Modified Cars Car tuning news, videos & pictures Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:43:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Royal Customs’ Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series lives up to its name Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:40:07 +0000 Even though Mercedes-Benz has stopped manufacturing the SLS AMG, the SLS AMG Black Series will always go down in history as a truly special member of the German manufacturer’s Supercar herritage. Although the Black Series vehicles are generally considered hard to drive compared to the cars they are inspired by, they do have better track...]]> 0 Modified Nissan 350z Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:41:54 +0000 ]]> 0 Driven: 2014 Peugeot 308 ACTIVE HDi 92 Review Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:11:04 +0000 Peugeot’s mid-size hatch goes up market The launch of Peugeot’s stunning new 308 hatch has seen the French firm consolidate its recent initiative to move upmarket – a move already made with the 208 and 2008 models. First impressions count and the new 308 certainly makes a good one, with its well-balanced proportions and sweeping...]]> 0 ST Suspensions introduces new extensive range of wheel spacers Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:11:23 +0000 US-based suspensions manufacture ST Suspensions, which has been a daughter company of German-based suspension manufacturer KW Automotive GmbH since 2005, has launched a new extensive variety of hubcentric wheel spacers. Made from high-quality aluminium, the spacers ensure a super-robust finish, light weight and come in anodized black. The wheel spacers can increase the track width...]]> 0 Vorsteiner introduces its Lamborghini Aventador-V Zaragoza Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:06:05 +0000 After working on it for several months, United States-based car modification company Vorsteiner has introduced its Lamborghini Aventador-V Zaragoza, with the newest inclusion in the Aventador-V program being the Zaragoza front spoiler. According to the modification firm, it was difficult to create the spoiler, as it had to be produced in a way that fits...]]> 0 Vorsteiner previews M-Tech 5-Series changes Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:55:22 +0000 With the launch of the M-Tech Series, BMW modification specialist Vorsteiner has unveiled some cool new components for the BMW F10 5-Series. The tuner will display its new visual and aerodynamic components at the SEMA 2014 show taking place this November in Las Vegas. Despite being a comparatively minor change, the $1095 (£658.35) carbon-fibre front...]]> 0 Porsche 991 911 GT3 rolling on gold HRE wheels looks beautiful Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:48:10 +0000 Following the recall of 785 Porsche 991 911 GT3s, they are now on the road once again. As a result, tuning firms and aftermarket wheel makers/sellers are expected to customise them in the coming weeks and months. One Porsche 991 911 GT3 owner however has won the race, as a customer has already brought his/her...]]> 0 1979 Toyota Crown Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:42:54 +0000 ]]> 0 Jaguar debuts its F-Type Project 7 at Pebble Beach Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:37:39 +0000 Jaguar has officially unveiled its new F-Type Project 7 for the United States. The official US unveiling took place in a local premiere during the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2014. The car was officially unveiled for the European market at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The model that you see here is a road-legal two-seater....]]> 0 1974 Holden Statesman Custom 2 doors and chop top Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:38:46 +0000 ]]> 0 Bugatti brings its Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse ‘1 of 1’ to Pebble Beach Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:00:58 +0000 The luxury French Automobile manufacturer Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S., which is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, has officially unveiled its Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse ‘1 of 1’ during the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The rear wing, the front grille surround, the roof scoops, decklid and wheels are all finished in a bright yellow colour, with...]]> 0 Century UK offers radio control BMW Z4M Coupe Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:54:15 +0000 Century UK is known for their remote control boats, helicopters and all sorts of mad RC motors which are offered in anything from 1:20 scale up to 1:10. Century UK’s latest offering is a fully licenced BMW Z4M Coupe race car! The car, which is a 1:10 scale item boasts: • Little shocks • LED...]]