straight-Shot Water-Methanol injection system with IQ Man Machine interface, bringing the 5.0-liter V8 to an estimated 750 horsepower.

Project Yellow Jacket Ford Mustang by Vortech Superchargers

The Project Yellow Jacket Ford Mustang, created by the team at Vortech Superchargers and Neil Tjin features the 3dCarbon’s Boy Racer kit, a Webasto custom electronic sunroof, a carbon-fiber cowl induction hood and other carbon accents from TruFiber all finished in a custom paint supplied by DuPont.


The 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine is equipped with a Vortech V-3 Si supercharging system delivering 605 horsepower and 473 lb.-ft. with 7.5 psi of boost.

Ford Mustang GT by Nitto Tire

The 2014 Ford Mustang GT created by Nitto Tire for the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas was designed to enhance the natural athleticism of Mustang’s curves. The team added a bold 3dCarbon body kit to visually lower the car, and a Classic Design Concepts performance grille to feed all the air the engine and cooling system will ever need.


The body is finished in custom BASF R-M Onyx Race Red paint with jet black stripes and that matches the red Wilwood brake calipers.

The 5.0-liter Coyote V8 was upgrade using Ford Racing parts, including a new intake manifold, 65-millimeter twin-bore throttle body and matching air intake to feed the V8, with Tune Logics calibration.

Focus ST by PM Lifestyle


The Focus ST by PM Lifestyle celebrates Southern California car culture, and features performance powertrain upgrades, including Banks Power straight-shot water-methanol injection system and iQ Man-Machine Interface; nineteen-inch Rotiform wheels wrapped in GT Radial Champiro tires.

Body modifications include a custom harness bar, carbon fiber exterior pieces and a custom paint job from Axalta.

The interior reflects the road rally theme, with Sparco Chrono Road seats and five-point harness from Schroth Racing.

Focus ST by Green Filter USA

The Focus ST by Green Filter USA features a Vintage Team Lotus livery with a green and gold colorscheme, paying tribute to the Lotus-Ford that won the 1965 Indianapolis 500.


Builders worked to mimic details from the original livery vehicle, including exhaust outlets on the custom exhaust kit. The Eighteen-inch wheels from American Racing Wheels feature Falken tires.

Ford Focus ST by DRAGG


Drag Racing Against Gangs & Graffiti created a rally-themed vehicle for law enforcement, featuring a distinctive paint scheme and graphics and equipped with LED emergency lights and custom interior rifle rack. The powertrain has Vortech Engineering upgrades for increased performance.

Ford Focus ST by UTI

The Focus ST presented by Universal Technical Institute features a vintage Gulf Racing livery – inspired by the rich history of Gulf Racing from the 1960s and 1970s – and custom flares by DTM Autobody.


This Gulf Racing Focus has nineteen-inch Forgestar wheels wrapped in Falken tires, custom dual-side exhausts exiting from an intercooler kit by Vortech Superchargers, a high-flow catalytic converter from Motiv Concepts, Baer brakes and a KW suspension kit.

Ford Fiesta by 3dCarbon


The Fiesta by 3dCarbon features as Air Design body kit with front air dam, splitter, side skirts, rear lower diffuser and rear upper hatch spoiler; 19-inch Pinzette-M Forgiato wheels with Pirelli tires (215/35/R19).

The intent has been to create a European-influenced body kit resulting in a more aggressive look that isn’t too over the top. The interior is trimmed with Pecca red-and-black two-tone Leather with contrast stitching.

Ford Fiesta ST by Ice Nine Group


Ice Nine Group prepared a rally race-ready Fiesta, with fender flares, carbon fiber hood, rear wing, moonroof plug with room vent and carbon fiber quarter window plugs with duct vents for added cooling in the cabin.

W2 Graphic Specialists provided full vinyl wrap and special window tinting.

Ford Fiesta ST by MRT

The Fiesta ST by MRT has a custom two-tone paint job that mixes blazing green and deep black, with bright red accents.


Upgrades to the powertrain include high-performance, stainless steel Eco-Flow exhaust system and COBB Tuning induction and cooler for optimum inlet airflow.

The car which will be featured in the upcoming “Forza Motorsport 5” video game for Xbox One, with the intent of building a bridge between automotive enthusiasts and gamers

Ford Fiesta ST by Bojix Design


Bojix Design customized the Fiesta ST with a custom BASF paint job, a specially designed three-inch cat-back exhaust system and Banks Straight-Shot water-methanol injection system with iQ Man machine interface.

Fiesta ST by COBB Tuning/Tanner Foust Racing


The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST by COBB Tuning and Tanner Foust Racing has been transformed into a tribute to the U.S. armed forces to raise awareness for the Pat Tillman Foundation, which provides resources and educational scholarship support for veterans, active service members and their spouses.

(Source: Ford)

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