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The NOVITEC Sports Package for the Ferrari 488 Pista

Even though the 488 Pista is powered by the most potent V8 the Ferrari engine department has ever developed for being driven on the road, the wish for even more power is inherent in the nature of sports car drivers. The NOVITEC engine experts specialize in making high-performance engines even more powerful. With its twin-turbo forced induction system, the 488 Pista offers the ideal conditions for further enhanced dynamics, which can be added in three levels.

To this end, the company adapts two NOVITEC N-TRONIC control modules to the engine electronics, which provide the engine controls with newly programmed mapping for injection and ignition while increasing the electronic boost pressure limit.


In order to optimize the power output even further and make the exhaust note even more thrilling at the same time, the installation of a NOVITEC high-performance exhaust system is advisable. The exhaust system comes in different versions with or without electronic sound management by means of actively controlled exhaust flaps. In addition, Pista drivers can choose between versions made from stainless steel or from the especially lightweight INCONEL, the same material also used for exhaust systems in Formula 1 racing. All NOVITEC exhaust systems are fully thermally insulated in order to have a positive effect on the temperature in the engine bay. Also part of the product range are 100-cell sport catalysts, which further optimize the power delivery.

In the most extreme expansion level the turbocharged eight-cylinder with NOVITEC engine tuning puts out 60 kW / 82 hp more than the production engine and also delivers an increase in torque by 128 Nm to now 898 Nm at a low 3,100 rpm. The boost in power to 590 kW / 802 hp at 7,950 rpm of course also benefits the performance on the road: The two-seat sports car does away with zero to 100 km/h in just 2.7 seconds. The top speed is 345 km/h.

However, the fascination of the NOVITEC performance upgrades for the Ferrari 488 Pista lies not only in the optimized acceleration and top speed: Just as fascinating are the even more instant throttle response and the even stronger pulling power on the road.

In the development of the NOVITEC naked-carbon bodywork components for the two-seater, the designers of the refinement specialist focused not only on spectacular looks, but also and above all on aerodynamic efficiency, which was accomplished in wind tunnel testing. The front fascia is extended forward with the NOVITEC spoiler blade, which provides a further reduction in aerodynamic lift at high speeds. A tailor-made molding for the hood rounds off the NOVITEC facelift for the front of the sports car.

The NOVITEC rocker panels are available to give the two-seater an even sportier appearance from the side and channel the airflow at the sides with even more precision. Subtle NOVITEC carbon covers for the side mirrors and the carbon triangles at the windows of the two doors add further sporty touches.


The rear end is fitted with a spoiler lip to achieve a sophisticated aerodynamic balance. The NOVITEC design package is rounded off with carbon surrounds for the two taillights.

Further NOVITEC hallmark features elaborate down to the last detail are the black side indicators and reflectors as well as the likewise black LED third brake light.

Of course, the tailor-made hi-tech forged wheels also have a decisive effect on the thrilling NOVITEC looks. NOVITEC was able to secure the services of renowned US manufacturer Vossen as a partner for the development and production.

The largest available variant is the NOVITEC NF10 forged rim, which offers a full-blooded racing design with center-lock look. To put even more emphasis on the wedge shape of the mid-engine sports car, the wheels with five double-spokes are mounted on the 488 Pista in a staggered combination of size 9Jx21 rims at the front and size 12Jx22 on the rear axle. NOVITEC chose Pirelli P Zero high-performance tires of sizes 255/30 ZR 21 and 335/25 ZR 22 as the optimal rubber.

The broad range of NOVITEC wheels for the lightweight-construction sports car also includes other exclusive rims in different combinations with diameters of 20, 21 or 22 inches.

Another NOVITEC hi-tech development is the hydraulic suspension system for the Ferrari 488 Pista. It lowers the ride height by about 35 millimeters. What is more: The hydraulic front lift system of the sports car allows raising the front axle by 40 millimeters at the touch of a button in the cockpit. This makes it easier to navigate ramps in parking garages or speed tables in city streets. The front end reverts to its original position at another touch of the button or automatically upon reaching a speed of 80 km/h. The stock damper adjustment of the vehicle is of course fully retained.

