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 [ … ]

and photos by Jacob Leveton

 

In 2011, Scion introduced the totally redesigned tC with a bigger 2.5-liter engine, six-speed transmission and a more aggressive overall look for the signature two-door coupe. On paper, the car only has 20 more hp and 10 more lb-ft of torque [ … ]

Formula DRIFT: Nitto Tire Drift Team

Nitto Tire is one of the longest-standing supporters of drifting in the U.S. Over the years, it has aligned with some of the top names in American drifting, including Dai Yoshihara, Alex Pfeiffer, Casper Canul, Charles Ng and Ryan Tuerck. For the 2 [ … ]

Formula DRIFT In-Depth: Save Turner Field Grassroots Event

It's has become tradition for the pro drivers who are in town to stop by the local grassroots event which is held in a parking lot at the major league baseball stadium in downtown, known as Turner Field. Atlanta has long had a large group of grassr [ … ]

FD In-depth: Top 10 changes for 2012
Every year, Formula D changes and evolves in the U.S. For 2012 season, several off-season changes weren’t finalized until days before round one in Long Beach. To keep everyone up to speed on all the changes, here's the shorty on what went down. [ … ]
First Drive: 2013 Scion FR-S

Toyota returns to its roots with the Scion FR-S coupe aimed at bringing the driving experience back and making cars fun to drive again.

 

Rear-wheel drive coupes were plentiful in the '90s. The Toyota MR2 and Supra, Nissan 240 SX, Mazda R [ … ]

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