Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Lamborghini Huracan Exhaust by Fabspeed!

Our friends at Fabspeed have developed a brand new exhaust product for the Lamborghini Huracan, the
Supersport X-Pipe Valved Exhaust System.

Fabspeed's unique valve design provides two very distinct sound modes when using the factory steering wheel mounted mode selector. In Strada mode, the valves on the 70mm bypass pipes remain closed, channeling the exhaust gases through Fabspeed's signature 63.5mm quad-resonated x-pipe, producing a smooth and sophisticated exhaust note ideal for cruising around town and on long stretches of highway.

Switch the car into Corsa mode, and prepare to have your world rocked. In Corsa mode, the valves open up, allowin the exhaust gases to rocket straight out through the 70mm bypass pipes with a snarling aggressive scream. The full fury of the Lamborghini V10 is unleashed, along with an intoxicating and menacing barrage of pops and crackles upon deceleration and downshifting. This system truly needs to be heard and felt to be appreciated.

Here's what Fabspeed's Supersport X-Pipe Valved Exhaust System offers:

Significant Real-World Power Gains
Quantifiable horsepower and torque improvements that you can actually feel all the way from 3000 RPM up through 8000 RPM.  With gains of over 29 whp and 19 ft/lbs of torque at 8000 RPM, the Fabspeed Supersport gives the Huracan the extra grunt that it deserves.

Lightweight Design & Construction
Weighting in at only 43 lbs, the Fabspeed Supersport saves you 23 lbs vs. the 66 lbs factory muffler.  This equates to a 35% reduction in exhaust weight, lightening the rear of the vehicle and improving acceleration and handling.

Sound Control At Your Fingertips
By integrating seamlessly with the factory valve control system, the Fabspeed Supersport gives you full control over the tone and volume of the exhaust simply by adjusting the ANIMA switch on the factory steering wheel.  Set the vehicle to Strada mode and enjoy a subtle and sophisticated exhaust note which still turns heads without waking up the rest of the county.  Switch into Sport or Corsa mode, and revel in a full-out assault on the senses as the ferocious V10 screams straight out of the 70mm bypass pipes.

Premium Materials & Craftsmanship
Fabspeed has been a leader in premium stainless steel performance exhaust systems for over 20 years, and the Huracan Supersport System is no exception.  Crafted from polished T304L stainless steel and beautifully TIG welded for a show-quality finish, the Fabspeed Supersport is a piece that you'll want to show off for years to come.

Industry Leading Support
As with all Fabspeed performance products, the Huracan Supersport System is backed by a Lifetime Limited Warranty.  Install Guides are available on the website, and our techs and engineers are standing by to assist with any comments or concerns.

Fabspeed's Supersport X-Pipe Valved Exhaust System is available now at ZR Auto!

ZR Auto's SoCal Tour 2015!

It's no secret, we love cars and we love driving! At ZR Auto we're much more than just a performance shop, we're a lifestyle!

Right now we're in Southern California enjoying the sunny weather and the fantastic roads in a caravan of incredible automobiles!

We started in Palm Springs, California, and headed straight for the Thermal Racetrack in Thermal, California. With a few hot-laps under our belts, we headed onward to San Diego, California.

Over the next few days we'll be visiting Beverly Hills, Santa Barbara and finally, Las Vegas!

Along the way we'll be exploring the locale and enjoying what each destination city has to offer.

In our ZR Auto group we have a Ferrari 458 Spider, Lamborghini Diablo, Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, Lamborghini Huracan, Porsche 911 Edition 918 Spyder and Heffner Twin Turbo Lamborghini Gallardo.

It's been a fun journey so far! Enjoying adventures like this with our customers is absolutely incredible! Seeing them enjoy their cars and experiencing the camaraderie is like nothing else on this planet!

You can surely bet we'll be hosting more ZR Auto driving events this summer, so don't worry if you missed out! Stay tuned for more information on future ZR Auto driving events!

