08 Sep 2011

Ferrari 458 Italia two-tone treatment by Cam Shaft

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Ferrari and chrome mix such as oil and water, but Cam Shaft offers managed to perform the not possible – make it tasteful.

As you can see, the actual shiny material is applied to the roof, winglets and back diffuser. Somewhere else, there’s colored taillights, black wheels and yellow-colored brake calipers.

For extra performance, the company offers a revised ECU which enables the 4.5-liter V8 engine to produce 588 PS (432 kW / 580 hp) and 562 Nm (414 lb-ft) of torque – a modest increase of 18 PS (13 kW / 18 hp) and 22 Nm (16 lb-ft).
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08 Sep 2011

Megane RS 250 to 320 HP by RS Tuning

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RS Tuning of Great britain has a new Stage 2 package for the Renault Megane RS 250.

Stage 2 delivers an output boost on the Megane RenaultSport 250 by means of a high-flow intercooler from Forge Motorsport, a stainless-steel sport exhaust from Milltek, a choice of a cat bypass pipe or a sport catalyst, and a good ECU remap.

All told, power on the 2.0 liter turbocharged F4Rt unit currently comes in at 320 PS (235 kW / 316 hp) and 488 Nm (360 lb-ft) of torque over the series’ 250 PS (184 kW / 247 hp) and 340 Nm (248 lb-ft).

The package costs £2199, including VAT, with the cat bypass pipe which is for circuit use only. The street-legal sports catalyst option is priced at £2499, VAT included.

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08 Sep 2011

BMW M3 GT wide-body by CLP Automotive

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German tuner CPL Automotive has introduced the BMW M3 GT “Interceptor” in line with the M3 GTS.

The wide body package completed in carbon-fiber contains the front bumper fascia, bonnet, fenders with lower leg vents, side skirts, flared quarter panels, backside bumper fascia and rear wing. The body kit comes in at €8880.

The racing wheels are made up of 9 x 19-inch and 12 x 19-inch rims together with central locking, (blank), respectively, whilst a Bilstein race suspension is also fitted.

Under the bonnet the tuner continues to go all out with a compressor dialing output up to 600 PS (441 kW / 592 bhp) aided by an ECU remap and an Akrapovic titanium exhaust system.

On the inside are Recaro bucket seats and a roll-cage from Wiechers.

The total price of the tuning job will be €69,000.

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06 Sep 2011

Design-World’s Ford Mustang GT

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German tuner Design-World (Marko Mennekes) has a fresh kit for that Ford Mustang GT.

Starting with a black Mustang GT, the tuner provides its CFC films in metallic orange, white-colored and black to decorate the outside in that color combination. Also added are a grille, diffuser and new bumpers with skirts.

But a power boost is also available on the 5.0 liter V8 here by way of a good air filter, air box and an ECU remap. Power modestly will go from 412 PS (303 kW / 406 bhp) to 435 PS (320 kW / 429 bhp).

Wheels are 20-inchers in 8.5 x 20-inch with 255/35ZR20 tires at the front and 10 x 20-inch rims with 285/30ZR20 tires on the rear axle. A H&R coilover suspension is also fitted to the Mustang GT.

The full package is priced at €12,150.

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02 Sep 2011

BMW 1-Series M Coupe by APP

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German tuner APP Europe offers unveiled a new kit for the BMW 1-Series M Coupe.

Firstly, though, Bavarian-based APP asks a fellow tuner for a very little help under the hood. The 1-Series M will get a performance boost courtesy of MR Car Design and style that takes output from a standard 340 PS (250 kW / 335 bhp) to 410 PS (302 kW / 404 bhp).

APP after that gives a lightweight titanium exhaust system and a KW Variante 3 coilover suspension with DDC (direct digital control) which allows you to definitely adjust your suspension settings (with an application) from your apple iphone or iPad. The tuner also fits lightweight rims from ATS with Pirelli P Zero tires to the 1M Coupe.

On the inside are lightweight sport seats upholstered in BMW Performance Alcantara and a sport steering wheel from BMW Performance.

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31 Aug 2011

VATH tunes the Mercedes CL63 AMG

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VÄTH has introduced a new tuning plan for the facelifted Mercedes CL63 AMG (C216).

Under the actual hood, the Hösbach-based company offers a V63S package deal which will adds a revised ECU and a stainless-steel sport exhaust system. Thanks to these tweaks, the twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 engine produces 630 PS (463 kW / 621 hp) and 930 Nm (685 lb-ft) of torque – an increase of 86 PS (63 kW / 85 hp) and 130 Nm (96 lb-ft). This enables the coupe to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and hit a top speed of 300 km/h (186 mph).

