The word aerodynamics can conjure up bad images in many sport compact owners’ minds. Visions of nasty, ill-fitting body kits and obnoxious, oversized wings remind us of days past — bad days we wish we could forget about. But all aerodynamics parts are not for looks alone. Check out a few of these functional and aesthetically pleasing aero parts available for a wide variety of cars.
Nissan Altima front fascia
Retaining the factory grille design, STILLEN allows the customer to select any aftermarket or OE grille they would like to use with this front fascia. STILLEN utilizes the work of true craftsmen and chemists to offer the best urethane in the industry.
Nissan 370Z carbon-fiber upgrades
Seibon Carbon gets your 370Z in shape by losing excess weight and building strength with carbon-fiber products. Seibon Carbon has more than 14 replacement parts in multiple styles, including hoods, trunks, trunk spoilers, lip kits, fenders, doors, pillars, mirror covers and other miscellaneous parts. Utilizing deluxe French- or U.S.-made carbon fiber, the upgrades from Seibon Carbon are the ultimate choice in aerodynamic performance.
EVO X body kit
Sunline Racing now offers its aero treatment for the EVO X. Consisting of a front bumper, side skirts, a rear under fin, canards, a GT-wing and a dry-carbon roof cover, this kit has you taken care of. The aero parts are created in pursuit of both superior functionality and a racing appearance.
Honda CRZ body kit
Seibon Carbon has created a body kit for the Honda CRZ that includes a fiberglass front splitter, a front bumper, side skirts, a rear diffuser and a rear spoiler. All of the kit’s lightweight components are designed to improve airflow with minimal interruption for better downforce and increased traction during acceleration.
Scion tC body kit
The Scion tC body kit from Seibon Carbon offers everything enthusiasts are looking for. The tC’s body kit includes a fiberglass front bumper, fenders, side skirts, a rear quarter panel and a rear bumper. Its lightweight design improves airflow for better downforce, offering better performance on the track and on the streets.
EVO X body parts
Located in the Kanagawa prefecture of Fujino, Japan, Varis is a legendary Japanese aero parts manufacturer that has been prominent in the racing realm since the late ’70s. Now offering a complete array of body parts for the EVO X (including hood, canards, wing, bumpers, diffuser, lips, mirrors and even doors), you can create your own mix or use it all.
Mazda RX-8 body kit
This handmade kit boosts technical rigidity and an elegant style that will set your Mazda RX-8 off on the street and track. All Vertex pieces are marked with serial numbers for authenticity. Never substitute quality, and always support authentic products.
N-Spec EVO X & STI aero kits
The more power you have on your car, the more handling it will require on the track. Ings N-Spec aero kits are not only about the style, they were made from the racetrack and provide ultralight weight, increased downforce and better airflow cooling.
That’s why Ings N-Spec is widely known and used in competition today.
Nissan GT-R body kit
This complete kit for the Nissan GT-R is now available from Varis. Smooth styling and racing inspiration set the look of this kit apart from the crowd, so make sure your GT-R gets some JDM love from Varis.
Maximize your downforce with the Ings Z-Power Wing. Studying data from circuits using the latest technology, the Z-Power Wing has cleared numerous tests of performance, weights, material, durability and style. The flap adjusts to 15 different angles to fit your own setting and mounts are made specific for every model. The Z-Power wing is available in regular mount (160mm height) or low mount (40mm height) and dry or wet carbon of your choice.
Nissan 370Z body kit
Beginning with a front fascia, this kit incorporates a large open area for fresh airflow to intercoolers, oil and transmission coolers, and also works in conjunction with a separately available brake cooling kit currently in development. The side rocker panels are designed and modeled after Steve Millen’s championship-winning IMSA 300ZX and are fully functional, applying an incremental amount of downforce at higher speed. Stillen also has a urethane roof wing and rear wing available to complete the full 370Z body kit.
Type V GT wing
Voltex is a specialty aero parts brand located in Suzuka, Japan. With experience in F-3 and Formula race car aero design, Voltex handcrafts its products with the highest attention to detail. Possibly its most popular product is the Voltex Carbon GT Wing, which comes in a variety of customs sizes fitted specifically for your vehicle.
