Wilwood Wins SEMA Runner-Up Brake Award

Wilwood Disc Brakes, known for their high-performance disc brake systems, recently secured the esteemed runner-up award at the 2023 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) trade show. The recognition was for their revolutionary UTV six-piston front brake kit designed specifically for the 2019 and subsequent Honda Talon 1000 side-by-side models. The annual SEMA Show, held in Las Vegas, is acclaimed for spotlighting the latest and most innovative products in the automotive and aftermarket sectors. Being honored in the Powersports category at such a prominent event underscores the outstanding quality and performance of Wilwood’s UTV6 Brake Kit.

Mike Hamrick, Events and Promotions Manager at Wilwood Engineering, commented on the accolade: “We are immensely proud of our novel Lug-Drive floating rotor and caliper designs tailored for the UTV market. Earning recognition at the SEMA trade show attests to our team’s unwavering commitment to excellence.” This particular brake kit, boasting meticulous design and innovation, underwent rigorous testing and garnered approval from the Honda Factory Off-Road Racing Team. Manufactured at their Camarillo, California base, Wilwood continues its legacy of delivering top-tier products to the market.

Key Points:

  • Wilwood Disc Brakes claims the runner-up position at the 2023 SEMA trade show for their UTV6 Brake Kit.
  • The award-winning brake kit is compatible with 2019 and later Honda Talon 1000 models.
  • Mike Hamrick of Wilwood emphasizes the product’s innovation and their team’s dedication.

Bottom Line

Wilwood Disc Brakes, a trusted brand since its establishment by Bill Wood in 1977, consistently produces exceptional disc brakes and components. Operating from Camarillo, California, the company’s offerings are expertly engineered, tested, and cater to diverse applications, ensuring optimal braking performance combined with sleek aesthetics. As this recent accolade suggests, whether for racing or classic cars, Wilwood remains a go-to choice for superior braking solutions. For further details or inquiries, reach out to Wilwood Engineering at [email protected] or visit www.wilwood.com/UTV.


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