Tag Archives: Modified

Brabus-tuned 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class turns up the power, baffles with styling

The German tuner Brabus turns Mercedes-Benz products into even more powerful yet still luxurious monster machines. Usually, Brabus does a fair job of subtly upgrading styling as well. Brabus has gotten its hands on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G500 and done a fantastic job of making powertrain improvements. As far as the looks go, we're not in love. First, the...

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Mil-Spec has built Hummer Launch Edition #003, and this one’s for sale

The first one was built to show that they could do it. A customer pre-ordered the second one and optioned it as they saw fit. Now Mil-Spec has built a third example of its rebooted Hummer H1, and Launch Edition #003 is currently listed for sale with an asking price of $239,000. Mil-Spec has produced its latest restored and modified Hummer H1 as a way to...

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Britain’s Bowler plans V-8-powered Defender for the road

Kahn Design isn't the only company churning out high-performance versions of the iconic Land Rover Defender. Here in the United States you have East Coast Defender with some impressive offerings, and even Land Rover has dabbled in the segment. Soon, British off-road racing expert Bowler will join the fray. The company has released the first image of a...

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Saleen Sportruck XR is a hotter 700-plus-horsepower F-150 Raptor

Saleen Automotive, the California company best known for modifying Ford Mustangs and producing the S7 supercar, has a new creation: the Saleen Sportruck XR. Think of it as a hotter Ford F-150 Raptor. The Sportruck XR made its debut at Harris Ford Lincoln in Lynnwood, Washington, last Friday after a teaser on Saleen's official Facebook page. Notably, the...

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Lamborghini Huracán-based Ares Panther will pack 5.6-liter V-10, 650 horsepower

Residents of Modena, Italy are used to seeing supercars testing on local roads, but they've probably never seen one sporting the logo of Ares. That won't be the case for much longer as the coachbuilder and tuner formed by ex-Lotus CEO Dany Bahar has started road tests of a new model called the Panther on the streets surrounding its Modena headquarters...

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Jeep Wrangler 6×6 boasts Hemi V-8 and brutish looks

For former Atlanta Braves outfielder Andruw Jones, a regular Jeep Wrangler was simply not enough. Instead, he had Atlanta-based Monster Customs create a 6x6 complete with a Hemi V-8 engine and pickup bed. Now, the creation is for sale. Motor Cars of Atlantahas posted the brutish SUV-turned-pickup for sale, and the vehicle has a lot going for it—and it...

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Porsche building its own 911 restomod to celebrate 70th anniversary

Porsche isn't done with its celebrations for its 70th anniversary this year. Having already built a highly authentic replica of its very first sports car, as well as unveiling a spiritual successor in the form of the 911 Speedster concept, Porsche is now working on a restomod based on a classic 911. Called Project Gold, Porsche is documenting the build via...

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McLaren-modified ASC Diamondback Viper for sale, again

The one-off 2006 Dodge Viper ASC Diamondback has surfaced for sale again. The last time was almost 10 years ago, and since then the car's odometer registers just 19 extra miles. Yep, that's pretty sad. Californian exotic car dealer American Supercars currrently has the Viper listed for sale, and for those who don't know its story this is one special snake...

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British firm unveils Jaguar E-Type restomod with 6.1-liter V-12

The Jaguar E-Type is arguably one of the prettiest cars to ever built, but the final-generation Series 3 is often overlooked for earlier examples. This E-Type Series 3 restomod may change that perception. E-Type UK, a British firm specializing in E-Type restorations, completely reworked this 1974 E-Type Series 3 and turned it into a beauty. The firm added a...

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Mil-Spec Automotive unveils luxurious #002 custom Hummer H1 off-roader

Mil-Spec Automotive (MSA) has quickly made a name for itself by building luxurious SUVs based on a reimagined Hummer H1. On Wednesday, MSA revealed its second custom creation based on the H1: the #002 Launch Edition. Fittingly, the #002 follows the #001 Launch Edition, but the follow-up SUV features a slant-back roof design that's more to our liking than...

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