Show off your custom car tuning pictures! Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:06:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Video: Eibach’s 10th Anniversary Honda meet Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:02:54 +0000 This event took place at the beginning of the summer at Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium and captures some hot tricked-out Hondas, all of which turned out to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of this Honda meet which is hosted by the suspension giant, Eibach.]]> 0 Mansory fiddles the figures of 2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:49:36 +0000 The rather more sensible Porsche Panamera (we say sensible and by that we mean you can carry a golf club in the boot rather than between your teeth) has spent time at Mansory’s HQ recently to make it more reckless. Now a family of four can enjoy 680PS and 900Nm from its 4.8-litre twin turbo...]]> 0 Video: More crazy car antics and dancing girls from the wonderful world of Gatebil Rudskogen 2014 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:02:46 +0000 This video shows exactly why Gatebil Rudskogen is such a mecca for modified car fans. Keep a heart rate monitor beside you as you watch this two minute clip – there’s not a petrolhead among us that can hold back the adrenaline!]]> 0 Video: Supercar multi-smash at this weekend’s 2014 Spa 24 Hours Race Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:55:54 +0000 As a race-spec Ferrari 458 swerves wide, a Mercedes SLS is caught in the impact and an Aston Martin Vantage bursts into flames. Tyres are rolling, smoke is pouring and the rest of the Supercar endurance racers are trying to dodge the debris.]]> 0 Polaris Slingshot is mad new three-wheel track car for 2015 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:18:13 +0000 Watch out Ariel Atom and KTM X-Bow, this 2015 Polaris Slingshot has all the hallmarks of a circuit king! Aside from its minimalistic body panels and futuristic looks, it is also brutally quick! The zero to 62mph may not have been officially revealed yet but we do know that it houses a 2.4-litre Eco Tec...]]> 0 Video: Dinan-tuned S3-R BMW 1M revealed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:50:33 +0000 Steve Dinan and the team have shown how tuning the 1M’s N54 engine with larger turbochargers, a free-flowing stainless steel exhaust system, an oil-cooler and new airflow options can be a pretty effective solution for power-hungry fans. Watch this video by Hooniverse to find out more about this remarkable pocket-rocket.]]> 0 Stealth Attack by Inspired Autosport Dodge SRT Viper GTS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:27:57 +0000 Not only does this SRT Viper GTS look sick, it has also been rinsed for an extra 60hp so now its outrageous 8.4-litre V10 can fling around 700 horses. Inspired Autosport have achieved this by way of a new cold air intake and a titanium exhaust system. The 3M frozen Black matte wrap suits this...]]> 0 Video: Mazda RX-7 comes out to play with blow off exhaust Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:24:17 +0000 These beautiful Japanese machines went out of production in 2002 after nearly a quarter of a century when they were revered as track toys. Some dedicated enthusiasts are still hooked on their tuneability however and this third generation model is seen (and heard) here with its blow-off exhaust tricks.]]> 0 Retro 1975 Porsche 914 with custom bodywork for sale Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:04:13 +0000 This unmissable yellow-coloured Porsche 914 features its original 2.0-litre 914-6 engine and 5-speed transmission but has custom bodywork and obviously a unique hue. Aftermarket Fuchs 17” wheels also alter the styling while new rear callipers and various engine components have been chosen for their durability.]]> 0 Video: Ken Block provides the boobkhana version of his legendary stunt driving Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:58:54 +0000 Perhaps it was a hot day because these Japanese models opted to wear bikinis inside Ken Block’s cockpit – don’t worry his hands were busy expertly piloting his heavily modified Ford Fiesta. The purpose of these ladies’ expedition was apparently to experience what it feels like to drift around a helicopter; well why not! By...]]> 0 Video: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 SVT set amongst its tuned counterparts Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:49:22 +0000 Thanks to YouTuber, Gumbal we have this burbling montage of Mustangs at Cars and Coffee in Irvine, California. Some are tuned and some are stock and pristine like the brand new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 SVT with its incredible 5.8L V8 supercharged 662HP engine.]]> 0 Video: This 70 year-old modified car fan is an inspiration to us all with his MK2 VW Golf Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:19:43 +0000 Bogdan Jovanovic may not look like your typical car modifier but it seems that the old guy could actually teach us a thing or two about this art. At 70-years old most men (and women) are sitting in their armchairs watching other people on TV follow their dreams but not Bogdan; as long as he...]]> 0 Video: 2014 Superchips Ford Fiesta EcoBoost gets boost of 31bhp ad 47Nm Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:56:14 +0000 The economical new Ford Fiesta EcoBoost 1.0-litre model has been the subject of a re-vamp at the Superchips factory. Here you will see the dyno test which confirmed the new performance output of 154bhp and 247Nm instead of 123bhp and 200Nm.]]> 0 Maxi-Tuner Mini Cooper S serves up 340Nm in torque Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:54:40 +0000 This hot new Mini Cooper in ‘S’ guise is attracting the attention of after-market specialists who are keen to raise the bar on its performance. The factory version can push out 192PS and 280Nm of torque from its 2.0-litre 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. Maxi-Tuning thought there was more fun to be tapped into and sure...]]> 0 Lucra L148 is a Californian dream come true Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:24:15 +0000 The new Lucra L148 is a Californian sports car which is set to debut in the next few months. It will feature a one-piece carbon-fibre body and at its heart is a 4.7-liter GM LS7 V8 engine which stirs up 500 horsepower. Its power is transferred to the wheels via a seven-speed paddle shift gearbox...]]> 0 Video: Crazy Russian Police driving fails Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:07:51 +0000 How these guys got to be in a position of power is beyond us. They are supposed to be upholding the law but they can’t even uphold themselves let alone keep a car on the road. I ask you; would you feel safe with these Beavises in charge?]]> 0 I’ll have a 435PS Audi R8 please, mbDESIGN Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:50:38 +0000 This 2009 Audi R8 V8 may be a facelift behind the times, however a multitude of tuners know exactly how to make it current again and mbDESIGN is one such company. They’ve taken the Audi R8 V10 version’s carbon fibre front splitter, side skirts and side blades and an R8 GT’s carbon rear panel and...]]> 0 Video: Grand Theft Auto V visit to tuners for muscle vs import drag race Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:34:47 +0000 A trip to the tuning HQ, hanging out with some fellow petrol heads at a car parking lot, driving their pimped-out motors on the highway and drag racing on a desert strip at night are all featured in this GTA 5 clip by HlboostRaceClubRAWD.]]> 0 Car Tuning about to snowball in Korea Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:15:15 +0000 Right now there are very strict laws on car modifying in Korea but keen car fans are taking the risk to carry out more modest changes like new lighting, flashier wheels and In Car Entertainment upgrades. In theory the government wants to know about even modest changes to a factory car and there are fines...]]> 0 VATH Mercedes A45 AMG 425 ps Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:27:00 +0000 German-based car tuning company VÄTH has launched its latest modification programme for the Mercedes A45 AMG. The package includes: • A stainless steel sports exhaust system • A coilover suspension that reduces the ride height by up to 65mm • Adjustable shock absorbers • 19” or 20” alloy wheels Under the modification programme, the car’s...]]> 0