lunedì 31 dicembre 2012

BMW X6 SP6 X by Sportec

The Swiss tuner Sportec has made the first prgram for a BMW, it is a performance kit for the BMW X6 40d. The six-cylinder 3.0-liter TwinPower diesel engine with 306 hp and 600 Nm was brought to a power of 370 hp and a torque of 750 Nm. The sprint from 0-100 km/h is done in 5.4 seconds (an improvement of 1.1 seconds) while the maximum speed is 263 km/h. Outside, the dominanant color is black, on the sides there are colored bands that echo the colors of BMW M Power. The SP6 X Sportec is equipped with sport exhaust made of carbon and 0Z 20-inch alloy wheels to reduce the weight of the car.

Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé Black Series by Vath

The tuner Vath has decided to put his hands on the Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé Black Series. Outside, the car is fitted with a new aerodynamic kit, icluding the front bumper, black chrome front grille, side skirts, rear wing and carbon fiber rear mirrors. The 20-inch dark-colored alloy wheels fit high performance tires. Also the 6.3-liter V8 engine that develops 517 hp and 620 Nm has been modified by Vath: thanks to a new intercooler, ECU repalaced and a new exhaust system with new collectors, now the V8 delivers 760 hp and 800 Nm of torque. The engine, mated to the dual-clutch seven-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT gearbox, download power to the rear wheels via a limited slip differential. The C63 AMG by Vath accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 350 km/h.

domenica 30 dicembre 2012

Porsche 993 GT2 Turbo 3.6 Widebody MC600 by Mcchip-DKR

The German tuner Mcchip-DKR decided to rebuild a 1997 Porsche 993 GT2 for one of its closest customers, creating the Porsche 993 GT2 Turbo 3.6 Widebody MC600. The GT2 MC600 receives a new engine block, new K26 turbocharges, a new electronic control unit, a limited slip differential and a new exhaust system. The 993 GT2 is equipped with a 3.6-liter twin-turbo engine with 450 hp; with the preparation the power increases to 604 hp and the maximum torque reaches up to 847 Nm. The structure has been stiffened by new KW racing suspension and the car rests on RS 18-inch alloy wheels. Outside the car is fitted with large wheelarch with rivets, new shields and an increased rear wing. Inside there is a new safety cage, Recaro racing seats, racing shift lever, quick release steering wheel, carbon fiber dashboard and racing instrumentation with rescue system operating data. Over 800 hours of work was done and the construction cost were € 200,000.

Morgan 3 Wheeler Gulf Edition

The Morgan 3 Wheeler has been unveiled in the limited Gulf Edition. The Gulf Edition will be available in only 100 examples, all in livery blue/orange, the colors of the sponsor Gulf Oil. The Gulf Edition is equipped with alloy wheels with orange profile and numerous black details such as the engine, roll bars and tailpipes. The equipment also includes a sofa covered with black leather and a plate with the number of the specimen. The mechanical properties are the same as the standard model. The Morgan 3 Wheeler is built on a steel and wood frame, covered with aluminum body, it is equipped with a twin-cylinder engine 2.0-liter and 80 hp download the power to the rear wheel. The gearbox is a 5-speed manual. With a weight of only 500 kg, the Morgan 3 Wheeler accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds and reaches 185 km/h of top speed.

venerdì 28 dicembre 2012

BMW 3 Series by Prior Design

The German tuner Prior Design has unveiled his tuning for the BMW 3 Series F30. The tuning includes a new front bumper, side skirts, rear bumper with diffuser, rear spoiler and black stripes on the sides. The BMW 3 Series by Prior Design is also equipped with KW lowered suspension and alloy wheels with black details. For the moment, we don't know yet if there will be a kit for the engine.

Lamborghini Aventador LP760-4 Dragon Edition by Oakley Design

Refined Marques and Oakley Design presented the Lamborghini Aventador LP760-4 Dragon Edition. The Dragon Edition will be produced in only 10 examples. Under the hood we find the 6.5-liter V12 powered: the initial 700 hp become 760 hp and maximum torque is 745 Nm instead of 690. These improvements were made possible through a reprogramming of the ECU and the adoption of a new handmade exhaust system. The LP760-4 Dragon Edition is also 35 kg lighter than the standard LP700-4. Outside the Dragon Edition is recognizable by its aerodynamic kit that includes a rear spoiler and new black HRE alloy wheels. The interior is covered with logos that refer to the dragon, hence the name of the tuning, and there is also a plate with the number of the specimen.

