History of Scion PASMAG SIP Lead

The origins of the Scion brand came from parent company Toyota’s desire to capture a younger North American car-buying demographic. Toyota, a brand typically associated with a more mature crowd was mostly unable to the capture the attention o [ … ]

PRO2 Formula Drift Heating Up lead

At the halfway point in the 2015 Formula Drift PRO2 season, we’ve begun to see a separation in the standings. Of the 36 drivers who have made a qualifying pass, 21 have qualified for the Top 16 tandem rounds so far. Six have pulled away [ … ]

PASMAG Airing It Out Evolution of Air Suspension Lead

Let me see you get low. (You scared?)

Words by Micky Slinger. Photography by Jeremy Alan Glover, Icon Media, Intuned Online, William Lam, Kevin Choi, Cimon Brouillette & Jordan Lenssen.

Pssssssht. Up. Pssssssht. Down. There really is nothin [ … ]

The Wide Body Movement: Lead Collage

The many dos (and important don’ts) of bolt-on wide bodies.

By Jordan Lenssen. Photography by Phillip Awad, Linus Lam, Marcel Lech, Jordan Lenssen, ReinART.Design.

Wataru Kato, Kei Muira, Akira Nakai. They’re the latest in a long line [ … ]

Digital Dreamer: Photomashes and Digital Paintings by Khyzyl Saleem

My goodness. If only these cars were real.

Words by Jordan Lenssen. Renderings by Khyzyl Saleem.

Impressive, yes. But what’s even more so is that the virtual Picasso behind these images, concept artist Khyzyl Saleem, is only 21 years o [ … ]

The Return of the Turbofan (Photo by George Webster)

Despite their influence on style, it’s difficult to pinpoint exact trends when it comes to wheel design. Wait. Right. Spinners. Those were.... ummm.... great.

Words by Jordan Lenssen. Photography by George Webster & Terence Gamble

Aside [ … ]

On Point: Spiked Hardware (Photos by Russell Sanchez)

These days, wheels are a big deal. They’re a build in themselves. Three-piece construction, all with a custom finish and bolted together with powder-coated hardware that accentuates the other color choices. Different colored lug nuts - some c [ … ]

KUHL Racing ARTIS Nissan GT-R R35 (Photo by 7Tune)

KUHL Racing is known for their nutty paintjobs and over-the-top aggressive body stylings.

Words by Micky Slinger. Photos by 7Tune

KUHL’s GT86, which was shown off at last year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, sported a silver metallic paint with e [ … ]

Tire Stencils Are the Bomb (Photo by Paul Nguyen)

You probably have spray paint in your eyes if you haven’t noticed the tire bombs going on at shows or on your favorite builds.

Words by Micky Slinger. Photos by Paul Nguyen, KC Image

Large, white letters spell out the tire manufacturer [ … ]

Get It From The Source: Rocket Bunny (GReddy Distribution)

It’s no secret that you get what you pay for. A little extra dough on any part for your car will help you out in the long run.

Words by Micky Slinger

With the introduction of wide body kits that are more technical than ever, the fact is tha [ … ]

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