> 0 New Mishimoto Subaru Intake Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:50:54 +0000 This new intake is designed to combat heat soak which can be a real bugbear with Subarus. Mishimoto has offered a clever solution for the owners of the 2008-2014 WRX or STi. The solution is to mount the filter deep down in the front bumper. The high quality kit comes with: • A choice of...]]> 0 Hot Russian girls accompany Infiniti FX Renegade in photo shoot Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:48:33 +0000 For some reason, an awesome modification project that appeared in Russia last year has gone unnoticed in the western world. We are talking about the Infiniti FX Renegade, which is based on the Infiniti QX70 (formerly Infinity FX). The package boasts: • A new front bumper • Rear bumper • Fender flares • Hood •...]]> 0 Watch the powerful white Hennessey Venom GT on dyno Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:38:55 +0000 American tuning house Hennessey Performance Engineering showed the very first example of the Hennessey Venom GT to the world at the 2014 Monterey Car Week. Now, a video showing the supercar striking the dyno has surfaced online, and as you can hear, the supercar sounds utterly ruthless. Enjoy the video below.]]> 0 KW launches high performance coilovers for Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:17:26 +0000 KW Automotive has launched its high-performance coilover suspension for the extreme Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4. The heavy-duty aluminium-made dampers enable individual setup, fine-tuning of the rebound and high and low speed compression damping. Moreover, the suspension is compatible with the Aventador’s lift system. A Novitec Torrado aerodynamic kit is also offered with: · A new...]]> 0 Inside Performance presents its modified BMW X6 M Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:59:32 +0000 Inside Performance has recently put its modified BMW X6 M on display. The colossal SAC (Sports Activity Coupe) is aptly dubbed “White Shark,” and features both styling and performance upgrades. The standard BMW X6 M is powered by the 4.4-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 engine that generates about 600 hp (441 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft)...]]> 0 Mittelhessen Tuningshow 2014 Video & Gallery Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:57:28 +0000 Video & Photos by: Ben Planz]]> 0 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2014 Pictures Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:46:40 +0000 ]]> 0 Video: Loud Mansory Bugatti Vivere Veyron speeds away from a standing start Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:36:58 +0000 German-based car tuning house Mansory is known by all and sundry as one of the most courageous and modifiers in the trade. One of the most interesting Mansory projects uses the Bugatti Veyron Supersport and you can witness it in action in this video. The Mansory Vivere Veyron features an extensive facelift at the front,...]]> 0 Laguna Blue Callaway Corvette SC627 is a thing of beauty Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:05:55 +0000 Engine design company Callaway Cars Inc. has posted photos of its 2014 Callaway Corvette SC627 on its Facebook page. The Chevy tuner began the production of the car only last month. Some of the key features of the car include: · A Laguna Blue paint job · Blacked out alloy wheels · A supercharged 6.2-litre...]]> 0 Modified Chevrolet Camaro Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:54:40 +0000 by Wanderer]]> 0 Modified 1998 Acura CL 2.3 Premium Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:42:34 +0000 ]]> 0 Mulgari Adds Flair To BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe SV 640d Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:46:48 +0000 British-based car tuning house Mulgari Automotive Ltd. has unveiled its modified BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe F06. The company used the 640d model equipped with a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged diesel engine and is offering styling as well as performance kits for the Coupe. The remapped ECU generates 368 hp (271 kW) and 751 Nm (556 lb-ft) of...]]> 0 Vorsteiner Adds New Active Wing To Their McLaren MP4-VX Aftermarket Package Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:40:16 +0000 Vorsteiner includes a new active wing to its modification package for the McLaren MP4. The kitted-out car is dubbed “McLaren MP4-VX” and besides the new active wing, features a re-designed rear bumper, side sill extension blades and a new carbon-fibre front bumper. The active wing takes the place of the conventional aero wing with a...]]> 0 Video: Fast-tracking Novitec Rosso Ferrari 458 Speciale Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:16:14 +0000 A spectacular grey-coloured Novitec Rosso Ferrari 458 Speciale was recently seen at a Cars & Coffee event across the pond. The car did some fast-tracking there and it, sounded, awesome! Ferrari tuning expert Novitec provides a distinctive carbon-fibre bodykit for the 458 Speciale which features: · A new front fascia and front lip spoiler ·...]]