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  • Teaser sketch for 2019 CGS Motorsports Ford Mustang GT debuting at 2018 SEMA show

    This year's SEMA show is nearly upon us and Ford has previewed an assortment of modified Mustangs that are set to star. They've been prepared by some of most famous names in the aftermarket business, showcasing why the Mustang is one of the most popular vehicles to customize. First up is the Mustang of CGS Motorsports, a company that always brings a clean look, and this year looks to be no exception. The shop has taken a Mustang GT as the starting point and added all the best bits from Roush, including a supercharger. The custom ride also benefits from a Custom TS Designs wide-body kit and...

  • Electric Audi RS 3 hits 130 mph in reverse for a new world record
    1,200-hp electric Audi RS 3 hits 130 mph in reverse for new world record

    An all-electric Audi RS 3 has set a new world record, though unofficially. Driven by Daniel Abt, the modified sedan hit 130 mph...in reverse. Abt posted video of the attempt to YouTube on Tuesday. Daniel Abt is part of the Audi Sport Abt Formula E team. The car was an Audi RS 4 modified by the...

  • Ford Mustang sedan based on Falcon
    Someone built a Mustang sedan using an Aussie Ford Falcon

    The Ford Mustang never spawned a four-door model, although it's about to influence a future performance SUV with an electric powertrain. However, one individual has taken it upon his or herself to build what we see here. It's none other than a Ford Mustang sedan featuring the design of the...

  • 2018 Pickup Design Exy 6x6 Mercedes-Benz X-Class
    Tuner proposes Mercedes-Benz X-Class 6x6 pickup

    Mercedes-Benz may no longer be building 6x6 versions of its G-Class, but there's a company out there that could soon offer a similar conversion for the German automaker's X-Class pickup truck sold overseas. The company is Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, and...

  • 2018 Hennessey HPE600 Lincoln Navigator
    Hennessey's 600-hp Lincoln Navigator has arrived

    This past March, Hennessey Performance Engineering announced HPE500 and HPE600 packages for the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. As of September, HPE has built the first modified luxo-barge. The HPE600 package, as it implies, ups the horsepower from 450 to 600. The package runs $19,950 and the buyer must...

  • Jay Leno drives Singer's 100th re-imagined Porsche 911
    100th Porsche 911 customized by Singer stops by Jay Leno's Garage

    A Porsche 911 reimagined by Singer is true automotive art. It also happens to be built to perform at incredibly high levels, commands tremendous cash to purchase, and captures the hearts and minds of anyone fortunate enough to spot one in the wild. That is slowly becoming a a more likely...

  • Vonnen Performance Porsche Hybrid system

    Porsche doesn't build a 911, Cayman, or Boxster with hybrid power, but a company by the name of Vonnen Performance will change that. Vonnen is an offshoot of Porsche suspension specialist Elephant Racing, and Road and Track recently spoke with the company to learn more about its upcomming aftermarket hybrid system. The hybrid system works with any Porsche 911, Cayman, or Boxster from 2012 to 2016 and swaps the flywheel for an electric motor. The company also installs a battery pack in the trunk to provide power. The hybrid system monitors things such as rpm, vehicle speed, and throttle input...

  • Superformance Ford GT40 replica for SEMA
    Classic GT40 replica coming to SEMA with current GT's 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6

    Superformance, the firm known for selling 1960s era continuation race cars, and exhaust manufacturer MagnaFlow are ready to bring the best of the past and present to the 2018 SEMA show. On Thursday, the two companies teased a Ford GT40 replica complete with the current GT's 3.5-liter...

  • Ferrari Monza SP1, 2018 Paris auto show
    Ferrari 812 Superfast-based Monza speedsters debut in Paris, first of new Icona series

    Ferrari fans longing for a return to the elegance of the marque's earlier cars are in for a real treat as the automaker has just launched a pair of stunners based on the 812 Superfast. They're called the Monza SP1 and SP2, with the “SP” in the name referencing Ferrari's Special Projects...

  • Ares' modern Ferrari 250 GTO based on the Ferrari 812 Superfast
    Ares designs stunning Ferrari 250 GTO for the modern era

    Italian coachbuilder Ares Design is working on a modern interpretation of the Ferrari 250 GTO for its latest project. The company, which is based in Ferrari's backyard of Modena, Italy, provided the first details on the project in an interview with Robb Report published Friday. Ares' 250 GTO has...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    The deal is back: 800-horsepower Ford Mustang GT for $39,995

    For Mustang fans, there may be no greater dealership from which to buy the popular pony car than Lebanon Ford. This is the Ohio-based outfit that offers up serious power upgrades for far less cash than you think would be required. The latest offer? A 2019 Mustang GT packing 800 horsepower on sale...

  • Mercedes-Benz 190E merged with C63 AMG
    Someone stuck a Mercedes-Benz 190E on a modern AMG C63

    This is easily one of the greatest project car builds we've come across. Piper Motorsport out of Virginia has completed a build dubbed the Frankenstein Benz. The finished product is a Mercedes-Benz 190E body set atop the chassis and powertrain of a previous-generation C63 from AMG. In other words...

