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Hartge's BMW 'Hunter'

December 27th, 2007 by tonks in BMW

BMW X3 HunterHerbert Hartge is well known for his BMW vehicles that have been created with a mixture of the usual technology that is put into a vehicle and a little bit of motor sports technology. The fact that Hartge has experience as a race driver and a team manager gives him a slight edge over the competition.

The modified X3 renders his passion. As “HUNTER” it embodies a fine sleek manner of moving expertly and stylishly over rough and smooth. The necessary ground clearance of 23 cm is provided by longer spring/damper units, additional front spacer blocks and very good all-terrain-pneus (255/55 R 18) which are mounted on HARTGE’s “CLASSIC 2″ light alloy wheels. Read the rest of this entry »

Hennessey Releases Venom 650R Package For 2008 Dodge Viper

December 20th, 2007 by tonks in Hennessey

2008 Dodge Viper SR10The 2008 Hennessey Venom 650R package is rumored to be faster and more powerful than its previous predecessors. John Hennessey has promised to makeover any 2008 Viper SR10 and transform it into the specifications of a Venom 650R at the Hennessey Performance Engineering plant located in Sealy, Texas.

Known as the Venom 650R, the engine modifications increase by 78 horsepower giving the Viper the ability to accelerate from 0 to 150 mph 1.5 seconds quicker (15.5 sec. versus 17.0 sec.) than the already factory-fast 2008 Viper that offers a stout 600 horsepower. The Venom 650R package consists of custom fabricated long tube stainless-steel exhaust headers with 1 7/8-inch primary tubes flowing into 5-to-1 merge collectors. Read the rest of this entry »

AC Schnitzer Tweaks M3

December 5th, 2007 by tonks in BMW

AC Schnitzer M3BMW has heard nothing but positive remarks on the M3. It is a vehicle that can be used as an everyday car or as a car that you can take out on the high and rough roads. AC Schnitzer (German tuners) feels that they can improve upon the vehicle and are determined to customize it and give it a much better appearance. Read the rest of this entry »