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Akrapovič Slip-On Line Exhaust for McLaren 12C

posted by on 23 December 2013 in Aftermarket and Industry News News

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Editor’s Note: Akrapovič produce exhausts for just about every motoring application – from the Audi R18 LeMans prototype racers to road cars to all of the Kilometer staff’s favorite motorcycles. Their latest product is a “Slip-On Line” exhaust for the McLaren 12C. You know, just in case the factory exhaust on your $240,000 McLaren just wasn’t […] More…

Brabus Launches Online Configurator

posted by on 22 October 2012 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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German Mercedes-Benz tuner Brabus has built an online configurator tool that allows customers to “try on” the company’s latest bits without making the plunge. More…

Koni and TC Kline Racing Team Up for BMWCCA Oktoberfest 2012

posted by on 13 September 2012 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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Koni Shock Absorbers and TC Kline Racing are joining forces to offer complimentary shock absorber inspections and dyno testing, rebuild services and tuning advice at the BMW Car Club of America’s Oktoberfest national convention track events at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Sept. 20-23, 2012. “This is our way to say “thank you” to BMW […] More…

If You Can’t Afford a Genuine Italian Supercar, Have a Replica Built in Mexico

posted by on 18 June 2012 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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How bad could a Mexican-built Ferrari or Lamborghini be? No, really… More…

Welcome to the New Kilometer Magazine

posted by on 28 March 2012 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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You may have noticed we’ve been out of commission for the last couple weeks. But worry not. We haven’t disappeared completely, we’ve just been busy working on a fairly significant overhaul to the site. More…

BMW Classic Launches Online Parts Catalog

posted by on 6 February 2012 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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If you have a classic BMW, finding original parts for it may have just become a bit easier. More…

Brabus Debuts 231-mph 800 E V12 Cabriolet

posted by on 11 July 2011 in 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show Aftermarket and Industry News

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Brabus continues its endless campaign to squeeze V12s into any Mercedes-Benzes its engineers can find with this latest model, based on an E-class cabriolet. What does top-down driving feel like at 231 mph? More…

Brabus Takes First Crack at Tuning New Mercedes-Benz Biturbo V8s

posted by on 27 April 2011 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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Brabus has taken a break from its normal business of cramming V12 into every single Mercedes-Benz model to work on something a little retrained. Tuning is now offered for the company’s new biturbo V8 engines. More…

Techart Opens US Subsidiary in California

posted by on 4 February 2011 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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Porsche owners looking to personalize their cars in the US will have a bit easier of a time now that Techart has a shiny new building full of people ready to serve in California. More…

Martin Winterkorn Will Lead VW Group Through 2016

posted by on 3 January 2011 in Aftermarket and Industry News

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Volkswagen’s Supervisory Board voted today to keep its leader behind the steering wheel for another five years. More…