SEMA 2013: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Fireworks are what you expect on the 5th November in the UK, but Guy Fawkes Day was this year marked in Las Vegas by the technicolour explosion of tuned cars and trucks that is the annual SEMA Show.

Over the four days of the event, 130,000 people from 130 countries will stare in wonder, and occasionally disgust. The 2.5 million square feet of exhibition space is packed to the very edges with cars and auto products from more than 2,500 companies. Some of them are astonishing, many of them are extraordinary and all of them are beautiful to someone, just not always us. Here is our selection of the good, the bad and the ugly direct from Sin City...