15 Zach Tankersley 2015 Infiniti Q50S TBGLIVE PASMAG

Zach Tankersly’s history with building cars started in a very different place than it is now. “I grew up building and racing Late Models and Streetstocks with my father at the age of 13,” he tells us. His last major build was a 19 [ … ]

01 Devan VanBrunt 2015 Mitsubishi Evolution X PASMAG DSG

Mitsubishi’s Lancer Evolution is a platform hailed by enthusiasts worldwide as a genuine all-rounder. With stylish four-door design, a sophisticated all-wheel-drive system, and an incredibly potent 4-cylinder engine capable of massive power, [ … ]

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The fate of almost every 240sx sold in North America over the past decade has been fairly similar: They're purchased "lightly used", gutted of everything possible, and sent off to the track to be abused. Often times they'll have an SR20DET swapped [ … ]

01 Kevin Nguyen 1991 Nissan Skyline GT R PASMAG TBGLIVE

When Kevin Nguyen started working at Nissan as a first year apprentice, his friend and work colleague had an RB25-powered S14 that motivated Nguyen to dive into the world of old school cool Nissan sports cars. Nguyen then picked up a Skyline R32 GT [ … ]

01 Luis Torres 2003 Acura RSX Type S PASMAG TBGLIVE

Sometimes an enthusiast’s love for cars runs in the family, and that certainly seems to be the case with Luis Torres. When he was much younger, his father used to bring him out to cars shows and the drag strip, so it’s only natural that [ … ]

01 Austin Barnett 2012 Subaru WRX RB26 PASMAG

Tucked away in a garage in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, the shrieking laugh of Austin Barnett can be heard echoing from within over the whiz of impact guns, high-pitched buzz of saws ripping through sheet metal, and the sizzle of metal being welded bac [ … ]

04 Dai Yoshihara Falken Tire Turn 14 Subaru BRZ PASMAG

From sport compacts to heavyweight muscle cars, Daijiro Yoshihara has raced with the full gamut during his tenure in Formula Drift. One of the few drivers to have been around since the inaugural 2004 season, Yoshihara continues to impress as the sp [ … ]

05 Walter Cheney 2010 Nissan Titan TBGLIVE Trucks PASMAG

When you think about truck pulls, or drag racing trucks, what kind of images come to mind? Nine times out of ten, thoughts of domestic diesels and boosted gassers are representative of both worlds. Every now and then, however, someone chooses to br [ … ]

22 SEMA Tuner Battlegrounds Championship 2017 PASMAG

Five years of Tuner Battlegrounds. That's such a mind-blowing sentence to be able to say. Five whole years of enthusiasts showcasing their builds through our competition for the chance to be on the cover of PASMAG and experience having their car at [ … ]

01 Jonathan Togans 1994 Mazda RX7 PASMAG TBGLIVE

Jonathan Togans had always considered himself an unbiased lover of all vehicle platforms, but when it came to JDM icons of the 1990s, that is where his heart was. Finding himself totally in love the Nissan’s Skyline, Toyota’s Supra, Acu [ … ]

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