VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT CC BY KBR MOTORSPORT


Erftstadt-based tuner KBR Motorsport, has just revealed its latest creation – a Volkswagen Passat – that looks like it could be related to a stealth bomber. Apart from the new exhaust system, racing cat and ECU tweak, which results in 260 bhp, KBR has focused its attentions on the looks of the car. We’re liking the matte Olive Gray wrap and those 20-inch R12 Nero rims, but that ride height, thanks to the shortened KW Variant 3 coilovers, may result in weekly purchases of Passat sumps from your local VW dealership…

[Source: KBR Motorsport]

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410 BHP S5 CABRIOLET CHALLENGE EDITION BY STASIS


West Virginian-based tuners STaSIS Engineering is offering a nice upgrade for owners of the Audi S5 Cabriolet. An ECU remap bumps the power up from 333 bhp to 410 bhp, while the new Alcon brakes help to bring the S5 to a halt. Adjustable suspension, a stainless steel exhaust, and new 20-inch wheels complete the package.

[Source: STaSIS Engineering]

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AUTOCAR: BMW 1 SERIES M COUPE VS PORSCHE CAYMAN R


Autocar’s Steve Sutcliffe compares two cars with pretty similar performance statistics, but perhaps designed to cater for two different demographics: BMW’s 340 bhp 1 Series M Coupe and the 330 bhp Porsche Cayman R. Both hit 100 km/h in a whisker under 5 seconds, but the BMW is limited to 250 km/h while the Porsche keeps going until 282 km/h. Plus, at 69,830, it also costs almost €20,000 more than the BMW… READ MORE »

 

AUTO EXPRESS DRIVES THE MERCEDES-BENZ C 63 AMG COUPE


Auto Express travels to the Monteblanco circuit in Seville, to put the new Mercedes-Benz C 63 AMG coupé through its paces. Exploiting the benefits of a 457 hp V8 powerplant, the coupé is capable of cracking the 100 km/h mark in just 4.5 seconds before hitting an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h. READ MORE »

 

AUDI REVEALS A1 QUATTRO SHOWCAR AT THE WÖRTHERSEE


It’s that time of year again; Wörthersee – the cult car show in Reifnitz, for fans of Audi, Seat, Skoda and the VW brand, is upon us. And, as usual, Audi is presenting something a little special. Pumping out a healthy 503 HP from its 2.5L turbocharged five-cylinder, the Audi A1 clubsport quattro slingshots its way from 0 to 100 km/h (62 MPH) in 3.7 seconds, while 0 to 200 km/h (124 MPH) takes just 10.9 seconds! The car is currently just a one-off, but surely it must be a taste of what Audi has planned for its baby hatchback?

[Source: Audi]

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GRIP REVIEW: BMW 1 SERIES M COUPE


Former professional rally driver Niki Schelle takes to the track in the new Baby M: BMW’s 340 bhp twin-turbo-powered 1 Series M Coupe, for Germany’s GRIP. Its not hard to see why some reviewers are classing this compact Coupe as the best M car since the original E30 M3. READ MORE »

 

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