Subaru R-STi - JDM vs USDM: A Friendly Rivalry -- /TUNED
In the US, we never got the best Subaru of them all, the first generation WRX coupe, getting stuck with the fun-but-not-fast 2.5RS version. One of the more popular upgrades for those cars is the "R-STi" drivetrain swap. In the season premiere of Tuned, we look at two approaches: the USDM drivetrain swap, and the JDM drivetrain swap. Which is better? You decide.
"The Myth" of Panama's 900 HP Evo - /TUNED
It's the rainy season in Panama, and that means if we want to go fast,
we're gonna need some AWD performance. Fortunately, we've got the keys to
Race Lab's 900 HP Mitsubishi Evolution 7. Now if we can just find somewhere
to run it....
The Tire-Punishing, 400HP Turbo BMW E30! - /TUNED
The BMW E30 is quickly becoming a cult classic among the DIY, autocross,
and track crowd. And though the M3 version may be climbing so quickly in
price, soon no one will be able to afford one, the 325i, as it turns out,
has some chops as a great platform for tuning. Kameron Baker's homebuilt
E30 is just about the nicest one we've seen, and if you think it looks
great, wait till you see how it drives.
Twin-Turbo Subaru Legacy: How JDM Can You Go? -- /TUNED
Dave Brown likes to do things differently. So, rather than build an R-STi
like everyone else, he spent over two years at his shop Fast of Westchester
turning his 1998 Subaru Legacy into a perfect JDM Tuner Car, right down to
the rare Twin-turbo engine. This is how
subtlety should be done.
Subaru Impreza 22B STI: The Original Rally Icon! - Ignition Episode Ep. 98
On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago reviews the extremely limited
Subaru Impreza 22B STI. Created to celebrate the automaker's 40th
anniversary and multiple consecutive World Rally Championship wins, the 22B
is a wider, more powerful, and very special version of the STI. And when we
found out there was one in the country, we had to drive it. How does this
right-hand drive, decade-plus old car fare? This week, we find out.
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1971 Datsun 510 - Jay Leno's Garage
1971 Datsun 510. The Tonight Show's prop master Greg Elliot stops by with
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The 800 HP Formula Drift K.Sport 350Z - /TUNED
Tuned goes to Bondurant School of High Performance Driving to meet up with
Formula Drift driver Corey Hosford and his 800 HP Blown LS3 Nissan 350Z
Drift car. We learn what separates a drift car from a race car, and Matt
gets to work on his drifting technique behind the wheel of a monster race
450hp STi vs the world
Rode with a friend last week in his 450hp STi and we raced everything we
could have fun with:
430hp Evo 9 - e85, stock turbo
~550hp 2011 GT500 Shelby
460hp Terminator swapped fox body
~500hp 3Dx Evo X
A WRX and a Z06 as well
Quite the night! :)
Oh... the anti-lag DOES work, damn.
Carbon Fiber Construction - /Inside Koenigsegg
Episode 1 of 9, Carbon Fiber Construction
Inside Koenigsegg provides for the first time, a look behind the scenes at
Koenigsegg and examine how innovation within the highest echelon of sports
car manufacturers will affect the broader automotive world. Company founder
and principal, Christian Von Koenigsegg, hosts this nine-part series, which
was produced at Koenigsegg headquarters in Angelholm, Sweden.
In the first episode, Christian Von Koenigsegg reveals the secrets behind
building automotive components from carbon fiber, the strong, lightweight
material that's crucial to modern high-performance cars.
Its JDM Yo x Royal Origin - Think You Can Stance Competition
"Are you so low that it takes an hour to angle up that slightly inclined
driveway that even my 90 year old grandfather can wheel chair up by
himself? Do you think you have the best technique and style for getting up
that fucked up driveway? Then prove it!"
At the first ever Its JDM Yo - You Think You Can Stance? competition a
variety of vehicles came to check it out and accept the challenge.
Watch the hightlight portion here: http://vimeo.com/35562314
Filmed & Edited By: Shavi W.
The STILLEN 500 HP Supercharged Nissan 370Z - /TUNED
TUNED Visits racing legend Steve Millen's STILLEN in Costa Mesa, CA to see
what happens when he gets his hands on the Nissan 370Z. Already a potent
machine, what happens when STILLEN upgrades pretty much everything?
Fortunately, it doesn't suck.
The 1,100 HP Switzer "Ultimate Street Edition" GTR - /TUNED
It wasn't long ago that driving a 1000+ horsepower car came with
many sacrifices. These were race or show cars, not to be used daily. Enter
the Switzer "Ultimate Street" GTR. On pump gas, it makes 1,000 horsepower with virtually no
downside. On race gas, it makes 1,100 horsepower. And the owner of
this particular GTR uses it as his daily driver to commute to work. Is
enough to get to the office? We'll find out.
**Update** 0-60: 2.5s, 1/4 Mile: 9.4 @ 150, Standing Mile 208 mph.