Tag Archives: Tuner Cars

This Boring Acura RDX Built for SEMA Is Everything Wrong With Acura

Right now you can buy a car called the BMW X3 M40i. It has 355 horsepower, it’s got hustle in a straight line, and it can probably take a mild corner without toppling over. It won’t set your hair on fire, but it’s fine. The X3 M40i doesn’t set a very high bar to clear. Acura has seen that low bar for SEMA, and tried…

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I Am Extremely Here For This RWD Honda Prelude With a Turbo Mercedes Engine

More and more old, light, reasonably modern rear-wheel-drive cars on the used market are ending up trashed, crashed, and rusted out. What is a car enthusiast to do? Convert a different old, light reasonably modern front-wheel-drive car to shred at the back.

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Here’s What It’s Like to Take a 10,000-Mile Road Trip in Tuner Cars

If you’ve ever wondered what the fun to pain-in-the-ass ratio would be for driving from Florida to Alaska in turbocharged tuner cars, check this video out.

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These Are The Most Outrageous Wheels, Goodbye

I am not a person who goes looking for strange and interesting aftermarket wheels online, so it came as a shock to me when I first laid eyes on these Mugen MD-Fs, the most unexpected tuner car wheels I had ever seen.

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Ex-Employees Say Hennessey Is A Bigger Mess Than You Ever Imagined

All Ahmad Ali wanted was a Chevrolet Corvette souped up to have enough horsepower to defibrillate God. To realize this dream, the Qatari went to one of the most famous names in the car tuning business: John Hennessey. But three years later, he is still fighting Hennessey Performance Engineering for more than $70,000 of a refund for a car he said he never got. And numerous ex-HPE employees told Jalopnik that Ali wasn’t alone—that the man and his famed tuning company are engaging in a litany of deceptive business practices.

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The Most Offensive Lamborghinis On Earth Live Here

Days ago, car-spotting YouTuber Gordon Cheng found himself in a Tokyo parking garage. It turned out to be a cave of wonders, full of the absolute most outrageously modified Lamborghinis I’ve ever seen.

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Did A Bunch Of Russians Just Build The World’s Most Insane Audi?

I mean, just look at this thing.

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This Is A Seven Second Lamborghini Huracan

Two turbos on the V10 now dialed to produce about 1,800 horsepower at the wheels, a sequential gearbox and Dodson’s 10 plate clutch. Add drag tires, and what you get is a Huracan running the 1/4 miles in the sevens.

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For $5,800, This 1995 Mercedes C36 AMG Could Take You Down To Tuner Town

Today’s Mercedes Benz C36 AMG was originally built to challenge BMW’s M3 and is one of only 200 that were ever imported to the U.S. to do so. Your challenge is to decide if this low-mileage example is Nice Price or Crack Pipe.

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Wheels, Wheels, Total Vehicular Insanity And More Wheels: A Guided Tour Of SEMA 2015 

I’ve been going to SEMA for more than a dozen years now, and I’ve seen it go from an over the top, in-your-face festival of insanity during the peak of the internet boom in the early 2000s to a ghost town a half a dozen years later thanks to the global recession. The good news is that SEMA is back and stronger than ever.

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