Prototype on the track (video + photos)

In the video you can see a funny homemade prototype with motorcycle engine on the Modena racetrack. You can see the launch, accelerations, fly by, driving scenes, downshifts, start up and some drifting and powerslides. I think it has the engine of the Suzuky GSX R 1000. Video and other pictures below.

giovedì 27 dicembre 2012

Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake by Lorinser

The German tuner Lorinser has presented a body kit and a mechanical kit for the Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake. The body kit includes a new front bumper with a splitter, side skirts, rear spoiler and a sports exhaust system in stainless steel. The kit is completed by new black alloy wheels, available in sizes 19 and 20 inches and by 25 mm lowered suspension. The interior can be customized according to the tastes of customers, entering details more sporty or elegant. The engine 350 BlueEFFICIENCY equipped with the 3.5-liter V6 petrol with 306 hp gains 16 hp and reaches 322 hp, while torque increases from 370 Nm to 400 Nm. The engine 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 3.0-liter V6 diesel with 265 hp gains 40 hp and reaches 305 hp, while torque is 695 Nm (+75 Nm).

Porsche Panamera GST by Onyx Concept

Onyx Concept has revealed images of its tuning of the Porsche Panamera. Aesthetically, the Porsche Panamera Onyx Concept GST is distinguished by new bumpers, inedited wheel arches, side skirts, rear spoiler, air intakes, new tailpipes and the carbon fiber rear diffuser. Among the options Onyx offers quilted leather seats, sports steering wheel, lambswool floor mats, carbon finishes, 22-inch forged alloy wheels and customized exterior color. The tuner Onyx Concept also provides packages for the Panamera in order to improve performance: the 3.0-liter V6 diesel can produce 350 hp, while the Panamera Turbo 4.8-liter V8 petrol gets to develop 620 hp.

mercoledì 26 dicembre 2012

Rolls Royce Ghost Black Bison by Wald International

Wald International has unveiled images of the tuning dedicated to the Rolls Royce Ghost. The kit, called Black Bison Package, includes a new front bumper, modified side skirts, revised rear bumper with a diffuser and black alloy wheels. On request you can also have a rear spoiler, a sports exhaust system, lowered suspension and another model of rims. There are  no changes in the mechanics: the engine is the usual 6.6-liter V12 with 570 hp and 780 Nm of torque. The Rolls Royce Ghost accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 250 km/h.

domenica 23 dicembre 2012

Nissan 370Z Nismo RC

Nissan will present in January at the Tokyo Motor Show 2013, the 370Z Nismo RC, racing version of the road 370Z Nismo. The 370Z Nismo RC is equipped for the track: the weight has been reduced by 160 kg compared to the road version, now it weighs 1340 kg, inside the car we find roll-bar, Sparco seat, 6-point safety belts, racing steering wheel, system of extinction and simplified controls on the dashboard, with a new dashboard in carbon fiber. Specific components have also been used for clutch, flywheel and for the cooling of the gearbox and differential. The 3.7-liter V6 naturally aspirated has been modified in the mapping and in the exhaust system, it produces 350 hp and it is mated to the rear-wheel drive with differential.

venerdì 21 dicembre 2012

2013 Ferrari 458 GT3

Scuderia Ferrari is working on updates to the 458 GT3 ahead of the FIA GT3 Championship 2013. The car is based on the 458 Italia, and it was photographed during some tests on the Adria trackrace. The news should focus on the aerodynamic performance and the car body, also there will be updates to the sequential gearbox and suspension. We don't know anything about changes related to the engine, which is the 4.5-liter V8 capable of delivering 550 hp at 9,000 rpm and 540 Nm of torque, the same unit that equips the Ferrari 458 Italia with 562 hp.

Ferrari F12 Berlinetta by Cam Shaft

The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta has also been modified by Cam Shaft. The engine is the original, the 6.2-liter V12 capable of developing to 740 hp and 690 Nm of torque (0-200 km/h in just 8.5 seconds and 340 km/h  of top speed). Cam Shaft dedicated his attention to the exterior of the car: he gave her a matte gray livery. The operation costs € 2,900 for the coloring of the entire car plus another € 700 for the door sills and the edges. In addition, you can also have all four wheels powder-coated in the same color as the body with a supplement of about 700 €.

