Modified Cars Auto car tuning news, videos & pictures Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:43:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Photos: Larson Race Cars ZL1 Camaro Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:43:14 +0000 This street legal Camaro has just joined the team at Larson Race Cars. It is yet to be tested on the drag strip but judging by what those guys can do with an S10 Cross Country, we are sure it will be impressive. The aforementioned vehicle is a 6-second drag strip legend due to it...]]> 0 Photos: Toyota’s Top Tuner Cars For SEMA Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:40:14 +0000 Once again Toyota will be enthralling us with some custom beauties at the SEMA aftermarket and tuning show which takes place next month. Among the show-stoppers from Toyota will be a race-spec Tundra which alongside three other SEMA models will be involved in the arduous Baja 1,000 off-road race which runs from November 12th to...]]> 0 Performance Stats For TechArt’s Porsche Macan Revealed Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:34:47 +0000 Back in the summer we previewed TechArt’s new Porsche Macan which we can now reveal has 450hp on tap as well as 620Nms of torque! Porsche’s offering for their 3.6-litre V6 twin turbo was a pretty generous 400hp and 550Nm but this still left TechArt room for improvement. As well as the power and torque...]]> 0 WRC Cars Revving Up For Action-Packed Opening Ceremony At Eirias Stadium Next Month Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:31:27 +0000 From 5.30pm on Thursday 13th November 2014 World Rally Car fans will be welcomed into Eirias Stadium at Colwyn Bay where there will be an autograph session with the drivers, fire dancing, fireworks and explosive action on the grid in the ceremonial start of the Wales Rally GB.]]> 0 Photos: Cast Your Votes On This Metallic-Wrapped Dodge Viper SRT Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:27:50 +0000 Is it hot or not? Let us know your verdicts below.]]> 0 Video: One For The Christmas List: Top Gear’s Perfect Roadtrip 2 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:23:49 +0000 You may not be able to acquire the McLaren P1 or 650S for this adventure and we’re thinking that Lamborghini are probably too inundated with requests to loan out the Huracan either but you could re-create this Top Gear ‘Perfect Roadtrip 2’ in your own car. Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond take us on a...]]> 0 MTM Skoda Octavia vRS Rated At 304hp Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:10:00 +0000 This third generation Skoda vRS gets power upgrades courtesy of MTM. It may be the budget brand of the Volkswagen family but it certainly isn’t lacking in quality and thanks to the German tuner, MTM, it isn’t lacking in performance either. The Octavia’s four-cylinder 2.0-liter TSI engine usually develops a maximum of 220 horses but...]]> 0 2004 Volkswagen Golf 1.6FSI SE Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:03:28 +0000 ]]> 0 Driven: Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0 TSI 220 PS Review Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:01:17 +0000 It needs very little introduction. Afterall, the Golf GTi has been with us now for 37 years. So what’s new on this latest Mark VII? For the first time two power levels are offered: the standard 220 PS GTI and the GTI Performance, a £980 option which increases power to 230 PS, adds larger brake...]]> 0 Video: Speed Record For Toyota Supra MK4: 6.05s Quarter Mile At 240mph! Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:46:39 +0000 Gary White pilots this Toyota Supra MK4 to 240mph/387km/h in 6.05 over a quarter mile distance. The feat took place at the International Sakhir circuit in Bahrain and was the work of Ekanoo Racing Team. The Supra has a 25.5 frame and houses a 2JZ turbo engine with a PT-98 Precision.]]> 0 Lexus RC Widebody GetsGReddy, Rocket Bunny and Toyo Tyres Extras For SEMA Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:22:59 +0000 This SEMA-bound Lexus RC Widebody project car is all geared up for the SEMA aftermarket and tuning show next month. The wild bodykit is the work of Rocket Bunny; a company which has also made-over the infamous Nissan GT-R and Toyota GT86. To extend the Lexus’ dimensions there are flared wheel arches, while the side...]]> 0 1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:08:29 +0000 ]]> 0 2005 Mercedes Benz C240I Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:04:21 +0000 ]]> 0 Dubai Paramedics To Get Lotus Evora Sports Car As Their Response Vehicle Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14:48:50 +0000 It’s 2014 Gitex Technology Week in Dubai and among the clever new innovations is a Lotus Evora Paramedic car which has been equipped with all manner of useful kit. We expect the fifty paramedics in Dubai were pretty keen to get in on a similar kind of deal that the country’s police have – that...]]> 0 2004 Ford Fiesta 1.4i Flame Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:15:44 +0000 ]]> 0 Video: Gymkhana Master, Ken Block Heads To Spain To Scaremonger His Rival Finalists Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:39:19 +0000 Ken Block squares up to the Remaining Gymkhana contenders that will be put to the test in Spain on 1st November 2014 for the final of the European Gymkhana GRiD.]]> 0 Video: Driverless Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Storms Hockenheim Circuit Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:30:57 +0000 Ever get the feeling your car has a mind of its own? Apparently this one actually has – it may be a computerised brain but it is also more than capable of completing a lap of the Hockenheim circuit in self-piloted mode. More impressively perhaps, this Audi RS7 piloted driving concept can lap the German...]]> 0 Video: LA Car Spies Witnessed Ken Block Testing Out 60s Mustang For Gymkhana 7 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:17:28 +0000 This All wheel-drive Vaughn Gittin 1969 Mustang RTR-X fastback is our Gymkhana man’s car of choice for Gymkhana 7. We’ve seen what he can do in a Ford Fiesta so now it’s time to see how he drifts this iconic ’Stang.]]> 0 Supercharged Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Announced By Luxemburg Tuner, Abbes Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:09:25 +0000 With both its performance and aerodynamic upgrades, this Abbes creation makes a real statement. Included within the aerodynamic bodykit is a front lip spoiler and new side skirts. To the rear of the car, a re-styled bumper, diffuser and wing can also be seen. Abbes are yet to release the new performance figures for their...]]> 0 Born To Be Wide: Prior Design Mercedes-Benz S-Class Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:30:07 +0000 The outgoing Mercedes-Benz S-Class has recently been given the widebody treatment by tuner, Prior Design. In-line with their past work, it has a bodykit which has been crafted from reinforced Fiberglass-Duraflex plastic. This material allows for flexibility as well as durability so essentially it provides decent quality for a reasonable price. The front-end has been...]]> 0