Friday, 27 March 2015

We're Heading On A Road Trip!

 We're going on a road trip to the American South-West! In just a few short days we'll be touching down in Palm Springs, California, to reunite with our cars and spend a week on the road with some of our customers.

We'll be travelling around California and Nevada in our ZR Auto Lamborghini Diablo VT with a crew of Lamborghinis and Ferraris close in tow!

 From racetracks to fancy hotels, enjoying the scenery and getting to know the locale, we'll be doing it all! So for our U.S. fans, be on the lookout for our gold-wrapped Lamborghini Diablo, LP 560-4, a couple of 458s, a Huracan and a 1500 hp Heffner TT Gallardo!

It's all a part of the ZR Auto lifestyle. We do events like this for our customers every year. ZR Auto is much more than an exotic car performance shop! We're a lifestyle brand!

 We're looking forward to hitting the road with a few of our friends and enjoying our cars on some of the best roads in the world!

Keep an eye on the ZR Auto blog for more on our ZR Auto U.S.A. adventure!

Thursday, 26 March 2015

New Audi R8 V10 Plus Titan Exhaust‏ by Quicksilver Exhausts

The sound everyone is talking about is now available for the Audi R8 V10 Plus model at ZR Auto.

The exhaust includes a titanium silencer for reduced weight (saving 26.8 kilos) with adjustable mandrel bent tubing for improved flow and durability all while enhancing the sound of your R8!

The Quicksilver Titan Sport system offers an enhanced  driving experience as well. At lower engine speeds it produces a wonderful deep tone, with volume and pitch increasing in direct proportion to rpm climaxing in a robust race car howl at the red line.

This system is recommended for the true enthusiast who wants to optimize the experience. The system has a titanium silencer and thin-gauge Stainless Steel tube to achieve a combination of the lightest possible weight with strength and durability.

This product is also available for the standard R8 V8, V10 and the R8 GT.

Interested in enhancing the sound of your Audi R8? Let's get in touch and we'll give your Audi that aggressive tone and performance you've always wanted!

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Techart Porsche 911 GT2RS Ready For the Highway!

Our Porsche 911 Turbo has seen many different looks over the years, but this one has to be our favourite! 

Wearing a Techart body kit consisting of the front and rear bumper, side skirts, rear wing, front splitter and mono-bloc wheels, this 911 is already unique, but we wanted something with a bit more of a punch!

We decided to go with a simpler theme this year and gave the white Porsche some sexy red graphics in GT2RS livery.

It's a lot more subtle a design than this car has worn over the past few years, but it looks absolutely perfect!

As for performance upgrades, the Porsche has been upgrades with a 3600 cc Twin Turbo DOHC Flat 6 motor featuring performance Sportec Turbos, remapped for 20+ PSI of boost, fully built block and heads, modified cams, custom intercoolers, upgraded injectors, high-flow stainless exhaust system and upgraded wastegates and blow-off valves. 

As it stands now, the Porsche 996 boasts 714hp and can go from 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds with a top speed of 335 km/h.

If you're looking to give your car a visual upgrade or if you're looking to boost the performance numbers, let's get in touch!

The Ultimate Bentley W12 Exhaust By Quicksilver Exhausts

Our partners at QuickSilver exhausts have developed a new titanium system for the W12 Bentley and have completed final testing this week at Goodwood.

For the Bentley W12 they have created a new internal design to retain the deeper presence at slow speed but provide a greater range of sound with a note that rises with rpm. Quicksilver emphasizes the deep 'bubbling' on the overrun which is a real feature of the W12.

The ultimate volume is not offensive, but rather reflects the power and luxury of the 12-cylinder Bentley.

The Quicksilver exhaust product mimics the very similar exhaust for the new Bentley GT3-R.

This system has all the advantages of Quicksilver's usual stainless steel exhausts; an elitist sporty sound with better internal flow and weight reduction.