> 0 Aerodynamic Improvements to Saleen’s Tesla Model S-based Foursixteen Announced Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:57:22 +0000 We recently reported that American-based car tuning house Saleen Automotive was going to unveil its Tesla Model S-based Foursixteen at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance which is running this week. Since taking the wraps off the Foursixteen, Saleen has also released details about the modifications. The car comes with an aerodynamic package that includes:...]]> 0 Brabus Mercedes C-Class Packs More Punch Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:51:44 +0000 Brabus has unveiled its latest modification package for the current-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The package, which has also been named – The PowerXtra D3 is available for standard and Avantgarde models. The Brabus modifications include bespoke alloy wheels measuring up to 20”. There will also be a spoiler lip for the trunk lid as well as...]]> 0 Race-spec Toyota FT-1 Concept to feature in GT6 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:45:08 +0000 You may remember back in January when Toyota rendered this FT-1 Concept car which we featured and subsequently asked the manufacturer to build? Well it seems we weren’t the only ones with this request and so Toyota has crafted it just in time for the Pebble Beach Concours this week. Rumour has it that the...]]> 0 Modified BMW 335i Coupe 2007 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:25:11 +0000 ]]> 0 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:37:32 +0000 ]]> 0 Video: Suspension Guide – Fitting And Adjusting Your KW Coilovers To Optimise Weight Distribution Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:15:43 +0000 Watching the experts fit these coilovers is the next best thing to having them visit your own garage. Here they give simple step-by-step instructions as well as explaining their actions and the effect on the car.]]> 0 Underwear Model Superglued To Renegade Russia Jeep Grand Cherokee Tyrannos Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:45:51 +0000 Judging by this photograph, this Russian model has glued herself to this Renegade Russia Jeep Grand Cherokee Tyrannos which makes for pretty nice visuals! This distraction aside and you’ll also note the SUV’s wide bodykit with its revised bumpers, new side skirts and re-designed grille. The Renegade Russia kit also provides fender inserts. To complete...]]> 0 Photos Surface of Lamborghini Gallardo with ADV.1 Wheels at Prestige Imports Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:27:48 +0000 Here are photos of a spectacular Lamborghini Gallardo rolling on a set of ADV.1 Wheels at Prestige Imports. Thanks to Prestige Imports and Novitec Torado these ADV.1 forged NL2 wheels have become pretty popular on the tuning scene, particularly for high-end models. The wheels were first shown on a Novitec-tuned Lamborghini Aventador. This time, they...]]> 0 Video: Here’s Why The Waterfest VW Show Is Celebrating 20 Years! Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:24:23 +0000 There’s a big North American following of VW Group cars. Here’s what some of the enthusiasts at Waterfest had to say about their modified versions…]]> 0 Going Sideways On SuperLock? Time you got these Japspeed Tension Rods? Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:11:29 +0000 If your drift car is riding low, has steering lock mods and is sporting wide wheels you may feel the need to prevent scuffing, especially at the inner arches. Well, Japspeed has SuperLock front tension rods which are designed to modify your front caster. The tuner also offers SuperLow rear toe rods to give you...]]> 0 Video: The fails ricer guys didn’t want you to see! Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:07:38 +0000 The spectacular fails of Japanese car owners and the videos they wish hadn’t been filmed have been compiled by Firstgear on YouTube and shared right here!]]> 0 Video: Sparks fly during 7th DTM at the Nurburgring Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:50:12 +0000 BMW’s Marco Witmann was the man of the moment at the 7th DTM race which took place at the Nurburgring last weekend; check out all the highlights here. The next race takes place on 14th September at Lausitzring.]]> 0 Video: Ferrari owner loses it when he sees guy urinate on his car Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:44:18 +0000 Seeing someone relieve themselves on your car is sure to make you see red but wouldn’t you calm down and see the funny side if you found out it was just a prank? This Ferrari owner certainly wasn’t laughing!]]> 0 Monster Energy King Of Europe 2014 Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 ?p=536201 View the action pictures from the King Of Europe event.]]> 0