Mansory Trofeo Lamborghini Huracan Review

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When driving a regular Lamborghini Huracan ceases to be thrill, it is time for aftermarket companies to launch a new conversion and modification of design and performance. The tunerMansory has presented at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show the Trofeo Lamborghini Huracan targeting sports car collectors.

Mansory Trofeo Lamborghini Huracan 3

Let`s start the review with the name of the car. It refers to the Lamborghini Super Trofeo racing series. To achieve the specifications needed for motorsports range, Mansory has upgraded engine which now boasts more than 1,000 hp. That is a surpassing outcome compared to a standard Lamborghini Huracan supercar with a maximum power of 610 hp. The car needs 2,7 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 62mph. The 5.2-liter V10 power unit features upgraded rotating cylindrical shafts, pistons, camshafts, exhaust system and a fuel system.

Mansory Trofeo Lamborghini Huracan

What else? The manufacturer claims that “radical changes” in performance components have been made. The tuning company has used modified front air intakes for better cooling. The body is wider featuring more notable wheel arches and side mirrors. In fact, the conversion is 3 millimeters wider at the front, and 40 millimeters at the back. To enhance the performance of the new Lamborghini Huracan, the tuner has added a new diffuser and rear spoiler.

The design of the Mansory Trofeo Lamborghini Huracan is based on the extensive use of light yet strong carbon fiber panels and details. Among the exterior accents are the forged alloy wheels measuring 20 inches in front and 21 in the rear combined with 245/30ZR20 front tires and 325/25ZR21 back tires.Inside the cabin is wrapped in leather and Alcantara fabric. The interior refinements also include aluminum pedals and carbon fibre.

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Ford GT By Wheelsandmore

The legendary Ford GT is recognizable to car enthusiasts with its exceptional performance and muscle appearance. The sports car is associated with the racing heritage. This exotics has been in the spotlight since mid60`s when it was first presented. The Wheelsandmore`s tuning project completely changes the look of the classic Ford GT and transforms it into a precious collectible.

The German tuner fitted the road-going car with a few modifications that significantly improve car`s performance. The output is raised up to 608hp and 790 lb-ft. The conversion is available with even more powerful engine generating 710 hp and 840 lb-ft due to the usage of more capable compressor.

The tuning kit also contains an exhaust system with stainless steel units, sport catalysts as well as valve control. The electronic control unit was remapped to offer high performance. The Ford GT aftermarket kit includes inox steel coil over suspension and adjustable shock absorbers.

The Ford GT by Wheelsandmore sits on custom designed 21 inches forged metal wheels. The lightweight rims feature stainless steel elements, titanium screws and high gloss finish. Tyres are Dunlop Sport Maxx  sizing 9×21 inches on front and 11,5×21 inches on the rear. The handmade rims are among the main highlights of this conversion.

The Ford GT was manufactured 10 years ago. The two-seat racing car uses supercharged V8 engine with mid-mounted layout. The powerplant was capable of 550 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. Originally the vehicle was produced with aluminum chassis and body panels. There were two special editions in 2006 featuring the same performance characteristics and exclusive color schemes.

Ford GT By Wheelsandmore

2014 Ford Mustang by Vortech Superchargers

2014 Ford Mustang by Vortech Superchargers

The 2014 Ford Mustang shines in unique yellow finish thanks to the Vortech Superchargers special package. The tuners created a combination of an exceptional performance program and exclusive livery for the Mustang. It will be presented at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas.

2014 Ford Mustang by Vortech Superchargers

Vortech upgrade program for 2014 Ford Mustang

The aftermarket company used a 3D Carbon Boy Racer panels, as well as a carbon-fiber cowl induction hood and elements. This Mustang uses a supercharged 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine pumping out 605 horsepower and 473 lb.-ft.
Vortech Superchargers added a custom electronic sunroof by Webasto, a powder-coated Maximum Motorsports Road & Track box suspension package and Baer 6S six-piston brakes.
The exterior is highlighted by iForged Icon three-piece wheels measuring 20- x 9-inch at front and 20 x 11-inch at the rear. Wheels feature black chrome centers with flat black lips. Tires are supplied by Falken Azenis.
About Vortech Superchargers
Vortech Superchargers company is famous with exclusive Mustang Supercharging Systems.

