Performance News

Kicherer Mercedes-Benz CLS Edition Black

Jul 13, 2011

This Kicherer Mercedes-Benz CLS Edition Black takes on one of the latest Euro trends. Once upon a time you wouldn’t be caught dead driving a car wearing matte black paint. Now it’s the norm on...

Volkswagen Golf R Siemoneit Racing tuning kit

Jul 11, 2011

Siemoneit Racing in Germany has come up with a tuning kit for the 2011 Volkswagen Golf R. If you thought the standard Golf R has some balls, then you should see what Siemoneit Racing can...

Kelleners Sport KS1-S BMW 1 Series M Coupe tuning kit

Jul 10, 2011

The all-new BMW 1 Series M Coupe isn’t even officially on sale in Australia yet but tuning packs are already being developed. Meet the Kelleners Sport KS1-S, also known as, the first tuning kit for...

Video: Porsche 911 GT2 RS driven by Jeff Zwart at Pikes Peak

Jul 10, 2011

At last week’s 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event in Colorado Springs, USA, Jeff Zwart drove his Porsche 911 GT2 RS to a personal best 2WD Time Attack sprint. An intriguing video has just...

BRABUS 800 E V12 Cabriolet: fastest 4-seat convertible in the world

Jul 09, 2011

BRABUS has just revealed its latest product. It’s called the BRABUS 800 E V12 Cabriolet and it’s based on the recently released Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet. Being a BRABUS, it’s no shy performer when it comes...

Video: BRABUS SLR McLaren does 150km/h in car park

Jul 08, 2011

Here’s an interesting video that has popped up on the www, it’s a BRABUS SLR McLaren Roadster doing 150km/h in a car park. The special Mercedes-Benz-based BRABUS SLR Roadster is apparently one of only four...

Lamborghini Gallardo Galaxy Warrior kit: yuck?

Jul 08, 2011

Tired of the natural good looks of your Lamborghini Gallardo? Why not ruin it with an ATS Automotive Lamborghini Gallardo Galaxy Warrior bodykit? This super-vulgar pack was found on a German classifieds website. Let’s go...

Video: Dacia Duster ‘No Limit’ at Pikes Peak

Jul 07, 2011

Dacia has released a nice video of the Dacia Duster ‘No Limit’ Pikes Peak race car onto YouTube. The car was used in the recent 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event a couple of...

Video: Nissan GT-R Switzer R1K-X package on dyno

Jul 06, 2011

Switzer, US-based Ohio tuning specialist, has come up with an R35 GT-R R1K-X package that takes power to an earth-shattering 1250hp at the wheels, or 932.5kW. Switzer has released a video of one of the...

Five awesome performance car YouTube videos

Jul 06, 2011

Here at PerformanceDrive, when we’re not reporting on the performance car world, driving, or straining the octane booster from our blood, we spend our relaxation time watching car-related videos. There’s nothing better than sitting down...

Toyota Celica gets fastest time at 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jul 06, 2011

A Toyota Celica GT-Four has posted the Fastest Time of the Day (FTD) with a time of 48.07 seconds at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb event. Even though the West Sussex Goodwood event...

Edo Competition BMW M5 Touring Dark Edition

Jul 05, 2011

German automotive tuning specialist Edo Competition has released the E60 V10 BMW M5 Touring Dark Edition performance pack for for previous-generation V10 M5 wagon. Now this is what you call a family car. It’s got...

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