RECARO hosts a special party in the City of Angels

On November 28th, RECARO held a reception on the first night of the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The objective was to invite enthusiast and mainstream media, OEM representatives, tuning shops, aftermarket suppliers, tire manufacturers and automotive partners to meet the RECARO team. Markus Kussmaul, Vice President of RECARO North and South America, was in attendance to give a short speech on the company's success and future North Americian expansion plans. RECARO wanted to highlight its heritage and emphasis on safety; not only did the reception feature the infamous Mitusbishi Lancer Evolution that crashed and rolled nine times at the…

Import Face-Off 2012: Baytown, TX

Photos by Cliff Wallace IMPORT FACE-OFF results from October 28th, 2012 at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas FWD presented by S.P.E.C. clutches and flywheelsBaird, Clint - Ft Worth, TX - Civic - 10.29 @ 146.46R/U - Lopez, Aaron - San Antonio, TX - Civic - 10.43 @ 153.72 FORCED INDUCTION PRO presented by Motovicity DistributionWinner - Bui, Duy - Houston, TX - 240SX - 8.89 @ 154.69R/U - Ramon, Jorge - Converse, TX - 10.43 @ 145.25 FORCED INDUCTION SPORT presented by Deatsch WerksWinner - Bian, Wally - Stafford, TX - GTR - 10.32 @ 132.06R/U - Tran, Huy…

HKS Premium Day 2015: Oyama, Japan

Mount Fuji is in the background,bathed in a beautiful sunset. The sound of 1,000-plus horsepower GT-Rs pounding around the circuit reverberates in your ears. In front of you stands a selection of Japan’s best tuner cars - GT-Rs, WRXs, Evos, RX-7s and more. Is this heaven? Close. It’s HKS Premium Day. Every year since 2009, HKS has put on this amazing event in its backyard (the headquarters is based in the foothills of Japan’s most famous mountain), and each year it gets better and better. The initial idea was to get Japanese HKS dealers together and show off their cars…

Bimmerfest 2010

Bimmerfest 2010Rose BowlPasadena, CAMay 22 2010   When it comes to anything with a "roundel" attached to it, the annual Bimmerfest is the place to see it. With over 2,000 BMWs in attendance fans of the Bavarian automaker can get their fix. From rare 507s and CSLs all the way on up to the 1,000whp high-tech rockets from the HorsepowerFreaks (HPF). For 2010, there were over 300 E46 3-series cars alone with 111 of them being M3s! The show was so large that the old venues was not large enough to support the event and Bimmerfest organizers had this to…