NOVITEC also offers individuality in its purest form in the interior. The company upgrades the cockpit with leather and Alcantara in any desired color and with any upholstery design by customer request.


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The exclusive NOVITEC for the Tesla Model 3

As for the other two Tesla models, the NOVITEC designers created aerodynamic-enhancement components for the Model 3 that give the sedan a sportier appearance and optimize the aerodynamics. The precise-fit body styling parts are manufactured with a naked-carbon finish. Their visible carbon structure adds even more sporty touch to the small Tesla. Alternatively, they can also be painted in vehicle or contrasting color like all NOVITEC body styling components.

The NOVITEC front spoiler lip attaches to the lower end of the production fascia and lends the Model 3 a more distinctive face. What is more: Their sophisticated shape also reduces front-axle lit at high speeds, which further optimizes the directional stability.


In addition, the rear spoiler lip and the diffuser for the rear fascia ensure an optimal aerodynamic balance and add a touch of racing flair. The NOVITEC rocker panels at the sides of the vehicle give it a lower and sleeker visual stance.

Tailor-made hi-tech forged wheels round off the exclusive NOVITEC look. They are produced by American premium manufacturer Vossen, which specializes in exclusive alloy wheels for the world’s most exciting cars.

NOVITEC designed tailor-made 21-inch wheels for the Model 3, which are manufactured using a hi-tech forging process. The NOVITEC NV2 wheels stand out with their elaborate production process. In addition, they feature an unusual design with five double-spokes slanted like a windmill.

This design gives the electric car a markedly dynamic appearance. What is more: These wheels also optimize the ventilation and cooling of the brakes, because each NOVITEC NV 2 wheel is manufactured for a specific corner of the vehicle, front left or right and rear left or right. As a result, the spokes always spin in the airstream in the aerodynamically optimal direction, which has a positive impact on brake cooling and simply looks right, especially when the vehicle is stationary.

However, this design ingenuity is not the only thing that sets the co-creation of NOVITEC and Vossen apart from the masses: The NV2 wheels for the Tesla come in 72 different color variants and optionally also with a brushed or polished surface.

The NOVITEC NV2 forged rims make optimal use of the space under the wheel arches. The wheels of size 9Jx21 on the front axle are mounted with high-performance tires of size 245/30 ZR 21. The rear axle rolls on size 10Jx21 rims with 295/25 ZR 21 tires.

Tesla Model 3 NOVITEC T3

The large wheels not only give the Model 3 an even more exquisite appearance, they also make the handling more agile, be it with rear- or all-wheel drive. Tailor-made NOVITEC suspension solutions can further enhance the handling. There are tailor-made sport springs to be combined with the production shocks of both drivetrain layouts. They lower the ride height of the Tesla by about 30 millimeters.

Anyone looking to give the suspension an even sportier setup and tailor the ride height to his or her personal preferences as well will find the NOVITEC aluminum sport suspension to be perfect for their purposes. It offers a sporty-comfortable ride and can lower the vehicle by up to 40 millimeters.

The ride-height lowering further reduces aerodynamic drag, which can cut power consumption on long-distance routes by up to seven percent.

NOVITEC also offers more luxury and the most exquisite materials for the interior of the Tesla Model 3. The company uses meticulous precision and consummate workmanship to create interior appointments made from the finest leather and Alcantara in any desired color and with a choice of different upholstery designs.


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Tuning World Bodensee 2019

The right car style and the right drive were what mattered most at the 17th Tuning World Bodensee. 82,300 car fans were drawn to the fairgrounds in Friedrichshafen. With three new areas, a new date and a new schedule, the international trade fair event really put the pedal to the metal once again.

The optimizations and changes to this year’s Tuning World Bodensee concept were well received and reflect current trends in the scene. This attracts a young and trend-conscious audience from the large area around the border triangle and continues to make Tuning World Bodensee the largest pure tuning event in Europe.


1,300 cars – more than ever before – and 197 exhibitors showed all the popular and trendy innovations in the field of care refinement. The Style Mile, where the tuning trends were shown, the Polo Dome and the eSports Circuit celebrated their premiere. Also extremely popular were the drift shows, the European Tuning
Showdown (ETS) and the crowning of Miss Tuning 2019.

