Racing Safety Equipment for your Audi, BMW, MINI, or Volkswagen

What makes a performance car so enticing to enthusiasts of all types? When we look reductively at the fundamental attractiveness of European performance vehicles, the underlying similarity is an emotional connection to what car guys would consider a blank slate. Approaching a new build is an open world of possibility, which is part of [...]

2018-06-13T14:08:56-04:00June 12th, 2018|Audi, BMW, MINI, Performance, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Racing Safety Equipment for your Audi, BMW, MINI, or Volkswagen

The Best Brakes for your Audi, BMW, or VW Explained with HAWK Performance

For most people, a trip to the shop or dealership and a few hours wait is all they ever think about their brakes until they have to slam them on mid-text message when they miss their exit. For the enthusiasts, brake service is a moment of catharsis like any routine service for which we have [...]

2018-06-11T21:19:57-04:00June 11th, 2018|About, Audi, BMW, Braking, General, Performance, Volkswagen|Comments Off on The Best Brakes for your Audi, BMW, or VW Explained with HAWK Performance

Vendor Spotlight: CTS Turbo means Big Power for your Audi or Volkswagen

The old phrase “there is no replacement for displacement” has met its match in today’s aftermarket performance world. The recipe for huge horsepower was to have the biggest bore, most aggressive cams, and a fuel economy that was measured in feet from the largest engine possible. While turbocharged engines are not a new concept, the [...]

2018-05-15T22:00:46-04:00May 15th, 2018|About, Audi, Engine, Exhaust, Intake, Performance, Turbo, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: CTS Turbo means Big Power for your Audi or Volkswagen

Vendor Spotlight: Rennline Performance Porsche Parts

An amazing aspect of the aftermarket car community is that as new generations carry the torch for enthusiasm. We are given new products and manufacturers provided by a number of new enthusiast innovators. These enthusiasts, like the folks up in Vermont at Rennline, are the next wave of household names to emerging in the [...]

2018-05-15T20:41:44-04:00May 9th, 2018|About, New Products, Performance, Porsche|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: Rennline Performance Porsche Parts

A Brief History of the Audi C7 RS7 Quattro

The Audi RS7 is the latest big-body Sportback sedan based off of the A7 platform. This impressive cruiser boasts a 560 hp twin-scroll turbo 4.0 TFSI V8 that powers all four wheels thanks to Audi’s impressive Quattro all-wheel-drive system. An eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox smoothly shifts the RS7 through the gears and shoulders the power [...]

2018-04-04T19:15:23-04:00April 4th, 2018|About, Audi, General, Performance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Brief History of the Audi C7 RS7 Quattro

Vendor Spotlight: Black Forest Industries

In 2001, Black Forest Industries was founded to provide Audi and VW parts to the growing European Tuning Community in America. Their unique, high-quality, performance parts are designed to improve both the aesthetics and driving experience of your Audi or VW and are renowned for their exceptional shift knobs available for nearly all European [...]

2018-04-03T21:20:45-04:00April 3rd, 2018|About, Audi, General, Performance, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: Black Forest Industries

Product Spotlight: New ECS Downpipe for your Audi B9 A4 2.0T

Automotive enthusiasts love aggressive exhaust notes like fat kids love cake; it’s just a fact. While full stainless steel exhausts sound incredible and are definitely worth it, folks just looking for a little more growl out of their B9 A4 should choose our brand new ECS Stainless Steel 3” Down Pipe. [...]

2018-04-02T21:15:20-04:00April 2nd, 2018|About, Audi, Exhaust, Performance|Comments Off on Product Spotlight: New ECS Downpipe for your Audi B9 A4 2.0T

Vendor Spotlight: Sparta Evolution Big Brakes for your BMW

For most BMW owners, your cars are more than something that fills a necessity. Your BMW is a source of enjoyment. Whether you take your BMW to an occasional track event or just enjoy a spirited drive blasting tunes down your favorite road, having a brake system capable of providing sufficient force is critical. From [...]

2018-03-29T21:03:49-04:00March 29th, 2018|About, BMW, Braking, Performance|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: Sparta Evolution Big Brakes for your BMW

Vendor Spotlight: IRP Germany Performance Parts for your Track BMW

If you plan on driving your BMW at a track event, for an Auto-X, or competitively at all, the importance of setting up your car to handle the extra stress is critical. IRP Germany produces some of the best driveline components to help stiffen your BMW for performance use with high-quality mounts, flex discs, control [...]

2018-03-08T21:03:36-05:00March 8th, 2018|About, BMW, Drivetrain, New Products, Performance, Suspension|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: IRP Germany Performance Parts for your Track BMW

Best Coilovers for your BMW E90/E92 335i

One of the most popular methods to lower a vehicle is to equip the car with a coilover suspension kit. The standard procedure in most cases is to find the least expensive, lowest, and most adjustable coilovers available. These coilovers are then immediately fitted to the car, slammed to their absolute lowest setting, and [...]

2018-01-17T20:07:12-05:00January 16th, 2018|About, BMW, Performance, Suspension|Comments Off on Best Coilovers for your BMW E90/E92 335i