Category Archives: Carnow

New law paves way for more replica vintage cars

Filed under: Aftermarket, Design/Style, Government/Legal, Misc. Automakers, Car Buying, ClassicsA provision in the recently passed highway bill means that boutique manufacturers can create 325 reproduction vehicles a year with government certification….

This BMW i8 gains Alpina V8 power thanks to tuner

Filed under: Aftermarket, BMW, Coupe, PerformanceA tuner in Germany will install an Alpina-tuned twin-turbo V8 into the front end of a BMW i8 in an absolutely crazy limited run of conversions.Continue reading This BMW i8 gains Alpina V8 power thanks to…

German police Corvette promotes safe aftermarket tuning

Filed under: Aftermarket, Design/Style, Misc. Auto Shows, Chevrolet, Coupe, Performance, Police/EmergencyThis Polizei-liveried Chevrolet Corvette helps promote safe, legal aftermarket tuning in Germany at the Essen Motor Show.Continue reading German po…

Overfinch celebrates 40th with custom Land Rover Defenders

Filed under: Aftermarket, Land Rover, UK, SUV, Luxury, Off-RoadOverfinch has been modifying Land Rovers since 1975, and it’s celebrating its 40th anniversary with a limited run of five special Defenders – each priced at $100,000.Continue reading Overfi…

AC Schnitzer packs 400-hp, tri-turbo diesel into 1 Series

Filed under: Aftermarket, Misc. Auto Shows, BMW, Hatchback, Diesel, PerformanceFor the 2015 Essen Motor Show, BMW tuner AC Schnitzer has prepared the ACS1 5.0d concept, packing a triple-turbo diesel engine into the 1 Series hatchback.Continue reading A…

Alpina introduces new B5 Biturbo with 600 horsepower

Filed under: Aftermarket, BMW, Sedan, Wagon, Luxury, PerformanceAlpina introduced the new B5 Biturbo with 600 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque for a 4.2-second 0-62 time and a 204-mph top speed. It comes as a sedan or wagon.Continue reading Alpi…

Alfa Romeo 4C La Furiosa revealed by Lapo Elkann’s Garage Italia

Filed under: Aftermarket, Misc. Auto Shows, Alfa Romeo, Coupe, PerformanceFiat heir Lapo Elkann’s Garage Italia Customs has revealed its take on the Alfa Romeo 4C, dubbed La Furiosa, at the 2015 Dubai Motor Show, all decked out in matte red and exposed…

Harry Metcalfe shows off his GT2-inspired Porsche 993 Turbo

Filed under: Aftermarket, Videos, Porsche, Coupe, PerformanceHarry Metcalfe’s Porsche 993 looks like a GT2 and drives like a GT2, but it’s actually an all-wheel-drive 911 Turbo that’s undergone extensive modifications. Check it out in the latest episod…

The holidays are coming and this Singer Designs book is great

Filed under: Aftermarket, Design/Style, Porsche, Coupe, PerformanceA new book is on the way just in time for the holidays that delves into the story of Singer Vehicle Designs.Continue reading The holidays are coming and this Singer Designs book is grea…

Brabus tunes new Mercedes GLE Coupe up to 700 horsepower

Filed under: Aftermarket, Misc. Auto Shows, Mercedes-Benz, Crossover, Luxury, PerformanceThis example of the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe has been modified by Brabus to produce nearly 700 horsepower. And if that’s not enough, the tuner can also crank th…

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