Autotuning: tuning modifications that make your car worse!
The word “tuning” is associated with serious improvements designed to make the car better. For example, thanks to the modernization of the exterior, the car should become more beautiful than before, but the expectation does not always coincide with reality. Sometimes, in pursuit of external effects, developers get too carried away with dubious chips and spoil good cars, and the resulting projects seem frankly ridiculous. The editors of Daily Car News cite some recent unsuccessful creations of tuners.
Africans have made an armored Toyota Land Cruiser 300 that can withstand fire from an AK-47
The South African company SBI Engineering has introduced an armored version of the Toyota Land Cruiser 300. The SUV received an armored plate behind the second row of seats, 38 mm thick glass, run-flat tires, and an increase in weight of about 750 kilograms. The protection complies with the B6 standard, that is, the car will withstand fire from AK-47 or Vektor R5/R6 assault rifles. As reported by carbuzz.com.
Apocalypse 6×6 revealed the Juggernaut six-wheel off-road vehicle based on the RAM 1500 TRX
Apocalypse 6×6 is a creator of truly wild vehicles. The firm has six-wheeled versions of the Jeep Gladiator, Ford Bronco, and RAM 1500 TRX models in its arsenal, which got their own names: Hellfire, Dark Horse, and Warlord, respectively. She called her latest project the Juggernaut. It is based precisely on the RAM 1500 TRX. This is reported by dailycarnews.net.
Rolls-Royce Phantom turned into a «harsh» six-wheeled SUV
In the Awesome Car Mods community on the Reddit website, several photos were published showing a six-wheeled modified SUV built on the basis of the Rolls-Royce Phantom. In the course of improvements, a luxury British limousine was turned into a “harsh” car that will fit perfectly into the post-apocalyptic world. Except for the installation of the third axle, nothing is known about the technical modifications of the unusual car.
Toyota Land Cruiser Retro Style Tuning
The Japanese studio Flex has developed tuning to “age” the Land Cruiser. The kit is suitable for SUVs in the bodies of J80, J90 (Prado), and J100, and the degree of improvement depends on the wishes of the client. You can install external body panels, radiator grille, and headlights from Land Cruiser J60, paint the ROVER in classic Toyota colors, add old-school wheels, replace the steering wheel, and also alter the interior with retro-style fabrics. As reported by CarScoop.com.