Posts Tagged ‘tuning’

What to Consider When Buying a Modified Car


On your search for modified cars, you’ll find they are typically sold by private sellers. For a number of reasons a lot of dealerships don’t like getting involved with modified vehicles. What this means is you will need to be extra careful when buying a used modified car. Below you’ll discover the top things to look out for and what you need to consider before parting with any money.

Avoid over-modified cars
Modifications can improve the speed and performance of a car. However, too many can actually have the opposite effect. It is easy for an owner to get carried away and modify practically every part of the vehicle. The trouble is, over-modifications can cause issues with road handling. Above all else, you need to be sure the car is safe to drive and it meets all necessary safety laws. If it doesn’t, not only could you find yourself in trouble with the law, but it could also cause issues with your insurance.

2011 Ford Mustang by Design World


2011 Ford Mustang by Design World - Muscle Cars BlogIn a fast gallop – Ford Mustang from Design-World Marko Mennekes
Ford Mustang appeared in 1964 and became the ancestor of the Pony-Car-Class (Pony-Car-Klasse). Until now, the varieties of such bodies as Coupe, Fastback and Cabriolet is still a sensation due to their appearance.

Design-World Company in Sundern which incidentally is responsible for modeling station of CarFilmComponents (CFC-Styling Station) for more than six years, gave the originally equipped, a free-living prairie 412 hp engine an additional power impetus. Now the engine has 435 hp with a 5-liter capacity. V8 with 6 speed manual transmission of 2011 model year is fully equipped, including Shaker 1000 CD/MP3 sound system. The above mentioned increase in the capacity is achieved by open air filter with air box (Airbox), as well as software optimization.

At the same time, the car speed has been limited, but not as in previous versions. This condition is mandatory for such a wild horse. Read more and check out the gallery!

ROUSH 2011 Mustang Supercharger Kit TVS R2300


ROUSH 2011 Mustang Supercharger Kit TVS R2300 - Muscle Cars BlogThe supercharger has been designed for the Ford Mustangs manufactured for model year 2011 and 2012 and wearing the GT badge (that means a 5.0l engine). It is only useable with manual transmission versions. Add serious power to your 2011 5.0L Ford Mustang with the Calibrated ROUSH 2011 Mustang Supercharger Kit. This supercharger delivers 525+ horsepower to the 2011-2012 Ford Mustang GT with the 5.0L, 4-valve V8 powertrain. Read more!

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Black Cat by Felge


2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS Black Cat by Felge - Muscle Cars BlogThe reinvigorated after the economical crisis US car industry has born some kind of remarkable cars during its history. The made by GM Chevrolet Camaro SS is with good reason also represented in this category. Comparisons with the legendary Ford Mustang are not at all far-fetched, they are even a matter of intention.

In Herten, Germany, you can find the Speed Box car workshop. And it is even there that such a Camaro has been chosen to make all neighbors to have a look at this kind of vehicle.

The dominant power dome on the engine bonnet gives justified reasons forspeculations, because the 6.2 liters V8 engine produces 432 HP standardat a max. torque of 569 N/m. After having passed a power cure with compressor kit (8,999.00 Euro) by Speed Box, the Camaro produces impressionating 625 HP.
The BORLA stainless steel exhaust half-system (999.00 Euro without tailpipe) has its own full up sound. The matt black body paintwork underlines the catlike manner of the Chevy, available starting from 3,500 Euro. Read more!

Ford F-Series Ready for SEMA


 Ford F-Series Ready for SEMA - Muscle Cars BlogAmerican manufacturer Ford, one of the most active carmakers in aftermarket customization, is getting ready to rock the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas at the beginning of  November with an entire line of specially tweaked F-Series trucks.

Built together with various aftermarket specialists, the models to be presented at SEMA include a motocross concept, a Pro Football Hall of Fame-dedicated truck and a race car support truck. Below is the list of F-Series goodies to be showcased at the event.

Godfather Customs 2011 Ford F-150 – based on the F-150 powered by a 3.5l EcoBoost engine, the truck comes with a 2.5-inch cowl induction hood, bumper cover, roll pan, handle relocator, tonneau bed cover and liner and halo taillamps. Read more!

Geiger Supercharges the 2011 Mustang GT


Geiger Supercharges the 2011 Mustang GT - Muscle Cars BlogIf you’re looking for an American vehicle redefined by an European tuner, you have to include Geiger Cars. The German modification company has a passion for enhancing U.S. vehicles.  The latest project to be released by the German tuner is based on the 2011 Ford Mustang 5.0.

“In early summer of this year – and therefore just in time for the introduction of the trendy Pony Car on its home market – presented the first vehicles of the 2011 Ford Mustang generation in the Munich showroom as well. The Bavarian US car specialists now react by taking their own tuning version of the V8 coupe to the start. It was refined both regarding looks and performance,” stated the press release. Read more!

Mopar Parts and Accessories for The 2010 Challenger


2010 Dodge Challenger - Mopar - Muscle Cars BlogHello again, folks! When we first wrote about The performance appearance package for the 2010 dodge challenger, we couldn’t tell you the price tag of every tuning option. And now we can:

  • door-sill guards – $140
  • vehicle cover – $323
  • chromed fuel-filler door – $176
  • rear deck-lid spoiler – $316
  • splash guard kits – $52.75/pair
  • classic Mopar hood – $1,275
  • decal kits – $190
  • floor mat kit – $82.25
  • hitch receiver – $298
  • interior trim bezel – $172
  • cold-air intake systems – $371
  • cat-back exhaust systems – $1,745
  • Stage 2 coilover suspension Kit – $1,750
  • Mopar strut tower brace – $359
  • performance brake pads – $74

Ragin’ Racin’ Stage 5 Corvettes – 927 hp / 707 hp


Ragin' Racin' Stage 5 Corvettes - 927 hp / 707 hp - Muscle Cars BlogWe present you two great modifications of Chevrolet Corvette 2009 Z06 by Ragin’ Racin’. The first one is a 927 hp beast, detuned to 876 hp, and it’s little brother – the 707 hp beast. Ragin’ Racin’ offers 5 stages of tuning kits for Chevrolet Corvette and both these cars are stage 5. The difference appears because stage 5 is pretty much custom modification with many variants. Be sure to check out the modded parts, the dyno results and the video clips after the jump, when you click on Read More. Greatings, Ragin’ Racin’!

Chevy Camaro Bodykit by Xenon


Chevy Camaro Bodykit by Xenon - Muscle Cars BlogXenon / American Fabrication Corporation (AFC) manufactures quality low pressure Reaction Injection Molded Polyurethane automotive body styling parts and components for both OEM applications and their own aftermarket product lines.

Xenon’s newest release of Camaro Products enhance the bold styling of this New Camaro. Their newest Scoops have been received well and are available at local distributors now.

The new products: Body Scoop, Quarter Window Scoop – The Ultimate Blog for American Muscle Cars and Muscle Vehicles

GeigerCars Cadillac CTS-V Tuning


GeigerCars from Germany released an upgrade program for the Cadillac CTS-V,
coinciding with the American performance saloon’s European launch. The four-door Cadillac
with the tapered bonnet is powered by a 6.2-liter eight-cylinder engine, developing 564 horsepower and a maximum torque of 747 Nm.

Under the massive power dome hood are hidden the large intercooler and the compressor. Thanks to several tweaks here and there, such as an increase in air charge pressure, GeigerCars managed to lift the power up to 619 horsepower and raised the maximum torque to 850 Nm, which means a top speed of over 330km/h thanks to a shortened fifth and sixth gear.