Tag Archives: Modified

Porsche Speedster is reborn thanks to Stärke

An original Porsche Speedster isn't an easy purchase. Built from 1954 to 1958, these minimalist roadster versions of the 356 featured low, raked windshields that could be removed, bucket seats, and convertible tops that were barely there. Today, it is difficult to even locate one, and if you can find one, it won't exactly be inexpensive. A company called...

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This V-6-powered Ford F-150 beat a Hellcat in the 1/4 mile

Everyone enjoys a good sleeper, and by that, we mean a vehicle that looks unintimidating but ends up blowing the doors off of the competition. This tuned Ford F-150 is a prime example, and we'd bet it left more than a few drivers upset at a recent round of drag racing. Road & Track reports that the performance was made possible by the work done by Brew...

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There’s a new Nissan GT-R quarter-mile king

Modified versions of the Nissan GT-R are going faster and faster. Recently, the team from the West Chicago-based AMS Performance set a new low (that's a good thing here) when it ran its GT-R into the six-second range in the quarter mile. Now the competitive set from ETS has reclaimed the throne but pushing its own modded Nissan deeper into that range. ETS...

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Canada’s Anibal shows 920-horsepower supercar based on Porsche 911

A firm by the name of Anibal Automotive based in Montreal, Canada is promising a new car boasting some fantastic numbers. The car is the Anibal Icon which is promised to deliver 920 horsepower and a 0-60 mph time of 2.4 seconds. Such numbers would make the Icon the fastest accelerating car in production. Right now, the Icon consists of just a series of...

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Witness the beauty of the LS-based V-12

Who among us hasn't had the idea? Just chop a couple of engines in two and smush the pieces together: instant V-12/V-16/V-24/awesomeness. Well, the fantasy recipe works, friends. At least it does when you combine it with a suitable dose of extreme welding and cutting skills and a dash of mad genius. Behold the beauty of a V-12 made from a pair of LS1 V-8s...

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This 1,628-hp Chevy Corvette has a GMC Typhoon’s AWD system

Making a C3 Corvette go fast isn't a tough thing to do. Making a C3 Corvette run the quarter-mile in 7.5 seconds with a trap speed over 170 mph, on the other hand, takes quite a bit of skill. That's what Polish company VTG undoubtedly has because its third-generation Corvette is making prodigious power and lightning fast passes down the strip. All of that...

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This Porsche 911 runs on electricity and mixed feelings

Porsche enthusiasts are a devoted bunch who often prefer the purist expression of their beloved brand. There's not a lot of wiggle room for change when it comes to the core of their favorite models, especially the 911. Some have managed to carve out a niche, such as Singer, RWB, and a few others. Still, there are those among the Porsche faithful that have...

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Can you tune electric cars for more power?

Our future will be filled with electric cars. It's where the world is moving, and the cars bringing us to this place are getting better and better everyday. Heck, the Tesla Model S P100D is one of the quickest machines on the road right now. Still, we love the combustion engine and the tuning possibilities that come along with it. We're enthusiasts, and fun...

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Liberty Walk wide-body Ford Mustang revealed

Liberty Walk is not at all shy at attempting to add a wide-body kit to a car. The Japanese tuning shop has kits designed for a wide variety of cars ranging from the obvious, such as the Nissan GT-R and Toyota 86, to the more exotic, such as the Lamborghini Aventador and Ferrari 488 GTB. The latest kit cooked up by Liberty Walk is for the Ford Mustang...

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Georgia Ford dealer will build you a new F-150 Lightning, and it will kick up smoke

Since exiting production in 2004, the Ford F-150 Lightning has become a fond memory of not only Ford fans, but truck enthusiasts at large. Ford's decision to replace the Lightning with the F-150 Raptor has left a noticeable absence of high-performance pickups built for straight-line speed. Pioneer Ford, based in Bremen, Georgia, remedied that with its own...

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