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Performance News

SEMA-bound Kia Stinger project shows off tuning potential

Oct 20, 2017

If there was ever a car that could be awarded any sort of ‘tuning potential’ award, it’d be the new Kia Stinger. And Kia is the first to jump on board, as it plans a...

BTR gives Hyundai Elantra racer look for SEMA show

Oct 19, 2017

Hyundai has teamed up with Blood Type Racing to create a unique Elantra show car for the upcoming 2017 SEMA show in Las Vegas, with modifications bursting from every corner. Starting with the engine, Blood...

Ekanoo Racing Porsche 911 breaks PDK 1/4 mile record (video)

Oct 19, 2017

What is the quickest PDK-equipped Porsche 911 Turbo in the world? Well, we’re about to tell you. It’s this crazy creation built by Esmotor/Ekanoo Racing. The car, more specifically, is a 991 911 Turbo that’s...

Liberty Walk carb-loads Ford Mustang with wide-body kit

Sep 27, 2017

Fancy a new bodykit to help give your Ford Mustang a Japanese tuner theme? Liberty Walk has just created such a kit that should tickle your fancy. Liberty Walk, based in Japan, is usually known...

E65 V10 BMW M6 gets 6-rotor rotary engine conversion (video)

Sep 19, 2017

You’d have to be pretty wacky in the head to lift out the previous-gen BMW M6’s 5.0-litre V10 powerhouse to replace it with something else. And that something else would have to be pretty freakin’...

BRABUS G 900 turns Mercedes-AMG G 65 into Darth Vader

Sep 13, 2017

Planning a midnight bank robbery and need a getaway vehicle? Perhaps the kids at your son’s school are giving him a hard time and you need a new car for the school drop off and...

Mazda RX-8 gets 5.9L Cummins diesel conversion (video)

Sep 11, 2017

Here’s a conversion you’ve probably never heard of. It’s a Mazda RX-8 with a six-cylinder turbo-diesel conversion, giving the rotary sports car some huge torque. Rotary engines aren’t exactly known for their torque output, or...

Datsun 1200 ute with Hakosuka Skyline front end conversion (video)

Sep 05, 2017

Here’s something a little different. It’s a Datsun 1200 ute, which is already something of a cult classic, only it features the front end of the legendary KPGC-10 Skyline ‘Hakosuka’ GT-R. The project is actually...

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...

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