Carbon, gold leaf, airbrushing or LEDs – everything that makes cars more beautiful and special was shown for three days. Tuning World Bodensee celebrates cars in all their facets and all the tuning artists who meet here, exchange ideas and get inspired.

1,300 cars, 156 club stands, 156 participants in the Style Mile, 120 polos, 48 ETS participants and 12 candidates for Miss Tuning is what characterized – the 17th edition of Tuning World Bodensee

Tuning World Bodensee will continue to be successful and will be marked for the future in the calendars of the tuning fan community.



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Tokyo Auto Salon 2019 Craziest Cars

TOKYO AUTO SALON 2019 is one of the largest annual custom cars and car-related products show held on 11, 12 and 13 January at Makuhari Messe Tokyo Japan.

Tokyo Auto Salon this year was a great success with more than 330,666 attendees, 906 vehicles from customized cars, Japanese Classic Cars, crazy tuned cars and customized classics from BMW, Ferrari and more.


In this year’s show, lots of great customizers were present onsite such as Kuhl bringing in some of his best work on Nissan GT-R, American Muscle Cars and most importantly Japanese Suzuki and more, in addition to the yearly releases of LibertyWalk and other tuners.

this year as well, we were able to see lots of Nissan vehicles such as the snowmobile 370 z, electric cars and more. the show was also characterized by extreme tuning for classic European cars that marked the sportscars era from the ’80s and 90’s such as Lancia, BMW, and Ferraris.

Tokyo Auto Salon is positioning itself as the place to be when it comes to extreme tuning and crazy stuff beyond imagination, the show is a trendsetter for those who love Japanese cars, Japanese culture or even Japanese tuning on European cars.

For those of you who are not familiar with Tokyo Auto Salon here’s a lesson in history: TOKYO AUTO SALON inaugurated in 1983 as “Tokyo Exciting Car Show” in a bid to establish the custom car culture”. TOKYO AUTO SALON, marked the show’s 37th anniversary, now is the annual car extravaganza covering the gamut of custom car related concerns. The show brings the best opportunity to experience an exciting mixture of the latest trends in the powerful custom car scene and colourful lively entertaining content.

TOKYO AUTO SALON 2020 will take place from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 January 2020 at MAKUHARI MESSE International Convention Complex, Tokyo Japan


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HOFELE Design add more luxury to Mercedes Benz S-Class & MAYBACH

Hofele mercedes benz S Class Maybach

The HOFELE family has a history in automotive design and engineering and a connection to the Mercedes-Benz brand for over 100 years when the current generation Michael & Martin HOFELE’s grandfather was an apprentice with Mr. Carl Benz at Benz & Co.

In January 2018 HOFELE-Design GmbH became an authorised contractual partner of Daimler AG for the conversion of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. So far this year we have seen some of HOFELE’s products based on Mercedes-Benz SUV’s like the GLS and the G-Wagon. Now HOFELE turn their attention to Mercedes-Benz saloon models. HOFELE has just released photos of their exclusive program for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the MAYBACH.

HOFELE’s design philosophy is based on “Elegant, Sophisticated with a tough of Sportiness”. Rather than following the trend of some of the other companies modifying Mercedes-Benz vehicles which push the boundaries with large amounts of carbon and aerodynamic add-on’s HOFELE’s designs focus is on discrete individualism. The owner of a HOFELE wants the Mercedes-Benz brand experience with a little bit of extra exclusivity.

We have seen the HOFELE based on a standard Mercedes-Benz GLS400 that looks like a “Special Edition” GLS 63 AMG with its high quality Maybach style leather interior and many other exclusive HOFELE features, the total HOFELE package is made up of a number of styling elements and enhancements that are included with a very high level of attention to detail that they really do add to the feeling and look of an ultra-premium brand.

The HOFELE S-Class & Maybach shown here for the first time demonstrate that HOFELE is committed to building the brand to enhance the whole range of passenger cars available from Mercedes-Benz. We are also informed that HOFELE are now working on the C & E-Class models and we hope to see details of these soon. HOFELE is now actively building an internationally respected brand with a dealer network to cover Europe, The Middle East and China.




