It’s been almost a year since Specter Werkes released their C6 Corvette GTR, now the Michigan-based car tuning specialists has delivered a new Corvette GTR. Starting off with the factory Chevy model, Specter Werkes used their imagination and taste to create a unique Chevrolet Corvette GTR supercar, with custom bodywork and performance tuning. The LS3 engine was increased in displacement from 6.2 liters to 6.8 liters, and with a new cam shaft design, performance numbers were increased to 615 hp and 578 ft lbs of torque. There are several levels of engine tuning that Specter Werkes can perform, and this model received the most basic tune. Underneath the Corvette GTR is fitted with a Corsa performance exhaust system, while receiving a complete wide body makeover for the exterior.
Here is the follow up to the original Ken Block Gymkhana Practice, the Ken Block Gymkhana 2 The Infomercial is even better than the first! Ken Block drives the all new 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX STi that was prepared by Crawford Performance boasting 566 hp and 611 ft lbs of torque. The original Ken Block Gymkhana practice pulled attention from more than 20 million viewers world wide, so DC Shoes decided to make another video that is even more entertaining. These videos are some of my favorites, check it out:
The car tuning company Caractere have revealed their latest car styling kit for the Audi Q5, and it is a complete body kit. The new kit strengthens the already strong framework of the Audi Q5, and is made of several pieces. It comes complete with a new front bumper, rear spoiler, roof spoiler, and a rear hatch blend. For the rear spoiler exhaust openings can be integrated for the tips, and for the wheels arch extensions are possible as well. All these parts are made from PURim and improve the performance of the Audi Q5. Caractere designed the body kit not only for looks, but to provide performance enhancements all around and make this a complete vehicle.
Volkswagen tuner HS Motorsport revealed their latest work the VW Scirocco Remis at this years Worthersee tour. Their company which is based out of Munich, started by working on the 2.0 liter TSI engine to produce extra power. From the factory the VW Scirocco comes with 200 hp, so HS Motorsport installed several aftermarket parts. They started off with a new air intake and exhaust system, then added a 70 mm flame pipe, and an EU-approved catalytic converter. These modifications along with some tuning to the ECU produced 290 hp for the VW Scirocco Remis, however HS didn’t stop there. HS Motorsport promises final performance numbers to be around 320 hp after some extra tuning and parts are added.
The German car tuners from MKB Tuning have upgraded the Mercedes Benz CL 65 AMG with several new features. Their latest creation is modeled after the twin turbocharged Mercedes Benz CL 65 AMG coupe, and some parts can also be used on other models in the CL-Class, such as the CL500 or CL550. This particular model received the name MKB 65/12 BT and it comes with modifications for the engine, as well as wheel and tire upgrades. After the engine tuning, the Mercedes Benz CL 65 AMG has a power output of 750 hp from the stock 517 hp, and torque was increased to 922 ft lbs. In the rear a new high performance axle was bolted on to accommodate the extra power, and a differential lock and revised transmission module was added.