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    Jeep Wrangler by Vilner takes extreme luxury off-road
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    Vilner turned its customary and intensely luxurious attentions to a two-door Jeep Wrangler Sahara Unlimited back in 2012, following that up this year with its take on the four-door version. A coat of lustrous black paint outside is brightened up LED headlights, foglights and taillights and layers ...

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    Video: Vice documentary checks out the UK's real fast and furious in Boy Racer
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    The most recent installment of the Fast & Furious franchise spent much of its time in London, and naturally that meant another one of those interchangeable nighttime party scenes with loud exhausts, loud paint jobs, loud music and loud attire. Vice magazine went to London to check out the ...

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    Report: Porsche tuners 9ff, SpeedArt going bankrupt
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    Times are tough in Europe right now, and that unfortunately has reaped disastrous consequences for some of its smallest niche automakers. Gumpert, Wiesmann, Artega and Lola have all filed for bankruptcy this year, and it appears that tuners are not immune to the tough times, either. Word coming ...

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    Official: Ford's official Euro aftermarket partner Mountune coming to US
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    Now that we're getting a steady stream of Ford's European offerings, the aftermarket world is finally starting to catch up as well. UK-based aftermarket tuning company, Mountune has just announced that it will be setting up shop in California to provide high-performance and racing parts for Ford ...

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    Report: Hennessey unveils C7 Corvette Stingray upgrades that reach 1,000 HP
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    The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray hasn't even arrived in showrooms, but that minor speed bump hasn't slowed Hennessey Performance (HPE) from introducing a full suite of packaged (and à la carte) upgrades to the highly anticipated American sports car that will undoubtedly trump ...

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    Official: Novitec Torado takes a stab at improving the Lamborghini Aventador [w/video]
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    Novitec has finished its tuning program for the Lamborghini Aventador, and it has called the mean-looking finished product, Torado. It looks like it wants to take the pedestrian sinisterness of the Aventador into an otherworldly rage, with carbon fiber vents, spoilers and protrusions lining the ...

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    Official: Roush getting back into sport compact business with Focus ST mods [w/video]
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    Roush Performance offers a whole raft of parts for folks looking to tune their Ford Mustang and F-150 models, and now Focus owners can start getting in on the hotted-up action, too. Owners of the 2012-13 Focus and 2013 Focus ST can now get a Roush cold-air intake system, and ST owners can also ...

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    Official: Mercedes SL gets a whole safari-worth of materials from Vilner
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    Bulgarian tuner Vilner has done a job on the interior of the previous-generation Mercedes-Benz SL and left almost no surface untouched. Calling it "one of their bravest projects," the standard leather has been replaced with either antiqued brown Nappa leather or crocodile hide, the plastics have ...

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    SEMA: Ford picks Fiesta ST, Transit Connect as this year's SEMA darlings
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    SEMA is more than nine months away, but the reveille bugle for the show has just sounded with Ford's call to aftermarket companies for its project-vehicle program. The 2014 Ford Fiesta ST and 2014 Transit Connect van and wagon are the cars The Blue Oval wants to feature, but applicants can submit ...

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    Official: Nissan GT-R given the velvet glove interior treatment by Vilner
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    Bulgarian customizing house Vilner is good at creating evocative, high-quality, one-off vehicle interiors for its deep-pocketed customers. It is not, however, particularly adept at composing intelligible press releases in English. (Seriously, even if you don't generally look through pressers, ...

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    Official: Ford teases five SEMA-bound Focus ST concept cars
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    Ford has revealed a few images of five tuned Focus ST concepts that will be shown off at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas this month. None of this group of five is overly subtle, which would run counter to the spirit of SEMA itself, and all hope to highlight the performance nature of Ford's newest hot ...

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    Official: Gemballa reveals new Porsche 991-based GT convertible
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    Gemballa went through the ringer last year, but rebounded with products that signal a complete turnaround. The latest is the recently-released Porsche 911 Carrera S with a Gemballa GT aerodynamics and technology package. Aero-wise, it includes carbon fiber additions beginning with a front bumper ...

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    Mini Coupe made lighter, more powerful by Revozport
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    Revozport is a Chinese tuner, but one of its tuning arms reaches all the way to the UK. To reward itself for getting a particular ISO certification, its UK office put together the Revozport Mini Targa Raze, a program applicable to either the Mini Coupe or Roadster. It might be a smidge OTT, but ...

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    Official: AC Schnitzer works over BMW's new 6 Series Gran Coupé [w/video]
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    German powerhouse tuner AC Schnitzer has spent some time fettling the new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé, the result being a 360-horsepower 640i sedan with all the restraint of a Mako shark. The additional grunt adds up to 40 hp for the 640i and 47 hp for the 640d, with said grunt made more ...

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    Official: Vilner breathes new life into classic Mercedes-Benz SL Pagoda
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    Now that we're familiar with Bulgarian tuner Vilner Studio, we shouldn't be surprised by the generous application of quilted leather in its latest project, the Mercedes-Benz W113 Gentle Pagoda. A comprehensive luxification of a Pagoda-roofed SL, two-tone leather in cafe and latte hues are ...

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    Official: ABT introduces 240-HP tuned VW Beetle
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    Maybe you want a Volkswagen Beetle that does more than merely get noticed. Maybe you want a Beetle that... provokes. If so, you need to give German tuner ABT Sportsline a call. Tweaks are made to the 2.0-liter turbo that add 40 horsepower. A front spoiler, wheels anywhere from 18 to 20 inches, ...

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    Official: Vilner adds wood paneling to Land Rover Defender
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    Bulgarian tuner Vilner has some kind of Luxo-Ray that fires munitions packed with at least two tons of quilted leather and Alcantara, then aims it at just about everything as soon as it can be reloaded. The latest target is the Land Rover Defender Wood, making this the second time in a year that ...

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    Germany's Reifen Koch tunes the Ford Mustang
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    If you happen to have a stale 2010 Ford Mustang GT laying around, Reifen Koch may be able to spice it up for you. For €8,000 (a shave over $10,500 at current conversion rates), the company will slap on a Cervini body kit, composed of a revised front fascia, sills and the tail treatment seen ...

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    Geneva: TechArt previews new Porsche 911 upgrades ahead of Geneva
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    With the introduction of the new 991-series Porsche 911, a multitude of tuners have been hard at work over the last several months tweaking and customizing the latest iteration of Stuttgart's legendary rear-engined sports car. One of those tuners, TechArt, first previewed their take on the new ...

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    Video: eGarage interviews Akira Nakai of RWB in latest video
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    Akira Nakai is the man behind the tuner RWB – Rauh-Welt Begriff, which is loosely translated as "Rough World Concept," and he doesn't often climb out from under one of the 930 or 964 Porsches he's working on. His original shop in Japan is now 20 years old and he still works in the same ...

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