Performance News

SsangYong Rexton DKR rally car revealed for 2019 Dakar

Dec 04, 2018

SsangYong has confirmed plans to compete in the 2019 Dakar Rally. And it will do it with this Rexton DKR beast. It follows in the footsteps of the SsangYong Tivoli DKR from this year’s event....

Hyundai in contention for WRC title at 2018 Rally Australia

Nov 14, 2018

Hyundai Motorsport is getting ready for the FIA World Rally Championship finale this weekend, taking place in Coffs Harbour for the 2018 Rally Australia. The team is currently in second place behind Toyota, with just...

HRE developing insane titanium 3D-printed wheels (video)

Nov 14, 2018

You’ve probably heard of 3D-printed objects by now, such as toys and little gadgets. Well, it seems the next big thing for the technology could be aftermarket wheels. Wheel producer HRE is already looking into...

Dahler develops upgrades for BMW X4 M40i & M40d

Nov 07, 2018

Swiss tuning company Dahler Design & Technik has come up with a neat upgrade package for the new BMW X4 M40i and M40d, including power boosts for the engines. Starting with the motors. Dahler has devised a...

2019 Ford Mustang Supercar hits the track, looks weird

Nov 07, 2018

The new Ford Mustang Supercar (formerly known as V8 Supercars) has just completed its first on-track tests ahead of its championship debut next year. Ford Australia, in partnership with DJR Team Penske, Ford Performance and...

Subaru WRX STI sets Transfăgărășan Highway record (video)

Nov 01, 2018

You might remember a couple of years ago Subaru clocked a lap record in a modified WRX STI around the legendary Isle of Man TT motorcycle road circuit. Well, another record has been set. This...

Ken Block creates insane ‘Hoonitruck’ Ford F-150 for Gymkhana 10 (video)

Oct 26, 2018

Ken Block is planning yet another one of his crazy driving films. However, instead of the usual Ford Focus rally car, it looks like ‘Gymkhana 10’ will feature a hugely modified Ford F-150. Welcome to...

2019 Yenko Chevrolet Camaro revealed, up to 1000hp

Oct 18, 2018

Muscle car fans will be excited by this one. Tuning company Specialty Vehicle Engineering in the US is announcing a hugely potent upgrade package for the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro, called the Yenko SC, in Stage...

Mcchip-dkr tunes the quad-turbo BMW M550d beast

Oct 09, 2018

BMW’s factory 3.0-litre quad-turbo diesel inline six is a monster of an engine. So can you imagine what it’s like after tuners get hold of it? Enter the Mcchip-dkr BMW M550d xDrive. For some background,...

Mil-Spec Hummer H1 is ready for the track… wait, what?

Sep 26, 2018

When we think of hardcore track cars we usually envision a stripped-out coupe or roadster, that’s slammed to the ground with massive camber. Mil-Spec Automotive has just come up with a package that definitely thinks...

2019 Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 rally car available to order

Sep 06, 2018

Interested in getting the sport of rallying? Volkswagen has commenced taking orders of its new Polo GTI R5 rally car, which builds on from the motorsport pedigree of the Polo R WRC car. The Polo...

Hennessey announces HPE1200 kit for Challenger SRT Demon (video)

Aug 31, 2018

The new Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is already an absolute beast of a car, straight from the factory. However, renowned tuner Hennessey has developed an upgrade for it that turns it all up to 11...

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