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Performance News

2018 Holden Colorado SuperUtes racer revealed

Aug 20, 2017

The Holden Colorado SuperUtes race car has been revealed, ready to enter the new motorsport category next year. The sport will see dual-cab utes tearing up race tracks around Australia, with turbo-diesel power. As we...

Singer Design teams up with Williams for next Porsche 911 project

Aug 12, 2017

Remember Singer Design? The California-based company that builds jaw-dropping old-school Porsche 911 packages featuring modern components. Well, the latest project looks set to include a Williams 4.0-litre engine. The project is only in its early...

1979 Porsche 911 gets Tesla EV conversion, keeps manual (video)

Aug 09, 2017

Here’s something a little different, and something that is sure to have 911 purists pissed. It’s an old-school Porsche 911 SC Targa that features an electric powertrain conversion. No more singing flat-six engine, although, the...

Insane Mitsubishi Evo revs to 13,000rpm, sets record quarter mile (video)

Aug 02, 2017

How fast is your Mitsubishi Lancer Evo? We bet it’s got nothing on this crazy thing. Check out the size of that turbo, for starters. Here we have perhaps the most insane Evo ever made,...

BMW M3 F80 sets world record quarter mile (video)

Aug 01, 2017

A new world record has apparently been set at the drag strip, with a current-gen F80 BMW M3 laying down a blistering quarter mile time well within the 10-second range. According to the video, this...

Subaru Levorg shows its tuning side with Rowen kit

Jul 31, 2017

Subaru may have lost some fans when it named its new WRX wagon the Levorg. But it shouldn’t stop the overall appeal of the model. If it does, you can always turn to tuners. Tuning...

Subaru WRX STI Type RA sets new Nurburgring record

Jul 25, 2017

Remember Subaru was teasing the WRX STI Type RA NBR a few weeks ago? Well, it seems the company was serious about taking on a Nurburgring lap record. The WRX STI Type RA NBR Special...

Mazda Miata (MX-5) gets snowmobile engine conversion (video)

Jul 25, 2017

When a vehicle is the most popular sports car in history, with several million spread throughout the world, you can bet all kinds of nutty experiments will take place. The Mazda MX-5 (or Miata as...

Listen to the 2018 Holden Commodore V6 twin-turbo Supercars racer (video)

Jul 22, 2017

In-car footage of Craig Lowndes piloting the new twin-turbo V6-powered version of the 2018 Holden Commodore Supercars race car has surfaced on Red Bull Racing Team’s YouTube channel. As reported in early June when the...

Porsche 911 gets Honda K-Series engine conversion

Jul 20, 2017

A very unique Porsche 911 930-shape has been spotted at a recent car meet in the U.S., featuring a Honda K-Series four-cylinder engine conversion. We featured some wacky abominations in our top 10 cars with ridiculous...

Holden VN Commodore with LSA V8 conversion runs 9s (video)

Jul 14, 2017

What happens when you combine one of the most powerful motors ever fitted to a Holden Commodore-based production car with one of the most notoriously light bodyshells? The VN Commodore of 1988 might not be...

Toyota C-HR shows off tuning side with Kuhl Racing bodykit

Jul 11, 2017

Toyota’s new C-HR is already one of the most flamboyant and out-there SUVs on the market in terms of exterior design. But it seems this can be amplified further, via a new aftermarket bodykit by...

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