Tag Archives: Modified

Classic Car Studio shares its 1953 Ford F100 with Jay Leno

The restomod world is filled with plenty of hopped-up cars with over-the-top styling apparently the main design concern. Today, we're looking at something different...and it's better because of that. This is a 1953 Ford F100 that's been reworked and customized by Noah Alexander and his Classic Car Studio shop based in St. Louis, Missouri. The finished...

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Tuner builds wild Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup truck

Mercedes-AMG isn't planning to upgrade the X-Class anytime soon—it probably has to do with the fact the mid-size pickup truck is based on a donor Nissan platform—but there are plenty of tuners out there willing to step in. One of them is Pickup Design, the pickup truck division of Polish tuner Carlex Design, which has just unveiled a wild...

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Famous Ferrari collector restomods a Dino, plans to build more for sale

David Lee loves Ferrari cars both new and old. The millionaire enthusiast, who owns the California watch and investment empire Hing Wa Lee Jewelers, has amassed an amazing $50-million collection of truly legendary machines. Simple collecting got boring for him, though, and that's why David Lee decided to craft his own version of a car he felt could use a...

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Roush reveals Jackhammer Mustang with 710 horsepower

If you're looking to add serious power to your Mustang, one of the best in the business is Roush. The Livonia, Michigan-based company late last year came out with a supercharger upgrade for the Mustang GT that lifts output to over 700 horses. Now Roush has installed the supercharger, code-named the 2650, in a special edition Mustang dubbed the Jackhammer...

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Meet the folks behind the world’s first Tesla Model S wagon

A company by the name of QWest Norfolk based in the United Kingdom late last year completed development of a wagon conversion for the Tesla Model S. The company is a carbon fiber specialist and chose to use the lightweight stuff for the modifications on its Model S, with some of the carbon fiber visible once the tailgate is lifted. The Model S wagon, which...

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Abt Sportsline readies Audi R8 art car for 2018 Wörthersee Tour

Attendees of this year's Wörthersee Tour tuning fest in Austria will be treated to the unveiling of an Audi R8 art car crafted by top tuner Abt Sportsline. Responsible for the design is cartoonist Timo Würz, who went with the theme “Nun meets Abt,” with Abt in this case being its literal meaning of “abbot” in German...

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Hennessey Demon runs the quarter mile in 9.38 seconds

Hennessey once looked to exorcise the Demon with the Exorcist based on the Camaro ZL1, but now the Texas tuner is embracing the Demon. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has been receiving attention from Hennessey's wrenches, and now the company is ready to offer its HPE1000 package to Demon owners. To prove how fast the car can run down the dragstrip...

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Canepa has crafted the perfect Porsche 959

When it comes to the Porsche 959, Canepa Design is the outfit that knows everything. The Scotts Valley, California-based sports and race car restorer has been helping import and modify Porsche 959s for decades. Canepa has served up its Gen I, Gen II, and recent Gen III upgrades for the 959 for years now. But the Canepa crew has reached a new level of...

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Roush tuning program extends to F-250 Super Duty

If you're looking for performance on a grand scale, Roush's take on the F-250 Super Duty may be the way to go. The Ford tuner extraordinaire has started a tuning program for the F-250 that enhances the look of the vehicle and improves its performance off-road, all while maintaining the factory payload and towing capabilities. The package is designed for...

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German firm readies Range Rover 6×6 pickup

The Range Rover to end all Range Rovers cometh. T.Fotiadis Design, a company based in Berlin, Germany that normally crafts luxury yachts and high-end residential interiors, has plans for a Range Rover 6x6 pickup truck dubbed the SLT. But where a similar vehicle like Mercedes-AMG's G63 6x6 is all about performance, T.Fotiadis' SLT not only maximizes...

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