The Cars (and Trucks) of NAPA EXPO

A variety of vehicles graced the exhibit hall floor at the 2015 NAPA EXPO. Included in the mix were the purpose-built cars of NAPA Racing teams and customized vehicles showing off the best in appearance, utility and performance upgrades. We walked the floor and captured images to give you a look. Enjoy!

Racing Cars

NAPA EXPO cars Chase Elliott Camaro

Why not kick things off with the most talked-about NAPA Racing car of them all – the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Camaro Chase Elliott drives in the NASCAR Xfinity series.

 

NAPA EXPO cars race cars

EXPO attendees check out Brandon McReynolds’s K&N Pro Series car, displayed among the rides of Chase Elliott and Ron Capps.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Ron Capps Funny Car blower

Ron Capps’ NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger Funny Car is hot this season. Heading to Atlanta, the driver leads the Mello Yello Drag Racing series in points.

 

NAPA EXPO cars John Lombardo Jr Top Alcohol Funny Car pipes smile

John Lombardo Jr.’s Top Alcohol Funny Car wants you to have a nice day.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Tony Schumacher Top Fuel dragster

Tony Schumacher, driver of this black bullet, has won eight Top Fuel Dragster world championships, more than any other driver.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Regan Smith NAPA Synthetic Camaro

Chase Elliott’s teammate Regan Smith will drive the NAPA Synthetic Camaro at Iowa Speedway on May 17th, 2015.

 

NAPA EXPO cars K&N Pro Series 99 Camry

Rookie Chris Eggleston drives the No. 99 NAPA Belts & Hoses Camry in the 2015 K&N Pro Series West.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Jeff Gordon Chevy SS

Rick Hendrick made the announcement at NAPA EXPO: Chase Elliott will drive the No. 24 Chevy SS in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup series, replacing Jeff Gordon.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Blue Fuel Funny Car

This Dodge Charger Funny Car wears a special NAPA Blue Fuel paint scheme.

 

Custom Vehicles

NAPA EXPO cars custom Jeep Wrangler

Can your Jeep do this? NAPA Lighting shows off LED lights and lightbars on this radical Wrangler.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Stacey David Perfect Additions Ford F-250

Stacey David’s NAPA Perfect Additions Ford F-250 is ready for work of just about any kind.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Stacey David Perfect Additions Ford F-250 rear

Diamond-plate truck boxes are just the beginning. The Perfect Additions F-250 even has a gasoline-powered generator/compressor mounted in its bed.

 

NAPA EXPO cars pickup bed CNC plasma cutter

The equipment in the bed of this pickup is even hotter: a CNC plasma cutter slides out for portable part fabrication.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Magnaflow pickup

Magnaflow showed off this Chevrolet, which in turn flaunts a variety of the company’s exhaust products in its bed.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Magnaflow pickup gatlin gun exhaust

No fewer than eight muffler choices available in this custom Gatlin-gun-style rig.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Luce Customs restomod Bronco

Keep your eye on Caleb Luce. The young custom car builder created this resto-mod Bronco that was among our favorites at NAPA EXPO.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Hendrick Performance Camaro SS

This 2015 Chevy Camaro SS is customized for Valvoline by Hendrick Performance.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Chris Carlson SEMA restomod Mustang

A custom creation by hot rod builder Chris Carlson, this Mustang was first shown in the Martin Senour Automotive Finishes booth at SEMA in 2014.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Bosch attracted show attendees to its booth with the mighty Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

 

 NAPA EXPO cars Dodge Challenger old new side by side

More Challengers, new and old. This pair reveals the design evolution of the Dodge muscle car across half a century.

 

Other Creations

NAPA EXPO cars golf cart

A NAPA golf cart: I’d drive it!

 

NAPA EXPO cars grill smoker trailer

Know How to grill and smoke? This custom NAPA trailer in the Shell Oil booth is designed to make tasty barbecue, and lots of it.

 

NAPA EXPO cars air compressor chopper

Everyone loves a chopper, but this one is special. Check out the detail photo below.

 

NAPA EXPO cars air compressor chopper detail

Yep, it’s an air compressor!

 

NAPA EXPO cars Scooby Doo monster truck

Do all dogs like to play in the mud? The Scooby-Doo monster truck surely does.

 

NAPA EXPO cars Traxxas Slash RC off-road race truck

Finally, it’s the littlest NAPA vehicle at EXPO, the NAPA Know How Traxxas Slash RC off-road race truck.

about author

Nick Palermo

Nick Palermo is a freelance automotive writer and NAPA Know How blogger. Since becoming an auto news and reviews contributor at AutoTrader.com in 2011, he has broadened his coverage of the automotive industry to include topics like new car technology, antiques and classics, DIY maintenance and repair, industry news and motorsports. A committed advocate for automotive media professionals, Nick is a member of the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association.

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