Top Secret Show Tour PASMAG lead

It’s a long way from the deserted country roads of Kazuhiko "Smokey" Nagata’s rural Hokkaido hometown to industrial Chiba in Tokyo’s west end, but it’s a journey he’s managed with ease. Perhaps beca [ … ]

Power House Amuse Shop Tour PASMAG lead

It may be hard to believe, but Power House Amuse started out in 1990 as a wheel specialist “no larger than a ramen shop.” Obviously it’s a bit bigger now, both in fame and floor space. With worldwide recognition and [ … ]

RE Amemiya Shop Tour PASMAG lead

Isami Amemiya (Ama-san, as he’s known by in Japan) has always been a bit... different. His first car was a Subaru 360, yet in 1974 he founded the most famous rotary tuning shop on the planet: RE Amemiya.

His all-time favorite car, despite th [ … ]

how to import a jdm vehicle pasmag lead 2

There are two cars I have dreamed of owning: the Nissan 300ZX and the Nissan R32 Skyline GT-R. This dream came true in 2014 – the first year a U.S. citizen could legally import and register the R32 Skyline (as my friend Je [ … ]

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 [ … ]

More Articles

I Love Tanoshi: Ian Yu's Scion FR-S

We wanted to know more about how Ian Yu’s latest project car came together, so we decided to let the owner of Intuned Online tell the story himself. So Ian, why did you build this FR-S? “Actually, it’s kind of…
Read More

Bunny Hunter: ARC Audio Scion FR-S

Written by Randi Bentia / Photography by Micky Slinger Showcased in the ARC Audio booth at CES 2015, sat Sheena Dela Cruz's #bunnyhunter Scion FR-S.…
Read More

Scion iM, iA and FR-S models and names to remain after Toyota’s youth brand dies by mid-summer

Add Scion to the automotive graveyard that houses fondly and occasionally not-so-fondly remembered automotive brands such as Fisker, SRT, Pontiac, Saab, and Hummer, amongst the most recent automotive casualties. Toyota North America officially confirmed that the Scion brand will wind…
Read More

Grip Royal: Find Your Grip

Written by Micky Slinger / Photography by Jon Hanna, Andrew Chang, Casey Murphy, Jacob Leveton, Jason Hellman, Brian Fortak You have a unique ride, but can’t really find a steering wheel to match. We get it. But, you don’t have…
Read More

Project Forte: KIA Forte Koup - Konig Rim and Sailun Tire Install

Step 1: Place rim on tire mounting machine Step 2: Insert valve stems in rim(s) Step 3: Apply lubricant to the bead of the tire Step 4: Place tire onto rim and use tire mounting machine according to specifications Step…
Read More