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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.

SEMA bound widebody Toyota GR Supra gets us excited

This year’s SEMA is going to be a lot more interesting as it will be first in which a fifth-generation Toyota Supra exists. And that means we’re going to see a galore of modified A90 Supras, just like how its predecessor, the A80 Supra took over the show by storm …

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Toyota GR Supra TRD brings racy aerokit and tweaked dampers

Toyota GR Supra TRD revealed with lots of goodies First showcased as a concept back in February 2019, the Toyota GR Supra Performance Line Concept has now become a reality. The in-house tweaked Supra is now officially called the Supra TRD, which as its name suggests, is tuned by none …

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Mercedes-AMG A35 gets more attitude and power from Brabus

The Mercedes-AMG A35 will always pale against its big brother the A45 but not anymore, thanks to Brabus’ PowerXtra tuning kit. Consisting of a plug-and-play module for the electronics, the confusingly badged B35 gains an extra 33kW and 60Nm from its M260 2.0-litre turbocharged engine, boasting total output of 261kW …

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Texas tuner gives Toyota Supra a manual it deserves

For a cool US$12,000, or A$17,737, Texas tuner will fit a 3rd pedal to your new 2020 Toyota Supra Like it or not, a modern automatic transmission can shift gears faster than any human could ever muster with three pedals, and that’s one of the reasons most sports cars these …

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Lighter and sharper 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R debuts

Shelby GT350R loses weight, gains GT500 performance parts As the baddest Ford Mustang, the Shelby GT500, hits the streets, the 2020 Shelby GT350R picks up new performance tech and colors from its stablemates to make it more fun to drive on the track and off. Enhancing handling and steering responsiveness, …

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Tesla Model 3 gets the Novitec treatment

Tuners are increasingly embracing electric products, and by that we mean tweaking cars like the Tesla Model 3. German tuner Novitec is no stranger to Tesla, having churned out pumped up Model S and Model X in the past. The Novitec treatment for the Model 3 is no less dramatic, …

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Tuned Volkswagen Polo GTI more powerful than Golf R

Remember the Volkswagen Polo R WRC Street? We don’t blame you, as it was only produced in limited numbers in left-hand drive as part of the homologation requirement for WRC. It featured a tweaked version of the Golf GTI’s 2.0-litre turbocharged mill that churns out 162kW and 349Nm of torque. …

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Kia creates one-off ‘Stinger GT420’ track monster

Kia Motors UK builds one-off, stiffer and lighter 315kW/560Nm Stinger GT420 track day monster. Pre-production homologation vehicles usually meet a crushing death after undergoing countless tests and evaluations to prove the model’s integrity before the production model is approved for sale. The Stinger GT420 started life as Kia Motors UK’s …

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Toyota Supra sharpened with KW coilover suspension

Suspension and chassis expert KW Automotive has developed a market-first fully adjustable coilover suspension kit for the latest Toyota GR Supra. Designed to improve the Supra’s handling without sacrificing ride comfort, the KW Variant 3 coilover suspension features KW’s multi-valve damper technology which offers separate adjustment for compression (16 clicks) …

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How to turn a Suzuki Jimny into an AMG G63 replica

Yep, it’s only a matter of time but someone has finally done it – turning the humble little Suzuki Jimny into a Mercedes-AMG G63 look-alike. While there’s a gulf between their price points, $25,990 for the Jimny auto against an eye-watering $246,971 for the G63 AMG auto here in Australia, …

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Mulgari Icon03 is a bespoke M2 Competition slaying BMW M240i

UK-based tuner, Mulgari Automotive has unveiled its Icon03 project which might just send a shiver or two down the BMW M2 Competition. That’s because its B58 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six has been tweaked to produce a healthy boost in both power and torque – in fact, significantly more than the M2 …

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VW showcases one-off 279kW Golf GTI and 295kW R concepts

It’s that time of the year again where everything GTI descends upon Wörthersee. This year, Volkswagen’s team of apprentices brought two Golf concepts called the GTI Aurora and Estate FighteR, both featuring tweak styling and a massive boost in power. The Golf GTI Aurora comes with a pumped up 2.0-litre …

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Novitec N-Largo widebody Ferrari 812 Superfast unveiled

Under the N-Largo label, Novitec develops and produces spectacular widebody versions for the world’s most thrilling supercars. The latest creation of the German aerodynamic specialist is the elaborate N-Largo widebody transformation for the Ferrari 812 Superfast. The carbon fibre body kit which consists of new front and rear bumpers, widen …

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Bugatti Chiron gets first tuning kit from Mansory

It’s hard to fathom someone would drop $3.4M big ones on a new Bugatti Chiron and take it straight to a tuner for a makeover but Mansory seems to think there are such people, as it has introduced the first ever tuned Chiron called the Centuria. As you can see …

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