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[5 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Special edition Fiat 500 Abarth – Pogea Racing

Pogea Racing have released an amazing upgrade package for the special edition Fiat 500 Abarth 595 Ferrari that includes both performance and styling.
The German tuning company Pogea Racing believes that there’s something very wrong about with having a hot hatch carrying the Ferrari name and that’s powered by an engine producing only 165 horses . So the tuner grabbed hold of the Fiat and decided to do something about this problem.
The car in question is the extremely rare Fiat 500 Abarth Ferrari Dealers Edition. Pogea Racing first gave attention to …

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[30 Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Volkswagen Golf 6R – Redbull

A sick Volkswagen Golf 6Rsporting some super hot 20inch OZ wheels. At first, it sounds like the modified Volkswagen Golf would only receive a new wheel package, but actually there is much more. On the exterior, the powerful new Vdub was hooked up with a sporty vinyl job.
The rims you see here are 20inch OZ Ultraleggera HLT alloys wrapped in high performance tyres. The Volkswagen Golf’s suspension setup consists of lower springs with an adjustable high-grade steel thread chassis by KW suspension.

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[29 Jun 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Polo Vivo –  Volkswagens New production car

With the iconic Citi’s departure at the start of this year, Volkswagen has been preparing a new entry-level competitor with the aim of offering affordability, reliability at a low cost compared to its brothers and sisters.
According to Vw, the aim of the Polo Vivo is to provide “affordable and accessible mobility” to average South African.

Based on the previous generation Polo, which has remained hugely popular with local consumers, the new Polo Vivo is available as a sportier three-door hot hatchback, five-door hatchback and four-door saloon. Simple styling has updated the …

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[24 Jun 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
AutoModified T-shirts – Clothing branding

Guys we are thinking of making up a few AutoModified t-shirts for our loyal readers and this is the concept we have come up with.
What do you guy’s recon, so far I personally love the Black t-shirt nothing looks sexier than something in black.

We want to know which colour would you most likely wear and what do you guys think of the T-shirt layout, should we change it or should we print a few.
Please guys let us know.
AutoModifed Team

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[24 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
AutoModified Interview Series – South Africa’s best on track

For those of you who are new readers to our website, we have recently started an interview series called, South Africa’s Best On Track. Our aim for this interview series is to interview as many influential South Africans who contribute to our motor sport industry. So far we have interviewed Otto Graven from Monstermob. He is currently South Africa’s drifting champ with his very own drifting team. In short, we are basically interviewing South Africa’s best on track whether they have developed fast race car or they happen to be …

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[22 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Ford unveils New Focus RS colour schemes

With the Le Mans Classic event on its way, a French partner of Ford took the opportunity to introduce five Focus RS cars in unique colour schemes, as a tribute to the company’s history at the Le Mans 24h. Dubbed Ford Focus RS Le Mans Classic, the cars carry a personalised numbered plaque on the dashboard that conforms its exclusivity.

All models will feature a customized interior: Recaro seats upholstered in leather and diamond-quilted alcantara, front and back, with stitching that matches the bodywork, gearshift gaiter, hand brake handle and central …

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[17 Jun 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
Volkswagen Polo GTI vs Renault Clio RS

So Volkswagen is bringing out yet another successful Polo GTI. Hot hatchs are taking over the world it seems, but hey you don’t see me complaining do you? NOT A CHANCE… So here is a bit of a predicament Volkswagen has the super sexy Polo GTI and well Renault has the super sexy and safe Clio RS.
Which do you choose..?
The Volkswagen Polo GTI produces 132 kW from a little 1.4 litre TSI engine.
The Renault Clio RS produces 147.5kW from its naturally-aspirated 2.0 16V engine.
So here we can already see that …

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[16 Jun 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Dyno Day – Mk1 Boyz Western Cape

Calling all car enthusiasts in the greater Western Cape area, Mk1 Boyz will be hosting a Dyno Day at DynoTech in Brackenfell.
Come put your car on the Dyno and find out exactly what your car is pushing out on the wheels.
Here is the information you will need:
Where: DynoTech, Brackenfell
When: 10 July 2010
Time: First dyno run starts at 8:00am
For those of you that want to put your car on the dyno, it will cost you only R80.00 and entries will be done upon arrival. So we suggest you get there as …