Stare Down: Marcus Prouty's 2003 Dodge Neon

Written by Mark Pereira | Photos By John Jackson

The term ‘sport compact’ seems to conjure up images of custom Civics and Integras to many enthusiasts. But who says you need an H-badge on your ride to have fun? After all, building [ … ]


Written by Mike Semira | Photos by Donny Mak

There’s no denying that our annual European Tuning Issue is the most anticipated cover of the year, as this special issue continues to bring the heat over the past three years. From Canada&rsqu [ … ]

High End Performance Ben Abutin 2008 Infiniti G7S

Written by Dave Pankew / Photography by RCH Designs

There is a fine line between a dose that will produce results and one that ends in a disastrous overdose. With certain substances, the difference can be between life and death if you don’t follow d [ … ]

Getting Hyphy: Calvin Wan's 1993 Mazda RX-7

Written by Dave Pankew |Photos by Chris Manacop (Cipher Media Group)

Ever noticed how a message can get totally lost in translation? Often it’s due to the lack of market research done in the socio-economic climate translations and re [ … ]

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When Dan Quibell bought this full-size Denali in the summer of ‘04, and his original vision for it was not to transform it into the show-stopping, daily-driving, full-size lowrider you see today. “It was my first new vehicle,” he recalls. “The first [ … ]
PASMAG Alvin Puertollano 2005 Infiniti G35 Injen Work VSXX BGFoodrich Top Secret Seibon Ings Jdm Visonik Alpine

The Infiniti G has carved itself a nice little niche in the North American sport tuning niche ever since the third-gen V35s came online in 2003. In Japan, these are sold as Nissan Skyline 350GTs. Even though they’re not in the same lineage as the [ … ]

PASMAG Feature Car Schoolyard Bully Satoshi Kondo ASI Tetsu GTR Tokyo Japan Bentley Toyo

Having a design background, both in Architectural school and in the professional world, I definitely view custom cars different than the next guy. Probably because getting the latest (insert hot platform here) and then ticking off the checklist o [ … ]

Rugrat: Sean Driscoll's 2004 Scion xB

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Edwin Villanueva 

There isn’t much you can tell me about kids that I haven’t heard already. Either from my parents or some miserable ex that whined and moaned about poppin’ out some [ … ]

Serge Leger's Team ETC 2009 Cadillac CTS

Let’s face reality. The economy is headed into the toilet. For how long, no one knows but the fact is that all of these financial giants going under, sub-prime loans and huge bail-outs can only spell one thing – disaster! A couple of my homies in t [ … ]

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Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Patrick Ernzen

Getting across the US – Mexico border may not be as easy as it used to be. Back in the day there were some lines in the sand or at best some crusty
mesh fences separating Mexico from the &ldquo [ … ]

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