tuning Reviews and News
What's hot: Gut-busting power and torque blistering performance sensational sound. What's not: The ‘whole enchilada' is a bit boofy; massive thirst when tapped. X-FACTOR: No roll cage but this Walkinshaw upgrade turns an SS or R8 into a ‘V8 Supercar' for the streets. Vehicle style: Large high-performance sedan WPP Kit Price: 24 990 Base cars: Commodore SS VF 6.0 litre 45 190 plus WPP kit HSV E-Series Clubsport R8 73 490 plus WPP kit OVERVIEW When you ‘nail' 550kW and nearly 1000Nm things don't happen merely quickly. They explode. Even with traction control engaged there's a frantic scrabbling at the... continue reading
Nissan Refuses To Replace "Abused" GT-R TransmissionTUE, 14 OCT, 2008
The word coming from one disgruntled American R35 GT-R owner is that Nissan has refused to replace a damaged GT-R transmission "due to abuse".
Lotus Celebrates 60th Birthday with Diamond Anniversary EuropaTUE, 16 SEP, 2008
British sports car builder and chassis tuning legend Lotus yesterday celebrated its 60th birthday, and to mark the occasion treated itself to yet ...
2009 Suzuki Grand Vitara RevealedWED, 27 AUG, 2008
Suzuki has announced that its updated-for-2009 Grand Vitara will hit showrooms Australia-wide in September, bringing with more power, better econo...
Ferrari to get 'Ringside Presence in New FacilityMON, 25 AUG, 2008
Aside from being the world's most challenging racetrack and the venue for one of the most demanding 24-hour endurance races ever, the Nurburgring ...
Cobb Tuning ECU Reflash Unit For The Nissan GT-RFRI, 22 AUG, 2008
For those of you lucky enough to have an R35 GT-R but are finding its performance a little lacklustre [Ed - surely not?], Cobb Tuning in the ...
Hyundai Genesis at SEMA: Rhys Millen RacingTHU, 31 JUL, 2008
Any suggestion that the upcoming Hyundai Genesis Coupe doesn't have the potential to be one of the hottest coupes of the last decade has now offic...
Brabus Tweak New SL RangeSAT, 3 MAY, 2008
Mercedes-Benz's facelifted SL roadster is barely two months old, but German Tuning house Brabus is already offering their own R230 tuning package ...
The Wrangler and the WrangledFRI, 11 APR, 2008
Thinking about doing some wrangling in your Wrangler? Well, maybe you'd best just stick to the streets and leave the wrangling to capable 4x4s. Re...
E-Vade shakedown prior to 2008 Melbourne Motor ShowMON, 18 FEB, 2008
Last time we saw the E-Vade it was a rough and ready half finished project that promised loads of potential but you had to use your imagination to...
2008 FG Falcon revealedSUN, 17 FEB, 2008
Official information on Ford’s new for 2008 Falcon is here.