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SEMA Project N96 Drop Top Revenge to appear at Little York Car Show

by Bill Cawthon on

The S.E.M.A. Show Car, Project N96: Drop Top Revenge will be making an one time only appearance at the Little York Car Show on Sunday September 20th, 2009 in Little York….just off route 81 in the Cortland-Homer area.

This car has been a feature car at

Also Appearing will be Jeff Moran, the owner of Drop Top Customs, in Florida. Jeff has been featured in programming on television as well as being the go to guy for convertibles by companies such as Jaguar, GM, and Chrysler (who awarded him and his company the Chrysler Design Excellence Award at the S.E.M.A. show in Las Vegas, 2008.) Jeff is flying in from Florida this weekend to attend the show on Sunday, in Little York (just off Rte 81 between Preble and Homer New York) and will be available for interviews, autographs and good conversation regarding this latest show car between the hours of 11 am and 3pm.

Bill OGorman, the project manager and concept design guy will be available as well. Together, they are showing the car for the first time…to the car show crowds here in Central New York. Soon it will be sent back to Florida to make final preparations
for it’s international debut in Las Vegas on Nov 2nd through the 6th at the S.E.M.A.

The Specialty Equipment Market Association is where you find the likes of Chip Foose, Carrol Shelby, Jack Roush, Jesse James, Jay Leno and a host of other car/truck builders and entertainers who enjoy the automotive scene. This 4 day event is not open to the public and the display of this type of car is by invitation only.

The Little York Car Show will be the only show in the North East where the car can be seen. This Show was chosen as both the owner and the project manager live in the Cortland Area.

Bill Cawthon grew up in the auto industry in the 1950s. His Dad worked for Chrysler and Bill spent a number of Saturdays down on the plant floor at Dodge Main in Hamtramck. Bill is also the U.S. market correspondent for, a British auto industry publication, and a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association, which has named the Jeep Grand Cherokee the “SUV of Texas” several times and named the Ram 1500 as the “Truck of Texas” two years running.

Bill has owned five Plymouths (including the only 1962 “Texan”), one Dodge and one Chrysler and is still trying to figure out how to justify a Wrangler. He also has owned at least one of every 1:87 scale model of a Chrysler product. You can reach him directly at (206) 888-7324 or by using the form.

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