Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR is the fastest road-legal sports car ever at the Ring!

Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR is the fastest road-legal sports car ever at the Ring!

Our longtime customer and partner Manthey-Racing recently set a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. In 6:40.33 minutes, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR, equipped with an MR Performance Kit and 700 hp, conquered the Nürburgring Nordschleife under notarial supervision. ...

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Days like these – a personal review on the FIA Hill Climb Masters in Gubbio

Days like these – a personal review on the FIA Hill Climb Masters in Gubbio

What a terrific motorsport festival at the FIA Hill Climb Masters in Gubbio, Italy! For the crown of the Hill Climb, 170 race cars from 21 nations traveled to the Umbrian town at the foot of Monte Ingino in the ...

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Tribute to Georg Plasa – The Italian Chapter

Tribute to Georg Plasa – The Italian Chapter

At the 25th Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018 we wrote history for our deceased friend Georg Plasa and now we are on our way to Italy – the FIA HILL CLIMB MASTERS in Gubbio is calling! You probably all know ...

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KW develops three-way-coilover kit for Mercedes-AMG GT R

KW develops three-way-coilover kit for Mercedes-AMG GT R

The KW Variant 4 coilover kit with its three-way high-performance dampers now unleashes the current Mercedes-AMG GT top model GT R (Type 197). With KW suspension, the 585 hp “Gran Turismo” is even more saturated on the tarmac, even on ...

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“Hardcore Military” – a RS6 with KW V4 in Army Style

“Hardcore Military” – a RS6 with KW V4 in Army Style

A while ago, we have presented on our Blog a 500 bhp strong VW Golf R with KW DDC plug&play coilovers. Home of this R was neither Europe, Asia or America, but the VW came from South Africa and is ...

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Driving dynamic upgrade for the BMW M5 (F90): KW Variant 4

Driving dynamic upgrade for the BMW M5 (F90): KW Variant 4

For more than 30 years, the BMW M5 has been fascinating people all over the world, and so is also the new sixth generation of BMW’s sportiest sedan. For the M5 (F90), the suspension manufacturer KW automotive has developed the ...

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Out now: ST XA coilover suspension kit for Honda Civic Type R (FC)

Out now: ST XA coilover suspension kit for Honda Civic Type R (FC)

The fifth generation of the Honda Civic Type R (FC) is currently the sportiest compact model of the Japanese manufacturer and has conquered the Nürburgring Nordschleife right away. With a record lap time of 7:43.8 minutes on the most demanding ...

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BMW M3 KW DDC plug&play coilover install – a closer look

BMW M3 KW DDC plug&play coilover install – a closer look

In order to provide the ultimate ride no matter what road conditions or driving style, auto manufacturers even equip their vehicles optional with adjustable damping settings from the factory. KW Automotive is always looking to push the boundaries of suspension ...

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Haunting Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018: ST Drifter Baggsy goes wild!

Haunting Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018: ST Drifter Baggsy goes wild!

ST Drifter Baggsy returned for his third consecutive year at Festival Of Speed. His weapon of choice, the fire breathing 1200hp #LSXR35. Baggsy was also joined in his rig by fellow Monster Energy athletes, Nicolas Hamilton, Vaughn Gittin JR and ...

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KW-Shod Judd V8 BMW E36 Fastest Internal Combustion Powered Car Up 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb

KW-Shod Judd V8 BMW E36 Fastest Internal Combustion Powered Car Up 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hillclimb

There’s no doubt that the 2018 running of the Goodwood Festival of Speed will be looked back on as a watershed year in the history of the event, primarily as it marked the first time that the fastest vehicle up ...

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OEM Plus, Plus: Building The 330i “Smash Wagon”

OEM Plus, Plus: Building The 330i “Smash Wagon”

A semi-voluntary, job related, change of location had left me at an impasse. I moved from Las Vegas where a day below 40F is a rarity and snow is an out-right calamity to Washington D.C. where pothole ridden streets are ...

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Whats behind the curtain at KW?

Whats behind the curtain at KW?

Away from the bright lights of the factory floor, not a stone’s throw away, there’s a discreet door which leads to a large, undecorated concrete room. The space is used to store KW’s current and former project cars, along with ...

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The way to the right suspension setup: a little guideline

The way to the right suspension setup: a little guideline

The perfect suspension for every demand is more than just a catch phrase for us, but simply the perfect description for our wide KW suspension product range. You want to be sporty on the road, then take our suspension innovations ...

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KW DDC plug&play and KW DDC ECU Sales: KW Electronic Weeks save up to 350 €*

KW DDC plug&play and KW DDC ECU Sales: KW Electronic Weeks save up to 350 €*

More driving comfort or more driving dynamics at the touch of a button is provided by the adaptive KW DDC plug&play coilovers. Since 2011, the suspension manufacturer has been developing the adaptive coilover suspension kits which, make damping more comfortable ...

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From the simulator into the real cockpit: Become the Super Racer!

From the simulator into the real cockpit: Become the Super Racer!

The dream of becoming a real racing driver: Sitting behind the wheel of a race car, fighting for positions, wins and championships and feeling the adrenaline. Man versus man, car versus car. But because of the high costs and hurdles in ...

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Chinese Stance Story: Audi RS6 with carbon fiber widebody kit

Chinese Stance Story: Audi RS6 with carbon fiber widebody kit

Do you remember the 1000 hp „Audi RS6 DTM” from the Freestyle and Ski racer Jon Olsson? Almost three years ago, his Audi was stolen and was set on fire. DarwinPRO Aerodynamics Evolution built an homage to Jon’s RS6, to ...

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Suspension Sesame Street – a Suspension Wikipedia for Beginners

Suspension Sesame Street – a Suspension Wikipedia for Beginners

You only get confused when it comes to suspensions? No problem! We’ll help you out. Modern coilovers offer much more than just the option of a continuous lowering or damper adjustment. Today, there are coilovers available with adaptive damper control ...

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Kill all tyres! 901 horsepower in the Opel Omega

Kill all tyres! 901 horsepower in the Opel Omega

At the Tuning World Bodensee, exhibition visitors were amazed when they met an Opel Omega in the hall of the European Tuning Showdown. Some young visitors could not even believe that this should be an Opel. The Gatebil Event veteran ...

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Sounds amazing, its amazing: 160 bhp from a 1.4 liter naturally aspirated 8V engine

Sounds amazing, its amazing: 160 bhp from a 1.4 liter naturally aspirated 8V engine

“Camber”, “Hella Flush”, “Stance”, “Slammed”, “VIP-Style”, “VeeDub” and however the different “Show & Shine Tuning varieties” are called nowadays, Nils Abb can´t do anything with it. For him and his VW Polo II, it’s all about the function, the function ...

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Stance your Van: ST X coilover kit for Ford Tourneo and Ford Transit!

Stance your Van: ST X coilover kit for Ford Tourneo and Ford Transit!

The compact vans Ford Transit Connect, Ford Tourneo Courier, Ford Tourneo and Ford Tourneo station wagon convince many craftsman businesses and families with their space availability. In addition to the ST AZX wheel spacers and DZX wheel spacers, KW automotive ...

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