Tag: Tuner

Saleen Shows Off First Sketches of Custom Tesla, Promises Summer Arrival

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Saleen is known for its work on cars like the Mustang, or the Camaro, or the Challenger — and a few in-between. But now the American tuner shop is headed in a new direction with a project that’s a little more electrifying (excuse the obvious pun). It’s a custom Tesla Model S, and apparently it’s coming out this summer.

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California Company Taking Tesla Model S Topless

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We here at BoldRide find that any car– even a crappy one– can be improved by the addition of a convertible top. Example: Chrysler LeBaron versus LeBaron Convertible. See what we did there? So would this theory apply to the all-electric Tesla Model S? You decide.

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Novitec and ADV.1 Show Off an Epic Lamborghini Aventador

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The Lamborghini Aventador is one of the prettiest sportscars on the market. Mix all of the insane angles with a little bit of aftermarket goodness from Novitec and ADV.1 and you have a Lamborghini Aventador built for a king. Or someone with really, really deep pockets.

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Fab Design Dolls Up the Lamborghini Aventador in Green

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Swiss tuning house Fab Design is not afraid of the extraordinary. Its latest project is a prime example of that — a dolled-up green and black Lamborghini Aventador. It’s partially insane and mostly gorgeous.

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Alpina BMW B4 Bi-Turbo: The M4 Alternative

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Say you’re in the market for a new BMW. Maybe you’ve had you’re eye on the new BMW M4. But you want to be different, you want to stand out, and you want something that will make standard M4 owners stop and stare. Call the good folks at Alpina.

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Meet the Other Star of ‘Need For Speed’: The Custom Ford Mustang GT

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The new film Need For Speed rolls into theaters across the country tomorrow, and for car enthusiasts, this is set to be a big premiere. We’ve dug deep finding out all we can about NFS before the rest of the country sees it. We’ve showcased the cars, interviewed the director, and even sat down with the film’s star, Aaron Paul. But Ford might think that Paul is a supporting actor to the automaker’s own custom Mustang GT.

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Novitec’s Ferrari 12 N-Largo is a Demon Car [w/ video]

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If you think your standard Ferrari F12berlinetta is too tame, call up the good folks at Novitec. The tuning house’s newest Ferrari F12 N-Largo project is a stunner of a supercar. Where the standard F12 lacks in dramatic photoshoots and carbon fiber accents, the F12 N-Largo compensates in a big way.

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Uganda’s “Pimp My Ride” Body Shop

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The BBC has a great series of photos on its website, depicting the results from Uganda’s first body shop to turn out creations inspired by the MTV show “Pimp My Ride.” The work is exquisite. Continue Reading »

Ram 3500 Custom Texas Truck is All Kinds of Awful

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As someone who spends a decent amount of time taking his Jeep Cherokee out on the trail, it is always disappointing to see a 4×4 that never sees a lick of dirt. You have to laugh when you see a lifted truck, covered in chrome, and you know that it has never been off the pavement once in its life. The truck you see here might be one of the worst offenders.

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2M Designs IronCar is an Iron Man-Inspired Chrome Supercar

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In August of 2013, supercar manufacturer Gumpert filed for bankruptcy, after a deal fell through that could have saved the company. Formally known as Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur, it produced one of the maddest cars on the planet– the twin-turbo V8 Apollo. When the company went under, we thought we had heard the last of the astrologically named supercar, but it’s back– albeit as the base for another company’s product.

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