Elsewhere, the tuner puts a sport suspension component, a high-performance stopping system and 20-inch alloy wheels. Customers can also order a carbon fiber design package which adds the lightweight material to the mirrors, spoiler and rear diffuser.

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30 Aug 2011

Lamborghini Murcielago SV body kit from DMC

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German tuner GMC offers a brand new kit for those who want to keep their Lamborghini Murcielago looking clean.

Based on the Lamborghini Murcielago SV Edition, called the LP-670, the SV body kit offers new bumpers, an integrated rear diffuser and a large rear wing just about all made of carbon fiber, to the Murcielago. DMC also fits a stainless-steel sport rear silencer and offers a good optional sport metallic catalytic converter.

An ECU remap additionally pushes power up to 600 PS (441 kW / 592 bhp) and 495 Nm (365 lb-ft).

Finally, on the inside, DMC offers a complete is carbon fiber as well as top-grade leather.

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29 Aug 2011

Mercedes SLK by Brabus

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Brabus has revealed their brand new tuning plan for the re-designed Mercedes SLK.

On the design front, the design can be outfitted with a front lip spoiler, decreasing springs (which reduce the ride height by thirty millimeters) and a variety of wheels in sizes from 17- to 20-inches.   Away back, there’s a trunk-mounted spoiler, a rear diffuser and a four-tailpipe sport exhaust program.

Inside, clients may order aluminium pedals, stainless-steel scuff plates and Mastik leather-based or Alcantara upholstery.

The four-cylinder motors can be designed with ECO PowerXtra CGI auxiliary manage modules which are “custom-tailored to each respective motor version and can be set up by any official Mercedes-Benz seller in less than an hour thanks to their ‘plug and play’ design.” It enables the SLK 200 BlueEFFICIENCY to produce 209 PS (154 kW / 207 hp) and 280 Nm (206 lb-ft) of torque – {an increase|a rise} of 26 PS (19 kW / 25 hp) and 30 Nm (22 lb-ft).

On the other hand, the SLK 250 BlueEFFICIENCY produces 230 PS (169 kW / 226 hp) instead of the standard 204 PS (150 kW / 201 hp). An optional intercooler and wastegate valve can raise the output to 240 PS (176 kW / 236 hp) and 370 Nm (273 lb-ft) of torque, which enables the roadster to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 6.2 seconds and hit a top speed of 248 km/h (154 mph).

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28 Aug 2011

Alfa Romeo Giulietta by Novitec

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German tuner Novitec likes its Italian cars and it is now offered a really comprehensive package for the Alfa Romeo Giulietta.

Things get started below the hood where Novitec adds a little juice to the 1.4 TB 16V unit for an output of 141 PS (104 kW / 139 bhp), up from the series 120 PS (88 kW / 118 bhp).

The 1.4 MultiAir unit also gets dialed up from its regular 170 PS (125 kW / 168 bhp) to a healthier 195 PS (141 kW / 193 bhp).

For the range-topper, Novited uprates the 1.8 liter turbo engine to 261 PS (192 kW / 256 bhp) and 386 Nm of torque (285 lb-ft). With that freshly designed unit the Giulietta does the 0 to 100 km/h sprint in just 6.5 seconds and features a top speed of 251 km/h (156 mph).

Novitec also does all 3 diesel variants of Giulietta (details in the press release below).

The tuner then offers a range of wheels from 18-inch to 20-inches in dimension, sport springs that lower the suspension by 35 mm or a stainless-steel coil-over suspension with adjustable height and damper rates, as well as sport mufflers.

The aero kit consists of a three-piece (right, left, central) front fascia lip spoiler, side skirts, and back bumper with integrated diffuser.

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28 Aug 2011

BMW 6-Series Cabrio by Lumma Design

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German tuner Lumma Design has done a little re-sculpting of the BMW 6-Series Cabriolet.

Lumma Design is always good for adding a unique and wilder take on a typical stodgy German design. And that’s what they’ve done here with that black rear wing on this white 6er Cabrio.

The complete aerodynamic package includes a front bumper with a matching rear bumper, checkerboard-design grille inserts as well as that large rear wing. The tuner also fits a four-piped sport exhaust system that adds a little growl to the 6er.

For the wheels, Lumma Design provides its own rims in polished chrome – 9.5 x 21-inches at the front and 10.5 x 21-inches at the rear. Tires dimensions are 255/30R21 and 295/25R21 front and back, respectively.

On the inside is a new flattened and ergonomically shaped steering wheel finished in carbon and leather. Lumma logos adorn the new white instrument dials which work visually in tandem with the white seat belts.

Aluminum pedals are also added, studded with black rubber for grip, and checkerboard-design carbon trims are laid on the inside door sills, dashboard, handbrake and seat backs.

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