A high-powered version of the Saab 9-3, the “Viggen” (English: Thunderbolt), was marketed from 1999 to 2002, named after the Saab 37 Viggen aircraft. Advertisements
The performance 9-5 Aero was first released in 2000 with a 2.3T B235R engine. The B235R engine of the 9-5 Aero was capable of providing immense torque and, in terms of acceleration, outperformed the contemporary Porsche 911 Turbo from 40-90 mph.
The R33 GT-R launched in January 1995 with the base model GT-R and the V·Spec model. The V·Spec model weighed in 10 kg (22 lb) heavier, and had sportier suspension resulting in lower ground clearance.
In Japan, the GT/B-Spec was introduced in 1994 with lowered and stiffened suspension and a higher performance rear differential. The next generation of the GT-B was introduced June 1996, with the front and rear struts supplied by Bilstein (The “B” designation stood for Bilstein).
In 2005, Mitsubishi introduced a concept version of the next-gen Evolution at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show named the Concept-X.
Mitsubishi introduced the Lancer Evolution IX in 2005, The 2.0L Inline-four engine has MIVEC technology (variable valve timing) and a revised turbocharger design boosting official power output at the crankshaft to 291 PS (214 kW; 287 hp) and torque to 392 N⋅m (289 lb⋅ft).
Introduced in 1978 the turbo body was originally a 3-door combi coupé version but later in 1979-80 the company produced a two-door model, which was a limited homologation exercise to enable the production of a rally car.
The 155 was very successful in touring car racing, between 1992 and 1994, the 155 managed to take the Italian Superturismo Championship, the German DTM championship, the Spanish Touring Car Championship, and the British Touring Car Championship.
As with the previous generation, Volvo offered a high performance variant called V70 R AWD based on the PCC2 concept car from 2001. It was only available with a Haldex based all-wheel drive system and a 2.5L turbocharged five cylinder engine rated at 300 metric… Read More
The Dodge Challenger Concept was unveiled at the 2006 Detroit Motor Show and was a preview for the 3rd generation Dodge Challenger that started its production in 2008. Many design cues of the Dodge Challenger Concept were adapted from the 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T.
Unveiled in 2007, the GT-R is a 2-door 2+2 high performance vehicle produced by Nissan, it is the successor to the Nissan Skyline GT-R, although no longer part of the Skyline range itself, the name having been given over to the R35 Series and having… Read More
The E-BCNR33 was developed in 1995 as a successor to the R32 model. The engine in the R33 was nearly identical to the R32. It used the same turbochargers and the same specification for the manual gearbox.