March 2010 - Jeremy Freedman makes history and goes 208.1mph in his Mk3 VW GTI. The car is estimated over 800whp and was built with the help of Dubsquared and T1 Race Development. See the full feature in the June '10 issue of eurotuner Magazine.
VW GTI with 800hp mid-engine V6 turbo
Featured in the December 2010 issue of eurotuner magazine, check out this incredible Golf GTI from 034Motorsport in Fremont, CA. It features a mid-mounted single-turbo Audi S4 2.7T V6 with custom chargecooler and subframe plus Porsche rear end, Porsche suspension and brakes all round. It also has a custom widebody for the Porsche wheels. Dyno runs have seen power in excess of 800hp. Read the full story in the December issue or check out www.eurotuner.com
This car will also compete in the 2010 eurotuner GP, which will appear in the February 2011 issue of eurotuner, and video will be available here at www.youtube.com/eurotuner or at www.eurotuner.com
Featured in the July 2010 issue of eurotuner magazine, this air-cooled VW Buggy is the personal project of Derek Jenkins. He was formerly the Chief US Designer for VW but has since moved to Mazda. His buggy is an awesome mix of traditional air-cooled style with modern materials and aesthetics. This is possibly the best buggy we've ever seen, so don't miss the full feature in eurotuner magazine (on sale 15 June 2010) and at eurotuner.com
Arctic Trucks' Toyota Hilux pickup truck from BBC Top Gear TV show
Did you see the North Pole episode of BBC's Top Gear TV show? Ever wonder where they get their ideas? Here's behind-the-scenes footage of Arctic Trucks engineering the same Toyota Hilux pickups used by Top Gear for its adventure. The Reykjavik-based Icelandic company prepares the Hilux with special parts such as its 38" tires to cope with extreme conditions. It even is offers trips of between two- and five-days or longer expeditions through the wild landscape of Iceland. You can read the full story at eurotuner.com in the News section.
Testing new tires and skates for ice on Canadian frozen river at -20°C, the ice was 36'' thick and the wind was freaking cold, i frozed my hands on this one !
Underground Racing Lamborghinis - Texas Mile - October 2010
These are 2 of the Lamborghinis from Underground Racing at the Texas Mile in October 2010. There was another orange one but it was destroyed in a wreck Saturday morning. These cars were running between 230mph and 240mph.
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Extra! 300mpg Electric Car, GT-R Free Rides
This week, Driving Sports TV (http://bit.ly/dsp0rts) brings you another Extra! news update. First, we visit the Bridgestone Proving Grounds where a class of kids test their 300mpg electric car. Then, it's off to Portland Oregon for a ride in a 600whp GT-R!
Drag Race: 2012 Lexus LFA vs 2010 Nissan GT-R
We pit Lexus' first-ever supercar -- the $400,000 Lexus LFA -- against our long-term Nissan GT-R to find out which one is the king of the JDMs.
Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/coupes/1008_2012_lexus_lfa_2010_nissan_gtr_comparison/index.html
Shot by: Jim Gleason
Edited by: Jim Gleason