12 Volt Insider: The Lifestyle of Mobile Electronics & Beyond

Years ago, cars simply got people from point A to Point B. With the invention of the “fitted radio” by Galvin Manufacturing Corporation (later known as Motorola) in 1930, everything began to change. The mobile electronics industry has evolved quick [ … ]

Driver Profile: Marc Landreville 2012 DMCC Champion

It was a pretty crazy season for the DMCC series. New drivers, tight battles and Mother Nature played into a championship that went down to the wire at the final round of the season. DMCC veteran Marc Landreville and his trusty JDM S14 took home th [ … ]

2012 Formula D Season End Awards

 

Every year, FD hands out a few awards on top of the championship trophy to acknowledge those who have made substantial accomplishments across the season. Several of the awards are voted on by the fans while others are based strictly on perfor [ … ]

Forza Horizon Review

Ever since its inception on the original Xbox, the Forza Motorsport series has been the de facto racing sim on the market, putting the previous simulation king, Gran Turismo, to shame with each iteration thanks to an outrageously large car list, th [ … ]

Formula Drift In-Depth: Achilles Tire Team Profile

Although Achilles Radial is a new sponsor to Formula D in the U.S. this year, they are far from new to drifting. In fact, Achilles is a longstanding sponsor of the Formula D Asia series, the same series Daigo Saito won last year. After his success [ … ]

Backstage Pass: Getting Social with Nitto Tire

Staying relevant in a niche market doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, with the evolution of social media networks, companies can begin branding themselves by way of engaging consumers at a more intimate level. These interactions will keep you r [ … ]

Formula Drift In-Depth: Mid-Season Updates

After five rounds of the 2012 Formula D season, the series has evolved from where it started at back in Long Beach. Car changes, motor improvements and rookies have quietly made waves in the pits. So, it's time we gave you a full recap on some of t [ … ]

Jaguar Announces Speed Pack for XFR

New optional Speed Pack for XFR includes suspension and aerodynamic enhancements and unlocks a higher top speed capability (from 155 mph to 174 mph)

Jaguar’s powerful XFR sports saloon has just got even faster with the introduction of a new option [ … ]

Formula DRIFT: International Commuters

Let’s face it, we all complain about the commute we make on a daily basis. Whether it’s two miles or 20 miles, it never seems like we live close enough to our jobs. For a few of the drivers in Formula D, their commute to each event makes our worst co [ … ]

New Audi R8 S Tronic for 2013

Revised R8 range incorporates faster S tronic twin-clutch sports transmission and new lighter and more powerful V10 plus model

New look R8 V8 and V10 Coupé and Spyder models adopt S tronic twin-clutch transmission as part of comprehensive programm [ … ]

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