Back in Time: Pete Colello's Widebody 2002 Toyota Celica

Over the near decade I’ve been in the industry I’ve seen many trends arrive on the scene and others fade out fast. Then again, I’ve been an enthusiast for two decades and been following imports since there were anemic little rust buckets that domes [ … ]

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Building trust and maintaining a good reputation is certainly important for success. When it comes to business or pleasure, a solid reputation can be your most significant asset and make a world of difference. Long before we met Chris Rawlins and his [ … ]

PASMAG Marshall Woolford 2002 Lexus IS300 Exterior

Today on the used car market, the Lexus IS300 is one of the most affordable RWD performance sedans money can buy, making it a hot seller among the tuner crowd. Plus you can easily throw a Supra twin turbo mill in it making it one dangerous 4-door. [ … ]

Dream Police: RealWheels' 2008 Chevrolet Avalanche


Photos by Joey Redmond

Back in the day when the USA basketball program set their sights on gold, the first “Dream Team” was formed with an all-star line-up including the NBA’s greatest icons: Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bi [ … ]

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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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New Breed: Lexus x Five Axis' 2012 Lexus GS

Written by Dave MacKinnon | Photos by RCH Designs 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,…
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Artistic Form: Choi Durante's 2014 Honda Civic Si

Building your first car is a lot like raising your first child: time and effort seem immeasurable, mistakes made seem irreversible, and its success on the street relies on support received at home. The relationship between Choi Durante and his…
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Backside: Greg Deese's 2007 Scion tC

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Greg Deese Man, Scion did something right over at their Long Beach headquarters. The company once criticized for its lack of exciting cars since the demise of the Supra, MR2 and Turbo Celica…
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Second Time's A Charm: Joel Quesnel's 2008 Honda Fit Sport

The Honda Fit you see here isn’t Joel Quesnel’s first. After owning a 2007 base model for five years, he noticed how good the Fit's Sport Edition looked with skirts and a spoiler. From that moment on, he knew his…
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Culture Shock: Jonathan Togans' 1994 Mazda RX-7

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, Acura’s…
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