Performance News

Video: Subaru Impreza WRX with BMW M5 V10 engine

Sep 05, 2011

We always love crazy conversions and wacky ideas here at PD, and this Subaru Impreza WRX V10 BMW M5-powered creation is a fine example. Yes, a 5.0-litre V10 rear-wheel drive Subaru Impreza WRX. A debut...

Video: TRP Racing Ford XR6 Turbo runs 8.48 – quickest XR6T in Australia

Sep 04, 2011

The Tony Rigoli Performance (TRP) ‘Coon Dog’ Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo has just run an astonishing 8.48 second quarter-mile at 165mph (265km/h) at Sydney Dragway. This makes it the fastest Ford Falcon XR6 Turbo in...

Video: Maserati Gran Turismo S insane traffic run at 230km/h in Qatar

Sep 03, 2011

An insane video has recently been posted up onto YouTube showing a Maserati Gran Turismo S being driven at high speed through Qatar, in the Middle East. In standard form, the Maserati Gran Turismo S...

BMW 1 Series M Coupe APP performance package

Sep 02, 2011

More and more tuners are getting ahold of the awesome new BMW 1 Series M Coupe, with the latest coming from APP in Germany. This may be the best tuning package yet, in both the...

2012 991 Porsche 911 SpeedART SP91-R

Sep 02, 2011

Even though the new 2012 991 Porsche 911 has only just been unveiled, companies are already thinking of upgrades. Meet the 2012 991 Porsche 911 SpeedART SP91-R. German tuning company SpeedART has just released a...

FondTech E-11 Formula REV single-seat electric racing car revealed

Sep 02, 2011

Has the electric car revolution arrived? FondTech, an Italian aerodynamics and wind-tunnel testing company in Bologna, has revealed details of its latest project; the FondTech E-11 Formula REV fully electric racing car. The FondTech E-11...

2012 Mercedes-Benz CL 63 AMG V63S by VATH

Sep 01, 2011

German tuning company VATH Automobiltechnik has come up with a tuning package for the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz CL 63 AMG called the V63S. VATH also offers a fresh cosmetic package which gives the CL 63...

Video: 964 Posche 911 by Rauh-welt BEGRIFF

Aug 31, 2011

If you love your jaw droppingly-awesome old-school Porsche 911s, then you’ll love this ‘Good Hills Speed’ 964 Porsche 911 by Rauh-welt BEGRIFF. Owned by a doctor in Japan, who says he has owned over 30...

New BRABUS Rocket – rendered speculation

Aug 31, 2011

BRABUS revealed a teaser image earlier this week of a special model it plans to unveil at the upcoming 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show next month. A rendered speculation has just been independently etched up...

Toyota EV P001 breaks Nurburgring electric vehicle lap record with 7:47.79

Aug 31, 2011

Toyota Motorsport has done it. As our previous report outlined, Toyota Motorsport was aiming to smash the electric vehicle Nurburgring lap record time and now it has done exactly that, with a time of 7:47.79....

Video: Ferrari 458 twin turbo by Underground Racing

Aug 31, 2011

Renowned Lamborghini tuner, Underground Racing, has developed a Ferrari 458 twin-turbo package and has released a nice little YouTube video showing the package potential. Underground Racing calls it the Stage 1 kit which includes two...

Toyota EV track car to hit the market… almost

Aug 29, 2011

Last week Toyota announced it is going to attempt to break the Nurburgring EV world lap time record in a special lightweight, purpos-built track car. According to reports, Toyota has also announced the electric motors,...

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