These vehicles will be on display at booths throughout the show, highlighting the work of talented auto upholstery shops from Illinois to California. Stop by to check out their craftsmanship, ask questions about their design inspirations and see Apex’s products up close, including their very popular Fusion leather, Ultra Square Weave carpet and Dinamica microsuede.
Those who can’t attend this year’s show should keep their eyes tuned to Instagram, because Apex Leather is bringing SEMA to you! That includes a takeover of The Hog Ring’s account on November 2 and 3 to live stream interviews with Jeremy Bumpus of The Hot Rod Shop and John Wargo of The Custom Shop, who will be giving an insider’s tour of their incredible new builds. Sony and MTX Audio have also jumped on board the event with some great giveaways!
In the meantime, make sure these 6 are on your list!
Mobile Toys Inc’s 1976 Chevrolet Blazer ‘Lolita’
Where: Mobile Solutions Booth 11417, North Hall
Trimmers: Chris Pate, Edgar Diosdado, Frank Nieto, Hunter Brewer, and CJ Simpson
“We wanted to give this one-of-a-kind custom truck a truly modern interior that didn’t feel alien and blended well with the exterior,” Chris Pate said. “It’s absolutely custom, but still completely functional and can be driven and enjoyed.”
“We love blending modern technology and interior design cues to create our interior builds…this 1976 Square Body is the embodiment of that idea”
The Hot Rod Shop’s 2022 Ford Maverick
Where: MTX Audio Booth 10539, North Hall
Trimmer: Jeremy Bumpus
The Hot Rod Shop in Corinth, Mississippi, brought a retro 90’s theme to this Maverick. It’s trimmed in Apex Leather’s Fusion “Dark Denim” leather, and features old-school graphics and a rowdy MTX Audio sound system.
See it live! Jeremy Bumpus and Apex Leather will give a live tour of the Maverick on The Hog Ring’s Instagram page on November 2 at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET.
Tune in for your chance to win an MTX Audio Jackhammer 500W Mono Block Amplifier and 10″ 400-Watt RMS Car Audio Subwoofer, courtesy of MTX Audio.
The Custom Shop’s 1966 Ford Mustang ‘Double Down’
Where: Sony Booth 11123, North Hall
Trimmer: John Wargo
The shop spared no details, including a motorized, removable hard top, custom ground effects and Sony Audio system. You’ll especially be blown away by the interior design and execution.
See it live! John Wargo and Apex Leather will give a live tour of “Double Down” on The Hog Ring’s Instagram page on November 3 at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET.
Tune in for your chance to win a Sony – 7″ In-Dash Digital Media Receiver XAV-AX3000, courtesy of Sony Audio USA.
Hill’s Hot Rods’ 1967 Chevrolet C10 ‘Geoffrey’
Where: Fesler USA Booth #23077, Hot Rod Alley
Trimmer: Mario’s Trim Shop
Hill’s describes it as a clean, cool, custom-built truck that looks and functions as a high-end hot rod. It even has a crisp audio system by JD Glassworks. This C10 has a timeless look, and will be just as cool in 10, 15, 20 years down the road.
Daniel’s Custom Auto Interior’s 1970 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Roadster
Where: Feature Vehicle, TBD
Trimmer: Daniel Arevalo
The seats were built from scratch, creating a sleek new look by eliminating the springs, adding newly shaped foam, and finishing the look with medallions by Krist Kustom Medallions. The door panels were also expertly crafted and wrapped in-house.
Fesler USA’s Chevrolet C10
Where: Fesler USA Booth 23077, Hot Rod Alley
Trimmer: Chris Fesler
Fesler USA in Phoenix, Arizona, trimmed this Square Body Cab, which features lots of new Fesler products wrapped in Apex Leather! The products will be released at SEMA.
“Apex Leather has continued to provide the very best leather and customer service,” Chris Fesler said. “Their attention to detail is remarkable and their meticulous stance on products is refreshing. Most companies are worried about cutting costs to increase profits, leaving something to be desired when it comes to quality. Apex Leather takes pride in their product and the means by which they supply it. It has been a wonderful experience working with them”