Tuner Galleria 2016 Ray Flores Photo PASMAG Lead

The Tuner Galleria show was back in Chicago, Illinois for the 7th consecutive year. It took place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center on March 5th, 2016, and was combined with the World of Wheels: AutoRama show.  This show is alwa [ … ]

Tokyo Auto Salon 2016 Japan PASMAG zillin Lead

TAS 2016 was a bit of a renaissance for me. It was the 10th consecutive time I’d visited the event since arriving in Japan in 2005. And whilst I wished for things to be totally different, I am glad that much of what I&rsqu [ … ]

CES 2016 PASMAG Lead

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was a different beast altogether this year. Last year’s show saw me lost in literal seas of people, being marooned near some HDTV from Malaysia and having to find my way across to the is [ … ]

AAITF 2015 Bangkok PASMAG Lead

The inaugural Automotive Aftermarket International Trade Fair, AAITF Bangkok 2015, was a success attracting a strong global audience of key industry trade buyers and leading exhibiting brands. The B2B exhibition and conference program, free to atte [ … ]

Coastal Virginia Auto Show 2015 PASMAG pcrisp Lead

The annual Coastal Virginia Auto Show was hosted at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, VA on November 21-22, 2015. The masses in attendance witnessed a union between all automotive platforms along with their enthusiasts and fan [ … ]

SEMA 2015 Global Media Awards PASMAG Lead

For some reason, someone thought it was a good idea to give me, Micky, a fancy badge, a scanner and tell me to vote for products to be awarded. The 10 products you see here are ones that stuck out to me as the bes [ … ]

SEMA 2015 Ignited PASMAG

SEMA Ignited was a little different this year. Instead of the usual lot, it took over the “Gold Lot,” overlooked by the empty Riviera hotel. Sung Kang, Kei Miura and many other show favorites showed up to sign autogr [ … ]

SEMA 2015 Shane Hunter PASMAG 4

As always, PASMAG scoured the show floor of the SEMA Show to find some of the coolest things on wheels in existence. From the pre-opening media day to SEMA Ignited on the last night, here are just a few of the thi [ … ]

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First Class Fitment 2015 Canibeat Princeton NJ Elite Tuner Lead

First Class Fitment (FCF) is an annual car show hosted by Canibeat at the Princeton Airport in Princeton, NJ. This year, FCF took place on October 17. Our contributing photographer, Ranger Ramirez of Elite Tuner, was on-site to take photos for us. [ … ]

Importfest 2015: Toronto, ON

Going strong for 15 years probably means you know what works. Becoming the most recognized event in the Canadian automotive aftermarket industry definitely means you do. Merging modified cars, live entertainment, vendors and lifestyle, Importfest proves that it’s that winning formula that keeps ‘em coming back. Since 2001, Importfest has been the place to be if you’re looking for your fill of the tuning lifestyle. For the 2015 iteration, halls A, B and C of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre were opened up to a jaw-dropping 180,000 square-feet, which, if can even begin to imagine, was filled with super high…

Spring Break Nationals 2015: Daytona Beach, FL

The 29th annual Spring Break Nationals Car Audio Expo and Soundoff opened as a ONE-DAY Consumer Expo on Saturday, March 21, 2015. The Ocean Center Arena featured the Trade Show Floor with Manufacturer and Dealer Exhibits and Displays. There was seminar area set up on the show floor for Brands to speak directly to consumers in 15-30 minute mini seminars. A limited number of time slots for presentations were offered on a first committed, first placed basis. The louder SPL Demonstrations and Soundoff Competitions took camp in its own exhibit hall along with a Custom Car Show, Main Stage with…

The Cadillac Challenge inaugural race is in the books

February 26th, 2012 marked the first of 9 races in a newly formed Cadillac Challenge Series. By now everyone knows that Cadillac has changed their products to reflect a new standard for luxury performance vehicles. In case you have been living under a rock the last ten years, the sweet sound of supercharged V8’s roaring around the racetrack combined with the luxury and grace of a Cadillac is quickly becoming the norm around the country. However in Southern California, birthplace of the American hot rod, there is a new series that focuses exclusively on track worthy Cadillac factory hot rods.…