Praga R1

The Czech company Praga Cars released the first details and images of the supercar Prague R1. The R1 is equipped with a Reanaultsport 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 210 hp at 7,500 rpm. The R1 weighs only 590 kg for a weight/power ratio equal to 356 hp/ton. The Prague R1 uses a 6-speed sequential transmission, combined with a limited slip differential. Built with carbon fiber monocoque chassis, the R1 is equipped with accessories to partecipate in FIA competition and it is not homologated for road use. The Praga is already on sale at a price of 98,000 euro. 
Watch the test on the track and other images below.

giovedì 20 dicembre 2012

Bmw M6 6R by Risden Engineering

The American Risden Engineering has unveiled the first images of the tuning based on the BMW M6. The 6R Risden is equipped with the 4.4-liter V8 Twin Turbo engine of the M6 ​​but should have more than 560 hp. The M6 by Risden shows off a carbon fiber front splitter, a new bonnet with air vents, side skirts, an adjustable rear wing and an air extractor in carbon. The kit is completed by new black alloy wheels. The structure has been lowered and it is equipped with adjustable suspension. The car will be launched in the first quarter of 2013.

Audi R8 GT650 by Prior Design

Prior Design has created a tuning of the Audi R8 V8, calling it GT 650. The GT650 comes with a red and black livery and it shows off a body kit that includes a front bumper with air intakes and splitter, side skirts, a roof airscoop, a diffuser and a rear wing. The bodykit is made of Dura-Flex, a new fiber that combines strength and lightness. The look is then completed by 20-inch alloy wheels. The 4.2-liter V8 engine develops 420 hp, later there will be a kit to increase power to 475 or 565 hp.

mercoledì 19 dicembre 2012

Mazzanti Evantra V8

Mazzanti Automobili has released new images of Mazzanti Evantra V8. It is a Tuscan supercar built in carbon fiber with aluminum inserts. The mechanical heart of the Evantra is an alluminium V8 7.0-liter naturally aspirated capable of developing 701 hp at 6600 rpm and 848 Nm of torque at 4500 rpm. The Evantra V8 is equipped with a six-speed sequential gearbox Silatronic, which allows it to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and reach a top speed over 350 km/h. The aerodynamic development process was realized in partnership with Ysim, a company with experience in F1 and Le Mans. The power is transferred to the rear wheels onto the tarmac thanks to high performance tires mounted on 20" OZ alloy wheels. The braking system is Brembo, optionally also offers carbon-ceramic brakes. On the console the modality selector is placed with different maps for the engine and gearbox: Street and Race. A small display on the steering wheel allows you to view the current gear. Every aspect of the car can be customized by the customer.
All the pictures below.

martedì 18 dicembre 2012

Audi TT RS Plus

The Audi TT-RS Plus is at the top of the range such as the most sporting and powerful equipment. The TT-RS Plus offers the contents of the TT-RS standard which adds the honeycomb front grille, the mirror caps in carbon, exhaust system with polished oval pipes and package design carbon for the engine compartment. The five-cylinder 2.5-liter TFSI with 360 hp (+20 hp compared to the TT-RS) and 465 Nm of torque is mated to four-wheel drive Quattro and manual transmission 6-speed or 7-speed S-Tronic automatic transmission. The TT-RS Plus reaches a top speed of 280 km/h, for a 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds. The TT-RS Plus is already on sale, but the first units will be delivered in February.

Lamborghini Aventador vs Viper SRT vs Lexus LFA: rev battle

Watch the video below of the rev battle between a SRT Viper, a Lamborghini LP700-4 and a Lexus LFA.
Who win?

Milan Abarth

The Austrian supercar Milan Abarth was revealed in a video. The movie explains the features of the car: power between 1,300 and 1,700 hp, depending on the type of fuel used, weight of just 1,200 kg. The movie doesn't give further information on the characteristics and performance of the Abarth AC Milan, but it offers a chance to see some new impressive images of the fireball and hear the roar. The Milan Abarth will be produced by the family of Karl Abarth in only seven copies, it will be officially unveiled in February 2013 and will cost around € 300,000. Watch the movie and other pictures below.