2014 Ford Mustang technical data

The 2014 Ford Mustang is offered with three types of engines: 3.7L V6 (Mustang V6), 5.0L (Mustang GT) and 5.8L supercharged V8 (Shelby GT500).

The Ford Mustang with a 3.7L V6 powertrain is capable of 305 Horsepower. The 5.0L V8 delivers 420 hp while the most powerful engine produces 662 hp. Buyers can choose between 3 transmission options – 6-Speed Manual, 6-Speed SelectShift Automatic,and Tremec 6-Speed Manual.

The standard 2014 Ford Mustang is available with a dozen of wheels modification including 17″ sparkle silver painted wheels.

2014 Ford Mustang: Prices

The base price of the Mustang V6 is $22 995. The more powerful version – Mustang V6 Premium, costs $27 000. The price tag of the Mustang V6 Convertible is almost the same – $32 000.You have to pay $31 700 to get a Mustang GT version.

How Much does it Cost to Paint a Car?

The new car paint or coat completely transforms the vehicle`s appearance. Every time you need to change the color or renew the current one, you face the same question: How much does it cost to paint a car? Well, it depends on what you exactly want: complete transformation, whole car painting in the same color, spot painting, or color protection.

How Much does it Cost to Paint a Car

Entire Car Paint Job Prices

Usually people want a transformation if the car is damaged or the owner wants to drive an eye-catcher instead of a second hand vehicle. Sometimes the reason to get your car completely painted is that you want to sell it. This is the easiest way of tuning your car and it could be a cost-effective decision

The price to get your car painted depends on materials, labor costs, and size of the vehicle. Consider prices between 500 – 5000 $. Matte finishes, clear coats or any custom-designed patterns will be more expensive. Here is a detailed price list of basic materials needed to repaint a car.

How Much does it Cost to Paint a Mid-sized Car?

  • One gallon of primer ($80-$100)
  • One gallon of Metallic Acrylic Enamel Car Paint for 1 coat ($45)
  • One gallon clear lacquer for 1 coat – ($85)

Total price: >$220

How Much does it Cost to Paint a SUVs and Station Wagons?

  • 3 gallons of primer ($ 300 )
  • 3 gallons of Metallic Acrylic Enamel Car paint for 1 coat – ($150)
  • Two gallons clear lacquer for 1 coat – ($85)

Total price: >$ 540

Take into account that some finishes require more than one coat so consider extra costs. For example nonmetallic shades cover better the body panels than the metallic colors. Another fact to consider is that some vehicles may require specific paints and this could also affect the total costs of car painting.

How Much does it Cost to Paint a Car -- Mercedes Benz

Labor Costs

To provide you with a vibrant-looking car, garages will charge you between $ 400 and $3,000 for labor. These costs are determined by season, materials and size of car.

How Much is Spot Painting?

Spot painting could camouflage some panels that need repair or could accentuate the exterior of the vehicle. In fact, to blend the new and old paint is not an easy job so you have to choose experienced aftermarket specialists. The job includes masking and spray paint. Spot painting will cost between $400- $500. Also, you have to purchase spray paint cans. You will need up to 30 cans for a medium-sized car and more than 60 cans for a SUV. These materials will cost between $25 and $90.

Fancy Paint Protection – Foil Car Wrapping and Styling

Wrapping is considered an alternative to painting. This sophisticated technique individualizes the car and makes it an object of desire. It provides a complete new look to the vehicle. This design solution offers many color variations and special effects such as pearl, metallic, matte, 3D Carbon and Chrome. The ultra-thin film protects the body parts from damage.

The price of entire car wraps starts from $ 3500 at vinyl wrap studios. They offer complete services including custom designed graphics.

Some aftermarket companies use additional techniques to protect the paint, such as clear coat.

Mercedes-Benz C1000 by Lotec

The Mercedes-Benz C1000 is one-of-a-kind super sports car. It was built by German tuning company Lotec in 1990 for the car collection of a businessman based in United Arab Emirates. He paid the unbelievable price of $3.4 million for this extremely fast and exclusive car.

Mercedes-Benz-C1000 by Lotec

The name of the Mercedes-Benz C1000 is related to the carbon fiber as a major exterior and interior material and the impressive capability to generate 1000 horsepower.