ZR Auto offers both Quicksilver's Sport and SuperSport options:
  • Sport - Designed for the everyday and long distance driver, refined yet sporty when required. 
  • SuperSport - Suited for the driver who enjoys his car mainly just for fun offering a distinctive sound. 

The standard Bentley exhaust setup weighs in at 32 kg (approx. 70lbs) while the new Quicksilver systems weigh just 5.8kg (approx. 13lbs).

Want better performance for your Bentley? Come get your Quicksilver exhaust system at ZR Auto!

Saturday, 14 March 2015

ZR Auto CF-430 Ready For Takeoff!

 ZR Auto to control tower, do we have clearance for takeoff?

Introducing our brand new ZR Auto CF-430 Tactical Fighter Squadron street fighter. We've been toying with the idea of wrapping one of our cars in fighter jet livery for quite some time and we finally decided to pull the trigger.

 After removing the old matte red and carbon wrap, we started out with a simple matte grey vinyl film. Once the car was completely evil, we started playing around with a few different renderings for graphics placement.

Now our Spec. 707 CF-430 is ready to hit the streets for 2015! Complete with twin Novitec superchargers, Novitec bodykit, wheels, lights, exhaust and more, this killer F430 is ready to go hunting!

 Check out the photos of our CF-430 below! For a full gallery, click here!

For more information on vinyl wrapping, visit ZRAuto.com. We'd love to hear about your insane wrap ideas and bring them to reality, much like our CF-430 Spec. 707!

Saturday, 7 March 2015

There's a New Bad Bull on the Block!

This Heffner twin turbo Lamborghini Gallardo has a lot of history with ZR Auto. We've been working with the owner for years to give him the ultimate twin turbo Gallardo.

The car currently boasts 1500 hp and wears a special IMSA widebody kit, custom-painted IMSA centre-lock wheels and a completely custom IMSA exhaust. It's in incredible car, but the owner wanted a visual refresh.

The car used to wear carbon fibre accents and stripes on its orange paint, but we were handed the keys a few months ago to go over the car mechanically and prepare it for Spring. Then we began talking about a new wrap.

After some careful attention to detail, we've now unleashed the ultimate bad bull on the streets!

This Gallardo hails from Regina, Saskatchewan, and we guarantee that Saskatchewan has never seen anything like this before!

Check out the photos of this wicked Gallardo below:

More photos on ZRAuto.com

The Ultimate BMW M5 by G-Power!

The ultimate BMW M5 is coming soon! Our partners at G-Power specialize in everything BMW, and their new 740 hp kit for the F10 M5 is their latest masterpiece!

With a power output of 740 hp, the G-POWER M5 with its 4.4 V8 bi-turbo engine is on the same performance level as the very first versions of the legendary G-POWER M5/M6 Hurricane with supercharged V10 engines.

With a torque peak of 975 Nm, it is even clearly ahead of the game! At the same time the track to the power summit is not as hard as it used to be, thanks to the bi-turbo layout of the current BMW M5 V8 engines. G-POWER is approaching from two sides in order to increase the power output from the standard 560 hp/(412 kW) and 680 Nm to 740 hp/(544 kW) and 975 Nm.

First the electronic engine management is optimized than the back pressure of the exhaust system is reduced significantly. The Bi-Tronik 5 V4 performance package thus consists of an external performance module based on a microprocessor and a lightweight exhaust system made from titanium, featuring racing catalysts.

Optionally the G-POWER Bi-Tronik 5 V4 can be topped off by the G-POWER V-MAX increase for the BMW M5. Then the G-POWER software for the M5’s ECU increases the limit of the top speed to a new speed value of 350 km/h.

Naturally the performance figures benefit from the G-POWER modifications as well. The figure from stand still to 200 km/h is now just 10.5 seconds and the top speed is well above 300 km/h.

The G-POWER modifications to the BMW M5’s engine are completed with the engine cover made from visual Carbon fibre that highlights the otherwise standard engine compartment. The G-POWER badge mounted in its middle gives a subtle hint to the power output enhancement.

