Show vehicles featuring products from BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions on display at the 2012 SEMA Show have been recognized with awards from several organizations.
The awards recognize achievement across various categories, including design, innovation, creativity, performance and "wow factor." The awards won by vehicles featuring BASF paint this year include:
Ford Motor Co. Corporate Design “Best of Show” Award DSO Eyewear / MAD-Industries 2013 Mustang GT, painted in R-M Onyx HD Starfire Pearl 077.
General Motors “Best of Show” Award The Chip Foose “Eldorod,” 1948 Cadillac Eldorado painted in Huntington Blue with a 20 percent black mix, both from BASF’s Glasurit 90-Line.
General Motors “Best Corvette” Award The 1958 Corvette by Troy Trepanier of Rad Rides by Troy, painted in Glasurit 90-Line 1250 Black.
General Motors “Best Mini” Award The 2013 Chevy Spark by Chris Magnum / DSO Eyewear painted in R-M Onyx HD Starfire Pearl 077.
General Motors “Best New Chevrolet Exterior” Award The Nic Ashby / Rockstar Garage 2013 Yellow / Black Camaro Convertible in BASF R-M Onyx HD Rockstar Yellow Pearl and R-M Onyx HD Rockstar Black.
General Motors “Best New Chevrolet Compact Car” Award The Chris Magnum / DSO Eyewear 2013 Black Cruze featuring BASF R-M Onyx HD Gunmetal Metallic.
Hyundai President’s Choice Award The JP Edition Veloster Concept by John Pangilinan, painted in R-M Onyx HD Mint Green.
Mothers Shine Award for Paint & Design The 1933 Rad Rides Salt Flat E-Street Roadster by Troy Trepanier of Rad Rides by Troy and painted in Glasurit 90-Line Rad Rides Maroon and Rad Rides Flat Maroon.
Mothers Shine Award Finalists The finalists included three vehicles featuring BASF paint:
The 2012 Ridler Award-winning 1955 Ford Thunderbird, painted in Glasurit 90-Line Brilliant Red, owned by Dwayne Peace, designed by Jonathon Peace and built by Torq’d Design Lab and Greening Auto Co.
The 1958 Corvette by Troy Trepanier in Glasurit 90-Line 1250 Black; and
The 2013 Ford Mustang GT Ringbrothers, featuring Glasurit 90-Line gray.
Motor Trend’s “Top Six Hottest Ford Mustangs at the 2012 SEMA Show” The list included three Mustangs featuring BASF paint:
The DSO Eyewear / MAD-Industries 2013 Mustang GT in R-M Onyx HD Starfire Peal 077;
The Mothers Polish 2013 Ford Mustang GT RTR Spec 3, painted by Chris Guinn in BASF R-M Onyx HD Carizzma paint in Mothers Red; and
The 2013 Ford Mustang GT Ringbrothers, designed by the Ringbrothers and featuring Glasurit 90-Line gray.
Scion Tuner Challenge Award The Minty FReSh Scion FR-S by Chris Basselgia of R Miller Autobody and painted in BASF’s R-M Onyx HD Mint Green.
Sony Computer Entertainment of America’s “Gran Turismo” Award The Mothers Polish Mustang 2013 Ford Mustang GT RTR Spec 3 in R-M Onyx HD two-stage Carizzma waterborne paint in Mothers Red.