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Toyota GR Yaris with 740 HP

The Toyota GR Yaris is the most powerful B-segment car, and thanks to one of the best tuners in all of Oceania, Powertune Australia, it has become a road beast with 740 hp.

The standard Toyota GR Yaris is powered by a 1.6-liter three-cylinder turbo petrol engine with 261 hp (192 kW) and 266 lb-ft (360 Nm) of torque. Power is transmitted to all wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. It reaches 62 mph in 5.5 seconds with a top speed of 143 mph (230 km/h). However, thanks to the installation of an upgraded Garrett G25-550 turbocharger with a Turbosmart 45 mm wastegate valve and a Plazmaman 350-370 kw intercooler, the engine’s output is 740 hp (544 kW).

The GR Yaris is finished in dark gray with contrasting black digitally printed decals and gold alloy wheels. It is equipped with camshaft holders and Gelford Performance valve springs that make this 1280 kg car a killer of modern supercars.

For comparison, the Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody has 26 hp less and 1520 kg more than the Toyota GR Yaris. It is powered by a 6.2L V8 engine with 717 hp (527 kW) and 650 lb-ft (880 Nm) of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels via an 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission.

Source: Powertune Australia


Manhart Alpina 2002 TII based on the BMW 2002 Tii

Between 1971 and 1975, BMW produced the Touring version of the 02 Series, the 2002 Tii, as the replacement for the 2002 ti. Now this model was the basis for the third modified car of Manhart’s Classic Cars department, the Manhart Alpina 2002 TII.

The Alpina 2002 TII is powered by a front-mounted 2.0-liter M10 4-cylinder engine with 200 hp (147 kW) and 159 lb-ft (215 Nm) of torque. As a reminder, the 2002 Tii has 130 hp (96 kW) and 131 lb-ft (178 Nm) of torque. Power increase was done by installing K&N airbox and ALPINA engine tuning with EMU Classic ECU. The engine is paired with a BMW E21 323i 5-speed manual transmission.

The tuner installed Raab coilover suspension by KW for sporty handling, Wiechers strut for more body stiffness, 25-mm spacers front and rear, ALPINA wheel arch extensions, brake system of a 323i model from the successor series E21, MANHART exhaust system, single gas system and distributor from ALPINA, and original 16″ ALPINA rims with 215/40R16 and 225/40R16 tires.

This car is finished in Agave Green with light green and silver decorative stripes over the body, and lettering of the characteristic ALPINA decal set. Inside, sports seats by Scheel are upholstered in black fabric with bright green and blue stripes, and there is also a Clubsport roll bar at the rear.

Source: Manhart


MANSORY Gronos 4×4 based on the AMG G63 4×4 Squared

Last year, Mercedes-AMG unveiled its ultimate car, the AMG G63 4×4 Squared. It is a powerful G-wagon that is the desire of many tuners, and Mansory as one of the best tuners of Mercedes cars, presented a limited edition MANSORY Gronos 4×4 based on the AMG G63 4×4 Squared.

The Gronos 4×4 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0L V8 engine with 850 hp (625 kW) and 737 lb-ft (1,000 Nm) of torque. Power is sent to all wheels via a 9-speed shiftable automatic gearbox. It reaches 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.5 seconds with a limited top speed of 210 km/h (130 mph). As a reminder, the G63 4×4 Squared has 577 hp (424 kW) and 627 lb-ft (850 Nm) of torque. It is mounted on 22″ type “FD.15” wheels wrapped in 325/55R22 tires.

The car is equipped with aerodynamic components that give it a powerful look. Front apron, wider front fenders, door extensions and rear bulkhead are just some of the carbon components that adorn this G-wagon. There are also four LED auxiliary headlights mounted on the roof, the turn signal bases, the mirror housings, the air intakes, outlets, the spare wheel covered entirely in visible carbon, the rear cover, and the spoiler on the edge of the roof, all made of carbon.

Inside, the seats are upholstered in white leather with blue accents, “Gronos” lettering and a Mansory logo on the headrest. There are also safety seat belts with embroidered MANSORY logo, MANSORY sport aluminum pedals, a MANSORY leather sports steering wheel, elaborately quilted MANSORY leather floor mats, and MANSORY lettering in the grab handles. Mansory also allows customers to choose the interior in terms of leather, colors, stitching and carbon design.

Better and more powerful, the MANSORY Gronos 4×4 is designed for extreme off-road capabilities.

Source: Mansory