  • Mil-Spec Automotive Hummer H1 track build

    Just because a track build could be described as questionable doesn't mean we're not interested in learning more about it. Exhibit H for this discussion is Mil-Spec Automotive's new Hummer H1 that's been reworked on-road or on-track handling instead of off-road capability. Yes, you read that correctly. Starting with a four-door Hummer H1 pickup truck model, the Mil-Spec crew slammed it 7 inches closer to the ground, according to Autoblog. In-board brakes boast 6-piston calipers, and a set of Pirelli P-Zero tires keep the truck focused on the next corner. More importantly, though, the DuraMax...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Ford Mustang at the Nürburgring
    Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Mustang around the 'Ring

    You saw him drift around the Nürburgring earlier this year in a Ford F-150 Raptor. Now watch famous drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. return to the German racetrack in his 900-horsepower Ford Mustang Formula Drift car. As you may have guessed, the result is a lot of noise, tire smoke and even some...

  • Hennessey Chevrolet Silverado Goliath 6x6
    Chevy Silverado-based Hennessey Goliath 6x6 revealed with 705 horsepower

    For Hennessey Performance Engineering faithful that couldn't swallow the idea of owning a Ford-based Velociraptor, the Goliath 6x6 has arrived. It's based on the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and like the F-150 based pickup, it's powerful, off-road ready, and utterly bonkers. Hennessey revealed...

  • 2019 Saleen 35th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang
    Saleen celebrates 35 years with commemorative 2019 Mustang

    Saleen celebrates 35 trips around the sun this year, and it's marking the occasion with a Mustang-based special edition. The car is appropriately called the SA 35, for Saleen Automotive 35, and just 10 examples will be built. These days, Saleen is actually an automobile manufacturer, but the...

  • Modified Porsche 935 by DP Motorsport
    DP Motorsport ready to build the Porsche 935 track toy of your dreams

    Porsche has a long list of amazing race cars its produced over the years. One of the greatest is the Porsche 935, a turbocharged fire breather built to battle it out for Group 5 supremacy. Now there's a German Porsche tuner building an updated homage; the Porsche 935 DPIII from DP Motorsport. It's...

  • 2019 TechArt Porsche Cayenne with Rolf Benz interior
    TechArt cars now offer the style, comfort of a Rolf Benz sofa

    Renowned tuner TechArt has built up a reputation over the years for its impressive aero and power mods for Porsche cars, and soon we'll be able to add refined interiors to the list. TechArt has teamed up with fellow German firm Rolf Benz to develop a range of interior options for Porsche cars...

  • 2018 Kahn Design Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car

    Land Rover's brilliant Range Rover Sport SVR is already quite the wild beast but this latest take from Kahn Design significantly ups the wow factor. It's called the Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car, and like the vehicle it's based on it's been developed to offer the perfect blend of luxury and performance. The changes begin with the addition of a wide-body kit that consists of new fascias front and rear as well as wheel arch extensions. The designers also add a new grille and splitter at the front. At the rear, a roof-mounted spoiler and diffuser insert continue the sporty theme. And these are...

  • 2018 Hofele Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
    German tuner Hofele starts exclusive program for Mercedes cars

    We're sure there are few out there that will find the sheer luxury of a Mercedes-Maybach lacking, but there are options for those rare—and well-heeled—individuals seeking just a little more opulence and exclusivity. One of the more established names in the business is Germany's Hofele...

  • The Warszawa M20 GT is a coach built Ford Mustang
    Can you guess the muscle car sacrificed for this Polish project?

    Polish coachbuilder KHM Motor has a vehicular vision and it all starts with the Ford Mustang, a sixth-generation Mustang GT. Using the V-8 steed as its base, KHM has reimagined the Mustang's muscular lines into something...quite different. It's called the Warszawa M20 GT, and it's meant to pay...

  • Roush Ford F-150 Supercharged
    Supercharged Roush F-150 delivers off-road performance envy

    Roush is ready to deliver serious power to the Ford F-150. The Blue Oval brand-focused tune unleashed on Tuesday a supercharged pickup dubbed the F-150 SC. Lift the hood and you'll spy Ford's 5.0-liter V-8 engine. Sitting atop it is a TVS R2650 Eaton supercharger and that pushes the engine output...

  • Hennessey Performance tuned Dodge Demon makes 1,013 rear-wheel horsepower
    Hennessey's Dodge Challenger SRT Demon makes 1,013 HP...at the wheels

    Just a few short years ago, there would have been no way we'd believe that a mainstream automaker would sell a street-legal, 840-horsepower coupe. But Dodge does just that and the car is appropriately called the Demon. As is often the case though, tuning shops love taking already insane things and...

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Bonneville Salt Flats racer during Sept. 2018 speed record attempt
    Modified 2019 VW Jetta breaks speed record with 210-MPH Bonneville Salt Flats run

    A specially prepared 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has just set a speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. During the most recent round of the Utah Salt Flats Racing Association’s World of Speed event, held September 10-13, the modified Jetta hit a top speed of 210.16 mph. That's a new...

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