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Performance News

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...

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...

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...

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