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Avus Performance RS6 pushes output to 700hp, stirs up racial tension

It's common for a tuner car to cause controversy over its looks - some are downright hideous, after all - but it's rare for one to raise eyebrows over political issues. That's just what happened to the Avus Performance RS6, however, which was unfortunately released with a mis-translated title of... read more

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Vauxhall VXR8 Bathurst Edition

Vauxhall unveils 560hp VXR8 Bathurst Editions

General Motors has already cast doubt on next-generation hopes for the Pontiac G8 in the U.S., but the current generation of the car is still slated to get its GXP variant... read more February 10, 2009 by 

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Switzer unveils L4 700/750 upgrade for Tiptronic-equipped Porsche 911 Turbos

Earlier this month we showed a 1,000hp bolt-on kit for the Porsche 911 Turbo from America’s Switzer Performance Innovations (SPI), but the man behind the Ohio-based... read more January 22, 2009 by 

Hurst 50th Anniversary Dodge Viper

First Hurst 50th Anniversary Dodge Viper sells for $275,000 at Barrett-Jackson auction

This past weekend’s Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, saw a number of special vehicles go under the hammer, including this striking Dodge... read more January 18, 2009 by 

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Hurst releases images of 50th Anniversary Dodge Viper

The rebirth of the American muscle car was about as ill-timed as it could be given the industry's global meltdown, but Hurst Performance Vehicles is forging ahead with a... read more January 9, 2009 by 

Switzer Sledgehammer 1000hp Porsche 911

America’s Switzer Performance releases 1,000hp Porsche 911 package

Oberlin, Ohio, isn’t the likely site for a company specializing in high-output power upgrades for German exotics like the Porsche 911, but the state is home to Switzer... read more January 8, 2009 by 

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Heffner Performance Camilo Pardo Ford GT tops 900hp

Camilo Pardo, the chief designer of the Ford GT project for the Blue Oval, is a top name among those in the know on cutting-edge automotive design, and he's teamed up with... read more November 26, 2008 by 

LB Performance Lamborghini Murcielago

Lamborghini Murcielago styling kit from Japan’s LB Performance

Japanese tuning firm LB Performance is offering a stunning array of visual modifications for the Lamborghini Murcielago, designed to make the standard model take on the... read more November 19, 2008 by 

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Mercedes releases two special-edition ML63 AMG SUVs

In a sort of counter-stroke to the modified vehicle extravaganza that is the SEMA show, Mercedes has announced two special editions of its ML63 AMG SUV. The 10th Anniversary... read more November 6, 2008 by 

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VW shows CC Eco Performance Concept at SEMA

Heralded as the car that will bring the haute four-door sedan form factor to the masses, the VW CC sedan has already been the basis for the CC Gold Coast Edition, and now it... read more November 5, 2008 by 

Superperformance Roush MKIII

Superformance and Roush unveil 567hp Shelby Mustang replica

Superformance, manufacturer of Shelby Cobra replica kit cars, has teamed up with Roush, another household name in Ford performance upgrades, to create a special edition Cobra... read more October 27, 2008 by 


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