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Performance News

BRABUS presents new tune for Mercedes-AMG C 63 S wagon

Jan 17, 2017

We’ve featured a number of BRABUS vehicles here before. The German tuning house that takes Mercedes and AMG products into a completely different universe of bonkers, with projects such as the 6×6 B63S, Rocket 900...

Toyota Corona gets 1GZ-FE V12 engine conversion (video)

Dec 16, 2016

We’re no strangers to engine swaps at PD, with our own project Volvo 240 LS1 swap well underway and even a list of Top 10 factory engine conversions ideas we wish would happen (part 2...

Dakota Customs creates Jeep Wrangler Hellcat package

Dec 16, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Hellcat engine is famous for being one of the most powerful showroom V8s ever produced, making heavy cars very quick and a noise that sounds like a Spitfire fighter plane. Primarily used...

Prior Design reveals fat new kit for Mercedes S-Class coupe

Dec 13, 2016

Prior Design has taken the wraps off its latest creation; a widebody kit for the already menacing Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe. The kit is called the PD75SC, and removes nearly all Mercedes’s stock body panels and...

Ford Mustang police car is latest ‘Tune It! Safe!’ project in Germany

Nov 29, 2016

The German police force are the proud new owners of a custom Ford Mustang GT V8 to promote its new Tune It! Safe! program. Nicknamed the ‘Wolf Wide 5.0’, the latest addition to the Polizei...

Carbonfibre Dynamics creates highly tuned BMW M4 ‘F82 M4R’

Nov 24, 2016

German tuning house Carbonfiber Dynamics has released a tuned version of the BMW M4, dubbed the F82 M4R, complete with a 521kW power package. As the name suggests, Carbonfiber Dynamics is a big fan of...

Lorinser gives new Mercedes-Benz E-Class subtle tune

Nov 24, 2016

German tuning company Lorinser has unveiled packages for the W213 E-Class which includes styling upgrades as well as more power for the engines. The company has been hotting-up Benzes since 1930 and thus eminently qualified...

Insane 1380kW Honda Civic breaks FWD 1/4 mile record (video)

Nov 22, 2016

The quarter-mile record for a front-wheel drive car has been broken by a 20-year-old Honda Civic with 560,000km on the clock. Yes, you read correctly. SpeedFactory Racing has claimed the coveted record with a 7.61-second...

Mansory does its thing on the Bentley Bentayga

Nov 19, 2016

You have excess, and then there’s this. It’s a blinged-up, modified version of the already-posetastic Bentley Bentayga. Yep, renowned cosmetic tuner Mansory has come up with a new package for the Bentayga, which certainly lifts...

AMS Nissan GT-R sets new 1/4 mile record (video)

Nov 18, 2016

Last week we saw Ekanoo Racing break the Nissan R35 GT-R quarter mile record. This week, the record has been shattered again, by renowned US GT-R tuner AMS Performance. AMS took its crazily-modified GT-R, known...

Ekanoo Racing Nissan GT-R breaks 1/4 mile record (video)

Nov 11, 2016

Ekanoo Racing is the proud new quarter-mile record holder for both the R35 Nissan GT-R and Porsche 911 Turbo. The Bahrain-based team at Ekanoo Racing took to the drag strip to assert its dominance in...

Summernats 30 to be biggest ever, record-breaking 2000 entrants

Nov 08, 2016

Summernats is coming up for its 30th anniversary in January, and to kick-start the festivities it has just registered its 2000th vehicle entrant for the year breaking a new record. The previous record was 1952...

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