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SEMA 2014: Las Vegas, NV
Mustang's 50th Anniversary
Brembo Carbon-Ceramic Discs
Riding Along in the Mustang RTR Spec 5 Concept and F-150 Ultimate Fun Haver
Gran Turismo Awards
Honda's Project Fits
RTR by HRE Wheels
Tuner Battlegrounds: Battle for SEMA 2
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SEMA 2014 Las Vegas Photo Coverage Brembo Brakes Carbon

BREMBO CARBON-CERAMIC DISCS
Brembo’s new CCM-R Carbon-Ceramic brake disc and pad technology had everyone in awe during their presentation. It’s gotten to the point where each disc is a work of art, and together with its famed calipers (LeFerrari version shown below), Brembo announced its latest technologies will now be offered on the Nissan GT-R (R35) as original equipment. The company says it will save 25 lbs. on the front axle and 31 lbs. on the rear, which means even more potent speed, both in acceleration and braking. Exotic, yes, but it also shows the new technology heights the brake manufacturer is making, which will undoubtedly trickle down throughout its lineup.

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Import Face-Off 2011: Epping, NH

Photos by Cliff Wallace - www.importfaceoff.net 2nd annual Epping, New Hampshire IMPORT FACE-OFF also on September 25th, 2011: The FWD class presented by SPEC clutches and flywheels was won by Wistor Almanzer from Methuen, MA with his red 98’ Honda Civic running a 9.661 pass at 156.14 mph in the finals against May event winner, Joe Bret from Taunton, RI with his black, street Integra who ran a 10.697 pass at 137.39 mph in the finals. Joe was out gunned in this match up as Wistor was running a much higher powered setup on 26” tires. The tire limit for…

Formula Drift Round 6 2014: Showdown - Ft. Worth, TX

Written by John Pangilinan | Photos by Larry Chen Formula DRIFT Round 6: Showdown Results; Fredric Aasbo is Victorious at Texas Motor Speedway Formula DRIFT for the second consecutive year returned to Texas Motor Speedway for Round 6: Showdown. Fredric Aasbo in the Hankook Tire / Scion Racing tC takes his second victory of the season. Round 6: Showdown held at Texas Motor Speedway brought professional drifting to Texas for the second consecutive year. The event featured the Round 2 of the PRO 2 series, Offset Kings car show, and action from the Pro Championship. The weather held up on…

Importfest 2014: Toronto, ON

“Combine one part glitz and glamour with sleek design engineering; add in some lovely ladies and you have the recipe for the hottest show in town.” Importfest’s description of themselves is pretty much perfect in all respects. Written by Micky Slinger. Photos by Joker Style Studios You want the hottest rides from the Great White North, the best local vendors flogging their newest gear, a great atmosphere, and some eye candy other than the rides? Well, you should have been at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario on July 26th because Importfest has it all. The most important…

Spotted: Hot Import Nights 2016: Dallas, TX

Market Hall played host to Hot Import Nights' tour stop in Dallas, TX on March 19, 2016. Here are some highlights from the event. 1) Risvu Imports had a display full of Skylines, including this R33 GT-R VSpec. 2) Armando was victorious in the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE award category with 72% of the Popular Vote. The Prize: a feature in this issue! 3) SCW Performance had this BC Racing equipped NSX on display. 4) GS Motorsports came out with a pair of Skylines. 5) Voltaire's 2010 Nissan Maxima sits on brushed Titanium Rohana RF1 wheels. 6) Kevin of Team Hi-Def…