DAILY NEWS Oct 31, 2012 11:37 AM - 0 comments

BASF Shows Off Fly Vehicles at SEMA

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2012-10-31

BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions unveils restyled vehicles, hosts autograph sessions and prize drawings, and displays the latest in custom colour technology at booth 21455 at the 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.

 During the show, BASF – a leading manufacturer of coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets – is displaying vehicles featuring its Glasurit and R-M waterborne paint systems.

BASF unveiled a restyled vehicle from Chip Foose on Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. and one from the Ringbrothers at 2:10 p.m. during a press conference at the BASF booth. In addition, the company is displaying the 2012 Ridler Award-winning 1955 Ford Thunderbird and a restyled 1967 Shelby Mustang GT 500.

Experts from BASF are on hand throughout the show to discuss the latest in waterborne and colour technology, collision repair services and tools, and the best colour-matching tools in the industry.

Chip Foose, nationally known television personality, automotive designer and owner of Foose Design, was on hand during the press conference to unveil the 1948 Cadillac Eldorado “Eldorod” that he has restyled and painted with a custom blended Deep Blue from BASF’s Glasurit 90-Line waterborne system. In addition, Foose will be at the BASF booth to sign autographs on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and on Friday, Nov. 2 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

During the press conference, BASF also hosted the unveiling of the “Grinch,” a 1970 Chevy Camaro restyled by the Ringbrothers and painted in Custom Green from the Glasuri 90-Line. Mike and Jim Ring from Ringbrothers were on hand for the unveiling and will also make an appearance at the BASF booth on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m.

BASF is also featuring two additional must-see vehicles at its SEMA booth. The 2012 Ridler Award-winning 1955 Ford Thunderbird designed by Jonathon Peace and built by Torq’d Design Lab and Greening Auto Company is on display. The Thunderbird, which is owned by Dwayne Peace, is painted in Glasurit 90-Line Brilliant Red. Also being exhibited is the “Kardiac 500,” a 1967 Shelby Mustang GT 500 that was a Great 8 finalist at this year’s Detroit Autorama. Built by JF Kustoms and owned by Gordon Phillips, the Kardiac 500 is painted in a R-M Onyx HD Custom Mocha.


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