Allie Magyar used to be part of the fast and furious crowd. Her 2000 Honda Civic with turbocharged LS/VTEC motor, custom Lavender paint job and full custom tweed interior was even featured in a tuner magazine back in the day. Despite maturing and starting a family, she’s never lost her passion for [ … ]
These days when you go to a race track, it’s all about who has the coolest pit equipment. The trend started with little 50cc pit bikes, then it was tricked out golf carts and Rhinos, but now the boys over at CARTEL have completely changed the game with their Pit Boss Scion iQ. That’s right, they [ … ]
If you have any interest in cars, then the name Troy Sumitomo should ring a bell. Sumitomo is the owner of Five Axis – a vehicle customization shop in Huntington Beach, CA that specializes in doing work for large corporations. Their resume includes builds for brands such as Honda, Scion, Toyota an [ … ]
Aside from the drifting motorsport phenomenon during the past decade in North America, the next most popular thing making waves in the automotive world is what is known as the aggressive fitment movement or as sometimes referred to as stance movement in short.
Sam Afzali, owner of this 2004 Nis [ … ]
Ok, what I’ll show you here is a bit different from what you are use to see on the web and that’s what makes AMF different.
I’ve been introduced to the RC drift scene back in 2007. Thanks to internet, I’ve met some RC drifters, and what I found awesome with RC drifting, it was for me a great op [ … ]
Honda purists are by far the most loyal brand fans in the automotive world – be it as enthusiasts, track drivers or builders. Starting off young most Honda fans start with a beat up Civic on which they learn the ins and outs of modifying. In time, the once ambitious teen moves onto another pro [ … ]
The owner of this beautiful Subaru is none other than Jean-Michel, a friend I met back in 2009. At that time his car was already looking great and leading into being a “big” project. Like the GT500 from Gone in 60 Seconds this Subaru is his Eleanor, his unicorn, the one car of his dreams, but the [ … ]
With plans to combat and outshine the popular Datsun (now Nissan) Z-car in the late 1970s, Toyota introduced a remake of their popular Celica to the west. Brought to the USA in 1979, this new flagship sports car was given the badge of Celica Supra Mark 1. New to the Toyota lineup was a 2.6-liter [ … ]
Being a JDM-gear-head does not come easy, especially when one’s budget is limited and smaller than one’s dream project. In the case of Reggie Mah of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, his dream was to essentially get the best of both worlds while maintaining his Honda purist mindset. Mah like many H-tu [ … ]
Whether you first saw one in Initial D, in a Keiichi Tsuchiya video or at a local drift event the AE-86 is the OG of the JDM world especially when it comes to drifting. It’s no surprise then that the highlights of the Tokyo Auto Salon 2012 were the cencept variations of the new Toyota FT-86 (Sc [ … ]
Southern Californians are known for their affinity of cruising by the beach in their cars, and this 2011 Camaro SS Roadster is the perfect vehicle for the job. Built by DSO Eyewear CEO Chris Mangum, this drop-top beauty captures everything that local Angelinos love about their cars – the wind in t [ … ]
What other explanation can there be for a man who took BMWs elegant 3-Series coupe and converted it to a full show car for the 2008 SEMA show, then promptly tore it apart and began working on a complete revision for the 2011 show? We certainly cannot help but admire the result of his continuous ex [ … ]