Lamborghini Renazzo-V by Vorsteiner

The German tuner Vorsteiner has developed a body kit called Renazzo-V for the Lamborghini LP560-4. All components are made ​​of carbon fiber. The kit includes a new front bumper with carbon fiber splitter, side skirts, air vents, rear wing and rear diffuser. The kit is accompanied by forged alloy wheels 19 and 20 inches mono nut and separable. The kit will be available from February 2013.

lunedì 17 dicembre 2012

Lamborghini Aventador LP900-4 Molto Veloce by DMC

The German tuner DMC has unveiled the Lamborghini Aventador LP900-4 Molto Veloce. It is a tuning on the basis of the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, which provides exterior and mechanical changes. The body kit includes numerous details in carbon fiber: front splitter, side air intakes, side skirts, rear spoiler, air extractor and the roof. To all this we add new bumpers and new alloy wheels painted in orange. The performance kit LP900 provides many mechanical changes, including sports air filter and a specific mapping of the control unit: the 6.5-liter V12 now produces 900 hp.

Toyota GT 86 Spiral by Abflug

Abflug will present in January at the Tokyo Motor Show the tuning kit for the Toyota GT 86. The engine of the standard version is the 2.0-liter boxer Subaru, which produces 200 hp and 250 Nm of torque. With the addition of a compressor and a new sports exhaust the GT 86 Spiral develops an output of 258 hp and a torque of 296 Nm. The structure has been modified by the addition of new stiffer suspension with shorter springs, while the braking system has been upgraded. In the first rendering published by the tuner you can see the features of the bodykit: new bumper with large air intakes, new 19-inch alloy wheels with five-spoke, new rear spoiler and a large air extractor.

domenica 16 dicembre 2012

BMW M6 Gran Coupe

The first images of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe are come out. Made on the basis of five-door 6 Series, the M6 Gran Coupe is equipped with the engine of the M6 Coupe and is characterized by some exterior details. The engine is the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 with 560 hp and 680 Nm of torque, mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The Gran Coupe accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds and reaches 305 km/h of top speed. Outside the M6 is recognizable by the roof made ​​of carbon fiber, the 20" wheels, the four exhaust and the rear diffuser in carbon fiber. The interior can be choosen in the configuration with 4 or 5 people. M6 Gran Coupe will go on sale in Germany from May 2013.

venerdì 14 dicembre 2012

2013 Maserati Quattroporte

Maserati has released new photographs of the Quattroporte, that in a few weeks will debut at the Detroit Motor Show. Born from the platform of the Chrysler 300, the new Quattroporte is 5.26 meters long, 16 cm longer than the previous version, and hides a luggage compartment of 530 liters. Compared to the previous Quattroporte, the new one is lighter than 100 kg, thanks to the use of aluminum and magnesium. Under the hood, the Quattroporte is equipped with Ferrari engines: a 3.0-liter V6 with 410 hp and 550 Nm of torque and a 3.8-liter V8 with 530 hp and 650 Nm of torque, both direct injection and twin turbo. The first accelerates from 0 to 100 in 5.1 seconds and reaches 285 km/h, while the V8 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds and reaches 307 km/h. The V6 can be mated with four-wheel drive Q4, with an additional weight of 70 kg compared to the rear-wheel drive version.

giovedì 13 dicembre 2012

BMW M3 by G-Power

The tuner G-Power has put his hands on the BMW M3, the tuning pack is called Sporty Drive TU and includes aerodynamic, external and mechanical changes. The G-Power package consists of several levels: the basic kit SK I brings the power of the 4.0-liter V8 to 520 hp, followed by SK II kit that brings the power to 580 hp thanks to a new supercharger. At the top we find the SK II CS kit that adds a remapping of the ECU and a new fuel system that brings the M3 to produce 610 hp. The M3 by G-Power is equipped with 20-inch alloy wheels, sports exhaust and new adjustable suspension.

Ferrari California by CDC Performance

The CDC Performance has developed a kit dedicated to the Ferrari California. The 4.3-liter V8 goes from 490 to 600 hp thanks to a new supercharger kit with intercooler, the remapping of the ECU and new exhaust system. The Ferrari California by CDC Performance also features front splitter, grille and rear diffuser in carbon fiber. The structure has been modified with the adoption of a suspension kit adjustable up to 40 mm, the original alloy wheels have been replaced with 21-inch in front and 22-inch rims in the rear. The interior has not changed.

