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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.

Wald International gives Lexus LS an extra dose of aggression

Wald International has dialed up the new Lexus LS’ aggression with two sets of new exterior body kit called the Executive and F Sport respectively. The Lexus flagship is already a stunner from the factory but that doesn’t stop the Japanese tuning house from waving their magic wand over the …

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Carlex Design turns Volkswagen Amarok into “Amy”

With pickup trucks or utes, as we call them here in Australia, getting more popular by the day, tuners are also starting to pay them ever more attention. Meet the “Amy”, Carlex Design’s latest project based on the Volkswagen Amarok. Limited to just 500 units to keep the model exclusive …

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McLaren Special Operations reveal 600LT Pebble Beach special

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) has unveiled a unique 600LT created for the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event where it will make its public debut on August 26.  This particular example of the already exclusive 570S-based extended-wheelbase weapon, which is officially referred to as the McLaren 600LT in Stealth Grey by MSO, features …

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2019 Shelby GT unveiled with over 515kW

Shelby America has unwrapped its new 2019 Shelby GT which will make its debut in conjunction with the Woodward Dream Cruise. Based on the Ford Mustang GT, the car will feature a number of modifications and offered in both fastback and convertible variants. On the styling front, the Shelby GT …

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Darwin Pro Mercedes-AMG GT S is a 457kW/807Nm stunner

Sometimes tuners can do wonders to a car and this Darwin Pro Mercedes-AMG GT S – yes, that’s its official name – from Creative Bespoke and ADV.1 Wheels is a good example. Based on the Mercedes-AMG GT S, the car features an extensive carbon fibre aerodynamic body kit consisting of …

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Lamborghini Huracan looses rear bumper for twin-turbo conversion

This bumperless Lamborghini Huracan probably takes the gong for one of the most unusual tuning projects we’ve come across. Modified by TR3 Performance, the Huracan’s rear bumper was removed to accommodate a twin-turbo conversion to the supercar’s V10 engine. The tuner has also installed a A liquid intercooler in the …

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Arduini Corse tuning creates one-off, widebody Peugeot 308 GTi

Despite tidy handling and engaging dynamics, the Peugeot 308 GTi is often overlooked for more mainstream rivals like the Volkswagen Golf GTI and Ford Focus ST. However, Italian touring car driver, Massimo Arduini and his team probably see the 308 GTi’s hidden talents and set out to create this race …

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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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