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Kyle Tucker Named SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 11-14-2014

DIAMOND BAR, Calif.- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced Kyle Tucker as the winner of the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders competition. The announcement was made last week at SEMA Ignited, a new event designed to celebrate the builders and showcase the products from the trade-only SEMA Show.

2014 SEMA Battle of the Builders Winner 
Kyle Tucker, with his ’69 Chevy Camaro, 
was the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders™ winner

Tucker competed in the SEMA Battle of the Builders along with more t

Daily SEMA Show Coverage 2014

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 11-10-2014

Daily 2014 SEMA SHOW Photos

SEMA Pre Party Award Cutting

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 10-31-2014

SEMA Las Vegas Kick off party 2014

Check out this video of the Gauge Magazine Award for SEMA Kick off party being CNC machined!  


By GaugeMagazine
Posted 10-22-2014


    The temperature is dropping, leaves are changing color and builders all across the world are screaming that 4 letter word thousands of times daily!   SEMA!  Over the years SEMA has become one of the most loved and hated words in the automotive world. Yearly builders and their teams work countless hours bashing to get project vehicles done in time for their big debut to the world largest custom audience at the SEMA show in Las Vegas, NV.  

     For 2014 show we are going behind the scenes of a build for Ford Motor Company with Custom Shop Owner John Wargo.  John is no stranger to the SEMA crunch. In the past 16 years John has built over 46 cars that have been on display at the SEMA show.  This year John has 4 Vehicles that are going to be on the floor this year.   A 1970 Chevelle SS, 2014 Z51 Corvette, 1962 Corvette Road


By GaugeMagazine
Posted 10-22-2014

DIAMOND BAR, CA – More than 125 vehicle builders and car customizers have been entered into the first-ever SEMA Battle of the Builders™ competition taking place at SEMA Ignited, Friday, November 7, 2014. The builders represent an elite group of individuals who have demonstrated extreme talent, creativity and craftsmanship in modifying cars, trucks and SUVs.

Editors of leading automotive magazines – Sam Du from Super Street, David Freiburger from Hot Rod, and Fred Williams from Petersen’s 4Wheel & Off Road – will se

2nd Annual 5 and Dime Charity Show October 4, 2014

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-29-2014

The 2nd Annual 5&Dime Charity Car Show is scheduled to take place Saturday October 4, 2014.  Gauge Magazine is excited to be involved with this event again for 2014!  
The amazing part of this show is that the entire automotive industry and local businesses come together for this show! We have received donations from all over the city and country. Our Chinese style auction has been very successful over the years.. Businesses and Individua


By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-24-2014

Silverado Reaper
DECATUR, Ind. - The Reaper(tm), a performance off-road edition of the 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup, is now available at select General Motors dealerships nationwide. Co-developed by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive, the specialty pickup truck offers drivers enhanced muscular styling, an eye-attracting street presence and amped-up off-road performance.
Interested Chevy enthusiasts can learn more about the limited-edition Reaper and find participating GM dealerships by visiting
"The Reaper blends Lingenfelter's legendary performance engine tuning and suspension know-how with Southern Comfort Automotive's expertise in custom styling for a truly unique and exciting veh

Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Teams Up with Chrysler, Ford and GM to Support Local, National Charities

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-22-2014


Chrysler to auction first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat (Lot #3004), the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, to benefit the Opportunity Village of Las Vegas
Last production unit of the 50 Years Limited Edition Ford Mustang (Lot #3003), carrying badge No. 1964, will benefit Get Your Heart Racing
Chevrolet to auction the first new retail production Corvette Stingray VIN 001 (Lot #3001) benefitting CARE House of Oakland County and the 2014 Z/28 Camaro VIN 003 (Lot #3002) to benefit the YMCA of Southern Nevada
LAS VEGAS  – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, is team


By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-17-2014

Airl LIft Logo

LANSING, Mich. - As Air Lift Company marks its 65th year of business this year, the industry-leading air suspension provider announces the addition of a 40,000-square-foot addition to be built at the company's Lansing headquarters. The new space represents a significant expansion of Air Lift's manufacturing capacity. The company has also recently added engineering support in response to the growing demand for Air Lift air suspension products. 
These positive developments underline the company's 65 years of successful produc

Barrett-Jackson will Rock-n-Roll Las Vegas with Cars of Music Legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash

By GaugeMagazine
Posted 09-10-2014

johnny cash rolls royce elvis presley cadillac
Elvis Presley’s ’67 Cadillac Coupe de Ville (Lot #767) to cross the block at No Reserve in Las Vegas
The Chevrolet Corvette Split Coupe Window (Lot #767.1) made famous in Elvis Presley’s, “Viva Las Vegas”, to be a part of the rock-n-roll excitement
A ’70 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow (Lot #766) from Johnny Cash’s collection among most anticipated
LAS VEGAS  – Barrett-Jackson, “The World’s Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM” will bring the excitement of Rock-n-Roll to the auction block during its Las Vegas auction Sept. 25 - 27, at the Mandalay Bay Event Center. The predominantly No Reserve auction will include Elvis Presley’s ’67 Cadillac Coupe de Ville (Lot #767) and the ’63 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe (L