[14 Jun 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
The art of Drifting – What is Drifting

What is Drifting? Its a driving technique that involves entering turns at high angles of attack and high speed by intentionally “sliding” the rear tires during the maneuver. The cars are punished around the track, pushing their limits as they enter each corner faster, sooner, and more aggressively. What it all comes down to is maintaining complete control of your vehicle while appearing to have lost control. There is one thing that separates drifting from other forms of high performance driving: Grace. While numbers, lap times, and finishing placement matter …

[13 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Picture from the 2010 Bimmerfest

For those of you that don’t know, Bimmerfest is one of the biggest BMW gathering on any BMW enthusiasts calender. The world’s largest BMW event, Bimmerfest took place in North America!
Enjoy the pictures…
This is the same car we did a little write-up about last week, its amazing to actually see one of them at a show. This is a Vorsteiner GTRS3 BMW M3, the M3 has enough carbon Fibre to make a Le Mans car jealous!

[13 Jun 2010 | One Comment | ]
Mercedes SLS AMG GT3 – Pictures

This is the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3. The racing version of the SLS AMG has been conceived as a customer sport vehicle for participation in race series based on FIA GT3 regulations.
Details are few on the SLS AMG GT3 racer. It will have an unspecified power boost over the 571 PS (420 kW / 563 bhp) of the standard model – somewhere north of the 600 PS (441 kW / 592 bhp) mark. There isn’t much more than that to say, except to have a look at the photos and …

[13 Jun 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Nissan Skyline GT-R Era

The legendary Skyline GT-R
The Nissan Skyline GT-R is definitely lives up to its name. This is car destroyed the competition. In the late 1980′s, Nissan had a dream of going racing. Nissan need a car that handled,  could accelerate incredibly well, and a car that could out brake better than any competitor on the track.
What did Nissan do, well they developed a Skyline GT-R.. The R32 Skyline GT-R took the racing world by storm, its complete domination was unheard of at the time, to many, the car was unbeatable.
This is …

[12 Jun 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Kenilworth Karting – Cape Town

I’m sure pretty much everyone in Cape Town has been to the Kenilworth Karting atleast once in their life. The last time I visited, I was with a group of 16+ people and we had organised a couple of group races. We had a complete jol!
It seems as tho the Kenilworth Go-karting venue has gone under new ownership recently. They have introduced a bunch of new 160cc racing karts with hydraulic brakes and slick tyres.
For the little guys, they have 140cc GP Junior karts with full safety briefings before every …

[12 Jun 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
Cold air induction – Performance modification

Today we are having a look at cold air inductions, we all love the growl from a cone filter or the roar of sidies. But they can damage your cars performance if not installed correctly.
Air filters are probably the most important protection part for your cars engine, air filters protect your engine from sucking up dirt and dust!
This is where we need to start chatting about cold air induction kits.
A couple of weeks back we looked at a few different types of filter available. The best filters use oiled cotton …

[12 Jun 2010 | 23 Comments | ]
Performance Camshafts explained  – Modifying your car

Before we get into the whole Performance camshaft story, it is important to understand how your camshaft works and its purpose.
What is the camshaft? What does it do? And, how can it be modified? It is really simple when thinking about it logically!
The camshaft is located at the top of the engine and looks like a metal bar with egg shaped lobes on it.  The shape and size of the lobe determines the amount of time that the head valves are open and how much they are open. The lobes push …

[12 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera

I cant explain how much of an Italian supercar fan I am, in saying that I found the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera while looking for some fresh content.  Just a little bit of background info for those of you that dont know about lamborghini’s origin..
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. ,commonly referred to as Lamborghini, is an Italian automaker based in the small township of Sant’Agata Bolognese. The company was founded in 1963 by manufacturing magnate Ferruccio Lamborghini, who set out to create a refined grand touring car.

47 years later they are …

[11 Jun 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
Vorsteiner GTRS3 BMW M3 – Widebody kit

Ohh my word, now I can see why the Bmw fans are so obsessed about the M3… Hot hot HOT!!!!
This Bmw has enough carbon Fibre to make a Le Mans car jealous! Vorsteiner has produced one hell of an amazing body kit, they have done a remarkable job choosing a colour that compliments the cars style.. If you ask me this mat green/grey gives this Bmw M3 one heck of an agressive look…

[8 Jun 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Midweek eye candi – Vw Golf Series

This is for all the Volkswagen Mark 1 fans out there, Here is a perfect example of “Sex on wheels”!
What else is there to be said…

[6 Jun 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Ferrari Theme park – Abu Dhabi

So if you haven’t heard, Ferrari have been developing a theme park on the Yas Island near Dubai.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is planning to be the world’s largest indoor theme park, sitting under a roof designed in the style of a classic double-curve body shell of a Ferrari GT. There is something for the entire family with over 20 rides and attractions, including the world’s fastest rollercoaster.

Ferrari World had this to say:
“We give you the brand and our interpretation of the brand Ferrari, but we are not going to give …