2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG tuned by Kubatech

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG tuned by Kubatech

The German chip-tuning specialist Kubatech has revealed its first ECU upgrade program for the gorgeous 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG supercar. Although not as visually, um, impressive as similar tuning packages designed by, say, Mansory, this particular is also not as expensive either (well, if money is indeed an issue for a person buying an SLS AMG.)

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2009 Audi A5 / S5 Cabriolet tuned by B&B

2009 Audi A5/S5 Cabriolet Tuned by B&B

The German first-tier tuner B&B -a brand that is ready to offer you appearance and performance upgrade products for just about any European car starting with Seat and Skoda and going all the way up the food pyramid to Bentley and Jaguar- has just unveiled its new comprehensive personalization program for the 2009 Audi S5 and A5 performance convertibles.

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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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2008 Bentley Continental GT-based ASI Tetsu GTR 800hp super-coupe

2008 Bentley Continental GT-based ASI Tetsu GTR 800hp super-coupe

The famous Japanese tuning specialist ASI has revealed its new ASI Tetsu GTR sports car: an outrageous tuning program for the 2008 Bentley Continental GT super-coupe. Although the Japanese word “tetsu” means “iron”, and although some purists may argue that covering a Bentley in gold lacquer is as vulgar as a platinum Rolex decorated with diamonds and pearls, I must say that the idea is not exactly off-center when it comes to highly expensive items. For many years, gold-top Gibson Les Pauls have been instruments of choice for many well-known guitarists, as are custom made grand pianos from brands like the Italian Fazioli Pianoforti, and even Baroque-styled furniture that even now often comes with gold paint on its surfaces.

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Abt tunes 2008 Audi S5, names it AS5

Abt tunes 2008 Audi S5, names it AS5

The 2008 Audi A5/S5 pair of extremely hot sports coupes is spectacularly disgusting as it is, so the German tuner Abt Sportsline didn’t have to invest too much effort in making the S5 look even uglier. The new two-color color scheme puts an extra emphasis on the vehicle’s bulging hood with the signature repulsive gaping mouth of the radiator grille, while the new front bumper makes the S5’s front fascia look like it has just bit a particularly juicy lemon.

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