Guides

  • 10 BEST VIP STYLE PROJECT CARS

    10 BEST VIP STYLE PROJECT CARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 21st November 2018

    Want to build a VIP Style car? Here's our favourite picks for the best VIP Style project car...

  • 8 COMMON CAMSHAFT TERMS AND HOW THEY CAN AFFECT YOUR CAR

    8 COMMON CAMSHAFT TERMS AND HOW THEY CAN AFFECT YOUR CAR

    Glenn Rowswell on 20th November 2018

    Last week we posted our guide to performance car camshafts. It was pretty heavy and quite in depth, especially for those newer to the world of car tuning. So this week we thought we'd post a quick guide to common car camshaft terminology and how they can affect your car.

  • FORD FIESTA BUYING & TUNING GUIDE

    FORD FIESTA BUYING & TUNING GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 16th November 2018

    There have been some truly cracking versions of the Fiestas over its 40-plus year history, but which one do you buy? Here we take a closer look at six of the very best models from the last four decades to bring up to speed with the latest buying and tuning advice…

  • POP AND BANG MAPS GUIDE – SHOULD YOU GET ONE?

    POP AND BANG MAPS GUIDE – SHOULD YOU GET ONE?

    Glenn Rowswell on 13th November 2018

    'Crackle maps’, ‘Pop and bang maps’, call them what you will, they’re mega popular. But are they safe and should you get one? Fast Car investigates…

  • 5 BEST V12 ENGINED CARS

    5 BEST V12 ENGINED CARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 16th October 2018

    Some of the coolest cars of all time have V12-engines, and we thought we’d pull together some highlights to show you a few of the best V12 engined cars, well in our book anyway...

  • 5 BEST V10 ENGINED CARS

    5 BEST V10 ENGINED CARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 9th October 2018

    We pick the best V10 engined cars ever. Here's what we went for...

  • 5 BEST V8 ENGINED CARS

    5 BEST V8 ENGINED CARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 4th October 2018

    V-engines have been around for as long as the car itself. Way back in 1889 Daimler were nailing together pop-popping V-twins, and the first V8s arrived on the scene not long after in 1903...

  • 5 BEST V6 ENGINED CARS

    5 BEST V6 ENGINED CARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 25th September 2018

    It took a lot of discussion, whittling down the best V6 engined cars and, in our Midge’s case, some astonishing swearing, but we’ve distilled it to five legends. Yes, we had to leave the Honda NSX, Lancia Stratos and DeLorean DMC-12 on the cutting room floor. Crazy we know!

  • FAST CAR PERFORMANCE EXHAUST SYSTEM COMPONENTS GUIDE

    FAST CAR PERFORMANCE EXHAUST SYSTEM COMPONENTS GUIDE

    Glenn Rowswell on 21st August 2018

    It’s all too easy to get confused about the best exhaust setup for your car, so to help, we’ve put together this informative but easy-to-understand guide to the various aspects of exhaust systems.

  • 10 BEST CHEAP DIY TUNING TIPS TO MAKE YOUR CAR FASTER

    10 BEST CHEAP DIY TUNING TIPS TO MAKE YOUR CAR FASTER

    Glenn Rowswell on 7th August 2018

    Tuning your car to make it faster isn't about just throwing money at it, and you can make big differences for bargain prices with a little thought; and we're here to show you how with some of the best tricks, tips and hacks in car tuning...

  • TOP 27 WORST CAR TUNING MISTAKES

    TOP 27 WORST CAR TUNING MISTAKES

    Glenn Rowswell on 24th July 2018

    Everyone makes mistakes when car tuning now and again, and perfectly good cars can be ruined by small mistakes. So to help prevent these, here’s our essential guide to what NOT to do when tuning…