Automotive designer and car enthusiast Chip Foose is preparing to build two custom trucks for the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
Foose is partnering with WD-40 and Source Interlink Media — owners of Motor Trend, Hot Rod, Four Wheeler and many other enthusiast magazines — to create two unique trucks that pay homage to those who love to work on their trucks, old or new.
"This year, we're upping the ante and building two vehicles — one that pays tribute to WD-40 Company's history and one that celebrates some of its newer specialty products that help auto pros like me get the job done right," Foose said. "With the help of some great aftermarket partners and a lot of WD-40-brand products, we'll be able to build two vehicles that honor those who work hard every day."
Both trucks — a 1953 F-100 and a 2012 F-350 Super Duty — will be shown at SEMA and then auctioned for charity at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. Proceeds from the auction will benefit two SEMA Cares charities: Childhelp, a group that provides services to abused and neglected children; and the Victory Junction Gang Camp, which provides life-changing camping experiences to special-needs and chronically ill children.
We'll have more coverage of the SEMA Show when it opens its doors at the end of October. No doubt we'll learn more about the types of trucks that will be there and the press events as the show gets closer. More to come.