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The full-on Chevrolet Sonic SEMA onslaught figures to go full-steam ahead with the introduction of more models that have been customized to high heavens by the boys at Chevy. One new piece is the Sonic Boom Concept, a car that Chevy cranked up with a sound system-based concept, delivering the kind of boom-tastic thrills for audiophiles the world over.

In setting up the concept audio system on the Sonic Boom, Chevrolet and KICKER Audio drew inspiration from the design of jet engines, emulating their style in the shape and positioning of the components. A high-tech head unit controls the system, which features a pair of 15-inch Comp VX subwoofers, 12 six-inch QS Component speakers and tweeters, six QS Component speakers and tweeters, two IX1000.1 Mono subwoofer amps, four IX500.4 four-channel mid and high amps, and a ZXSUM8 summing interface signal processor. The whole setup is completed to deliver a total sound output of 4,000 watts.

To keep the Sonic’s interior as fresh as can be, Chevy also added a bevy interior modifications, including custom-fabricated rear speaker enclosures and custom load floor, perforated black suede seat inserts, liquid metal trim pieces, a Jet Black leather-wrapped instrument panel with distressed leather inserts and red piping, and a Jet Black leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel with distressed leather and red stitching.

As for the exterior, Chevrolet dressed up the Sonic with an anodized Sonic Boom Red exterior color with custom body graphics, window tint graphics, tinted front headlamps with Boom logo, a Concept Z-Spec grille, a Concept Z-Spec spoiler, and a new set of 19" wheels.

UPDATE 11/08/2011: We have added new images from the 2011 SEMA Auto Show. Check them out in the picture gallery provided!

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  (714) posted on 11.18.2011

It is still an initial output of this Sonic Boom right? Anyway, I would truly be looking forward to its final outlook, and I am really hoping that it had also an impressive interior and engine.

  (382) posted on 11.14.2011

Yeah! I’m also disappointed on its final outlook, but I love the fact that it had an efficient engine output, which could really give a nice and great speed performance for this.

  (428) posted on 11.9.2011

I thought it was on a glossy and elegant body paint! smiley Anyway, I love the fact that it is so ideal for a family van, and I hope that its engine will be quite good enough on this one.

  (374) posted on 11.9.2011

Is it on a matte color? I think it is much better if they let it on a glossy body paint. Anyway, I’m impressed with its engine specification, but I wonder if what will be the interior of it, will look like.

  (449) posted on 11.7.2011

This one is surely a boom-tastic thrills for audiophiles! I bet, everyone would really love to have this one! I hope they will put this one soon on the market! Anyway, I’m glad that it had also a nice engine specs.

  (453) posted on 11.3.2011

Chevrolet is really great when it comes into producing a super awesome car, just like this Sonic Boom Concept of them. Although it is still a concept and on its initial image only, I can already see how beautiful it was!

  (762) posted on 11.3.2011

The initial appearance of this Sonic Boon Concept of them, is already impressive. Well, I can’t wait to see the final outlook of this one. smiley Anyway, I hope that they will use an impressive engine for this one.

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