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Tesla Model 3s Battle It Out On the Dyno

We got struck by some electric love today — Scott’s Red Multi-Coat 2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range, and Hoang’s Deep Blue Metallic 2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance came in to twist the rollers! After performing some calibration on our DynoJet 424xLC2, we were able to report accurate torque readings for both vehicles, and the […]

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Another 1000whp Stock Block 2JZ-GTE

Another 1,000whp+ stock block 2JZ-GTE on the rollers! This Kouki front end 1996 Nissan 240SX belongs to Jared Ward, one of our Wilmington shop’s Performance Technicians, and clearly, it isn’t exactly stock. Crank the volume, and enjoy the beautiful sounds of an S480SX-equipped 2JZ-GTE singing its heart out at 38psi! But first, a little background: […]

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National Speed Richmond – Grand Opening

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Grand Opening Event this past Saturday. We were completely humbled by the turnout and could not be more excited to be part of the Richmond, VA community! And what a day it was… such an awesome, diverse set of cars inside on the Dyno and outside […]

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National Speed’s Senior Calibrator Goes 8’s

After being stuck at consistent 9.0x’s at ~160mph, Vlad — our Senior Performance Calibrator — hit his goal with his Quicksilver 1998 Toyota Supra this past weekend! The goal? 8-seconds, 6-speed, full-weight, street-driven. We’d say rowing gears to an 8.6902 at 168.41mph nailed it! With more power on the table, and plenty of fat to […]

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Hurricane Florence Update

Spoiler alert: to all of those who have a car with the National Speed Wilmington, NC shop, all cars are 100% safe & sound! As most of you know, Hurricane Florence made landfall at Wilmington, NC, and has left the a wake of flooding, wind-driven damage, destroyed homes & businesses, while also rendering the entire […]

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