Performance News

Icon creates modern classic from 1965 Ford F-Series Crew Cab

Jun 02, 2017

There are a number of companies which take the best of classic cars, and through the restoration process, enhance them to combine the best of their originality with a modern twist. Examples include Singer’s Porsche...

Awesome Drift Taxi service available at Ebisu Circuit in Japan (video)

May 31, 2017

You may have heard of the Ring Taxi in Germany, set up to take passengers around the Nurburgring. Well, it seems the Japanese have caught on and applied a similar philosophy to showcase the art...

Stock-looking Subaru WRX STI runs the quarter mile in 10 seconds (video)

May 31, 2017

What does it take to get a stock-looking WRX to bust the quarter mile in a Bugatti-buggering 10 seconds? Martin Donnon of SA’s Willall Racing has an idea, since that is a feat he and his team...

Audi Q2 slammed with Vossen wheels shows potential

May 26, 2017

It might not be the first car you think of when considering aftermarket tuning, but the new Audi Q2 is a funky little number. It also sits in a very popular segment, meaning, the SUV...

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The E92 BMW M3 may be out of date but it hasn’t stopped German tuning house G-Power from coming up with a fresh, in-your-face kit to keep the V8 passion alive.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...

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