Tuning

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.

Gazoo Racing presents widebody Toyota 86

The Toyota 86 has always been the darling of the tuning world, and the recently unveiled second-generation model looks set to continue that trend. First to have a play with the rear-wheel drive sports car is none other than Toyota’s in-house tuning arm Gazoo Racing. Collaborating with Toyota’s motorsport arm …

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Volkswagen Mk8 Golf R hots up with H&R lowering springs and spacers

The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is already pretty well sorted straight out of the factory, but that did not stop chassis and suspension specialist H&R from sharpening it up even further. On offer is a lowering sport springs and spacer package for the Volkswagen Mk8 Golf R. Compatible with the standard …

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Prior Design gives Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI a wild racer transformation

Some like the restraint, sleeper styling of the Volkswagen Golf GTI but for us, it, and the 2021 Golf R, just look too tame and similar to the regular Golf range. Happily, Prior Design has come to the rescue! As you can see from the renderings, it totally transforms the …

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BMW M4 Competition on Forgestar wheels is pure hotness

The BMW M4 Competition is arguably the most controversially designed M car ever. The enlarged BMW kidney grille is a constant talking point amongst both BMW fans and haters alike. But what happens if we set that aside and give the rest of the M4 some sizzling up? That’s exactly …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is fast becoming the darling of the tuning world. From driveline upgrades to aero modifications, there’s an aftermarket part for almost every corner of the hot hatch. But before the pursuit of more power, it’s important to have the chassis sorted first. And that’s where chassis …

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Mansory tuned Ferrari Portofino gets carbon top and 0-100km/h in 3.0s

The Ferrari Portofino is already a stunning car straight out of the factory but that doesn’t stop Mansory from tinkering with the supercar, and we must say, the result is extraordinary. Starting with the styling, the German company is has reworked the Portofino’s entire retractable hardtop, which is now made …

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Not a fan of the enlarged BMW M3/M4 grille? Prior Design can help

There’s no doubt the enlarged BMW kidney grille on the M3 and M4, along with the 4 Series, is one of the most controversial designs we have seen from the German carmaker in recent years. It’s a like it or hate it affair, but for those who aren’t a fan …

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Tesla Model 3 Performance spiced up by Startech

Tesla Model 3 – the fastest accelerating sedan in the world. But it may not look like one. The elegant and understated sedan can sprint from standstill to 100km/h in just 3 seconds in the top-spec Model 3 Performance guise, thanks to dual electric motors and high performance batteries. Unlike …

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BMW M2 Competition Final Edition by Lightweight Performance

The F87 BMW M2 might be getting discontinued in Europe due to the region’s ever tightening emission regulations, but there’s no stopping tuners from grabbing every last opportunity to work their magic on what is often regarded as BMW’s best ever M car. One such tuner is Lightweight Performance. No …

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Tuned-up BMW M2 CS becomes the Manhart MH2 GTR

The BMW F87 M2 CS is already a capable track machine straight out from the factory, but that did not stop BMW tuning specialist Manhart Performance from upping the ante even further. Their latest project, the Manhart MH2 GTR is based on the M2 CS and follows on the same …

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Ares turns Tesla Model S into 2-door convertible

While Tesla is busy working on their two-door Roadster, Italian coachbuilder, Ares Design has turned a Tesla Model S into a stunning two-door convertible. Commissioned by a private buyer, the roof isn’t the only body panel deleted from this white Model S, Ares’ engineers have also removed the rear doors …

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This Toyota GR Yaris is more powerful than an A35 AMG

The Toyota GR Yaris epitomises pocket rocket like no other in recent memory, pushing out a mighty 200kW/370Nm from its diminutive turbocharged three-cylinder engine that puts some bigger hot hatches to shame. But like most stock engines, there are plenty of horses still lurking under its bonnet to be unleashed …

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BMW 3 Series G20 dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

Chassis specialist H&R is introducing a lowering sport springs and spacer package for the G20 BMW 3 Series sedan, sharpening the sport sedan’s already impressive handling even further. Compatible with the standard shock absorbers, the H&R springs lower the 3 Series sedan by 40mm at the front and 30mm at the …

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2022 Subaru BRZ STI with a hint of STI 22B

The new second generation Subaru BRZ launched with much fanfare late last year. With sharpened looks, more powerful engine and improved dynamics, the new 2022 Subaru BRZ is set to continue its forebear’s popularity and success. Not just that, it’s sure to also continue to be the darling of the …

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