Engine

The 1.8ltr 20v engine needs no introduction, but Rob's quick to point out some often-cited weak points the con rods and exhaust valves. I le took the chance to upgrade hese when he took the head off to sort the worn valve stem oil seals, adding other measures like piston rings, bearings and ARP bolts v here necessary, all of which have given him a strong base. With the GT2860RS turbo set-up and the progressive svater methanol injection running with it, the estimated power is around 360bhp v ith...

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The original Audi RS is a real weapon of a car and a modern classic Twin turbo 1 6 power in an almost sleeper shell makes for a great Q-car Featuring an uprated version of the S4 lump and more aggressive styling Latest RS4 does away with turbos and goes for huge N A V8 power Big Audi saloon has a surprising turn of pace thanks to the large lump Audi's sporting Limo has plenty of power and the Qjattro 4WD system BMW's super-saloon offers 400bhp and a luxurious interior The E34 M5 has almost...

Ktec Racing

10 Black Moor Road Eoblake Industrial Estate Verwood Dorset 01202 820800 www.k-tecracing.com AmD have been around for over 17 years and specialise in Audi. VW, Skoda and SEAT. They also cater for Ford, Vauxhall, Porsche. BMW and Mini. ArrD are experts in ECU remapping, rolling road tuning, suspension upgrades, workshop servicing and Milltek exhausts.

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Real Life Performance Cars

We'll leave the 300k Zondas to other mags. We're interested in getting the most out of thecars that -nost of us actually drive, from a 1,500 106 toa 6ok Nissan CT-R. If t doesn't enhance the performance, we're not interested. Redline is all about maximising the potential of your road car, not covering it in graphics anc spoilers. co Visit us at Autosports International 2011 13th-16th January at NEC Birmingham - Stand 19708 Pistonheads KW Clubspor targets enthusiasts who race their street...

Rx7 Wheel Advice

H Wheel choice can make or break the handling of an RX-7 Stav, I know you're a bit of an RX-7 guru so I'm hoping you can help. I've recently bought an FD from eBay it needs a bit of work but worse tnan that, it's on a set of three-spoke Advans. I need some new wheels desperately but am stuck on what size and offset I need. Please help Buster, via email You're in good hands Chester, so don't worry. It depends what you're looking for, but there's plenty of scope to improve upon your current set...

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itr turbo diesel, Scorpion exhaust, rsmap, K& N induction Kit To tune the TT stage ty stage each month tD create a highly iseable everyday performance ar Eibach know more about fettling Ingolstadt's finest than any other suspension manufacturer Whilst the springs had made a huge difference to the looks and handling of the TT. it was st II running around on standard anti-roll bars. This was not a state of affai's that could be allowed to continue for long Eibach turned the ARB market on its...

Small Capacity Forced Induction

It's a strange example, but if you look at the engine in the new McLaren MP4-123. It's a much smaller proposition than the 6ltr V12 they ised in the old McLaren Fl. Now McLaren are using a 3.8ltr V8 twin-turbo to get their 592bhp and 200riph top spsed. Similarly, the next model Focus ST will drop engine capacity size but a more efficient design will see both increased power and economy. Essentially, turbochargers are the best way to get performance from small capacity engines and coupled...

Visions Of The Future

Occasionally car designers forget to take their medication and come up with some wild ideas for cars of the future. Take for example the Nissan iV (pictured on page 55). that's a concept of a super-lightweight sports tourer, with parts derived from organic material including fast-growing ivy and re-enforced with spider-silk composite (are you sure - Dav). Slim bio-batteries fcr power and concentric hubless-in-wheel motors that propel the vehicle and act as suspension end steering through...

Work

You'd never tell by looking at it, but this 4x4, Cossie-powered Fiesta Mk6 is Ian Mason's first ever project car Words Jamis King Photos James Lipman lien it comes to choosing your next project car it's all too easy for your imagination to run away with itself. Your head gets filled with wild and whacky ideas of what you want to do and for a brief second you actually convince yourself that it will he possible to dream the semi-space framed, twin compound charged, million horsepower daily driver...

Come Visit Us At Autosport

THURSDAY 13 - SUNDAY 16 2011 ON STAND 7400 Release StoreMags & Fantamag. Magazines for All Jon's Bora was easily the most surprising car of the year, as although we knew it was a 650bkp 4WD sleeper, making-it a cover car in itself, we had no idea it was potentially a 225mpi monster. With a gigantic BorgWarner S400SX3 turbo it was actually around 850bhp at full boost Blending a fine mix of road, track, and even rally influences, Peter Budgens managed to build this fantastic 465bhp 2.5ltr...

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Electric car that redefines what we think of perfo-mance cars. Spcc Twin clcctric motors, lengthened Exige bodyshell, AP Racing brakes. Ohlins suspension. Alcantara bucket seats, custom dials Power 330bho We like Instant power delivery, great handling, huga torque the future of performance Even with the Tesla Roadster making waves in the sports car market, most tuning fans (myself included) still scoff at the thought of a true performance electric car. Surely their only function is to provide...

Redlines Projects

We're always keen to practice what we preach, so it's no surprise to see that we've got a selection of project cars in the teari that we're constantly tuning. From daily drivers right through to full-on track monsters, we all aspire to get tie most from our oors. The new lightweight rims have been ordered and the front-wheel drive or the moment TT has been wheel spinning everywhere in the ice. Rich's 4-door is ir bits again and we're waiting to hear what his plansare The supercharged Merc is...

The Driver

Bride Seat Nob Taniguchi

The owner cf this car, Nobuteru Taniguchi. is somewhat of a celebr ty in Japan, and is known by his nickname Nob, which actually stands for No One Better, rather than what most of i ou are probably thinking. He is an cccomplished drift. Time Attack, and racing driver, winning the D1 Granc Prix with HKS, 24-hour races in BMWs, Japanese Touring Car and GT races v ith RE Amimiya, holds the Time Attack lap record with the HKS carbon body Mitsubishi Evo. Not a bad CV. This SR2D lump gives 500bhp and...

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A world-class racing driver's interpretation of the ultimate fast road car. And with credentials like his. who are we toargje Spec 2.2ltr forged SR20. GT3037S turbo, big brakes. Advan RG-D alloys, Vertex wide body conversion. Bride Low Max interior. Hypermax coilovers Was 210bhp Now 500bhp Torque Was 202 lb ft Now 434 lb ft Awesome al round rear-drive Nissan with supercar performance. sMm amp BimShm amp Bttiisw jtap tato Words amp photos D'ino Dalle Carbonare Even racing drivers need something...

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This new single-DIN DVD headunit or Mobile Media Station in Alpine terms is packed with top technology to give the best sound possible. The digital radio tuner means it instantly locks on to the signal from radio stations and eliminates interference from others. The MediaXpander is said to improve the sound from your MP3 files to almost CD quality. Add to that the usual fantastic Alpine build quality, a crystal clear 7m touch screen, 7-band graphic equalizer, USB connectivity and much more, ard...

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