The 2013 SEMA Motor Show is closing in on us and Toyota has announced plans to stage a head-to-head competition as part of their Dream Build Challenge.
A NASCAR driver, a freestyle skier, a BMX rider and two supercross stars will go head-to-head in the competition, designed to create their ultimate dream rides. The fan favorite will earn bragging rights and the Toyota Dream Build Challenge Cup when the winner is revealed at the SEMA show in Las Vegas on November 5.
NASCAR driver Parker Kligerman will with partner Kyle Busch Motorsports to create a rally-inspired Camry called the “CamRally.” Likewise, freestyle skier Simon Dumont will work with Oakley to build the “Ultimate Dream Ski 4Runner.”
The third entry will be a “Corolla Crusher” from Skullcandy and BMX rider Drew Bezanson. Last but not least, Supercross stars Justin Brayton and Josh Grant with partner Joe Gibbs Racing Motocross to build “Let’s Go Moto Tundra.”
Fan voting will begin on Halloween (October 31st) and will continue for five days, with the winner being announced by Top Gear USA host Rutledge Wood during a live-streamed event later on.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, GM is selling its remaining stake in its former lending arm, Ally Financial Inc.
Officials with GM and Ally declined to comment. GM owned a 9.9 % stake in Ally at the end of September. The private placement deal is worth about $900 million, the newspaper ...