Distinct Customs helps finish off the interior with some new custom seat inserts and embroidery on the front head rests. Meanwhile, the Kicker crew is responsible for fabricating the new metal trim panels for the air box, engine cover and fuse box that are designed to give the engine compartment a futuristic look that flows with the subtle Geiger-like theme of the build.
The car rolls on 20-inch KMC Rockstars wheels sporting General Tires and an Air Lift suspension that drops frame to the ground. Blacked-out head and taillights blend into the two-tone paint scheme while accenting the vibrant blue body sides that incorporate a massive K on both sides for obvious reasons. Divine One Customs in Las Vegas gets credit for the paint.
The Kicker Vehicle Design and Fabrication team was rewarded for all of its hard work when General Motors presented the crew with a GM Design award for the ‘Best New Chevrolet Interior’ at the 2011 SEMA Show. It's a true testament to the team's capabilities. And, if you want to see some behind-the-scenes footage of the actual build, fire up your YouTube and head over to KickerFletch’s channel. Who knows? You might just get a sneak peak of what they are up to for this year’s SEMA. Whatever it might be, you know we’ll be there to check it out.
Vehicle: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ
Location: Stillwater, Okla.
Engine: 1.4L Ecotec turbo
Web site: www.kicker.com
Wheels: 20-in. KMC Rockstars with custom center caps
Tires: Nitto Neo Gen 235/30 R20 (f/r)
Brakes: Baer 13-in. Rotors, six-piston Pro+ calipers (f/r)
Air Lift custom air springs
Factory seats modified with custom inserts and embroidery by Distinct Customs
Modified door panels and Dynamat
AUDIO / MOBILE ELECTRONICS :
Head Unit: Pioneer SPH-DA01
Equalizers: Kicker KQ5 preamp/EQ
Sub Amps: (3) Kicker IX1000.1 (1,000 W x 1)
Midrange Amps: Kicker IX500.4 (125 W x 4)
Subwoofers: (6) Kicker Solo Classic S10C
Midrange Speakers: Kicker QS components
Tweeters: Kicker QS components
Extra Batteries: Kinetik
Fuse holder: Kinetik
Power wire: Kicker
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