Mississauga, Ontario — November 22, 2013 — Several vehicles displayed at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas earlier this month featuring the latest in coatings technology from BASF have been recognized with awards and honours from various organizations, car manufacturers and automotive press outlets.
|A selection of winning cars featuring BASF coatings. Clockwise, from top left: a 1969 Ford Torino Talladega “GPT Special,” a 1967 Chevy Camaro RS from Ultimate Auto painted in Ruthless Red from BASFâ€™s Carizzma Colors, a Scion WSD tC built by Josh Croll and featuring BASF R-M Crollsicle Orange Tricoat and a RAUH-Welt 1989 Porsche 930, painted in BASF Glasurit Rubystone Red.
Recognition was given to vehicles displayed at SEMA for achievement in numerous categories, including design, innovation, creativity and performance. Accolades given to show vehicles featuring BASF paint include:
â€¢ Chevrolet SEMA Design Awards â€“ The â€œBest Chevrolet Corvetteâ€ and â€œBest New Chevrolet Accessoryâ€ award winning Mobil 1 2014 Corvette C7 designed by Jeff Nowicki and painted in BASF R-M Blade Silver Metallic.
â€¢ Mothers Shine Award Winner â€“ The 1969 Ford Torino Talladega â€œGPT Specialâ€œbuilt by Troy Trepanier of Rad Rides by Troy, painted in BASF Glasurit 90-Line Tennessee Whiskey Gold gloss and Daytona Sand satin.
â€¢ Scion Tuner Challenge Award â€“ The 2nd place winner, Walter Francoâ€™s Scion L-DZ painted in BASF R-M Onyx HD Starfire Pearl; and the 3rd place winner, the Scion WSD tC built by Josh Croll and featuring BASF R-M Crollsicle Orange Tricoat.
â€¢ Goodguys Rod & Custom Association GOLD Award â€“ The 1958 Corvette by Troy Spackman of Legacy Innovations, painted in BASF R-M Legacy Bronze.
â€¢ Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Trendsetter Award â€“ Presented to BASF customer Goolsby Customs of Alabama, which uses R-M paint exclusively on all of their builds.
â€¢ Car and Driver Magazine Best of 2013 SEMA Show â€“ The RAUH-Welt 1989 Porsche 930, painted in BASF Glasurit Rubystone Red.
â€¢ Super Chevy Magazine SEMA Highlights â€“ The 1967 Chevy Camaro RSfrom Ultimate Auto painted in Ruthless Red from BASFâ€™s Carizzm Colors.