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Featuring anything from bolt-on engine performance modifications of Japanese muscles to full-blown horsepower doubling engine rebuild of exotic supercars. If you are a hardcore petrol head that prefers the smell of high octane fuel over a sizzling sausage on the barbecue, this is the place to be.

Vandenbrink transforms Ferrari 612 into a shooting brake

Dutch coachbuilder Vandenbrink Design has unveiled a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti it has transformed into a shooting brake, with the company prepared to do a limited run of similar builds if the customer demand is there.  While the company first penned the unique redesign for the 612 all the way back …

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Vilner restores 1976 Datsun 280Z to its former glory and more

This 1976 Datsun 280Z Fairlady Z is arguably one of the most unique projects to come out of Vilner Studio and the story of the car is no less interesting than the project itself. Rescued from its owner in Hamburg who is associated with Erich Hartmann – Bubi, a successful …

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Rob Dahm’s Project Ahura RX7: The ultimate rotary-engined vehicle

Rob Dahm Project Ahura RX7

Recently unveiled at SEMA 2016 is quite possibly one of the most ambitious RX7 builds ever attempted. Rob Dahm is no stranger to the charm of Mazda’s rotary vehicles with his 600hp (441kW) + 20b powered RX7 but Project Ahura is in another league. The goal was to build a …

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StreetFX Toyota 86 with a Nissan GT-R engine churns out 745kW!

Forget about the Ferrari V8-powered Toyota 86. This is the real deal – a world’s first Toyota 86 powered by a Nissan GT-R engine, and not just the usual VR38DETT twin-turbo 3.8-litre V6 from the standard GT-R, it’s the stroked 4.1-litre HKS GT1000 engine! Yes, that’s right, this thing puts …

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Meet the most powerful Volkswagen Golf GTI – the 295kW Heartbeat

While the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S maybe the new Nürburgring front-wheel drive record holder, the one-off Golf GTI Heartbeat surely holds the title of the most powerful Golf GTI, ever. Boasting a mighty 295kW of power – 66kW more than the limited edition Clubsport S – the Golf GTI …

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Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec to make appearance at SEMA

Well renowned tuner Blood Type Racing will make an appearance at SEMA auto-show this year to reveal their Sinister looking Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec . The vehicles evil look begins with a “Carbon Black” paint job followed with aggressive red racing stripes running from the front splitter and up over the hood. …

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Volkswagen Golf GTi Reifnitz with 272kW!

At the annual Volkswagen enthusiasts get together at Wörthersee, the German brand not only showed case the flaming hot Audi A1 Clubsport (which you can read about here), it has also taken a stock standard Golf GTi and turned it into a pocket rocket! Called the Golf GTi Reifnitz, the …

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Build: 1000 Horsepower Twin Turbo Nissan 370Z Part 1

Pioneer – The word itself conjures thoughts of everything from heroic settlers blazing trails into the unknown to brilliant engineers on the bleeding edge of technological wonders. Renown for tuning Nissan’s VQ engines and platforms found in Nissan’s Z line of sports car (350Z and 370Z) as well as the …

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Build: 700 All-Wheel HP Twin Turbo Lamborghini Murcielago LP640

The Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 with a V12 6.5 litre engine develops 640 horsepower and is capable of rocketing you from standstill to a hundred kilometres per hour in just 3.4 seconds. It is probably one of the meanest supercars to greet the motoring world when it was released, like how …

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Build: 518 Rear Wheel HP Twin Turbo Nismo 370Z By GTM

Nissan’s new generation VQ engines found in the 350Z, 370Z and the V Series Skylines have been widely praised for its smoothness and linear power delivery. When they first made appearance in the 350Z and 350GT Skyline, fans were doubtful of their tuning potential and whether or not they were …

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Build: Twin Turbo 502 Rear Wheel Horsepower Infiniti G37

The VQ engine found in the new generation Nissan Skylines namely the 350GT and 370GT (Infiniti G35 and G37 respectively in the US) is steadily gaining momentum in aftermarket tuning scene. The VQ engine, which also powers the Nissan Z cars (Nissan Fairlady in Japan) is one of the smoothest …

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Build: Track Based Porsche 911 GT3 (996)

Forged Performance is a tuner based in Atlanta, the US. The folks at Forged have been actively involved in track events for the past six years, competing in various time attack and track day events. With a proven track record of churning out many great racing machines across many platforms …

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Build: 410 bhp Nissan Skyline R33 GTS-T

The Nissan Skyline R33 has always been a favourite amongst car tuners due to its massive after-market support and most importantly, the huge tuning potential of the RB engine that powers the R33 Skyline. Featured here is one of the most uniquely modified R33 Nissan Skylines. This R33 GTS-T belongs …

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