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10 Consecutive Years! Jeep Wrangler Earns ‘4×4/SUV of the Year’ SEMA Award
Jeep Wrangler Earns 10th Consecutive SEMA ‘4×4/SUV of the Year’ Award Collective Voice of the Industry – The SEMA Award The Jeep® Wrangler has been named “4×4/SUV of the Year” for the 10th straight year at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas on Monday, Nov.... Read more
[pics] SEMA 2019 – Day One…An Overlander’s Dream!
After cruising around the SEMA show for a couple days now, I will say this…the folks that manufacturer roof top tents and, well, pretty much anything an “overlander” would want, have to be excited. They have had to see a huge increase in their sales…even if just for the... Read more
[pics] SEMA – Day Zero Sightings!
Yes. This year will be the year of the Jeep Gladiator…the JT. There will be LOTS of JT’s with tents, bed racks, fridges, gas cans, etc…overlanding gone wild…but is SEMA, the largest automotive show on the planet. For those that don’t know about SEMA, it stands for the Specialty... Read more
SEMA Concepts with a Modern Take on Custom Classics
Mopar to Debut Two Customized Concept Trucks at SEMA Show It’s SEMA Show time and every Modern Jeeper out there is anxiously waiting for the big builds, custom Jeeps, weird rigs and big tires! Our friends at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles offered this up about what they’re doing at the... Read more
News! SEMA High School Vehicle Build Program Celebrating 3rd Year
As we approach SEMA week the industry is alive with excitement.  Of course, here at ModernJeeper we will have a variety of articles and tons of pictures to share with you from the show. But we have to share this update on the  SEMA High School Vehicle Build Program,... Read more
Shocking! Fundraising Jeep and Explorer Stolen from Austin Hatcher Foundation for Kids
UPDATE: November 15, 2019. Good News! After two weeks of heartbreak and dealing with the devastating theft of two vehicles that were built by childhood cancer patients, survivors and their families, the Tennessee-based Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer finally has closure. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler and 2018 Ford... Read more
[pics & vid] Today! SEMA High School Jeep Builds and Auction
BRINGING STUDENTS INTO THE AUTOMOTIVE SPOTLIGHT The Specialty Equipment Marketing Association SEMA has stepped up to engage high school students in the automotive industry. Bidding starts today, July 15th ! The auction will start live today with the Santa Fe build, adding one vehicle per day for five days.... Read more
The ModernJeeper Show, Ep. 22 – ModernJeeper and Spiderwebshade Founder Chris Plaisance
Hello ModernJeepers, welcome to Episode Number 22 of The ModernJeeper Show… the show about Jeeps, Jeeping and Jeepers. This week Corey & Matson have the pleasure of talking with ModernJeeper and Spiderwebshade founder Chris Plaisance. Chris shares with with us how his first Jeep (which he bought in college)... Read more
Utah Lawmakers Approve $5 Million to Restore Bonneville Salt Flats
SEMA, RACE FANS AND RACERS CELEBRATE Many ModernJeepers and land use organizations have been helping the great folks at SEMA work towards restoring the Bonneville Salt Flats, a densely packed salt pan in northwest Utah perfect for racing and setting land speed records. The SEMA SAN (SEMA Action Network)... Read more
[pics] Jeeping Jessy Tells All… My First SEMA Show! [but not the last]
A Jeeping Girl’s Perspective on SEMA In all of the automotive world, the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas is the highlight of the year. Many want to go but always ask  “is it worth going?” It has always been a “bucket list” item of mine... Read more