Of course that might be superfluous once the mighty V8 engine is fired up. Hearing the sonorous sound of the V8 emitting through the 4x100 tail pipes made from Titanium or Carbon fibre at your choice should be hint enough that this BMW M5 has coem out of ZR Auto.

The powerful appearance of the G-POWER M5 is supported by the 21 inch G-POWER Hurricane RR forged wheels, wrapped with tires from the G-POWER’s technology partner Michelin in the dimensions: 255/30 ZR 21 and 295/25 ZR 21.

Combined with the use of ultra-lightweight aerospace aluminium for its production, the G-POWER Hurricane RR is not just a visually, but also technically, a piece of art.

Interested in outfitting your BMW M5 with the G-Power Hurricane RR kit? Get in touch with us and we'll make it happen!

Thursday, 5 March 2015

VF Engineering Z3M/Z4M Supercharger Systems at ZR Auto

How Does 570 hp and 380 Lb-ft for the BMW Z3M/Z4M Sound? If it sounds as good to you as it does to us, then you're in the right place!

VF Engineering has been producing performance packages for BMWs for a while, but the new Z4M and Z3M packages are something else entirely!

Knowing this is such a rare car, the team at VF Engineering knew they had to get it right the first time. So they created the world's only water-intercooled system for the Z3M/Z4M platform.

VF uses state-of-the-art production manufacturing processes to create the highest quality supercharger kit on the market.

A supercharger system designed with 2 stages of power, each stage upgradable to the next.
This piece of performance engineering is for quality discerning enthusiasts only.

Machined from 6061-T6 aircraft grade aluminum, the supercharger mounting bracket is triangulated to the engine block in addition to a chrome Moly brace and grade 10.8 high tensile hardware.

The factory belt tensioner is upgraded and the supercharger driven off an OEM-quality multi-rib serpentine belt. The factory plastic intake manifold is replaced with a VF cast aluminum plenum designed to channel the air from the supercharger to the 6 independent M3 throttle bodies.

The VF plenum is designed to be upgraded with a slide-in high strength bar and plate heat exchanger for the upper 2 power level kits. The heat exchanger cools the intake air charge with isolated cold water circulating through it from a custom molded water reservoir, an OEM front mount radiator and water pump.

ZR Auto is Alberta's exclusive VF Engineering dealer and installer. For more information about the Z3M/Z4M supercharger or any VF Engineering product, please visit our website.

Sunday, 1 March 2015

IMSA Performance's Modified 820hp Mercedes S63 AMG is Wild!

For more than 10 years our partners at IMSA have astonished the world with performance tuning sensations  The team, led by Holger Mohr, has devoted themselves mostly to Lamborghini, developing performance and styling kits for cars around the world.

Thanks to traditional relations with Mercedes, IMSA now has the pleasure of working on the S63 AMG.

IMSA's S63 L 4-Matic is an incredible car! There's the company's own lowering module for the sedan, followed by a wheel-tire-combination consisting of IMSA forged light-alloy rims in 9x21 in. with 255/35R21tires on the front and 10,5x21 in. wheels with 295/30R21 tires on the rear.

Now for the performance! IMSA produces a unique software upgrade for the S63 AMG, has added sport cats and a modified x-cross central muffler on the exhaust system. They've added their own air cooler and sports air filters. Still remaining the downpipes and the turbocharger outlet for optimized air flow rate and the intercooler radiator.

Additionally, the downpipes and the turbocharger outlet have been modified for optimized air flow rate. The intercooler and radiator have also been modified.

As a result, the IMSA S63 L AMG produces a whopping 820 HP with 1,160 Nm of torque. In the future, IMSA will develop complete tuning programs for selected Mercedes-Benz product line models with focus on the AMG line.

Are you interested in learning more about the IMSA S63 AMG performance package? Let's get in touch!