Mercedes ML 63 AMG Inferno by TopCar

The Russian tuner TopCar unveiled the changes to the Mercedes ML 63 AMG, calling it Inferno. The ML 63 AMG comes with a carbon fiber bodykit very showy, brand new bonnet, front splitter, rear diffuser, spoiler and air vents. Inside, the Russian tuner offers leather upholstery and carbon fiber inserts coupled with wood. The engine is the 5.5-liter V8 biturbo made ​​by AMG, modified in electronics of the control unit and  the management of the turbo. The power increases from 523 hp in the original version to 640 hp, while the maximum torque increases from 700 Nm to 980 Nm. TopCar has created two other kits for mechanics: the first brings the power to 690 hp and torque to 1,100 Nm , while the second reaches 760 hp and 1150 Nm of torque.

Porsche Panamera GTM by Misha Designs

The Californian tuner Misha Designs has released images of his latest work based on the Porsche Panamera, called GTM. The Panamera GTM is recognized by its matte black livery with red details. The body kit includes a brand new front bumper, carbon fiber spoiler, air intakes, LED lights, carbon fiber bonnet, side skirts, rear diffuser and wheel arch extensions. The alloy wheels are 22-inch, polished and with a red stripe.

mercoledì 12 dicembre 2012

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

Even Porsche will have its shooting brake: it's called Porsche Panamera Sport Tourism and it anticipates the changes to the style that will be applied to the future Panamera, which will have redesigned headlights and a  bigger front air intake. The Panamera Sport Tourism has been made in version e-Hybryd, so it is plug-in hybrid, powered by the 3.0-liter V6 TFSI turbocharged with 333 hp mated to an electric motor with 95 hp. The total power reaches 416 hp. It has a range of 30 km in EV driving mode, and in this condition the car reaches a top speed of 130 km/h. With its two engines the shooting brake accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds. Although there is no official confirmation, the Sport Tourism could actually become a production car.

martedì 11 dicembre 2012

2013 Audi RS5 Convertible

Audi unveiled the new Audi RS5 Convertible. The Cabriolet has the same 4.2-liter FSI V8 naturally aspirated of the coupe, with 450 hp and 430 Nm of torque. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds reaching a top speed electronically limited to 250 or 280 km/h. The engine is mated to the Quattro all-wheel drive and dual-clutch S-Tronic seven-speed gearbox. The suspension of the RS5 has been lowered by 20 mm compared to the normal Audi A5 and the brakes have been upgraded, on request you can also have the carboceramic brakes. It has 19-inch alloy wheels, and upon request you can also have 20-inch. The canvas roof is able to open in 15 seconds and close in 17. Standard on the car there are the Dynamic Ride Control, which regulates the structure depending on the situation, and the Audi Drive Select, which allows the driver to change some configuration parameters of the car to fit the best to his driving style.

Range Rover Evoque RS250 Vesuvius Edition by Kahn

Kahn unveiled its new creation based on Range Rover Evoque, called RS250 Vesuvius Edition. The car modified by the tuner shows off a two-tone livery orange-black, 22-inch alloy wheels, bumper revised and LED lights. The interior shooting the two-tone matching of the body, highlighting the quilted leather.

Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen has unveiled the new Polo R WRC, the road version of the rally car. The Polo R is equipped with a 2.0-liter TSI direct injection turbo with 220 hp and 350 Nm of torque. The Polo R weighs only 1200 kg and it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds, reaching a top speed of 243 km/h. Traction is front and the gearbox is manual. The body is only 3 doors in white and blue livery of the racing version. The body kit includes new bumpers, widened wheel arches, 18-inch alloy wheels, spoiler and rear diffuser. Inside, the car features aluminum pedals, steering wheel in Alcantara and WRC logos on Alcantara sport seats. The Polo R WRC will be produced in a limited edition of only 2500 examples.

lunedì 10 dicembre 2012

2013 Porsche 911 991 GT3 Cup

Porsche has unveiled the new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, a race car that anticipates the next 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 RS. The racing version features a 3.8-liter six-cylinder boxer naturally aspired capable of 460 horsepower. The gearbox is a sequential six-speed transmission with shift paddles on the steering wheel, mated to the rear-wheel drive. The new GT3 will be easier to drive thanks to better weight balance, it will allow greater performance and improved handling. The brakes and tires have been upgraded, as the roll bar and bucket seats. Continue reading to see pictures and video. 

Corvette C6 ZR1 vs FIAT Uno Turbo. Who win? (video+photos)

Here some pictures and the video of a Corvette C6 ZR1 and some Fiat Uno Turbo and Punto. In the video you can see drag races at Fossoli airport with a Corvette C6 ZR1 vs Fiat Uno Turbo an Bravo modified.

