Tuned heads to Chuckwalla Raceway to test out VCMC's turbo FR-S, built for Canada's Tuner Challenge. It's a fully built track car, and as an added challenge, Matt gets to share the track with the practice session for the 24 Hours of Lemons.
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.
JCG Restorations 1968 Camaro -- /BIG MUSCLE
Tucked away in a small industrial park in Oxnard, CA sits JCG Restorations
& Customs, a moderately sized shop that has built some of the best
performing pro-touring cars that we've ever driven. Now generally we don't
focus in on shops, however when the owners of three of our best test cars
start dropping names, we tend to listen. Originally we descended on JCG to
drive Blu Balz, a stunning 1968 Camaro owned by one Karl Dunn.
However since Mother Nature decided to water the Earth that day, we put our
original plans on hold and got shop owner Cris Gonzalez to give us the in's
and out's of what it takes to make a stellar pro-touring car.
The 600 HP APR Stage 3 Audi TTRS - /TUNED
Alabama is the last place you'd expect to find one of the world's largest
tuner companies for German cars, but here, at this facility, APR provides
hardware and software to thousands of Audi and VW customers every month.
Matt helps them with some development testing by providing opinions on
their new Stage 3 package for the Audi TTRS, producing 560 horsepower at the wheels in
a car based on the VW Golf!
Scion FR-S Chasing Porsche 997 GT3 @ Circuit Of The Americas (Track)
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In car video chasing a Porsche GT3 @ Circuit of the americas COTA in the
FR-S. Best lap from Feb 01-03 was a 2:40.8 and top speed in the back
straight was 117 MPH, as the day warmed up so did my front tires and i
started getting a bit of understeer and my time would go up. The FR-S is a
well balanced car but lacks power in a track like COTA. Im sure the GT3
driver was either on street tires or not pushing the car all the way but
man i had fun chasing him down. Just for reference a well setup gt3 should
clock a 2:22.0 - 2:32.0 depending on driver, brakes, suspension, and tires.
Specs on the Frs:
-AP Lightweight Pulley
-TRD Drop In Air Filter
-Dynotronics 93 Oct
-Motiv Concepts High Flow test pipe
-Braille 9 pound Lightweight Battery
Suspension & Drivetrain:
-KW V3 Coilovers
-Cusco Front & Rear Strut Bars
-Cusco Rear Sway Bar
-Perrin Sway Bar End Links
-Cusco Front & Rear Member Brace
-Cusco Rear Control Arms
-TIC Solid Steering Rack Bushings
-AP Racing Front Sprint BBK
-AP C300 Brake Pads Front & Project Mu Club Racer Rear
-Spiegler SS Brake Lines F&R
-AP 600 Brake Fluid
Wheels & Tires:
Wheels: Weds TC105N 17X9
Tires: Toyo R1R (Max Summer Performance) 245/40/17
Interior & Exterior:
-Status Racing Seats
-Custom Roll Bar
-G-Force 5 Point Harness
-Garage Defend Shift Knob
-Cusco F&R Tow Hooks
-DownForce Front and Side CF Aero
-Voltex Japan Type 2 Wing
-Custom Alignment by Soul Speed
-Hot Tire Psi 35 F & 36R
-Red Line Tranny Fluid
-Motul LSD Fluid
-Motul 5w-30 Racing Oil
FR-S TRACK RACING TIME ATTACK TOYOTA GT86 SCION SUBARU BRZ DRIFT AP RACING
ENDURANCE SPRINT KIT N-SPEC JDM VOLTEX SUZUKA COTA CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS
PORSCHE RACEWAY RACE TRACK AUSTIN TEXAS TOYOBARU EVASIVE MOTORSPORTS TRACK
DAY CRASH MVP TRACK TIME CHASING GT3 GT-3 PORSCHE GLOBAL TIME ATTACK MOTOR
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Rocket Bunny Scion FRS BRZ TRA Kyoto Kei Mirua Fatlace Hellaflush
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I have been drooling over photos of this car on the internet for weeks,
random sightings and Facebook stalking Miura-san for the latest progress.
Finally we got to see this car in person at Fatlaces Hellaflush Fuji event.
We had a quick chance to steal the Rocket Bunny Scion FRS for about an hour
and whip together this little video. Nothing amazing just a quick overview
of the car. The 86 / BRZ / FRS has to be without a doubt one of the best
looking commercial cars to come out of Japan in a long time and the Rocket
Bunny kits from TRA Kyoto only improves on the cars shape even more.
Personally I think TRA Kyoto are so forward thinking with their designs.
And the quality, it's leap years above most other aero makers.
Big thanks go out to Miura-san for giving us the time to shoot his car.
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2013 Scion FR-S vs 2013 Mazda MX-5 Club! - Head 2 Head Episode 27
The 2013 Mazda Miata Club Edition takes on the 2013 Scion FR-S on this
episode of Head 2 Head hosted by Carlos Lago. Forget numbers, its a fight
for fun as resident wizard and Motor Trend Testing Director Kim Reynolds
lends his analysis and insight on quantifying fun. Can Carlos get Kim to
forget about charts and graphs? Read the full story here:
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$1,000,000 Ferrari Restoration Detail
This Ferrari is a good friend and customers car that was flown in the night
before from the UK. It needed a bit of work to get it looking presentable
again, and after a 2 day restoration... shouldn't need anything more than
layers of sealant and wax for the rest of its life. (if cleaned and
maintained properly in the future) This video shows you what I'm thinking
about as I restore a $1 million car, and how understanding the interaction
between different materials will effect the outcome of your work. The
purpose of this video is not about "step by step" demonstration, but
rather a glimpse of what professional detailers think about when working on
extremely rare cars. Thanks for watching and send me an email if you have
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The World's Fastest DeLorean - /TUNED
What happens when you throw a very large and power Grand National motor
into a 30 year old legend like the DeLorean? Thats what Matt Farah finds
out on this week's episode of TUNED
The 450 HP Crawford Performance Turbo BRZ - /TUNED
We love the FRS and BRZ twins; they offer an approachable limit of
performance and phenomenal dynamics in an affordable package. And we
learned earlier this season that a bolt-on turbo kit will add to the FRS's performance
without taking away from it's character. But what happens when you double
the BRZ's horsepower and triple it's
torque? We find out.
The World's Fastest Lotus? - /TUNED
Frank Profera has spent six years making his Lotus go faster, stop shorter, and corner harder.
Though it only has to move around 2,150 lbs, Frank's Lotus makes 680 wheel
horsepower with a
twin-charged 1.8L engine; giving it a better power-to-weight ratio than
Mario Andretti's Formula One Lotus. It's an ongoing project that may never
be finished, because of Frank's never-ending obsession with speed. We had
to take it for a ride.
Hennessey Venom GT 0-300km World Record Run - /TUNED
Tuned joins the Hennessey team in Houston, TX as they attempt to set a new
world record for the fastest accelerating production car from 0-300km/hr.
Hennessey Venom GT: The World's Fastest Tuned Car - TUNED