BMW M140i Finale Edition

BMW Australia unveiled the swan's song of the mighty M140i, dubbed as the "Finale", with additional equipment and some visual tweaks. The M140i Finale Edition comes fitted with the 18 inch M light alloy wheels finished in Orbit Grey or Jet Black, adaptive LED headlights, tinted tailights, gloss black front grille,  special badging and dual tailpipes finished in black chrome.Inside, the car is equipped with the 8.8" infotainment system (BMW ConnectedDrive), wireless smartphone charging, harman/kardon premium sound ...

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New Tuning kits for the Ford Focus RS by Mountune

British tuner Mountune, known for designing and producing performance parts for Ford models, launched two new kits for the Ford Focus RS MK3 - the m400X and  the m400R.Both kits offer increase the output of the 2.3 liter Ecoboost engine to 294 kw / 400 hp and 560 Nm of torque (for comparison, the stock model produces 257 kw / 350 hp and 440 Nm). The m400R is designed as an upgrade ...

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Honda Civic Type-R in golden wrap for the company’s 50th anniversary in Australia

Honda is celebrating their 50 years in Australia by creating a range of one-off products dressed in golden wrap - with the mighty Honda Civic Type R (FK8) among them.We didn't expect to say that but the Japanese hot hatch looks cool with the shiny golden colour contrasting the black finish on the wheels, roof, grille, intakes and rear wing.Besides the  Honda Civic Type R (FK8) , there is an NSX, a CBR1000RR ...

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Volkswagen taking orders for the Golf GTI TCR

Volkswagen announced the price and availability of the Golf GTI TCR which, as expected, retains the looks and the performance figures of the concert car presented at the 2018 Wörthersee GTI event in Austria. The special edition which is inspired by the two-time championship winning Golf TCR racecar, is only available in Europe at the moment with a price tag of 38,950 euros (61,831 aud) in Germany.The 2.0 liter TSI engine ...

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Mini Cooper S 60 Years Edition

MINI announced another special edition of their iconic model as part of celebrations for the 60th anniversary since the launch of the original MINI by British Motor Corporation in 1959.The MINI Cooper S 60 Years Edition is built at Oxford, United Kingdom, and features some unique touches resembling the original which was designed by Sir Alex Isigonis. The new British Racing Green IV paint finish is combined with piano black exterior ...

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Hyundai Veloster N TCR debuts at Detroit

Hyundai launched the Veloster N TCR at the 2019 North American International Auto Show. The new racecar which shares 85% of its technical specifications with the successful i30 N TCR, will race in the IMSA Michelin Challenge with the colors of Bryan Herta Autosport against the likes of Honda Civic Type R TCR, Volkswagen GTI TCR, and the Audi RS3 LMS TCR.The car is fitted with a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine producing 260kw / 350 ...

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Honda Civic Type R prototypes by Mugen

Mugen is launching two sets of visual upgrade packages for the Honda Civic Type R (FK8) at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, for the few people who find the stock model not aggressive enough.The first and most extreme looking car is the Honda Civic Type R Mugen RC20GT, which is the pre-production version of last year's concept car. Dubbed by Mugen as "the ultimate Type R", it comes with a heavily redesigned ...

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Valttery Bottas to race in a Ford Fiesta WRC by M-Sport

M-Sport unveiled the livery of the mighty Ford Fiesta WRC race car which will take part on the Arctic Rally with Mercedes-AMG F1 driver Valtteri Bottas sitting behind the wheel for the first time.Bottas will drive on the snowy roads of the 2019 Finnish Rally Championship (24/1 to 26/1) next to the experienced co-driver Timo Rautiainen, who was crowned WRC champion in 2000 and 2002 alongside Marcus Gronholm.The pictured Ford Fiesta WRC was prepared ...

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Ford Fiesta ST by Pumaspeed

The Ford Fiesta ST (MK8) was launched a year ago and as expected it quickly drawn the attention of tuning companies. Pumaspeed, which is based on Wakefield, UK, offers a variety of kits for the B-Segment hot hatch, designed for those who want to spice up the - already great in stock form - Fiesta ST.Thanks to a new mapping using MAXDOUT software, the turbocharged three cylinder 1.5 liter Ecoboost engine produces from 235 hp (175 ...

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TRD and Modellista parts for Toyota Prius

TRD and Modellista unveiled a series of upgrades for the facelifted Toyota Prius that will debut at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. Although both companies did their best to make the hybrid look more interesting, the design remains controversial with overly aggressive details that don't really match the character and the performance of the car, even though that kind of visual upgrades are very popular in Japan.As a reminder, the updated ...

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