Aftermarket pioneer HKS USA closing its doors

Citing poor market conditions HKS USA, formerly one of the largest aftermarket JDM performance companies in the country, is ceasing U.S. operations after nearly three decades in business. A letter obtained by Jalopnik shows the company will consolidate its work to Japan. » 4/28/11 4:55pm 4/28/11 4:55pm

Most Hideous Nissan GT-R Ever?

Messing with the Nissan GT-R » 10/09/08 12:00pm 10/09/08 12:00pm is risky. Even though , sometimes the results can be quite . The problem, though, is when something like this happens. Someone decided it would be a good idea to wrap their GT-R in black and bright-green matte-finish vinyl. As if that wasn't bad enough, a set of gaudy 22" rims have also…

HKS GT570 Nissan GT-R Makes 559 HP... At The Wheels

Plenty of tuning options for the Nissan GT-R » 9/04/08 12:20pm 9/04/08 12:20pm are popping up, but few are as appealing as this HKS GT570 power upgrade. The standard GT-R is rated at 480 HP, but this kit is supposed to up that to just over 570 HP at the flywheel by way of a new exhaust, intake pipe kit, boost controller and wastegate actuators. A shop…

HKS Tunes 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Even though no media outlets have yet driven the 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe » 9/03/08 2:00pm 9/03/08 2:00pm, that hasn’t stopped the company from handing them out to every tuner in the western hemisphere. The latest to get their grubby, carbon-stained hands on the Coupe is , known for sticking big turbos in little cars — which is exactly the…

HKS Mitusbishi Lancer Evo X Gets HP Boost And Suspension Upgrades

The new Mitsubishi Evolution X is already a great performer, but what happens when you give it to a tuning company like HKS? No surprise, they've made it better. The HKS Evo makes 382 HP, about 97 HP more than the standard Evo. Even better, that figure comes at 6230 RPM, about 790 revs lower than the power peak from… » 3/26/08 4:15pm 3/26/08 4:15pm