Dodge Viper by Superior Auto Design

The tuner of Florida Superior Auto Design presented its creation based on a Dodge Viper. The mechanics doesn't change: the 8.4-liter V10 with 649 hp and 810 Nm of torque has not been modified. The car comes in a matte black livery, showing off a bodykit in carbon fiber and it mounts the bonnet of the Viper ACR. There are some red details on 20-inch wheels and on the interior. The tuning includes new KW stiffened suspension.

domenica 9 dicembre 2012

White Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 spotted

Here you are some pictures I took of a Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 that I spotted on the road. Some technical data: it has a new V12 engine 6.5-liters that produces 700 hp at 8250 rpm and 690 Nm of torque at 5500 rpm, mated to the four-wheel drive and a new ISR 7-speed gearbox. The monocoque chassis is in carbon fiber. Thanks to these measures, the Lamborghini Aventador has a top speed of 350 km/h and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds. Other pictures below.

sabato 8 dicembre 2012

Royster GT 500 by Hofele Design

The German tuner Hofele Design unveiled the Royster GT 500 based on the new 2013 Range Rover. The Royster GT 500 is distinguished by its orange and black livery, black 20-inch alloy wheels, a modified grille and a rear diffuser. Hofele Design has modified the 4.4-liter SDV8 diesel, which now delivers a power of 410 hp and a maximum torque of 720 Nm (initially 339 hp and 700 Nm). There are no pictures of the interior, but will definitely be modified in the British style.

Volkswagen Golf R Electrified by Cam Shaft

The German tuner Cam Shaft has modified the Golf R, calling Electrified. The Golf R is equipped with a 2.0-liter TFSI with 270 hp and 350 Nm of torque. Cam Shaft, changing the electronics and the management of the turbo, allows the 2.0 TFSI delivering 325 hp and 430 Nm of torque. The changes also affect the suspension, Tarox brakes and black OZ rims. The car is painted in a livery called Electric Orange.

venerdì 7 dicembre 2012

Audi R8 China Edition

The Audi has unveiled the R8 China Edition, a special version of the German supercar that will be produced in only 80 copies, all for the Chinese market. The car has a look similar to the R8 GT, it is available in Malibu Blue or Suzuka Grey, it shows off 19-inch wheels, combined with spoiler, sideblades, exterior mirrors and rear diffuser in carbon fiber. The interior is characterized by the presence of leather and Alcantara, the cockpit refers to the color of the body and there is an aluminum plate with the limited edition number. Under the hood of the R8 China Edition there is the 5.2-liter V10 that produces 525 hp and a maximum torque of 530 Nm. The R8 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds. 

giovedì 6 dicembre 2012

Mercedes CL 63 AMG by Unicate

The tuner Unicate modified the Mercedes CL 63 AMG. Here is the result. The 5.5-liter supercharged V8, thanks to a new control unit, produces 72 hp more for a total power of 616 hp. The 0-100 km/h is covered in 4.5 seconds, while top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. The structure has been significantly lowered, the CL63 AMG by Unicate mounts 21-inch wheels with spacers, a new exhaust and details in visible carbon fiber.

BMW 4 Series Coupe

BMW has released pictures and details of the 4 Series Coupé Concept. The BMW 4 Series will be developed on the platform of the 3 Series F30, with which it shares the engines: it will be from 2-liter turbodiesel with 163 hp to the 2-liter twin-turbo petrol with 245 hp, mated to a six-speed manual gearbox or, on request, to the eight-speed automatic transmission. The M4, which will replace the current M3 coupe, will certainly have the 6-cylinder in line engine mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox.

Porsche Boxster by Techart

The new Porsche Boxster has undergone to a tuning by Techart. The result of the changes will be presented at the Essen Motor Show 2012. The tuning is only exterior: the car has air vents on the hood and sides, an inedited front spoiler, the rear spoiler is fixed at the rear include a new exhaust system. The Boxster by Techart features a sport lowered suspension by 30 and 20 mm. The alloy wheels are 21-inch Techart glossy black. Inside the car the tuner has added several items in leather and carbon fiber.

mercoledì 5 dicembre 2012

BMW M3 DTM Champion Edition

The BMW will make a special version of the M3 in honor of the victory in the DTM. The M3 DTM Champion Edition, produced in only 54 copies, is painted in the color Frozen Black Metallic, with carbon fiber spoiler, dark chrome details, and black alloy wheels. On the dashboard there is the signature of the driver Bruno Spengler and the serial number of the example. All models are fitted with M DCT dual-clutch gearbox, M Driver's Package and also included is the driving course at the Nürburgring with BMW M and supported by Spengler. Under the hood of the M3 beats the 4.0-liter V8 capable of delivering 420 hp and 400 Nm of torque, mated to the rear-wheel drive. The M3 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds.

