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  • The best new cars to watch out for in 2019

    Next year is being tipped as the revolution for the car industry. The first-ever 3D printed car is set to make its debut in 2019, along with plenty of other big sellers. With the best cars of 2018 in full swing and dominating the asphalt, we’re looking at the auto trends and best new cars to get you ahead of the game. Here are the vehicles to watch out for in 2019…

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  • The beginner’s guide to car performance upgrades

    Once you’ve got your car, it’s only the start of the fun. Modifying cars has been popular ever since the car was invented, and it’s certainly not stopping now (Bluespark are testament to that). Today, there’s a huge number of car performance upgrades and cheap car mods available on the market today. The increase in ‘cheap’ car mods and the likes has turned us all into vehicle designers, and that’s no bad thing… For those that are just starting out and looking for the easiest and best car mods, we’ve pulled together a list you can follow.

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  • What are the auto trends to look out for in 2018/19?

    It’s 2018, and the world of vehicles and car trends have taken massive leaps. In 2018, not only have we seen groundbreaking advances in auto trends, but Elon Musk even sent a Tesla to Mars… Admittedly, the car went slightly off-road and is now veering in space, but still - it’s been a big year for auto news. The automotive industry is one such sector that is in an odd position this year. Not only is the auto industry facing decline for the first time in many years, but is also on the cusp of extremely profitable advances. As such, we’re taking a look at the car trends you need to watch out for.

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  • The world’s greatest supercars of 2018 (and all time)

    When it comes to power and performance, these high-powered cars have a lot to give. Manufacturers have, and are, continually pushing the limit to top each other, with supercars capable of seriously impressive speeds. Production supercars have come a long way since the 60s and the Mercedes 300SL Gullwing, capable of reaching 165 mph. Back then, that was, essentially, a rocket…

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  • What can a tuning box do for my car?

    When it comes to improving power, there are several routes you can take. One of the more popular due to the easy installation and removal are tuning boxes. Performance chips, such as car tuning boxes, can vastly increase power and torque, meaning you’ve got a lot more throttle when you put your foot down. However, there are many factors to consider before looking into performance chip tuning, including costs, warranty and effects. As such, we’re sharing all you need to know about car engine tuning and what it actually means for your car.

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  • The future isn’t dark for diesel engines

     

    Contrary to popular belief, it’s not all doom and gloom for those with diesel cars. While the fuel may have experienced a number of blows over the years, the future is looking bright - particularly with efficient newer models and the ability to increase torque with tuning boxes. Continue reading

  • Greatest misconceptions about car modifications

    We spend a lot of time in our vehicles. This handy contraption gets us conveniently from one place to another, so it’s no surprise we treat them like our family, offering the best possible maintenance and car modifications. In fact, it’s relatively common for petrolheads to look for various methods to improve vehicle performance with car modifications. Hand in hand with that, however, are a load of misconceptions that could sway your final decision.

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  • Is a tuning box worth the hype?

    For those looking to improve car performance, you’ve likely had your head turned by a petrol or diesel tuning box. When it comes to performance, power is everything and has led to a massive boom in the car tuning box industry. As we learn more about specific models, it’s no wonder we’re looking for new ways to enhance performance. The diesel tuning box is one example making waves in the automotive industry, and we’re discussing the benefits and if they are, in fact, worth the hype.

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  • Answering the tuning box vs remapping argument

     

    When it comes to engine performance, the age-old argument of tuning boxes or ECU remapping rears its head. Tuners and the like have long discussed the best solution for improving engine performance, and many are still unsure what route to take. Luckily, we are answering the argument once and for all. Prepare to settle in…    Continue reading

  • Mini Cooper SD 170 Dyno results

     

    Some great dyno test results with the new 2016 Mini Cooper SD 170 model. 219.2 bhp and 463 Nm torque! Continue reading

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