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[10 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Lotus Exige – Matte Black Limited Edition

To mark the end of an era of the Lotus Exige production, Lotus has created the Exige Matte Black Limtied Edition exclusively for  their North American clientèle. With a supercharged and intercooled 257bhp engine, exclusive matte black paint finish, black Alacantara sport seats and a high level of standard equipment. Only 25 Exige Matte Black Final Editions will be built for the North American market, virtually insuring this Exige becomes an instantly collectible item. Now I want to know, why don’t we get any of these nice limited Edition Exiges? …

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[10 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Mind Controled Bicycle – Prius inspired

I wouldn’t normally post about a bicycle, but this bike was inspired by a car so I think we can let this one slide. Toyota teamed up with Saatchi & Saatchi, Parlee Cycles to make the PXP mind control bike. The bike is very sleek but doesn’t look too different from current bikes you can buy these days.

What’s different about this bike is that it comes with a special helmet designed to read your brains signals and knows when you want to change gears. If that doesn’t interest you, you …

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[5 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Carbon Fibre Engine blocks

Composite Castings in the US have developed a new lightweight, carbon fiber composite, four cylinder engine block. This engine block design was developed by Matti Holtzberg, president and founder of Composite Castings. The new block makes use of carbon fiber as the reinforcement for the base epoxy resin. The high performance compound is moulded into the finished engine block profile using Composite Castings proprietary moulding process that features low cost tooling and provides for faster cycle times compared to conventional moulding methods. The new engine blocks are apparently up to …

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[2 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Ken Block @ Xgames 17

Ken Block and Marcus Gronholm at X Games 17 in the USA , Ford expected great things from the Fiesta race program. But this is However motorsport and things often go south. The new Fiesta had to fight through some of the best rally cars and racers in the world and she did just that.

You can read more about Kens new rally car after the jump..
http://automodified.net/uncle-kens-new-rally-toy/

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[2 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Maserati GranTurismo S Superior Black Edition

A car tuner from Germany, has unveiled its upgrade package for the Maserati GranTurismo S. The exterior is coated in silky matt black, tinted front and tail lamps as well as shining black window frames, grill and rear logo.

The Modified Maserati GranTursimo S is also fitted with carbon body kit which consists of sports engine bonnet, exterior mirrors, tailgate, roof ledges and lateral left and right air inlets.
The Modified Maserati GranTursimo S 4.7-liter V8 engine has been tuned to produce 492 hp instead of the stock 440 hp thanks to …

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[1 Aug 2011 | 22 Comments | ]
Poly bushes now available from AutoModified

After all the response we have received from our blog about the importance of using polyurethane bushes, we found a supplier of Polyurethane bushes in South Africa. Automodified has been appointed one of the local suppliers for their Polyurethane kits. These poly bushes are amazing quality and extremely well priced too.
Benefits of using Poly Bushes
For more precise handling and firmer control on your vehicle, installing polyurethane bushings can make an enormous difference. They help to maintain the right alignment of caster, camber and toe. Polyurethane bushes can be used in …

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[4 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
Audi S5 Typhon – SR Auto Group

This is the super sexy Audi S5 Typhön, a former beauty queen turned dark knight. Underneath the Leios matte black wrap are a tuned ECM; Milltek downpipe and sport exhaust; Reiger Carbon Fiber aero parts on the front and back. The Audi S5 has H&R coilover suspension and ADV 5.1 wheels in 20 inches of complementary matte black which is not always a great mix, but sure looks insane on this little number.

SR have also tinkered with the Audi S5 Typhon’s drivetrain and tried to beef up …

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[25 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
A gift from Alpinestars

Over the weekend it was the National Drags event. Being an avid supporter I decided to attend the event at Killarney, I was lucky enough to received an Alpinestars cap from the WPMC. Being the Peak Cap collector that I am, I have now added my new Alpinestars cap to my collection.. Thanks again guys.
I wonder what ill be receiving next?