LINE-X’S SUPER SPORT SUV CONCEPT TAKES VEHICLE DURABILITY TO NEW LEVELS AT 2015 SEMA SHOW
— SSUV Concept Car, Truck Gear F-150, Kawasaki MULE PRO-FX™ and 3D Body Armoured Jeep Project Build Vehicles Showcase Advances in Vehicle Toughness and Style —
LAS VEGAS, (October 29, 2015) — LINE-X®, a global leader in franchise protective coatings and truck accessories, is showcasing groundbreaking advances in vehicle and parts durability at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show booth #34071, November 3-6, 2015. The LINE-X co-developed Super Sport Utility Vehicle (SSUV) Concept is taking the spotlight, demonstrating automotive industry progress in weight reducing materials, internal/external resilience and new manufacturing advances in a never-before-seen vehicle design.
- In addition, the LINE-X enhanced Truck Gear F-150, 3D coated Vision Jeep and Kawasaki MULE PRO-FX™ side x side are spotlighting new ways of looking at exterior vehicle style; accessories with Truck Gear by LINE-X® premium products; and the overall versatility of LINE-X high performance coatings.
“People across the world are now discovering LINE-X’s versatile impact on everything from protecting the Pentagon and troops to changing the way enthusiasts look at customizing the look, feel and durability of their vehicles,” said Dennis Weese, president of LINE-X. “Our presence at SEMA this year not only showcases versatile applications for striking style and protection – but also, advances in the way automotive parts perform, inside and out, through our SSUV concept.”
Super Sport Utility Vehicle (SSUV) Concept
LINE-X is changing the way the industry builds vehicles with its Super Sport Utility Vehicle (SSUV) Concept, designed in partnership with Unique Fabricating® and Advanced Automotive Technologies®. The SSUV Concept introduces a highly stylized, off-road concept vehicle that demonstrates new manufacturing capabilities and incorporates raw materials that reduce weight, and improve parts performance and durability. Built from the frame up and using sustainable die cut and molded foam technology, the SSUV Concept is protected, inside and out, with LINE-X color stable coatings.
- Key interior features include:
- LINE-X XS-1000® Elastomeric Aliphatic Polyurea
- LINE-X XS-650®
- TwinShape™ Duct Technology
- Fusion Molding Technology
- Reaction Injection Molding PUR foam
- Getzner® Polyurethane Technology
- Key exterior features include:
- LINE-X PREMIUM®
- LINE-X ULTRA®
2015 JK Unlimited Rubicon “Vision Jeep”
Focusing on adventure, the LINE-X Vision Jeep showcases the ability to rip through the brush and muck of the trail and come through the other side unscathed. Making its North American debut, LINE-X has taken vehicle customization to a whole new level with an all-new bold new application technique — LINE-X 3D Body Armour. LINE-X 3D combines the best of what LINE-X has to offer for vehicle transformation — rugged durability and armor-like protection with stand-out style. In addition to its innovative exterior, the Vision Jeep includes impressive upgrades making it the ultimate adventure vehicle. The 3D technique requires hyper attention to detail and skill:
- Begins with the creation of renderings either by hand or digitally.
- Renderings are then transferred to the vehicle.
- The area is sanded and the 3D design is sculpted onto the vehicle.
- Entire vehicle is sprayed with LINE-X product.
- 3D design is then air brushed with automotive paint and precise detail and artistry.
2016 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FX™
This LINE-X Body Armoured Kawasaki MULE PRO-FX™ is the fastest, most powerful, three-passenger MULE™ side x side ever designed. Built on the same rugged platform as the larger PRO-FXT™, this revolutionary side x side comes equipped with the largest cargo bed in its class — while elevating the Kawasaki MULE™ legacy in workhorse reliability, comfort and legendary durability. Customized by LINE-X with ‘Team Green’ elements and LINE-X’s ‘indestructible’ protective coating, this PRO-FX™ defines what it is to be KAWASAKI STRONG. LINE-X Body Armour® featuring aliphatic color stable technology is utilized on the:
- Cargo Bedliner
- Tubular Frame
- Skid Plate
Truck Gear 2015 F-150 Crew Cab
Customized with LINE-X’s exclusive brand of truck accessories, Truck Gear by LINE-X, this 2015 F-150 Crew Cab is designed to be confident and rugged — backed by a Nationwide Lifetime End-to-End Warranty. Highlighted accessories include:
- Truck Gear by LINE-X 5” Premium Oval Step Bars
- Truck Gear by LINE-X Floor Liners
- Truck Gear by LINE-X FRP Hard Folding Tonneau Cover
The Truck Gear 2015 F-150 is also protected by LINE-X’s leading spray-on technology with coated:
- LINE-X PREMIUM Bedliner
- LINE-X PREMIUM Rocker Panels
- LINE-X PREMIUM Fender Flares
- LINE-X PREMIUM Front Bumper
- LINE-X PREMIUM Rear Bumper
- LINE-X PREMIUM Side Steps
- LINE-X ULTRA Accent Stripes
For more information about LINE-X products and applications, visit LINE-X online at www.LINEX.com.
SEMA: LINE-X Booth — South Hall, Upper Level, #34071
About LINE-X LLC
LINE-X LLC (www.LINE-X.com) is a Global Leader in high performance, franchise protective coatings offering scientifically formulated polymers that permanently bond to a wide range of surfaces for legendary resistance to damage. With the launch of the brand’s Truck Gear by LINE-X accessory line, LINE-X’s iconic coatings are complemented with premium truck offerings to make for a true one-stop truck customization solution at franchise locations across the United States and the globe. With prominent applications in the automotive, military, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial, agricultural, marine and manufacturing worlds, LINE-X delivers stunning protection and visual appeal for the truck lifestyle and beyond. Headquartered in Huntsville, Ala., with more than 550 locations in over 70 countries, it is the mission of LINE-X to consistently produce the highest quality and most non-replicable materials available. Join the LINE-X nation on Twitter @LineXprotects, become a fan on Facebook of LINE-X Protective Coatings, follow LINE-X on Instagram @LINEXNorthAmerica, and check out what LINE-X is doing on YouTube at: www.youtube.com/LINEXProtects.
Unique Fabricating (www.uniquefab.com)
Globally headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, Unique Fabricating was founded in 1975 as an automotive die-cut fabricator of non-metallic materials supporting General Motors, Ford and Chrysler and their Tier One suppliers. Today, Unique Fabricating has earned a leadership position in the automotive market by transforming ourselves into a strategic supplier to all automotive OEMs, their major Tier One suppliers, and companies by providing unbiased die-cut and molded application solutions quickly from our multiple production facilities located in North America.