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The best from the world of aftermarket tuning all pack in this little section here. It’s about everything but stock. High performance modification, handling upgrades, engine tuning, race conversion and aerodynamic improvements from the world’s biggest and most renown car tuning companies.

Singer DLS unveiled at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Expert Porsche modifier Singer has unveiled its latest retooled 911, the DLS – which stands for Dynamics and Lightweight Study – at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it sure is worth lusting after. As the name implies, improved driving dynamics in a featherweight car was the aim of the …

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Mole turns Alfa Romeo 4C into one-off supercar

Coachbuilders can sometimes do wonders as the car you see here, known officially as the Alfa Romeo Mole Costruzione Artigianale 001, started life as an Alfa Romeo 4C. Its transformation into supercar looks begins with its bespoke bodywork, which is a fusion of Alfa Romeo’s current design language with evocative …

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2018 Ford Shelby Super Snake revealed – 597kW supercharged V8

Blue oval fans – meet the latest, fastest Mustang for you to yearn after. The 2018 Ford Shelby Super Snake has been officially revealed in the United States, and it sure has a lot of bite to it. Producing a nutty 597kW – that’s 800 horses in old money – …

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Race! turns Audi RS6 into road going DTM racer

Check this bad boy out! Built by South African tuner, Race!, this DTM wannabe Nardo Gray Audi RS6 definitely looks the business with its super aggressive wide body kit. The DarwinPro DTM style carbon fibre aero kit consists of a pronounced front splitter, dual canards just below the headlights, on …

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UK-delivered 533kW HSV VXR8 up for sale

A fire-breathing Walkinshaw-tuned HSV VXR8 complete with attention grabbing ‘psychedelic’ wrap is up for sale in the UK. Owned by the administrator of a Facebook paged called ‘HSV Holden UK Community’, the 2007 E Series HSV VXR8 – the equivalent of a HSV GTS in Australia – comes with a …

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Oettinger upstages Volkswagen GTI TCR with TCR Germany Street

While the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is stealing the headlines at the Wörthersee 2018, elsewhere, longtime VW tuner, Oettinger has wheeled out something that will make the TCR look tame. Dubbed the TCR Germany Street, the car packs more punch and attitude than the GTI TCR, with its turbocharged 2.0-litre …

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Volkswagen unveils aggressive Golf concepts for Wörthersee

As per tradition, a group of young Volkswagen apprentices have created two exclusive Golf concepts for the annual Wörthersee meeting in Australia. The first concept, dubbed the Golf GTI Next Level, see the talented technicians dial up a three-door Golf GTI’s styling to the… next level, courtesy of an aggressive …

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This ABT-tuned Volkswagen Beetle is almost worthy of a GTI badge

It isn’t often a tuner shows an interest in the Volkswagen Beetle but that’s exactly what Volkswagen/Audi tuner, ABT has done by turning this Beetle into something worthy of a GTI badge. The tuned Beetle pumps out a stout 213kW and 430Nm of torque from its 2.0- litre TSI engine, …

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Mental: It’s a Range Rover 6×6 Pickup land yacht!

If you think the Mercedes-AMG G63 6×6 is extreme, a German company is planning to take things to an even higher level with its proposed Range Rover 6×6 pickup. The brainchild of Theodoros Fotiadis, a designer whose Berlin-based company, T.Fotiadis Design is behind the project to create the ultimate land …

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Memminger Roadster 2.7 is a 157kW mid-engine Beetle

The demise of the current-generation Volkswagen Beetle may have brought a few tears to fashionistas and hairdressers alike, but it is the original air-cooled, rear-engined Beetle that still tucks at the heartstrings of purists. Hearing their prayers, Memminger has produced what is arguably a Beetle that is even better than …

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Mansory’s Vivere Diamond Edition is a full carbon Bugatti Veyron

The Veyron may no longer be the poster child of Bugatti but it is still one of the world’s most exclusive supercars, combining stupendous performance with more charisma than Napoleon. However, if that’s not enough, you can now enlist the help of Mansory who will swap the Veyron’s body panels …

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ABT Sportsline presents 390kW Audi RS4-R

With 331 kW of power and 600 Nm of torque pumping from a 2.9-litre twin-turbo V6 engine, the Audi RS 4 packs supercar performance in a family-friendly wagon body. It’s able to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds, en route to a top speed of 250 km/h. …

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Lumma hots up Range Rover Velar with wide body kit

You can bet the Range Rover Velar SVR is coming before too long. But for punters who can’t wait, say hello to the Lumma Velar CLR GT. Designed to take on go fast SUVs from the AMG and M department, the Velar CLR GT draws attention with pumped up wheel …

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522kW Mercedes-AMG C 63 by Väth good enough for 340km/h

With 375 kW and 700 Nm from its 4.0-litre twin turbo V8, the Mercedes-AMG C 63 coupe is no slouch, but that doesn’t stop German tuner Väth from spicing it up further. First up is a larger turbocharger for the bent eight, followed by a new oil cooler for the engine …

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