After JE DESIGN, a well-known SEAT customising specialist, tuned the new Leon two months prior to its market launch, the same tuning specialist from Leingarten, Germany, has now turned its attention to the "FR" version.
The core of the modifications is the power boost to the 2.0 TDI engine. Instead of 125 kW (170 bhp), it now generates a solid 142 kW (193 bhp) with a torque increase from 85 to 410 Nm. The modifications to the engine management system permit better driving performance: A top s
44 hp / 32.4 kW more power and 100 Nm more torque: Those are the two most important performance figures of the BRABUS PowerXtra D8 (III) tuning kit for the two Mercedes models GL 420 CDI and ML 420 CDI. BRABUS offers tuning kits backed by the one-of-a-kind BRABUS Tuning Warranty® of three years up to 100,000 kilometers (see BRABUS warranty conditions, as of June 2003).
The BRABUS PowerXtra D8 (III) power kit unleashes – without compromising safety reserves – the true power inherent in the V8
Jaguar’s new XKR Coupé is being revealed to a new audience today at the Autosport International Show at the NEC, Birmingham, and in a new guise.
Buckingham-based Apex Motorsport, under the direction of Richard Lloyd, has developed the stunning XKR model for use in the FIA GT3 European Championship. It is being revealed in the ‘flesh’ for the first time to the world’s motorsport media at what is recognised to be globally one of biggest and most successful motorsport shows.
Lloyd and Ape
ART’s Program 216 is aimed at the new Mercedes-Benz CL in the exclusivity of the Mercedes Benz luxury class with an abundance of top-quality tuning components.
The ART aerodynamics set for the front and rear optimizes the contours of the vehicle with an individual touch. In perfect harmony with the series design of the front spoiler, fine parallel grooved lines enhance the vehicle’s front silhouette. The eye-catching elegant lines of the ART rear skirt give the series rear an entirely new appea
This medium-sized minivan offers a glimpse of what ‘premium’ could mean in the near future. The exterior has been designed to portray the image of an uptown cruiser.
An overall design made of contrasting shapes, the clever use of molds and the play of light on body lines combine to give a modern feeling of refinement and quality.
The interior has been designed into an airy lounge space with the rear two rows of seats replaced by a single one for increased space and comfort.
This medium-sized minivan combines an exciting driving experience with an interior full of entertainment features. Formed around a ”Sculpted by the Wind” theme, the exterior has been designed for optimum aerodynamic performance.
The vehicle is also equipped with a mobile communication-compatible AVN driving information system and an individual entertainment system allowing each passenger to enjoy personalized audio and visual entertainment, for even more enjoyable travel.
A small car designed to respond to the needs of today’s portable telephone and video game-oriented youth and add a touch of excitement to everyone’s lives.
Cameras and sensors are fitted on the exterior of the vehicle to help reduce blind spots. LED daytime running lights on the bumpers and lower skirts provide increased visibility from other users on the road.
On the inside, welcome lighting and a 3-mode illumination system that allows occupants to select interior lighting color f
Aston Martin has confirmed details of its N24 race car, based on the critically acclaimed Aston Martin V8 Vantage road car, which will be showcased at the Autosport International Show this week.
The Vantage N24 is based on a standard European specification production V8 Vantage, with modifications undertaken to prepare the car for the competitive racing environment.
At the 2006 British Motor Show, Aston Martin Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Ulrich Bez, announced that the company
Pickups and motorcycles go together like sunshine and a summer afternoon. You can hardly think of one without associating the other. So it would be natural that KTM, a leading manufacturer of street and off-road motorcycles, would partner with ROUSH Performance to build one of the hottest trucks on the market – with or without a bike in the back.
ROUSH Performance is the leading builder of the Ford F-150, the most popular vehicle in history. The Livonia, Mich.-based company teamed up with
BMW has announced details of the revised 5 Series Saloon and Touring range, topped off by the new BMW M5 Touring. From its launch in 2003, the E60 5 Series delivered year-on-year sales records and received numerous accolades. The new 5 Series is set to build on that success with more performance, efficiency, practicality and owner appeal. Offering new engine technology to increase performance yet improve economy by up to 25 per cent, and class-leading comfort-focused equipment such as Lane Depar
The new Hyundai Veracruz midsize crossover made its North American debut today at the 2007 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Just as the Hyundai Azera is altering perceptions about premium sedans, Veracruz breaks new ground in premium crossovers. Hyundai has once again made luxury and performance attainable in previously unthinkable ways: with standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC), upscale amenities and more cargo volume than the full-size Mercedes-Benz GL, Veracruz uniquely
Pontiac Torrent blends the road manners of a car with the capabilities and versatility of an SUV in a fun-to-drive package that is perfect for families.
Pontiac Torrent continues to expand the brand’s performance technologies with a host of safety, ride and convenience enhancements for 2007, including the StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, front and rear disc brakes, and tire pressure monitoring system.
Torrent is powered by a 3.4L V-6 that generates 185 horsepower (138 kW) a