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Latest Twin-Charged Volvo Makes 3,000 hp, Currently Cheaper Than Base XC40

posted by on 12 November 2019 in Tuner News

The latest twin-charged Volvo isn’t exactly likely to appeal to environmentally conscious drivers the way the brand’s other turbo and supercharged models does. But that’s ok, because this one takes the idea and makes it even more awesome. It’s also definitely not officially endorsed by Volvo, since it’s a big-block powered, 3,000 hp monsterVolvo. And […] More…

Haynes Manual Founder Dies, Aged 80

posted by on 12 February 2019 in News Tuner News

Even if you’re not mechanically minded enough to repair your own vehicle, your status as an automotive enthusiast has likely led to your encountering a Haynes Owner’s Workshop Manual at one point or another. Due to the wealth of information available within, this author purchased one for nearly every out-of-warranty model to ever pass through his ownership. While the internet stole […] More…

FCP Euro Hosts First-Ever Vendor Awards, Presents Six Key Vendors with Awards Recognizing Successful 2018 Partnerships

posted by on 27 September 2018 in Tuner News

For the first time ever, FCP Euro hosted over 30 key vendors at their facility in Milford, CT for the inaugural FCP Euro Vendor Awards. Read the full story here. Part of FCP Euro’s success, particularly the accelerated 55% year-over-year growth they’ve experienced in the past year, is due to their strong relationships with key vendors. This, combined with […] More…

FCP Euro celebrates its 32nd year selling Volvo Parts – What’s Next

posted by on 25 June 2018 in News Tuner News

FCP Euro’s inception to the European car parts market began in 1986 and specifically addressed the needs of the Volvo community. Officially coming online in 2001, FCP Euro’s Online Volvo catalog has long since been a staple in the Volvo enthusiast community, and has helped to keep countless Volvos on the road for DIY’ers, as […] More…

NEVS has officially started production in China

posted by on 6 December 2017 in News Tuner News

Saab may be officially dead, having declared bankruptcy and shut their doors back in 2012, but their designs live on and are now officially in production in the form of the NEVS.  What exactly is the NEVS and how is it a spiritual successor to the Saab name? Introducing NEVS NEVS stands for National Electric […] More…

Turkey Is Making a Weird Amount of Progress on the Saab 9-3 Becoming Its ‘National Car’

posted by on 15 November 2017 in News Tuner News

Apparently, Turkey’s electric is still in the works. In case you don’t remember, the former hub of the Ottoman Empire purchased the Saab 9-3’s license from National Electric Vehicle Sweden while it was still attempting to convert the model into a marketable EV in 2015. But, despite being the absolute perfect project to give up on, […] More…

HEICO SPORTIV presents 21 inch sport wheel for the new Volvo XC60

posted by on 4 April 2017 in Tuner News

Weiterstadt. HEICO SPORTIV is the world’s first vehicle finisher to offer an individual aluminum wheel for the new Volvo XC60, even before its market launch. The VOLUTION® V. cast alloy wheel – HEICO SPORTIV’s new reinterpretation of its successful five-spoke wheel – will be available in the dimension 9×21 inch from the end of April […] More…

K-PAX Performance Cars Announces That It Is Being Acquired by Elevate

posted by on 2 February 2017 in Tuner News

Sonoma, California. (February 2, 2017) – K-PAX Performance Cars (legal name GT Performance Systems) is today announcing that it’s performance parts business is being acquired in its entirety by Elevate Cars (formerly EVOLVE) of Duarte, California. Elevate will assume full control of the business including the relationship with all Authorized K-PAX Racing Retailers, supplier contracts, […] More…

K-PAX Racing 19” BBS Wheel Group-Buy Opportunity

posted by on 12 January 2017 in Tuner News

Sonoma, California. (January 11, 2017) – Our supplier and racing partner BBS USA is in the process of preparing their inventory for a new wheel that we have developed together (more on this later). As such they have offered us a special price on their remaining stock of the 19” Anthracite wheels that they manufactured […] More…

HEICO SPORTIV Tops 400 hp Mark For The First Time

posted by on 10 October 2016 in Tuner News

HEICO SPORTIV develops PerformanceKit specially for Polestar models 294 kW (400 hp) and 550 Nm torque for Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar (2.0l-T6) Most powerful Volvo ever in HEICO SPORTIV’s history Weiterstadt – With the new e.motion® PerformanceKit for the Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar, HEICO SPORTIV has topped the magical 400 hp mark for […] More…