Aftermarket parts house Proform has blessed our unworthy eyeballs with this magical glistening creation, showcased at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show. Doing this to a crate engine is SEMA distilled into its glitziest, silliest, and most pointless essence, and it’s perfect.

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As the sign notes, this bedazzled Ford Racing V8 crate engine features over 13,000 Swarovski crystals. It glistens in every color of the rainbow. I need it.


This isn’t the first year they’ve done this, either, as Engine Labs notes that displaying the most blinged-out crate motors is a yearly tradition—even making some of their glitzy components available for sale in a limited run. In 2014, Proform whipped out both a Ford and a Chevrolet engine done up in thousands of crystals, as shown on AutoEvolution. It’s the ultimate commitment to Sparkle Motion, and it is my everything.

If you need me, I will be covering my car with enough shiny baubles to one-up Dolly Parton once and for all. No, it won’t hold up to hard everyday use, so I’ll leave a trail of sad, loosened sparkles everywhere I go. But it will make everyone in my parking lot ooh and aah with “what is that?” and “what was she thinking?” That’s the true spirit of SEMA.