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Performance News

Giocattolo ‘Seconda Iterazione’ coming soon, twin LS V8 engine

May 25, 2017

Some of you may remember in the 1980s a very exotic creation emerged from Queensland with the body of an Alfasud Sprint and the mid-mounted engine of a Walkinshaw Commodore V8. Fifteen cars were built,...

Mans creates pickup truck that drives upside down (video)

May 25, 2017

For the vast majority of motorists, an overturned car can give you the blues. What this usually means is that you’ve had a crash, potentially injured yourself, with your car quite damaged. Worst of all,...

Ford Focus gets Nissan GT-R engine conversion for Pikes Peak (video)

May 25, 2017

A very innovative Australian-built Ford Focus race car will be debuting at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, featuring a crazy Nissan GT-R engine conversion. With a body loosely resembling the production Focus, the...

Nissan Skyline tuning shop burns down, 7 cars destroyed

May 23, 2017

A Nissan Skyline tuning shop in the UK called RB Motorsport has burnt down, frying a number of custom GT-Rs and Skylines. RB Motorsport sent out a message on its Facebook page saying that it...

G-Power announces E92 BMW M3 GT2 S Hurricane (video)

May 22, 2017

The E92 BMW M3 may be out of date but it hasn’t stopped German tuning house G-Power from coming up with a fresh, in-your-face kit to keep the V8 passion alive. G-Power is no stranger...

Honda S600 with mega turbo 2JZ is insane (video)

May 19, 2017

Soichiro Honda’s S600 roadster of the 1960s established the company’s identity of super light weight, sporty and high revving (9500rpm) cars, with experience from the motorcycle division transferred into the sports car. This Australian example...

Lightweight Performance creates BMW M2 ‘CSR’

May 09, 2017

BMW may be working on a more focused, faster M2 ‘CS’ version, with over 300kW and some suspension upgrades, but we might not see that car until 2018. If you have an insatiable hunger for...

2000hp Toyota LandCruiser tops out at 370km/h, fastest in the world (video)

May 08, 2017

Back in November of last year, we showed you the Toyota Land ‘Speed’ Cruiser which stormed SEMA with over 2000hp (1500kW), or a Bugatti Chiron’s worth plus a third more. The otherwise heavy-duty off-roader looks...

Ford F250R MegaRaptor is one off-road beast (video)

May 05, 2017

If you’ve looked at the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor and thought, “Nah, I would still feel inadequate driving that.” Then maybe you need the Ford F250R MegaRaptor instead? Instead of the microscopic F-150, F250R.com will...

Carlex Mercedes-Benz Jet Van converts Sprinter into first-class traveller

May 04, 2017

Carlex Design are one of a handful of tuners in the world brave enough to put its hands on exotics and turn them into bespoke creations. Here is something a little different though. Introducing the...

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...

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...

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