2011 Range Rover Evoque coupe

2011 Range Rover Evoque coupe

The Indian-owned British brand will officially present its long-awaited 2011 Range Rover Evoque crossover, which is based on the 2008 Land Rover LRX Coupe SUV concept, at the upcoming 2010 Paris Motor Show. While a lot of fans of the brand will possibly frown at its ‘girlish’ design, I must admit that this is a very smart move by the reputed car manufacturer that clearly needed to introduce a luxury compact SUV that would be able to compete with such established players as Audi Q5 and BMW X3.

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SEMA 2009: Specter Werkes Chevrolet Corvette GTR

SEMA 2009: Specter Werkes Chevrolet Corvette GTR

Tuners of different kinds and origins keep introducing more and more upgrade programs for the much-adored Chevrolet Corvette Z06 supercar, the sixth generation of the legendary sports car. This time, the Troy, Michigan-based Specter Werkes company decided to equip the ‘Vette’s 7.0-liter LS7 engine with a twin-turbo system by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering making it perhaps one of the most powerful street-legal Corvettes in the human history.

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Aston Martin Vanquish S interior customized by Project Kahn

Aston Martin Vanquish S interior customized by Project Kahn

British tuning specialist Project Kahn now offers a customized leather interior for the gorgeous 2004 Aston Martin Vanquish S sports car. Featuring lots of leather and Alcantara of all shades and colors, as well as lots of contrast stitching unarguably done by a skilled hand, the custom interior makes a very strong impression, especially if you compare it to the stock one.

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Saleen Dark Horse special edition Mustang GT

Saleen Dark Horse special edition Mustang GT

Saleen Automotive, a California-based tuning specialist that has been in the business of coach-building for exactly 25 years, has just released its new Saleen Dark Horse special edition performance coupe. Based on the 2009 Ford Mustang GT, the new sports car features a more powerful version of the same 4.6-liter 3-valve SOHC Modular V8 engine with variable camshaft timing and a number of other amenities, including an aggressive-looking aero kit.

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2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Widow by Vorsteiner

2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Widow by Vorsteiner

It has only been one week since the American multi-brand tuner Vorsteiner -a company that is mostly associated with high-grade custom wheels, but also has a good reputation when it comes to all sorts of aerodynamic kits for luxury vehicles- revealed its tuning package for the 2008 BMW M3 (E92) compact sports sedan. Now, to keep the public interested, the company introduces its Black Widow tuning kit for the outrageous Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series. Although sounding a bit pretentious, the kit indeed looks very organic and as aggressive as a hungry venomous spider attacking a caterpillar.

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Hamann tunes Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe and Roadster

Hamann tunes Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe and Roadster

German tuner Hamann will soon offer its new tuning program for the gorgeous 2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe, as well as for the more frivolous V8 Vantage Roadster. While many tuning studios out there often try to sell you appearance kits that are painfully exaggerated, sometimes vulgar, and often simply lacking in the good taste department, Hamann does the job with a sense of grace that you only acquire with decades of experience in the business of selling to people things they don’t need at a price they cannot afford.

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