VMP Builds an RS Street-Fighter.
One new Ford that I have been itching to spend more time in is the potent Focus RS. With over 300HP on tap and AWD keeping that power planted the car definitely has the makings for a very fun ride. But everyone here on SVTP knows that modded is preferable to stock, and SVTP Vendor VMP Performance certainly knows how to mod. So when I first heard that they were building an RS for the 2017 SEMA show I knew I wanted to dig in and learn more about this project.
2 Injectors – 1 Cylinder.
The crew over at VMP Performance have, not surprisingly, been digging deep into planning their modification strategy for the 2018 5.0 Coyote V8 Powered Mustang GT. It’s no secret at this point that the 5.0 is due for some major updates, and those changes will bring with them a new set of challenges. To say that VMP is eager to get their hands dirty is an understatement.
SVTP interviews manufacturers at PRI 2016.
Pics/Articles are great and all, but at some point it becomes a lot more rewarding to stop reading and start listening. When it comes to getting the fat-skinny on your favorite go-fast parts you can’t beat going straight to the source. In this instance we broke out the video camera and got conversational with some of the engineers and marketing personnel at your favorite performance manufacturers.
Sam Anderson challenged himself to build a 733-horsepower classic
By Steve Turner
Photos courtesy of Sam Anderson
If you have built more than one project car, you always want to push the next one to a higher plane than the last. That was definitely the case for Sam Anderson, who set out to see just what kind of build he was capable of creating. As you can see, he was capable of fusing two iconic Mustangs into one project-car masterpiece.
Picking Up Power
VMP Performance boosts the performance of its truck with a better blower
By Steve Turner
Photos by Steve Turner and courtesy of VMP Performance
When we last climbed aboard VMP Performance’s 2016 F-150 project truck it had put down over 566 horsepower and 521 lb-ft of torque to the wheels with a TVS supercharger and a VMP custom calibration (check out that story here). The full-weight, otherwise-stock truck charged out of the gate with 12.06-second e.t.’s at over 113 mph and eventually dipped into the 11-second zone. Continue reading