2010_Acura_ZDX

I was a fan of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) long before they became a staple of every suburban driveway. I had owned frontrunners like the Dodge Ramcharger and the Ford Bronco a decade before any soccer mom would have gone near a rugged vehic [ … ]

2010_MazdaSpeed3

Holding on to the title of Canada’s best selling car is no easy task. How does one really improve upon the nearly perfect formula of the Mazda3? Well, the answer for Mazda was to tweak the styling and bring the interior treatment more upscale and p [ … ]

2010_Lexus_IS350C

With the debut of the latest iteration of the IS, Lexus has shown a renewed commitment to the platform. The initial offerings of the compact sedan included a high performance luxury version (IS350), a more economical version (IS250) and finally a m [ … ]

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Most of us can recall when we saw the Honda S2000 for the first time because it was such a radical departure from the company’s other North American offerings. It was like no other Honda on the road with its roadster design and front-engine, rear-dri [ … ]
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A while back, we published an article of two identical new STis that followed different upgrade paths. The 5-door GRB chassis was modified by Whiteline in two different ways, one had every single suspension and bracing part they had in the catal [ … ]

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COBB Tuning is never satisfied with results that are “good enough” and they live to experiment. In the environmentally conscious Pacific Northwest, home of the COBB Tuning Surgeline Facility, they have a ready supply of corn juice, or as it is common [ … ]

Fast Wheels Shop Race Team

Let’s face it…successful racing is futile without loads of money. Sure you hear about the Cinderella teams that get a podium here and there on a shoe string budget, but their stories are rare and becoming more so. Big money teams typic [ … ]

Motovicity_Distribution_Sign

If you are into upgrading cars, chances are you have installed a part that at one time or another changed hands through Motovicity Distribution. Located just outside the ‘Motor City’ Detroit, Michigan, Motovicity is a wholesale distributor who carr [ … ]

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One of my first professional assignments in the magazine biz was tracking down motorsports legend Steve Millen for an interview. Since Millen had accomplished so much on  the racetrack, in the desert and in the aftermarket performance business ther [ … ]

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When it comes to ultimate handling machines for low budgets, classic BMWs are an excellent choice. Hop in a 3-series, either a 84-91 E30 chassis or the replacement E36 and you have one great handling car right out of the gate for next to nothing. Wit [ … ]

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