Category Archives: Auto Shows

Essen 2012: Mercedes E500 Coupe B50 by Brabus

9 Dec 2012 8:17 pm | Auto Shows, Cars, Mercedes-Benz

Once again we’re delighted to bring forth new info on the new car models that were presented at the 2012 Essen Motor Show. Today’s centerpiece is the B5-500 Brabus, based on the Mercedes-Benz E500 Coupé. The stock engine of the Merc comes with a maximum output of 383 HP and 390 lb-ft of torque. This is quite a tough boy, even as stock, but imagine what Brabus did to this magnificent vehicle. They have boosted its output to a massive…

Essen 2012: Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG by Brabus

9 Dec 2012 2:37 pm | Auto Shows, Cars, Mercedes-Benz

The German tuners from Brabus have premiered their latest tuning package for the new Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG these days at the Essen Motor Show. The powerful luxury SUV from Mercedes received a couple of performance tweaks that make it even faster and also improve its handling and some styling mods as well. First, the car’s 5.5L bi-turbo V8 received a special Brabus PowerXtra module integrated into the engine electronics and a new stainless steel exhaust system. Thanks to these…

Essen 2012: Audi A5 Coupe by ABT Sportsline

7 Dec 2012 12:47 am | Audi, Auto Shows, Cars

Another renowned German aftermarket specialist has delighted our eyes at the 2012 Essen Motor Show – ABT Sportsline. Among their projects we’ve caught sight of the tuning program for the Audi A5 Coupé. The superb car has been gifted with all sorts of aerodynamic upgrades, enhancing its sportiness, performance and efficiency. A plethora of parts have been installed throughout the car, starting with a front lip spoiler, rear skirt, rear spoiler, quad pipe exhaust system, fenders inserts and side skirts.…

Essen 2012: Mercedes-Benz SL 500 by Lorinser

3 Dec 2012 1:12 am | Auto Shows, Cars, Mercedes-Benz

The 2012 Essen Motor Show is poised to impress enthusiasts with a load of stunning cars, from tuners and automotive manufacturers worldwide. Lorinser will be taking part to the exhibition with a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL500 which they’ve modified with a power boost and nice body kit. They have reportedly reprogrammed the Merc’s ECU therefore increasing the output of the 4.7-liter V8 engine under its bonnet from a stock 435 HP (320 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque to…

Essen 2012: BMW 135i M by AC Schnitzer

1 Dec 2012 3:05 am | Auto Shows, BMW, Cars

AC Schnitzer have recently announced an upgrade program for the BMW M 135i, which is due to be unveiled at the Essen Motor Show. There is word about increased performance coming from the 6 cylinder 3.0-liter engine hidden under the bonnet of the car, which as stock delivers 320 HP (235 kW) and 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque. It will now develop as much as 360 HP (265 kW) without any further CO2 emissions. In addition, the guys at…

SEMA 2012: Lamborghini Murcielago by Liberty Walk / LB Performance

28 Nov 2012 7:12 pm | Auto Shows, Cars, Lamborghini

Here’s another one of a kind supercar showcased at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas, a marvelous Lamborghini Murcielago with a brushed aluminum look developed by Liberty Walk / LB Performance. With its stunning exterior finish it could easily turn a lot of heads on the streets but this Murcielago also features a wide body kit which makes it even more aggressive than it normally is. The body kit includes new fender flares, three dimensional door sill plates and…

SEMA 2012: Ford Mustang Switchback by Ringbrothers

18 Nov 2012 2:22 pm | Auto Shows, Cars, Ford

With all the aftermarket packages provided by all sorts of tuners worldwide, the 2012 SEMA Show was a genuine visual treat for tuning enthusiasts. One of the cars that received a lot of aftermarket packages for SEMA is the new Ford Mustang and this one, modified by Ringbrothers, has just popped in front of our eyes. They’ve named their package Switchback and it boasts performance upgrades as well as good looks. Under the hood the 5.0-liter engine has received a…

SEMA 2012: Bentley Continental GT by Slek Designs

12 Nov 2012 9:31 am | Auto Shows, Bentley, Cars

Slek Designs have recently come up with a modified Bentley Continental GT which they’ve unveiled at the 2012 SEMA Show. Created for Sector 7 Motoring Group, this stunner has been immortalized by 1013MM’s John Zhang. Through a series of carefully shot photographs, the artist has managed to capture the essence of the car on the city streets in a totally unique way, highlighting its rather simple paintjob. Mostly finished in black, the Bentley features carbon fiber parts on the vented…

SEMA 2012: Porsche 911 (991) by Caractere Exclusive

7 Nov 2012 4:40 pm | Auto Shows, Cars, Porsche, Shows

Once again, the 2012 Las Vegas SEMA Show gets mentioned on our website thanks to a stunning Porsche 911 (991) which was garnished with a superb aerodynamic kit courtesy of Caractere Exclusive. The car has been exhibited at the famous show. Crafted from PU rim, the kit sports a set of side skirts with integrated cool air intakes and air outlets, a rear spoiler, rear wing with two parts, an upper one and a lower one, with integrated third brake…

SEMA 2012: Chevrolet Spark by Enemy To Fashion

4 Nov 2012 8:49 pm | Auto Shows, Cars, Chevrolet, Shows

Another interesting project unveiled at this year’s SEMA Show is a Chevrolet Spark which comes with a pretty eye catching military styling. This Chevrolet Shark was refined by a company called Enemy to Fashion and it was apparently built to resemble a modern tactical military vehicle. Enemy To Fashion also teamed up with Rheine Built, a firm that specialized in rare vintage cars, to develop a bespoke body kit, tweak the car’s performances a bit and also to make its…

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