Check Out Ford’s 10 Custom Builds at SEMA 2022

The Blue Oval and its partners brought a few trucks, a few Broncos and a Mustang to the Vegas rally

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  • Ford attended SEMA 2022 with a host of off-road special builds, including a number of electric vehicles, a Maverick “Street Truck” and an Overlander Transit minivan
  • Three Broncos, the brand’s most accessorized nameplate, were on display
  • The F-150 Lightning has also been modified for multiple purposes as a race support vehicle and a “Swiss army knife”.

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Every year, automotive industry players come to Las Vegas to gather and show off all the significant upgrades, accessories, innovations and inventions they’ve been working on. Basically, the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show, or SEMA, is like an auto show, but for automotive products and services.

The accessory business is growing at Ford. According to the brand, sales of accessories have increased by 40% compared to two years ago, of which a third after purchase online or at the retailer. So it only makes sense that the brand would take the opportunity at the Las Vegas Convention Center to demonstrate the customization of 10 of its most popular nameplates, partnering with a number of aftermarket builders to create one-of-a-kind rides. . Here’s what they brought to the show.

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F-150 Lightning ‘Swiss Army Knife’

Ford F-150 Lightning 'Swiss Army Knife' at SEMA 2022
Ford F-150 Lightning ‘Swiss Army Knife’ at SEMA 2022 Picture of Ford

Tjin Edition outfitted this 2022 F-150 Lightning Platinum SuperCrew 4X4 with extended battery range to make it the ultimate tailgating machine. It has cargo boxes, roof racks, an awning and a bike rack from Thule with two e-bikes attached, plus a bunch of accessories from Ford. There’s a portable air compressor kit, dash cam, fridge and custom Recaro seats inside, plus an electric tonneau cover, roof rack basket, solar charging , red tow hooks, additional exterior lighting on the roof and under the body and army green paint. finish outside.

Bronco ‘Extreme Beach/Extreme Sports’

The Bronco Extreme Beach Support at the 2022 SEMA Show
The Bronco Extreme Beach Support at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

It might not be able to help you catch the fish, but the Extreme Beach Bronco from Warn Industries will definitely get you back to the river and back in style. Built on a 2022 Ford Bronco Wildtrak 4-Door, the Extreme build features a 270 degree awning, linkage, tailgate table, portable mini fridge, roof mounted light bar, bike racks and kayak, a Dana D60 axle with 5.38 gearing, and winch and wheels from Warn.

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Bronco Sport ‘Off-Road Heritage’

Ford Bronco Sport Off-Road Heritage at the 2022 SEMA Show
Ford Bronco Sport Off-Road Heritage at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

Yakima and Hypertech built this Badlands Bronco for those who want to think outside the box and stay the. The “Ultimate Base Camp Vehicle” includes an off-road recovery kit, jump starter, portable air compressor, fridge/freezer, Borla exhaust with black chrome tips, a bunch of extra external lights to illuminate tough terrain and Bronco Sports. Heritage emblems on the custom vinyl wrap to provide a quick nod to the nameplate’s off-road origins.

Bronco ‘Service Unit Vehicle’

The Ford Bronco Service Unit Vehicle at the 2022 SEMA Show
The Ford Bronco Service Unit Vehicle at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

This Bronco “Service Unit Vehicle” (or SUV) from ARB 4X4 Accessories pays homage to the rugged and capable emergency response vehicles of the 1900s. It’s unclear where the stretcher goes, but the V6 Bronco Modified Wildtrak should make it to the rescue point with its on-board air compressor, light bar, mirror-mounted lights, winch, tube doors and jack stand. The red crosses and “Quick Medical Aid” decals on its sides also make it clear to any wild animal that there may be a medical emergency somewhere in the forest or grassland.

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Bronco ‘Off-Road Performance’

Bronco Off-Road Performance at the 2022 SEMA Show
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The SEMA Business Women’s Network celebrates its 10th year with this all-terrain performance Bronco based on a 2021 Ford Bronco Wildtrak 4-Door, which was designed and built by more than 250 women, including five mother-daughter teams. It’s another off-road Bronco – fitting, as the Bronco is the brand’s most accessorized vehicle – this time with a 4.70 ratio on both axles and a special tune by Ford, a two-person tent , a fridge/freezer, custom leather seats and a Warn winch and ARB ram.

Mustang Mach-E ‘True Mustang Persona’

The Mustang Mach-E True Mustang Persona at the 2022 SEMA Show
The Mustang Mach-E True Mustang Persona at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

Ford showed only one Mustang product at the show this year: a Mach-E GT customized by Dom Tucci Design of Tucci Hot Rods and Kay Automotive Graphics to look more like its sedan brethren. Did it work? Yeah, sort of.

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The SUV has been widened, fitted with a custom spoiler, clear vacuum-formed wheel covers, 3D printed front lip and flares and a bunch of custom graphics. Inside, there are Recaro seats with racing harnesses, custom painted accents and a Ford 140-degree dash cam. It may not be the “real” Mustang, but it fits the personality.

F-150 PowerBoost hybrid ‘all-terrain remote’

The F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid Remote Off-Roading at the 2022 SEMA Show
The F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid Remote Off-Roading at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

Ford knows there are dozens of people heading into the backcountry with an F-150 box full of toys every weekend. So she brought along a hybrid F-150 PowerBoost designed by BDS Suspension to support this type of activity. The Remote Off-Roading F-150 rides on Fox shocks and 20-inch wheels, with a cold air intake and Borla exhaust assisting the twin-turbo V6 engine. Should the backcountry light up, the truck also has 7.2 kW Pro Power Onboard, recovery and first aid kits, an air compressor and a console safe.

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F-150 Lightning ‘Race Mount’

The Ford F-150 Lightning Race Support at the 2022 SEMA Show
The Ford F-150 Lightning Race Support at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

For motorsport fans, Real Truck and Motor City Solutions have transformed a Ford F-150 Lightning XLT into an all-terrain Baja racing support vehicle, featuring a larger 131kWh battery, mobile toolbox with welding equipment, a retractable tonneau cover, portable air compressor, a custom underbody skid plate and all-terrain tires on 18-inch wheels. Pro Onboard Power also allows the vehicle to function as an off-road workstation and charging point for other racing gear.

Maverick street truck

The 2022 Ford Maverick Street Truck at the 2022 SEMA Show
The 2022 Ford Maverick Street Truck at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

LEER Group has got their hands on a 2022 Ford Maverick Lariat Hybrid SuperCrew with the smallest 2.0L hybrid engine to make it a modern work truck “for enthusiasts and professionals who pride themselves on being able to do anything.” what, anywhere”.

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Shown in a Charred Gray with a canopy and yellow lightning bolt decal on the side, the Street Truck features a slide-out and extendable in-bed workstation, roof racks, solar panels for charging external devices and spacers of sporty fenders that frame the 20 2.5 inch Rotoform OZR Wheels.

Transit ‘Digital Nomad’

Ford Transit Digital Nomad at the 2022 SEMA Show
Ford Transit Digital Nomad at the 2022 SEMA Show Picture of Ford

Today’s drifter could do much worse than this Ford Transit Digital Nomad by John Pangilinan. Built on a 2022 Ford Transit 350 XLT HR Cargo with All-Wheel Drive and a 3.5L V6, the travel van includes a roof tent and Thule ladder to climb onto it, portable air compressor, fridge/freezer , a slide-out galley, 270-degree awning, custom interior panels and upholstery, and swivel Recaro seats. It’s also backwoods ready with a number of exterior lights, a front skid plate and a winch.

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