Event

Performance and tuning

by staff writer JP

Gearing up for the 2019 event, the Performance Car Show has evolved to include a tuning element – so expect modified cars past and present featuring the very latest in tuning and performance at the NEC in January

Exceptional visitor numbers and the popularity of tuning exhibitors at the show earlier this year have inspired the incorporation of a tuning element for the 2019 event. The integration of supercars, performance racers and modified cars will give visitors the chance to get up close to the latest and most desirable performance cars and stars from the automotive world.

A main feature will pit a line-up of tuned hot hatches, supercars, SUVs and saloons against the respective manufacturers parts which should get interesting. Often known in the industry as Original Equipment Manufactures, OEM’s produce parts and equipment that are fitted into vehicles by well known car brands.

One of the biggest names in supercar tuning, Liberty Walk will be bringing its biggest line-up of supercars yet. Liberty Walk and LB Performance products and the brand have been attracting the attention of motoring enthusiasts from around the world. Performance parts from The Performance Company, tuning products and merchandise will also be on display. The Performance Company is the UK’s largest performance parts wholesaler and exclusive importer for some of the world’s most sought after tuning products.

Italian performance brake specialist TAROX will return to the event after a successful showing at the 2018 show. For over 40 years, TAROX has been pioneers in braking performance. From the first-ever grooved brake disc in 1983 to revolutionising brake caliper design for the performance market. Introducing the race derived 6 piston calipers for road use. Now the TAROX Range encompasses all aspects of braking for road and racing including discs and calipers for all makes and models.

Another modifying outlet to be confirmed for the new look event is SlammedUK, connoisseurs who appreciate modified cars. More details about what it is set to bring to the tuning extravaganza at the NEC in 2019 will be announced in due course.

The show will also feature an established array of stunning performance exotica in addition to a number of car clubs, bespoke car manufacturers and displays from the world’s best and well-respected manufacturers, all under one roof. With a much stronger emphasis on the ever-expanding automotive tuning market, the Performance and Tuning Car Show is the place to start the 2019 year for enthusiasts who take car modification seriously. As a bonus, tickets purchased to Performance and Tuning Car Show gain automatic access to Autosport International.