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Following in the footsteps of a very successful first-generation model sure isn’t easy, but the popular and tuner-friendly team at Scion has done just that with the all-new 2011 Scion tC sports coupe. The youthful Scion brand has never been shy whe [ … ]

Password_JDM_Building

When it comes to Import parts manufacturers and building parts right here in the good ol’ USA one name surprises the average tuner - Password: JDM. Located in Southern California, the company is growing rapidly, while keeping the outsourcing to a m [ … ]

SCAT_Enterprises_Forged_Crankshafts

There aren’t too many domestic parts manufacturers that successfully made the cross over to Sport Compact during the last decade. Some had decent success like Edelbrock, K&N Filters and Comp Cams but for every success story there were companies [ … ]

Ford_Shelby_GT500_Front

Back in my day (not too long ago) Mustangs were the king of the block. The 5.0L Fox-body was a relatively compact chassis and had a potent V8 with loads of aftermarket support. Over the years, the imports caught up and toppled the mighty Mustang in [ … ]

Unitronic_Chipped_Building

From humble beginnings, Unitronic Chipped has gone from a modest auto electrical shop to a major player in the chip tuning world. With the proliferation of turbo Audis and VWs, Unitronic Chipped was formed in 2003 to brand themselves as the leading [ … ]

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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