Shorin Ground Effects
Nissan GT-R front half spoiler
Shorin Ground Effects started as OEM products provider in 2005, and many people in the industry soon recognized its designs and high-quality products. Shorin’s spoilers are manufactured in Japan by top-of-the-line designers and fine craftsmen.
RX-8 aero kit
The RX-8 Racing Beat Type II was designed to offer a more aggressive appearance for the RX-8, while still maintaining the original styling cues of the stock front end. The Type II is a complete replacement bumper and utilizes the stock mounting hardware and mounting points. The center grille opening and two oil cooler openings are covered with powdercoated mesh screens. Also available with this kit are side skirts, rear fairings and a rear spoiler. Manufactured in the USA.
Type II Miata aero kit
The Racing Beat Type II Miata aero kit presents an even stronger, more aggressive statement in improving the factory lines of the ’90–97 Miata. Utilizing the stock mounting points and hardware, this kit easily replaces the stock front bumper and incorporates functional openings for improved airflow. The Racing Beat body kit also includes side skirts, a rear bumper, a deck cover and a rear spoiler to complete a fully integrated look.
Carbon-fiber brake ducts
Heat is the enemy when it comes to braking. By channeling cool air onto the front brakes, it’s possible to decrease stopping distance by reducing temperatures caused by friction, which results in brake fade. These ducts from APR are a great way to start cooling down those big brakes.
Hyundai Genesis Coupe carbon-fiber upgrades
Seibon Carbon has several cool carbon-fiber parts for the new Hyundai Genesis Coupe. Offerings include OEM replacement hoods, trunks and trunk spoilers, SC-style vented hoods, and TS-style vented hoods.
RE-Style GT300 hood
Constructed from fiberglass, this hood is made in a closed mold with the mold’s parting flanges on the bottom lip of the hood, not at the edges. The hood uses the factory mounting points as well as the factory latch mechanism and is less than half the weight of the OEM hood.
Type III Miata aero kit
The Racing Beat Type III body kit for the ’99–05 Miata provides an aggressive appearance upgrade for Mazda’s fun-loving sports car. Don’t stop at just the front end — add a set of side skirts, rear fairings, deck cover and rear spoiler to complete the package.
Kouki S14 Lang body kit
The Vertex Lang brand is specifically designed for motorsports in mind. This handmade kit has sharper lines than the regular Vertex brand for better aerodynamics. The full kit includes a front bumper, a rear bumper and side skirts. All Vertex pieces are marked with serial numbers for authenticity.
Odyvia body kit
This complete widebody conversion kit for the Nissan S13 coupe is a unique and great-looking aerodynamic option. Featuring a handmade hood, fenders, front and rear bumpers, side skirts, a grille, JDM Honda Odyssey headlights and all necessary fittings, this kit is a complete exterior makeover, and it’s extremely rare.
Nissan GT-R hood
Seibon Carbon has several cool carbon-fiber parts for the Nissan GT-R. Offerings include OEM replacement hoods, trunks and trunk spoilers. The carbon-fiber upgrades from Seibon Carbon are the ultimate choice in aerodynamic performance.
STI aerodynamics package
As part of a complete aerodynamics package for the Subaru STI, Cusco offers a front splitter and front lip.
For a complete list of aerodynamics products offered by Cusco, log on to the company’s website.
EVO VIII & IX hatch mount wing kit
Kognition’s hatch-mount wing kit features TIG-welded 6061 uprights for a lifetime of worry-free track fun. It also features 14 angles of adjustment, slide-adjustable endplates and Kognition gives its customers the option to choose any custom-cut span up to 78 inches at no extra charge. The kit comes in a black anodized finish and an impressive two-year warranty against defective craftmanship.
Carbon-fiber hoods, trunks & diffusers
VIS parts are made from the finest carbon fiber available and meet all ISO standards. Each VIS hood is inspected by the company’s quality-control department before leaving its facility to ensure the highest standard.
Spanning 70 inches, the GTC-500 is the largest aftermarket adjustable wing available. With its optimized 3-D airfoil shape, the GTC-500 is perfect for high-speed touring applications and supplies an ample amount of downforce without causing excess drag. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis was performed on this wing to support validation of its aerodynamic design.