Performance News

Video: Nissan GT-R Switzer R1K-X package on dyno

Jul 06, 2011

Switzer, US-based Ohio tuning specialist, has come up with an R35 GT-R R1K-X package that takes power to an earth-shattering 1250hp at the wheels, or 932.5kW. Switzer has released a video of one of the...

Toyota Celica gets fastest time at 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jul 06, 2011

A Toyota Celica GT-Four has posted the Fastest Time of the Day (FTD) with a time of 48.07 seconds at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb event. Even though the West Sussex Goodwood event...

Edo Competition BMW M5 Touring Dark Edition

Jul 05, 2011

German automotive tuning specialist Edo Competition has released the E60 V10 BMW M5 Touring Dark Edition performance pack for for previous-generation V10 M5 wagon. Now this is what you call a family car. It’s got...

Bluebird Electric to break 500mph electric car land speed record

Jul 05, 2011

Bluebird Team, using a custom-made ‘Bluebird Electric’, have announced they are aiming to break the world land speed record for an electric car and hope to go past the 500mph-barrior (805km/h) in the next few...

Porsche 911 Turbo with Chevrolet LS1 V8 conversion

Jul 03, 2011

Here’s a strange conversion for you. It’s a Porsche 911 Turbo with a Chevrolet LS1 5.7-litre V8 mounted in the back. Never before have we seen such an interesting combination of Germany’s finest blended with...

Cummins Napier Railton replica at 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jun 30, 2011

Imagine rocking up to your local track day in this. It’s a replica of the Cummings Napier Railton racing car of 1933 and it will be on show at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed...

Video: Mazda 787B rotary rebuilt and relived

Jun 26, 2011

Ever wondered what the inside of a Mazda 787B engine looks like? Well, today’s your lucky day. Watch here as the engineers strip and rebuild the 26B Wankel engine bringing it back to its former...

Video: Hennessey Venom GT dyno run in the dark

Jun 26, 2011

The Hennessey Venom GT is an epic supercar made by American car company, Hennessey Performance Engineering. We just found this recently added video on the ‘Tube showing an example unleashing its full power on a...

Nobuhiro ‘Monster’ Tajima’s Suzuki Sport Pikes Peak racers

Jun 26, 2011

With the 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb event just around the corner, we’d thought we’d take a moment to remember one of the most famous Pikes Peak driver and car duos of the era;...

Singer Design Porsche 911

Jun 21, 2011

Old-school anything is normally a sure-fire way to go if you’re after a really cool item. Singer Design, an avid Porsche enthusiast company, is making original Porsche 930 911s new again. The company does this...

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