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NOVITEC N-LARGO The spectacular super sports car based on the McLaren 720S

NOVITEC N-LARGO: That is the label under which German luxury car refinement specialist NOVITEC presents a spectacular super sports car based on the McLaren 720S. The edition is limited to just 15 vehicles worldwide.

Visually, the two-seater captivates with its spectacular widebody version made from carbon, which received its finishing touches in the wind tunnel. Hi-tech forged wheels tailor-made for this car put even further emphasis on the wedge shape with their staggered combination of 20 and 21-inch wheels.


The NOVITEC N-LARGO is powered by the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, whose output was increased to 592 kW / 806 hp. It produces a peak torque of 878 Nm.

This powerplant catapults the mid-engine racer from rest to 100 km/h in just 2.7 seconds, shattering the 200-km/h mark after just 7.5 seconds. The top speed increases to 346 km/h.

An extra six centimeters at the front and another thirteen centimeters of width at the rear axle: The NOVITEC N-LARGO widebody version for the McLaren 720S captivates not only with its impressive dimensions: In cooperation with renowned German designer Vittorio Strosek, an extra-light designer outfit was created to match the base car’s lightweight construction. It offers an outstanding combination of thrilling styling and maximum aerodynamic efficiency.

The body conversion kit is entirely made of the hi-tech material carbon and designed to be easy to install thanks to its exemplary precise fit. The flawless surfaces ensure that it can be painted as perfectly as the production car.

The thrillingly styled front fenders and the rear side components of the widebody version completely replace their production counterparts. The NOVITEC N-LARGO components use the original mounting points to bolt to the chassis.

The larger fender wells at the front and rear axle then offer enough room for the MC2 wheels with center-lock look, produced specifically for the NOVITEC N-LARGO. They were developed in cooperation with American wheel manufacturer Vossen. As the result of being produced using hi-tech forging technology, these alloys offer an outstanding combination of lightweight construction and strength. They come in many different color variants and optionally with brushed or polished surface.

Especially at the rear axle, the widebody version permits an extremely concave wheel spider with seven filigree double-spokes. The size 12Jx21 wheels make optimal use of the newly created space in the N-LARGO fenders, and are fitted with Pirelli P ZERO high-performance tires of size 325/25 ZR 21.

Another stylistic device is the choice of 20-inch MC2 forged wheels on the front axle, which in conjunction with the larger 21-inch wheels at the back put even more emphasis on the wedge shape of the two-seater. These wheels with a likewise concave center section are nine inches wide and mounted with high-performance tires of size 255/30 ZR 20.

There is room for them in the front N-LARGO fenders, which in concert with the likewise newly designed rocker panels lend the two-seater a thrilling hourglass shape. The N-LARGO rocker panels not only create a perfect transition between the wider fenders, they also have integrated ventilation openings that route the airflow to the rear brake discs and calipers. The vertical air intakes aft of the doors supply the engine bay with fresh air.

The development of efficient aerodynamics components for a sports car as fast as the NOVITEC N-LARGO can only be professionally accomplished with complex wind tunnel tests. The new front fascia, which replaces the production component, is shaped to give the two-seater an aggressive-looking front. What is more: it perfectly fits the contours of the wider front fenders. Aerodynamic drag is reduced by its shape optimized in the wind tunnel and the front blade, which is optionally available in a naked-carbon version. This further optimizes the handling stability at high speeds.

The N-LARGO rear airfoil attachment was developed for the standard retractable spoiler as the aerodynamic counterpart in the rear. It is also available in a naked-carbon version for marked racing looks. Thanks to its sophisticated shape that features a spoiler lip extended to the rear, downforce at the rear axle is further increased. The wide fenders of the widebody version are adapted to the rear bumper with special add-on components at the left and right. In addition, NOVITEC also offers a naked-carbon version of the diffuser.

The N-LARGO trunk lid and the air scoop on the roof add further dynamic highlights. To complete the racing looks, NOVITEC also has naked-carbon housings for the side mirrors.