2013 Audi RS 6 Avant

Audi has unveiled the first images and the characteristics of the new Audi RS6, although we don't know the date of the presentation. Under the hood there is the 4.0-liter TFSI V8 biturbo engine that produces 560 hp and 700 Nm of torque, mated to four-wheel drive and the new dual-clutch gearbox S-Tronic 8-speed. The RS6 accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and reaches 250 km/h electronically limited, which can go up to 305 km/h with the Dynamic Plus Package. The RS6 uses adaptive suspension that lower the car body by 20 mm, on request you can have the sports suspension with Dynamic Ride Control. The alloy wheels are 20-inch.

BMW M 135i by AC Schnitzer

The German tuner AC Schnitzer put his hands on the BMW M135i. The BMW 135i is powered by a 6-cylinder 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo, capable of 320 horsepower, which become 360 with the care of AC Schnitzer. The 135i by AC Schnitzer is equipped with special suspension, chrome exhaust and a bodykit that includes front spoiler, rear spoiler and a front lip. The alloy wheels can be from 18 to 20 inches.

martedì 4 dicembre 2012

Audi RS6 by Vilner

The Bulgarian tuner Vilner got his hands on the Audi RS6. The RS6 by Vilner is recognized by the color matte green and alloy wheels Piano Black with green border. Furthermore, the RS6 has been equipped with a new front grille and rear diffuser in carbon, to increase the aerodynamic efficiency of the vehicle. The true masterpiece of Vilner is known inside the car: ceiling, door panels, steering wheel and gearshift are all carefully wrapped with Alcantara. The seats are made in black Nappa with green contrast stitching. The engine has not changed: it is the 5.0-liter V10 of the standard version, which produces 580 hp and 650 Nm of torque. The car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds and reaches 280 km/h of top speed.

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Venet

The French artist Bernar Venet oversaw the construction of a one-off Bugatti Veyron, called the Veyron Grand Sport Venet and made ​​from a Veyron Grand Sport. The car can be identified by the two-tone paint and alloy wheels. Venet reported on bonnet and doors codes and formats used for the design of the Veyron. The numerical combinations are reproduced along the door panels and instrument panel, the interior is lined with brown leather with tone on tone effect. The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Venet uses the 8.0-liters turbocharged W16 engine with four turbo, that delivers 1,001 hp and allows the coupe to cover the 0-100 km/h in 2.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 405 km/h.

Nissan Juke Nismo Dark Knight Rises

The Nissan Juke Nismo Dark Knight Rises is a one-off created to celebrate the Batman movie "The Dark Night Rises". The car, inspired by the Juke R, can be recognized by the bodykit, which includes restyled bumpers, widened wheel arches, alloy wheels 18", upgraded brakes, side skirts, rear diffuser, chrome exhaust pipe and a spoiler. The Juke Dark Knight Rises is matte black painted with red details. Logos of the bat, the symbol of Batman, are present both inside and outside the car. The Nissan Juke Nismo Dark Knight Rises is equipped with the 1.6-liters turbo 4-cylinder with 200 hp. The transmission is 6-speed manual, the suspension is stiffer, the steering has been tuned to respond more direct and sporty. The Dark Knight Rises is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.8 seconds.

lunedì 3 dicembre 2012

Porsche Panamera Turbo Grand GT by Techart (photos)

You can see below the pictures I took of Porsche Panamera Turbo Grand GT tuned by Techart. The Panamera Turbo features a 4.8-liter V8 that delivers 500 hp and 700 Nm of torque, acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds with the Sport Chrono Package. The TechArt Grand GT instead has 580 hp and 830 Nm of torque: acceleration 0-100 km/h is in 3.6 seconds, top speed is 326 km/h. The Grand GT is equipped with a carbon fiber body kit that includes new bumpers, side skirts, air intakes, modified hood, a new rear diffuser, flared fenders and rear wing. This model is equipped with 22-inch wheels.