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…The factory tuners are coming?

To Catch A Preditor

Motive’s article, To Catch A Predator, which is all about the current trend of factories bringing their hot rod building in-house, is another example of why Motive is quickly becoming the place to go on the web for interesting automotive information.

The full range of tuners is covered, including AMG, M Division, John Cooper Works (JCW), Nismo, SVT/Ford Racing, SRT, Quattro GmbH, F, SS, GXP, V-Series, Super, Alpha, STI and Mazdaspeed, so if you’ve got a brand, they’ve got a tuner for you.

Perhaps the muscle car wars aren’t over after all…

[Motive – List: A Look At Factory Hot Rodders]

…Pagani is building a super super car?

Pagani Zonda R

Italian Supercar maker Pagani is waging war on the Ferrari FXX with a track tuned version of their Zonda model, called simply the Zonda R. Designed to give “the ultimate performance at the racetrack without any implications of rules, except for safety”, it only carries over 10 percent of the parts from their previous model, the Zonda F, with the rest being designed from scratch. Features include a 750 horsepower V12 motor borrowed from the CLK GTR racecar that Mercedes’ AMG division puts together, modified bodywork and aerodynamics, and a general increase in amazing. It’s like a rocket, only faster.

[Pagani]

[Via: Left Lane News]