The ride height of the NOVITEC N-LARGO can be lowered by about 35 millimeters with the help of sports springs.

This makes the spectacular lightweight-design racer optimally prepared for a significant plus in performance. The 4.0-liter eight-cylinder with two turbochargers offers an excellent basis for powerful tuning. The NOVITEC engine technicians developed three different performance kits for the 720S. The plug-and-play NOVITEC N-TRONIC auxiliary control unit is adapted to the electronic engine controls of the vehicle.

In Performance Stage 2, the most powerful one, which in addition comprises a NOVITEC RACE high-performance exhaust system, the engine produces 63 kW / 86 hp more peak power and 108 Nm more torque. This means the turbocharged V8 with NOVITEC tuning puts out an impressive 592 kW / 806 hp at a low 6,700 rpm and produces a peak torque of 878 Nm at 6,300 rpm.

This of course also benefits the performance on the road: The tuned lightweight-construction sports car reaches a speed of 100 km/h after just 2.7 seconds. 7.5 seconds after the start, it has reached 200 km/h. The top speed increases to 346 km/h. The NOVITEC performance upgrade is not only evident in the further improved acceleration and increased top speed, but also in even more instantaneous throttle response and even more powerful in-gear acceleration.

The installation of a NOVITEC high-performance exhaust system is advisable on any McLaren 720S, even without engine tuning. The exhaust system features two tailpipes with a diameter of 95 millimeters and comes with a choice of polished or matte black stainless steel. In the interest of reduced heat build-up in the engine bay, it is fully insulated and is available with or without actively controlled exhaust flaps. Optionally, this sport exhaust can also be made from the even lighter INCONEL used in Formula 1 racing. In addition, the product range includes lighter and even more efficient sports catalysts.

It goes without saying that the NOVITEC N-LARGO can also be personalized in every detail to the preferences of the new owner in the interior. The finest leathers and Alcantara in any desired color are available for that purpose.


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Code name: Inferno – project based on Mercedes-Benz GLE63 S AMG with 800 Horsepower

Make : Mercedes-Benz
Model : GLE
Year : 2017

Country : Poland
Customized by : auto-Dynamics

Mercedes Benz GLE63 S AMG [C292] Code Name: “INFERNO” 806HP & 1181Nm

Aero Body Kit: The redefinition of the strictly visual aspects of the project was of an absolutely complex character, a holistic complexity and a meticulous architecture.


AMG metamorphosis began with the professional assembly of a complete, multi-element stylistic package, designed by the renowned studio – Topcar Design.

Exterior Modifications:

Remodeled front bumper
Custom rear bumper with aerodynamic diffuser
widening of all fenders and doors
Door Sills
Various accent panels and decorative elements

Each element of the “Inferno” package was painted according to a pre-determined color concept in order to emphasize specific attributes of the AMG body block in fusion with full stylistic coherence with the baseline of the vehicle body.

Topcar’s package included a complete de-chrome.

Suspension & Wheels:

It would be a shame if all that widening, wildly aggressive stylistic package “Inferno” looked caricatural with a set of modest, factory-made rims. Therefore, the design also reformats the context by manifesting and highlighting the scope of modifications with a set of forged rims from the renowned American producer – Vossen: “Model ML-R1 Forged M-R Series” 23″ in size.

The set of new rims was finished in black, deep, piano gloss.

Precisely redesigned, meticulously calculated, aggressive ET weaving allowed to enter a new set of wheels in the wheel arches, thus perfectly matching their line with the line of widened fenders, and adequate dimensioning enabled the maintenance of the nominal rolling circumference.

The rims are equipped with a set of sports high-performance tires – the German company Continental. Unparalleled, absolutely top model – SportContact 6 [295/35/23 front and 335/30/23 rear] and a package of new, OEM [MB] tire pressure monitoring sensors [TPMS / RDCI].

The Details:

Safe cleaning with attention to every detail, meticulous, intricate correction of the varnish – a prelude to the range of activities was performed. “Inferno” after taking into account all rigorous initiating procedures received a colorless film with self-healing properties from the Ultimate Plus series from the reputable company XPEL. Carefully, a ceramic coating of the Gyeon brand was applied to the entire transparent film. Consequently, all glass and rims were also consistently protected. The entire passenger compartment [textiles, leather, alcantara] and all interior elements were meticulously impregnated with hydrophobic coatings [Gyeon].

