Bilstein Coilovers for Porsche 964

The B16 kit for the Type-964 Porsche 911 offers OEM levels of fit, finish, and ride quality, coupled with significant improvements in handling. Everything included in the kit has been designed and produced in-house at Bilstein's German production facilities. Thanks to precision-machined, threaded steel bodies, the Bilstein kits offer 20 mm of ride height adjustment, which equates to a drop of between 20 and 40 mm. This allows drivers to fine-tune the ride height and stance to suit their needs. Each damper has 10 steps of damping adjustment, with bump and rebound changed together in a preset ratio to ensure that the car retains impeccable handling.

Hawk Brake Pads

The new High Performance Street 5.0 brake pads were designed to be premium replacement parts for any platform. The pads comprise a Ferro-Carbon compound that provides advanced braking characteristics that should give shorter stopping distances and improved performance under heavy braking. The Hawk HPS 5.0 Pads are also said to be more resistant to fade, elevating your car's ability, while producing extremely low levels of dust under normal driving conditions in addition to being quiet. From $159.95

Powerflex Audi Diff Bushing

Powerflex has released an addition to its Audi A4 quattro models, including the S4 and RS4 for the B6 and B7 chassis. The rear differential's front mount bushing has been redesigned to address the common clunking and knocking issues associated with the original rubber bushing. The Powerflex bushing reduces movement at the rear diff, resulting in a reduction of initial torque lost during acceleration. It also provides greater stability under acceleration and gear shifts. The bushing is easy to install and fits the stock cast-aluminum bracket. The Powerflex polyurethane bushing is backed by the brand's lifetime warranty.

Eastwood ElastiWrap

ElastiWrap is a removable rubber coating designed specifically for vehicle applications. It apparently requires fewer coats than similar products and goes on easily. Eastwood's ElastiWrap is available in gallon, quart, and aerosol sizes and is resistant to temperatures up to 350 degrees F. The product is applied with an HVLP sprayer or Turbine Scratch and is abrasion resistant, easy to touch up, and just as easy to remove. Utilizing the company's Intermix Compatibly System, consumers can mix colors to create their own custom colors. The coating is UV-resistant and compliant in all 50 states. Gloss, Matte Clear, and Pearlizer are also available. From $10.99

Amsoil CVT Fluid

For those owners of cars with rare CVT transmissions, Amsoil has introduced a new synthetic fluid said to provide outstanding metal-to-metal friction-reducing properties. It's said to be a cost-effective, premium-quality alternative to OEM fluids and is claimed to help prevent belt and chain slippage. What's more, Amsoil suggests its outstanding wear protection can extend CVT service life. Its own testing has shown that Amsoil CVT fluid lasted up to six times longer than some OEM fluids, translating to improved anti-shudder durability as well as reduced noise, vibration, and harshness. $13.70

Forge GTI Inlet Hose Kit

Forge Motorsport released its race-quality intake hose for VW's newest Mk7 Golf GTI. Designed as a direct replacement for the factory part, the Forge upgrade is an enhancement over the originals. They have a greater resistance to heat-cycling, fatigue, and will dramatically outlast the original part, making them ideal for tuned or competition cars. Each hose was designed and developed in the U.K. and uses fabric reinforcement inside the finest quality European-sourced silicone. Each part precisely replicates its OEM counterpart, following the factory routing, and is a direct replacement with no modification required, fitting in a few minutes. $85

Nordschleife Redline Edition Chronograph

This Nordschleife timepiece is made in Germany and stands out with its distinctive design that features a black, XL-sized, stainless-steel case. It provides the backdrop to the fire-red face that sports a white "Nordschleife est 1927" logo. The watch not only keeps time with quartz precision but also has true chronograph functions like a stopwatch, 60-minute split-time display, as well as a 24-hour display and date function. The matte black Nordschleife Redline Edition chronograph is available online. $190

AWE Audi Subframe Alignment Tool

AWE Tuning has released another piece for its growing toolbox. The Subframe Alignment Tool was designed as a complement to AWE's Wiring Harness Relocation Kit and SPC Control Arms. It works on the B8/B8.5 Audi A4/A5 and S4/S5 and helps to precisely realign the subframe, which can be a difficult task without the proper tools. It takes advantage of the factory-machined holes in the chassis to help center the aluminum subframe under the front of the car. The tool itself is CNC-machined from billet aluminum. $39.95

Rockford Fosgate T3-BMW2

Rockford Fosgate recently launched a new vehicle fitment guide to show BMW owners which speakers fit their specific vehicle. Made in Germany to precise specifications, the Power BMW direct-fit speakers are designed to replace or upgrade factory models installed in vehicles from 2004 and newer. The speakers have a 1-inch treated-fabric tweeter with neodymium motor and a woofer that uses a tri-laminate injection-molded fiber cone. The line also features an inline passive crossover and BMW factory connector for easy plug-in installation. Each speaker is a 4-inch, two-way component system with 50/100-watt power performance. $599.99

F30 BMW 328i Air Intake

This stage 2 cold-air intake system is claimed to have resulted in 11hp, 15-lb-ft maximum increases. It was also said to outflow the factory intake by 38 percent on the 2012-2014 F30 BMW 328i N20 turbo. The system includes a durable 18-gauge, powdercoated heat shield and features a washable conical Pro 5R air filter element for maximum flow. A 3-inch, one-piece, mandrel-bent, wrinkle-black, powdercoated intake tube is supplied along with a mounting bracket. The tube maximizes air velocity, providing enhanced throttle response. The intake is a bolt-on part that requires no cutting or drilling to fit. The filter also uses a unique flange retention design that requires no hardware to mount it to the heat shield. $364.35

By Rachel Baker
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