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Jay Leno has a Blast in 680 HP Modified Lotus


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Lotus is renowned for producing great handling cars with an emphasis on 'adding lightness'.

However, most models don’t really have all that much power, and for instance, it would not be conceivable for a 2005 Elise to be as fast as this modified example driven by Jay Leno – it has 680 hp and it’s actually mostly hand-built, using the Lotus as a base.

Vilner Put Their Design Stamp on Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet


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Bulgarian tuning house Vilner has freshened up the 997 Turbo Cabriolet by giving it a cabin makeover and more power than a stock Turbo S

RevoZport CLA 45 AMG Shooting Brake is a 450 PS monster


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The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG Shooting Brake was revealed only last month, packing the same 360 PS as the sedan version and the A 45 hatchback. The guys at RevoZport kind of raised the stakes.

Hennessey Previews Supercharged 2015 VelociRaptor F-150 with More Than 600HP


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Hennessey Performance has released details about the 2015 VelociRaptor 600 Supercharged, a souped-up truck based on the all-new Ford F-150. As before, the vehicle will be a more extreme alternative for the upcoming F-150 SVT Raptor, which is rumored to debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

JA Motorsport's 230HP Super Nano Is the Tata from Hell


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Marketed as the world’s cheapest automobile, the Tata Nano doesn’t have many attractive features except its price tag – not that it helps much when it comes to convincing customers. That’s why Tata Motors has promised to build improved, pricier models.

Nothing Says Opulence Like a Gold-Painted Brabus S-Class with 850PS


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For those customers who find black is a color a bit too discreet for their tastes, Brabus is now offering the range-topping 850 model in gold too.

The satin gold paint is accented by carbon fiber elements, while the interior features a two-tone leather upholstery that combines satin gold with white.

McLaren MP4-12C Spider Kitted Out With Spoilers and 660PS


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DMC has turned its attention to the now-discontinued MP4-12C Spider with a selection of performance parts.

The Story of Singer Vehicle Design Told by its Founder


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If you are a Porsche fan, you definitely know about Singer Vehicle Design, the California-based company that upgrades old 911s with modern powertrains and technology.

Another Range Rover Evoque Tune from Project Kahn


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This Volcanic Grey Satin-painted Range Rover Evoque is the latest creation from UK tuner Project Kahn.

This Isn't Really An E60 BMW 5-Series – Guess The Donor Car


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What is it with people trying to replicate Chris Bangle-era BMWs?

Mansory Gives the S63 AMG 1,000PS and a Sinister Appearance


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The 577hp Mercedes S 63 AMG is not a car that needs more power, but if Brabus upgraded it to 838hp, Mansory felt obliged to up the ante and squeeze even more power from the 5.9-liter biturbo V8 engine.

750PS Should Cure Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Wagon's Monday Blues


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Because you know, the 585PS (577hp) Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 4Matic S Wagon needed a 28+ percent boost in power. And you can thank the tuning brains at Väth for that.

Wildcat's 430HP LS3-Powered Land Rover Defender [w/Video]


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The Land Rover Defender may be highly capable off-road, but it also has a renown of being a slow vehicle.

UK-based aftermarket specialist Wildcat has solved this problem by replacing the stock diesel engine and gearbox with a Chevrolet Corvette-sourced 6.2-liter LS3 V8 petrol engine and a GM 6L80 six-speed automatic gearbox.

They Don’t Get More Cartoonish ThanTthis Highly-Customized VW Bus [w/Video]


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In fact, the vehicle you see here shouldn’t even be called a VW, since it only uses suspension bits from a 1965 Type 2 van, while most of the rest is hand-built from steel.

It still runs a modified air-cooled flat-four engine too, with a supercharger making it push out around 200 hp – the shiny engine is fully exposed at the back.

Is This One of The Coolest VW New Beetles Around Or What? [w/Video]


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We're absolutely smitten with this 2000s VW Beetle rat-rod conversion that we found for sale on eBay.

BMW M135i Hatch with M235i Coupe Front End Conversion Looks So Much Nicer


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The BMW 1-Series' upcoming facelift may or may not address our niggles about the googly eyes, but one M135i owner found a solution: he grafted on the snout of the much better looking M235i coupe.

Audi RS5 Quattro Replica for Deceivingly Super-Fast Looks


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Picture this RS5 Coupe with a wide-body and some nifty styling details hinting at Audi's 2013 Sport Quattro and 2010 Quattro concepts approaching on your rearview mirror; wouldn't you move over?

Three New Range Rover Tunes from Project Kahn


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The "Project Kahn" moniker has quietly returned to A. Kahn's vocabulary with the British aftermarket brand releasing three fresh Range Rover projects.

Jaguar XJ220 Supercar Gets a Makeover by Vilner


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Remodeling the interior of a BMW 5-Series or a Lancer EVO is one thing, but doing it to a limited run exotic like the Jaguar XJ220 requires a big leap of faith from the owner.

Watch Hennessey's Supercharged 2015 GMC Yukon Hit 60MPH in 4.5 Sec


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It might be a behemoth, but with the help of John Hennessey and his tuning team, the 2015 GMC Yukon Denali HPE650 can be a formidable rival in straight-line duel (not that anyone would do that…right?).