In conclusion, the wide spectrum of modifications carried out in Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE63 by resulting in a phenomenal performance in merger with distinctively-aggressive, coherent and arch-dynamic stylistics, transport GLE63 S to the world of an avant-garde, exclusive automotive, placing the project at the same time, a world leader in the extremely modified AMG. Code Name: “Inferno”.

Mercedes Benz GLE63 S AMG Code Name: INFERNO comes with engine modifications creating more than 806 Horsepower and 1181 Nm Power Pack.



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The Tuning in Essen Motor Show 2018

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When your heart beats faster and your pulse vibrates it can only be ESSEN Motor Show 2018.

From December 1 to 9, 2018, the Essen Motor Show 2018 brought them all together: Sports car fans, tuners, motorsportsmen, motorsports women and vintage vehicle friends to celebrate the 51st lap of the performance festival at Messe Essen.


Over 500 exhibitors and a spectacular supporting programme are connecting people and styles. The emotional format for success is arousing the enthusiasm of generations and genders across the board. Amongst other highlights, a special show with sporty convertibles and live action in the Motorsports Arena are ensuring great emotions.

The exhibitors included Continental, Hankook, Mercedes FanWorld, Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, Renault Motorsport, Skoda, Toyo Tires and VW Motorsport. They displayed new sports cars, tyres and racing vehicles.

For tuners, the Essen Motor Show is a festival: Here, numerous manufacturers are presenting new vehicles and accessories for the coming season including ABT Sportsline, BBS, Brabus, Eisenmann Exhaust Systems, H&R Spezialfedern, KW automotive, OZ Deutschland, Remus Innovation and Sonax. Moreover, hip tuning forges such as JP Performance, Liberty Walk, Sidney Industries and Vossen Wheels also were present at the starting line in Essen.

Not to forget The special show called the tuningXperience is the tuning trend show par excellence: Around 160 private owners from Europe presented their often prizewinning vehicles. Here, many of the parts offered at the Essen Motor Show can be admired in the assembled condition. The spectrum of the exhibits ranges from the moderate daily driver to the detail-loving high-end showcar.

Vehicles in motorsports looks are trendy, frequently with widebodies, large wings and carbon parts. The appearances are often completed by sporty brake systems and wheel rims as well as by film applications in motorsports designs. Also hip: tuned youngtimers, particularly from German makes such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Opel, Porsche and VW.
The heart chamber of the Essen Motor Show is the Motorsports Arena: Here, the engines are roaring, the tyres are screeching and the adrenaline level is rising up to record-breaking values. The racing atmosphere is enticing thousands of visitors into the arena every day. The programme featured drift shows, taxi rides for visitors and presentations by the exhibitors. In the neighboring pit lane in Hall 5, everything is also revolving around motorsports: Racing series and circuits such as the Hockenheimring and the Nürburgring had their booths here.

In Hall 3, a selection of design cars and crazy cars were awaiting those people who like it even more individual. These eccentric one-offs are showing that a lot is possible beyond each series: either as a daring design for the future of mobility or simply as a funmobile.

Both have their places at the Essen Motor Show which also offers a permanent setting to e-mobility. The car sharing provider RUHRAUTOe is presenting a selection of electrically driven vehicles. These include the fair premieres of the following models: BMW i8 Roadster (2018), Nissan eNV200 (2018), Renault Master Z.E. 33 (2019), Renault ZOE Z.E. 40 (2018) and Tesla Model 3 (US) (2018).

Essen Motor Show 2018 is a true show to be considered for tuning lovers.

See you next year



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The Best Customized Cars of SEMA Show 2018

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Dodge Hurst SEMA Show 2018 Best Tuned Cusomized Cars
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Dodge SEMA Show 2018 Best Tuned Cusomized Cars
Ford SEMA Show 2018 Best Tuned Cusomized Cars (1)
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Ford SEMA Show 2018 Best Tuned Cusomized Cars (3)