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Ok, ok, a lot of Mighty Car Mods followers aren't interested in supercar life and couldn't give a tofu protein ball for the latest Ferrborghorsche. That's cool and, to be perfectly honest, we're not exactly racing out to buy the latest mid-engined door-stop painted to look like a shredded parrot... but we're nothing if not curious about the ownership experience.  Right back to the very first supercar, the 1936 Bugatti 57S, they have been mystical beasts that command respect for their ferocious performance, the high level of skill they demand of drivers, and their intensive maintenance upkeep. The late 1980s saw the super-fast-car...

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The GR Yaris and new GR Corolla have been setting enthusiasts' underpants on fire with excitement for a while now with a return of fun all-wheel-drive performance cars from Toyota. The Japanese giant has a long history with rad all-paw cars, like the Celica GT-Four and Caldina, but the GR Yaris employs a few new tricks.   The GR Yaris and Corolla use a transversely-mounted (ie: sideways) engine with a front diff that is either an open unit or Torsen limited-slip unit depending on the spec of the car. The rear diff is also either open or a Torsen LSD depending...

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We've seen MOOG take on Marty's Mighty Not-Quite-But-Kinda-Is-A-Daihatsu three-cylinder all-wheel-drive turbo Yaris IN THE LATEST EPISODE (CLICK HERE). Sure, the new Mk8 Golf R is fast and goes pssh-pssh but let's take a look back to some forgotten Golfs which deserve to be remembered. VW fans have enjoyed a resurgence of the Golf's performance pedigree in the 21st Century, spearheaded by the Mk4 R32 and Mk5 GTi models. With the Mk1 and Mk2 models rightly considered absolute classics, this has (somewhat unfairly) meant the Mk3 Golf is forgotten as the more refined, but heavier, softer, doughier and more generally under-achieving sibling to...

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Few things in life find universal agreement, but one thing every living being can agree on is that Mazda's FD3S RX-7 is one of the best-looking cars of all-time. So it has always caused controversy when tuning companies come out with radical bodykits that drastically alter the third-generation RX-7's svelte lines.  Many got a taste of the wilder side of FD3S life when Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift featured the VeilSide Fortune RX-7. Driven by beloved character Han, it featured many of the era's tuning tropes like a super-fat widebody stance, large GT racing-inspired aero kit, and striking colour scheme. Amazingly, this crazy-looking...

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Have you seen MOOG's EXCLUSIVE drive of the new Mark 8 Golf R? He was invited by Volkswagen Australia to take the new all-wheel-drive, turbocharged beatsie to a racetrack and drift the pants off it! CHECK IT OUT HERE! While some people aren't fans of VW's mid-size hatchback (hi, Marty!), the fact we even have go-fast Golfs is amazing. You see, in 1974 when Volkswagen whipped the covers off their controversial replacement for the long-standing Beetle, the brand new car was shockingly conventional. A liquid-cooled, front-engine, front-wheel-drive C-segment two-box hatchback was to replace their beloved rear-drive, air-cooled rotund Beetle. And...

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