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2015 SEMA Show : Ten Best New Performance Products

The SEMA Show is the biggest aftermarket car show of it's kind and definitely known for the many features that show off the incredible builds and awesome machines. Even though the show is more well known for some of the best performance cars from manufacturers and tuners alike, there's an entire layer of the show that's different for businesses, shops, resellers and more. This layer springs from the SEMA New Product showcase, where manufacturers and engineers can show off the biggest and brightest new products for the calendar year.

Whether you are a buyer or a modified car fan, there's always something at the Product Showcase for any fan of the automotive aftermarket. This countdown shows off the latest and greatest innovations at the 2015 SEMA Show that we saw at the New Products Showcase. The 2015 SEMA Show placed the product showcase by the South Hall, nearby the Skybridge and certainly had more than its fair share of incredible new products.

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BBS of America - BBS 2 PC Motorsport Tuner Wheel

BBS of America - BBS 2 PC Motorsport Tuner Wheel

Taking home the Best in SEMA Show New Product Showcase in the Wheel and Related Product category, BBS continues it's long legacy of forged multi-piece rims. Perfect for flush fitment freaks and tuners needing that extra clearance for huge brakes, these new BBS Tuner wheels turned plenty of heads at the 2015 SEMA Show.

2

Racepak - IQ3S Street Dash

Racepak - IQ3S Street Dash

One of the runner ups in the Performance-Street Product category at the 2015 SEMA Show, the all new IQ3S improves what was already an incredible instrument platform. Much more than just a digital dash, the new IQ3S eliminates the need for any factory tach, and is complete with all the creature comforts you've come accustomed to.

Further, the new integration of factory components and features like high beam, parking brake, time, odometer, turn signals and fuel levels really put this top notch instrument cluster over the top. You can also combine this unit to the all new Racepak GPS module, giving you a new way to track your speed and monitor your track laps.

3

Aeromotive Inc. – Diesel Lift Pump

Aeromotive Inc. – Diesel Lift Pump

Runner up in the Engineered New Product SEMA category, this new Diesel Lift Pump has been one of the most hotly watched items for the 2015 SEMA Show. Diesel performance has been on the rebound after suffering through the economic struggles and rising fuel costs of the early 2000s.

According to experts at the 2015 SEMA Show, diesel trucks and turbocharged diesel performance is on the rise and stronger than ever. According to SEMA Vice President Peter MacGillivray, there has been a huge rise in diesel performance products in the aftermarket automotive products at the show.

“Pickup trucks are back in a big way,”

With new products like this, there's no doubting the power of diesel trucks and the new groundbreaking products on the horizon

4

Brembo North America. – B-M8 Brake Calipers

Brembo North America. – B-M8 Brake Calipers

This incredible 8 piston forged monobloc caliper took Brembo USA over 1,000 hours of design time and on-vehicle testing. It's designed to house a massive 15.8 x 5.51 x 7.1 rotor, one of the biggest calipers and brake setups ever designed or manufactured by Brembo.

Not only is it the biggest and baddest brake setup we've ever seen, this new B-M8 caliper is stunning to look at and it's almost a shame you've got to bolt it into your car. This new rotor took home the 2015 SEMA Show best of show in the Engineered New Product category.

5

C&R Performance – Drag Race Barrel Intercooler

C&R Performance – Drag Race Barrel Intercooler

Winner of the Performance-Racing Product category, this new water to air intercooler system is meant for high horsepower applications and comes in various inlet and outlet sizes. When you are turbocharging your naturally aspirated vehicle, or increasing the boost in your turbo car or truck, the right amount of intercooling is required to keep intake temperatures low and detonation at bay.

Want to learn more about turbocharging your vehicle or how to increase horsepower? Check out more at My Pro Street.

6

aFe Power - DFS780 Series Diesel Fuel System

aFe Power - DFS780 Series Diesel Fuel System

Keeping up with the diesel theme at the 2015 SEMA Show, the all new DFS780 fuel system is a culmination of aFe Power's extreme testing procedures. Critical for high horsepower and torque producing diesel turbo engines, this unit can help you eliminate water vapor and remove debris and contaminants that can foul your glow plugs.

Rock steady fuel pressure ensures constant and consistent availability for the high-pressure transfer pump, improving throttle response and horsepower at all RPMs. This incredible fuel setup took home Best in Show at the 2015 SEMA Show in the Performance-Street Product category

7

Racepak - Street SmartWire

Racepak - Street SmartWire

The Racepak SmartWire is a fully programmable power distribution module, capable of controlling 30 outputs (on / off switching) and 12 inputs (switch activated) on any type of 12 – 16 VAC systems. One of the runner-ups for the Mobile Electronics Product category, this unit from Racepak ties in everything you need for your street car or weekend warrior.

Fuses, relays and solenoids are eliminated, instead controlled through solid state switching inside the housing. Current outputs, switching inputs along with a nearly unlimited variety of and/or on-off switching functions are user programmable through the DatalinkII software.

8

Cybcar America – OEM Integrated Drive Assist System

Cybcar America – OEM Integrated Drive Assist System

If you've ever wondered when our cars would drive themselves, this incredible unit from Cybcar America is making this a real possibility soon. The new Cybcar system is a plug-and-play with side cameras pre-fit to side mirrors and synced with turn signals to appear on the mirror when signals are used.

This allows you to get eyes on your car while driving that was never possible before. You've no doubt seen many of the self drive concepts from Mercedes Benz and Toyota, but this remarkable new product is quickly bridging drivers and technology together.

9

Nitrous Express Inc. – Hot Water Nitrous Bottle Bath

Nitrous Express Inc. – Hot Water Nitrous Bottle Bath

NX makes it easy for you to transport your nitrous bottles and keep them at the right temperature with their innovative new bottle bath. Flexible, mobile and lightweight, it's a must have for any N02 powered race car or race team when you are at the track and need your bottles ready to go.

Taking home runner-up honors at the 2015 SEMA Show, this bath is one you want your bottles in whenever they aren't powering you to the winner's circle.

10

Auto Meter - Dash Link

Auto Meter - Dash Link

Dash instrumentation is quickly evolving, making the leap to OLED systems and displays and Autometer took home runner-up honors at the 2015 SEMA Show. This virtual OBD2 system is a plug and play system that gets your smartphone plugged into the vitals of your vehicle real time, making it awesome for any tuner or engine modification expert.

There are real time readings of horsepower, torque, lateral G, ¼ mile, along with engine vitals making it easy for you to tune closed loop operation and engine power.