Mercedes-Benz C1000 Design

The carbon fiber construction with an incorporated safety cell is the base of the bespoke design of the two seats car. Even with the extensive use of carbon fiber, this concept was still heavy (2381lbs.) compared to contemporary sports vehicles. The Lotec experts fitted the Mercedes-Benz C1000 with vertical doors.
Inside, the sports seats are wrapped in genuine red leather that perfectly contrast with black carbon fiber cabin. . The interior of this dream car features adaptable steering control and air conditioning.

Mercedes-Benz C1000: Power and Performance

This unique supercar used to be the fastest in the world in 1995. The tuners used a 5.6-liter, bi-turbo V8 engine with an output of 1,000 horsepower. The powertrain is coupled with a five-speed manual Hewland transmission. The special Mercedes-Benz C1000 by Lotec flies with maximum speed of 268 miles per hour. The acceleration time to 60 mph is 3.2 seconds. The tuned Mercedes-Benz accelerated to 125 mph in just 8.1 seconds.

About Lotec GmbH

The builder of the exclusive Mercedes-Benz C1000 is specialized in designing and assembling racing sports vehicles. The German tuners are famous with many Porsche and Mercedes-Benz modifications. Five years ago, the Lotec Group has developed its own car model. Lotec Sirius targets buyers of exotic hypercars such as Pagany Huayra and Koenigsegg Agera. But the one off is the most famous creation of the German company.

Ford FPV GT RSPEC edition

The Australian company Ford Performance Vehicles (FPV ) has developed a GT RSPEC Limited Edition lineup. The Ford FPV GT RSPEC is influenced by styling of the iconic 1969 Boss Mustang. The upgrading program includes a recalibrated suspension system, upgraded brakes, a set of 9 inch rear wheels teamed with 275/35 R19 Dunlop Sports Maxx tyres and, and FPV Launch Control.

Ford FPV GT RSPEC edition

The Ford FPV GT RSPEC is powered by an aluminium Miami BOSS 335 5.0-litre supercharged V8 engine.

Ford FPV GT RSPEC design

The exterior is highlighted by C-stripe decal and accents on the grille surrounds, fog lamp bezels, mirrors cups, and black exhaust tips. The aggressive appearance of the FPV GT RSPEC is completed by a high performance spoiler with GT decal and special badges.

The cabin shines with its leather sports seats with GT logo embroidery, as well as piano black finish on some elements of the interior.

The Ford FPV GT RSPEC edition is offered in four colour schemes – Silhouette black with Vixen red, Winter White, Vixen red and Kinetic blue with Silhouette black accents.

The Ford Performance Vehicles is planning to produce 350 units of the special series. Each car will be individualized by an unique badge. The tuned Ford is priced at $76,990.

Ford FPV GT RSPEC tuning kit

• Badge placed across rear tailgate
• 8″ rear wheel with 5-spoke premium alloy wheels
• Manual gear lever with special badge design
• Premium Sound with dual zone temperature control
• Shadow leather sports seats

2013 Dodge SRT Viper tuned by Vivid Racing

The muscle 2013 Dodge SRT Viper edition gets a new design, performance and equipment by the German tuner Vivid Racing.

2013 SRT Dodge Viper tuned by Vivid Racing

Vivid Racing 2013 SRT Viper engine

The US athlete is powered by an naturally aspirated 8.4 liter V10 engine generating 640bhp and 600lb-ft of torque. The aluminum block powertrain is mated to a Tremec six-speed manual transmission.

Vivid Racing 2013 SRT Viper tuning kit

2013 Dodge SRT Viper receives a high performance equipment including an ultra light composite intake manifold, forged pistons, sodium-filled exhaust valves, new catalysts and an aluminum fly-whee. The German tuner achieved a 25 pound weight reduction  of the conversion compared to the production 2013 Dodge Viper.

The SRT Dodge Viper is accessorized with Four-piston Brembo brakes teamed with fixed-aluminum calipers. The car features a Bi-xenon projector headlamps.

The tuning specialists Vivid Racing are planning to present the high end version of the Dodge SRT Viper at the prestigious auto show SEMA.

This is not the first Vivid Racing Dodge project. The aftermarket company has in its portfolio an upgraded version of the SRT-10 Dodge Viper “Mamba”

Aston Martin DBS Coupe Centennial Zagato

The Aston Martin DBS Coupe Centennial Zagato is the latest contemporary conversion of the iconic car. The design house Zagato joined the prestigious club of brands which mark Aston Martin’s 100th Anniversary.

