We’re starting to see more and more Jeep Wrangler‘s receive tuning kits from around the world. This time we have a new package from the notorious Project Kahn, who have prior experience hooking up sport utility vehicles. Modifications to this model include a new targa roof, new headlights, and side lighting. On the off-white exterior are contrasting 18 to 20-inch alloy wheels with a unique design that fits the Jeep Wrangler quite well. Inside the Jeep you will notice new red dials for the gauge cluster, along with red perforated leather covering the Wrangler seats for an extra custom feel.
In an attempt to stay with the competition, Dodge has created this Ram Runner from the Dodge Ram truck with the aid of their tuning division Mopar. With the launch of the Ford F-150 Raptor, it looks like truck manufacturer’s will have to raise the bar when it comes to off-road capabilities. Dodge is trying to show off their Mopar Ram Runner kit that was developed along with off-road racer Kent Kroeker. This kit consists of a Pre-Runner Stage II lift kit, new off-road front bumper, new fenders, rear-tire holder, performance hood, and a full cat-back performance exhaust system.
The Chrysler in-house tuning brand Mopar, has stayed busy with upgrades for the latest Jeep automobiles, the new Dodge Charger and Challenger, and now with the new Chrysler 300 models. For the all new Chrysler 300 sedan, the tuners have launched a wide variety of custom grilles, and alloy wheels along with the Chrysler car company. Eight different grilles are available, all ranging from $310 to $750, made from billet aluminum, and feature a choice of Platinum Chrome, Gloss Black, and Bright Chrome finishes. The best part is that these aftermarket pieces will not void the manufacturers warranty like most mods.
The car and motorcycle manufacturer Suzuki has released a new line of tuning parts for the recently launched Swift hatchback. These aftermarket accessories really give the new Swift an aggressive look with the addition of a custom front fascia, side skirts, roof mounted spoiler, new rear bumper, and vinyl graphics for styling. Suzuki also offers new 17-inch alloy rims wrapped in high performance tires to spruce up the small hatch. Customizations to the interior include an aluminum shift knob, stainless steel door sills, and embroidered floor mats to please the driver. Right now the tuning kit for the Suzuki Swift is available in Germany, and the X-ITE parts are priced from €65 to €620.
The wheel specialists at MEC Design have announced their 2011 wheel collection. They now have four different categories of rims, ranging from 19 to 22 inches, and feature a 1-piece or 3-piece design. The MEC tuners also offer several different colors for the rims, and most fit high-end luxury cars like Mercedes very well. Most popular are the mecxtreme I, II, and III designs. Check out all the latest MEC Design tuning projects to get some ideas on how to style your car. You can visit their website at www.mecdesign.de for specific pricing and custom work!
Hold onto your seats, Vorsteiner has recently launched a new aero kit for the Mercedes E63 AMG called the V6E kit. Featuring many aesthetically pleasing carbon fiber parts, the styling package includes a new front lip spoiler, trunk spoiler, and rear diffuser. Also part of the kit are Vorsteiner’s forged V-308 rims wrapped in high performance tires. The tuning company claims that these are the most concave wheels on the market to fit the Mercedes sports car, but I beg to differ. There are so many competing wheel companies out there, and I have seen China imitation wheels on eBay with more concave than these. They are still great wheels from Vorsteiner though, and the stance looks impressive for the Mercedes E-Class.
Debuting at the 2009 SEMA Show in Las Vegas next week will be the new Brembo GT-R Racing Brakes. The top of the line GT-R racing brake kit will be available for high-end cars like Porsche, Ferrari, BMW, and more looking for the best brake system on the market. Pictures you see here are never before seen images from Italy, and show a race tested nickle plating exterior. The nickle plating is what F1 race teams use with their cars which are 10% lighter than the current Brembo brakes on the market. These GT-R Racing Brakes are much stiffer, provide better modulation, and in the end have a better braking response over the older design. The Brembo calipers feature better thermo-mechanical resistance through vented piston inserts.
JMS tuning has unveiled their latest styling part for the Audi A4, a new front lip kit that is cheap and simple to install yourself. It’s said to fit all sedan versions of the exclusive Audi A4 (B7 2005-2008). Giving it a racelook, the front lip spoiler adds a sporty and aggressive apperance to the popular Audi A4. What’s even better is that JMS tuning priced it at only 239 euro. They made it easy and fast to install so that anyone can put the lip kit on their car. JMS tuning made it only go 3cm deeper, and all their parts are TUV approved and made in Germany.