Articles about Modification

With 638hp under the hood and alligator leather all over the interior. Really
Hatchback? More like hatch-beast
Outrageous car mods are definitely head-turners, whether they're the good or bad kind. If you're a fan of these eye-catching creations-in spite that they're highly expensive and impractical-you should check this out.Polish car tuning
Violators face a P5,000 penalty and confiscation of ‘bora-bora’ motorbike
Due to the public's mounting complaints on the proliferation of motorcycles with exhaust systems emitting excessive sound, Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante has issued a memorandum order for the conduct of an intensified crackdown against these causes of public
And it’s not even on sale yet
It's normally a few months after a car goes on sale that potty tuners get their grubby hands on them and start sending power figures into the stratosphere. Not the new Supra.It's not even on sale yet-and our
Stop everything: It’s the world’s first drift-spec A90 Supra
It was only a matter of time. This, ladies and gentlemen, will decimate all. Welcome to the first new A90 Toyota Supra that's had its BMW-sourced 3.0-liter turbo swapped out for that engine: Toyota's 2JZ from the
That’s a lot of carbon fiber
After a few years of relative subtlety, Mansory is back freebasing carbon. But the infamous atelier of questionable tuning has gone all in this year. Mainly because there's some prime, fresh meat to get its hands on and lather in the
And what is it like to drive?
Jaguar is not known for its rallying heritage. Mainly, we thought, because it doesn't really have any.Turns out this is not the case. Back in 1950, a man called Ian Appleyard and his wife Pat-daughter of company-founder Sir
Japan has gone mad for the little off-roader
Now, we love the new Suzuki Jimny, but it looks like Japan really luuuuurves the adorable off-roader. For this year's Tokyo Auto Salon, every tuner and their dog seems to be modifying the little SUV to be either bigger, butcher,
Tuning house Vilner goes all Singer to create a unique Bimmer
Make it a mini-me of these iconic off-roaders
We rather like the new Suzuki Jimny. We suspect many of you out there also like the new Suzuki Jimny. For those of you that do, some news of interest: a Japanese tuning company is offering bodykit that transforms the little J
Good news?
You're probably aware of the recent uproar on social media over vehicle modification guidelines. After meetings with various stakeholders in the modified vehicles community, the Land Transportation Office (LTO), with guidance from the Department of Transportation (DOTr), is recommending an accreditation
Are these the coolest off-roaders at the show?
Most of the hype surrounding Nissan's display at the 2018 Philippine International Motor Show (PIMS) revolves around the two Nismo cars that the Japanese carmaker will begin selling in the local market next year. Makes sense, since it's not every
Note: These aren’t technically ‘aftermarket’
We love it when carmakers themselves upgrade their stock pickup trucks and SUVs. There's something about combining utility and creative in-house modification that strikes a chord with us. Perhaps most of all, we like the idea of keeping the warranty
Here's what happened to that one modded 4x4 caught on NLEX
The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Land Transportation Office (LTO) have finally spoken regarding the alleged apprehension of modified 4x4s.The statement also clarifies the assumption that authorities are focused solely on apprehending modified vehicles, and says that this perception is unfair.
The agency has yet to release clear guidelines
Tension between the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and the local off-roading community is high right now, thanks to the government agency's ongoing crackdown against modified pickup trucks and SUVs.Some groups have pleaded with the agency, calling for a
We're still waiting for official word from the agency
By now, you've likely heard that the Philippine off-roading community is up in arms over the recent actions of the Land Transportation Office (LTO). The agency has been busy cracking down on 4x4 accessories, but-if social media is
One Korean build inspires another
This message landed in the Top Gear PH inbox not too long ago, and in it was an interesting request. Here's the letter:Hi, Sir Paulo! I know this may be a long shot, but I need your help! While browsing
Wondering how much it is?
Earlier this year, Ares Design-a new coachbuilding company headed up by former Lotus boss Dany Bahar-announced a brand new 18,000 square foot factory. In it, they will build all sorts of things, including this modified Land Rover Defender.The
These creations are anything but subtle
Toyota Hilux V8 TREIf you're familiar with the Lexus ISF, you'll remember that its finest feature was its bellowing 5.0-liter V8. We're assuming that you're familiar with the Toyota Hilux. And also that you see where
Should you invest in them?
Many cars have disc brakes on all four wheels these days. But let's say your car came with drum brakes in the rear, or you have an older car with drum brakes in every corner. Is it a worthwhile investment to
Gearhead heaven
Liberty Walk might be one of the most polarizing tuners on the planet. It has become notorious for band-sawing the arches off a multitude of exotic supercars, only to then rivet supersized body kits and slammed suspension set-ups in place.
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