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Performance News

Prior Design Tesla Model S P100D shows EV tuning potential

Apr 29, 2017

The Tesla Model S in P100D guise is the fastest production sedan in the world. An astonishing feat by a company that has time and time again shown the world that electric cars can be...

Superutes Aussie racing series delayed until 2018?

Apr 28, 2017

Some bad news for those itching to see the dual-cab SuperUtes racing series unfold. The series has apparently been pushed back until 2018, instead of the original planned debut at the Townsville 500 on July...

Nissan Patrol gets quad-turbo V8, insane 3000hp (video)

Apr 27, 2017

Some pretty gnarly Nissan Patrols have come out of the Middle East and we’ve showcased a handful of them already. There was a 1000kW black three-door that could hit 308km/h, and the R35 Godzilla-powered contraption...

Ferrari 250 GTE with Chev V8 is sure to stir controversy (video)

Apr 26, 2017

If you thought you saw the most unholy example of Prancing Horse sacrilege in our Top 10 cars with the strangest engine conversions feature, you’re probably right. A Magnum P.I spec Ferrari 308 had its...

Hennessey plans monster tune for Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Apr 25, 2017

With 627kW, a quarter mile time of 9.65 seconds and a 0-60mph time in a hypercar-humiliating 2.3 seconds, you could be forgiven for thinking the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the endgame of America’s decade-long...

Ford XD Falcon with 894kW 4.0 Barra turbo – Australia’s best sleeper?

Apr 24, 2017

To build a sleeper car that looks completely innocuous with no external hint that something monstrous is hiding underneath is a clever achievement. To build an eight-second sleeper that looks like an ordinary grandpa-spec XD...

BBR announces ‘stage 1’ turbo kit for ND Mazda MX-5 2L

Apr 21, 2017

Looking for a bit more zing from your ND Mazda MX-5? Renowned Mazda tuner BBR has just announced a stage 1 turbo package for the fun sports car. The stage 1 kit has been designed...

Renault RS envisions 2027 Formula One car

Apr 19, 2017

Renault has something truly special in store for the 2017 Auto Shanghai show, with a concept that intricately explores the future of Formula One. The RS 2027 takes the themes and design of today’s F1...

New Camaro-based Trans Am kit debuts at NY show

Apr 16, 2017

Ever since GM’s Pontiac brand was swallowed up by the global financial crisis, companies have been producing kits that transform the latest Chevrolet Camaro into a Firebird Trans Am. The latest effort is by Trans...

Video: Crazy Peugeot 207 ‘MC2’ WRC car with Renault F2 V6

Apr 16, 2017

Alex Kelsey’s ‘MC2’ might look like an ordinary Peugeot 207 rally car, but it is hiding a crazy secret . The World Time Attack Challenge and Rally Cross competitor is a purpose-built monster, with a...

Holden VL Commodore gets Nissan RB26 GT-R conversion, with AWD (video)

Apr 10, 2017

Holden’s VL Commodore continues to enjoy a cult following in Australia. The combination of its lightweight body and sophisticated (for the time) Nissan RB-series engine was a winner in its day and continues to be...

Ford EA Falcon inline-6 with massive 4-71 supercharger (video)

Apr 10, 2017

Summernats 30 was an absolute hoot and PD was there to bring you some of the craziest and coolest modified cars in the country. One that escaped our attention was captured by the boys at...

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