Aston Martin DBS Coupe Centennial Zagato

Aston Martin DBS Coupe Centennial Zagato design

The celebratory Aston Martin DBS Coupe Zagato is based on the Aston Martin DBS model. The limited edition car features a double bubble roof taken from a vintage vehicles of mid-50`s. The aftermarket experts achieved a stunning combination of sports style, exceptional bodywork quality and GT luxury.

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Aston Martin DBS technical specifications

Transmission

Six-speed manual
Rear mid-mounted
optional electronic shift-by-wire control system

Alloy torque tube with carbon-fibre propeller shaft
Limited-slip differential
Final-drive ratio (Manual) 3.71:1
Final-drive ratio (‘Touchtronic 2’) 3.46:1

Performance

Power 380 kW (517 PS/510 bhp) at 6500 rpm
Torque 570 Nm (420 lb ft) at 5750 rpm

Acceleration – 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 4.3 seconds
Top speed 190 mph (305 km/h)

Body

Two doors
2 seats
Extruded bonded aluminium  structure
Aluminium, magnesium alloy and carbon-fibre composite construction
Halogen projector headlamps

Engine

48-valve, 5935cc V12
Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
Stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
Compression ratio 10.9:1

Aston Martin Zagato heritage

The British car maker Aston Martin and Zagato designers have been developing car projects for a long time. In 2013 both companies launched a new hand-built Aston Martin V12 Zagato. This piece of art is made out of aluminum and carbon fiber.

Aston Martin DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial

The one-of-a-kind Aston Martin DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial is dedicated to the glorious Aston Martin`s heritage over the last 100 years.
The unique car features a timeless design based on a combination between sporty elegance, power and luxury. The centenary Aston Martin DB9 Spyder Zagato was purchased by world-famous US car collector Peter Read.

Aston Martin DB9 Spyder Zagato Centennial

The collaboration between Aston Martin and Zagato is very fruitful. For example, the Aston Martin DB7 by Zagato was sold prior to production stage.

Aston Martin DB9 Spyder Zagato technical specification

Design

Aluminium body structure
Aluminium, magnesium alloy and composite body

Power and performance

Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
517 PS (510 BHP) at 6,500 rpm
620 Nm at 5,500 rpm
0-62 mph (100 km/h): 4.6 seconds
Top speed: 183 mph (295 km/h)
Rear mid-mounted ‘Touchtronic 2’ six-speed transmission with electronic shift-by-wire control system

Dimensions

Length: 4720mm (inc. front number plate plinth)
Width: 2061mm (inc. mirrors)
Height: 1282mm
Weight: 1785 kg
Wheelbase: 2740mm

Aston Martin Centenary Year

In the Aston Martin Centenary Year many new or redesigned models hit the market. The car brand also organized a ‘Rally to London’. The route of the journey started in Italy across Europe and ended in London, Kensington Gardens. 100 drivers and their Aston martin`s vehicles participated in this event.

BMW M3 BT92 4.6 Alpha-N Performance

BMW M3 has received a new outfit and performance by a passionate German tuner Alpha-N Performance. The customization program BT92 for the BMW M3 also includes significant interior changes.

BMW M3 BT92 4.6 Alpha-N Performance

BMW M3 BT92 power

The experts in Alpha-N Performance expanded the engine capacity to a 4.6-liter. The powertrain of the BMW M3 BT92 is fitted with modified pistons, connecting rods, as well as modified ECU system.
The current production BMW 3 features a 4.0L V8 DOHC 32-valve engine delivering 414 @ 8300 HP (hp@rpm) and 295 @ 3900 of Torque (lb.ft@rpm).

The BMW M3 BT92 4.6 Alpha-N Performance pumps out 490 hp and 470 Nm of torque. The tuned car reaches a top speed of 315 km/h. In comparison, the BMW 3 is capable of 250 km/h and hits the time 0-100 km/h in in 4,8 s. 4.8

BMW M3 BT92 design

BMW M3 BT92 4.6 Alpha-N Performance features wider fenders, new bumpers, carbon fiber side skirts and a carbon rear diffuser. The exterior is individualized by a modified hood, boot lid, and Kevlar wheel house liners.
The elegant appearance of the BMW M3 BT92 is accentuated by 19-inch S3 alloy wheels teamed with Hankook Ventus S1 Evo tires.

Alpha-N Performance tuner added Recaro Sportster CS seats inside, and luxury wraps.