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    Video: First Toyota FT-86 coupe dyno'd

    Well, that didn't take long. The First Toyota FT-86 (a.k.a. Scion FR-S) has made its way to the dyno courtesy of the good people at HKS. How'd it do? The vehicle managed to spin the rollers at 170 rear-wheel horsepower, which dovetails with the 200 crank horsepower announced by Toyota and Subaru ...

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    HKS shuttering U.S. operations

    HKS is an aftermarket automotive tuning company that was founded in Japan back in 1973. In 1982, the company expanded and HKS USA was established. Sadly, the HKS team has decided it's time to shut down U.S. operations and consolidate work with its Japanese headquarters. HKS will continue to sell ...

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    Video Tease: HKS working on supercharger for Honda CR-Z

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    When we first laid eyes on the specs for the Honda CR-Z, you could say we were less than enthused. We'd been hoping for more grunt than 122 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque while at the same time expecting better efficiency than the CR-Z's 36 ...

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    VIDEO: Stealth 1,000 HP Nissan Patrol

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    We just told you about Nissan's next-gen Patrol SUV and the fact that it might be coming to North America. While rumors have the engine options including a first-ever V8 for the model, the big news is the diesel engine co-developed ...

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    SEMA 2008: Hyundai Genesis Coupe tuned by HKS and Street Concepts

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    In addition to the race-ready RMR Genesis Coupe, HKS and Street Concepts brought out their own rear-wheel-drive two-doors to the party.The Street Concepts coupe builds off the 3.8-liter V6 model, coating the exterior in a "Stealth ...

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    GT-R tuning update: HKS GT570 package

    Click above for a gallery of the HKS Nissan GT-R GT570.Serious Nissan GT-R tuners aren't coming out of the woodwork – yet – but one of Japan's largest aftermarket firms has thrown its hat into the ring, and to good effect. HKS will begin offering its GT570 kit to consumers in Japan ...

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    SEMA Preview: HKS Hyundai Genesis Coupe

    Click above to enlargeHyundai made a huge splash at the New York Auto Show this year with its Genesis Coupe, and it's looking for a repeat performance next month at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The Koreans are working with several aftermarket tuners to create special coupes for the tuner show and ...

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    Tokyo Auto Salon: Mitsubishi Evolution X gets tuner love in Japan

    Click the image above for more shots of Tokyo Auto Salon's assortment of Evos.There were three main show pieces gracing the halls of the Makuhari Messe over the last few days: the GT-R, the new Subaru Impreza STI and Mitsubishi's Evolution X. Autoblog Chinese snapped off a random assortment of ...

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    Tokyo Auto Salon 2008: Nissan GT-Rs gone wild

    click above to view more modded Nissan GT-Rs from the TASThe Tokyo Auto Salon opened up last week and our comprehensive coverage has been slightly delayed due to the madness known as Detroit. We've partnered up with our friends from Autoblog Chinese to bring you as many live shots of the show as we ...

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    HKS Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII CT230R wins Super Lap Battle, breaks record

    Like Germany and the Nurburgring, the United States is quickly seeing Buttonwillow Raceway's clock-wise configuration #13 become the circuit of choice for lap time bragging rights. While Buttonwillow does not have luxurious surrounding establishments or exceptional facilities, it does provide a ...

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    HKS R33 Skyline Drag GT-R heads to retirement

    I'll admit it. The first exposure I had to the HKS R33 Nissan Skyline drag racer pictured above was when I won it as a prize car in the monumentally great Gran Turismo 2 for the original Playstation. That was 1999 or 2000, and sadly, despite the car's formidable in-game stats, it was a bit of a ...

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    Evo IX bids farewell to UK with the MR FQ-360

    Click image for 4 more photos in our galleryOver the summer, we reported on the UK-market's Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX FQ-360, a car whose verbose nomenclature communicated the presence of a force-fed 366-horsepower 2.0-liter four under its bonnet. With its MR-style vortex generator on the ...


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