Bisi Moto: The Student Becomes The Master

Written by Micky Slinger | Photos by Jay Canter & Shaun Keenan

Many would suggest that import tuning in North America was birthed in the cradle that is California.

A passion rose up out of the enthusiast community for these efficient and r [ … ]

PASMAG Lexus-RCF Sport Rocket Bunny rendering

Everyone is buzzing about the 2015 Mustang, and it will no doubt be one of the most talked-about cars at SEMA. The Japanese are coming out swinging with their own 5.0L V8 muscle – the Lexus RC-F – and Kei Miura of Rocket Bunny is making [ … ]

Greddy to Go: Ken Gushi Turbos his FR-S

Written by Micky Slinger | Photography by Greddy

From a young age, Kenshiro Gushi put the drift scene in shock and awe with his natural ability. Whether it’s Formula DRIFT, D1 Grand Prix, Pikes Peak, or any invitational he decides to crus [ … ]

Project Ground Pounder: Part 4

I find myself wondering, ‘Is all of this worth it?’ This after having dismantled a setup that everyone thought was perfect and countless people asking me, “What are you thinking?”

Why couldn’t I just be happy and content with what I had? Why did I [ … ]

One Hundred Tuning Club

We visited some really cool sites during our visit to Beijing. Not the Great Wall, the Imperial Palace or the Olympic Village and its centerpiece, the Bird’s Nest Stadium, but rather spots for car enthusiasts.

BMWs are easily the most common cars [ … ]

PASMAG I Love Driving Slow Chaoz Photos Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Written by Randi Bentia / Photos by Chaoz Photos

In 2009, Roscoe Lewis initiated a positive-movement in Tampa Bay, FL called I Love Driving Slow, or ILDS for short. ILDS focuses on the times a car enthusiast drives “slow.” It’s bas [ … ]

PASMAG 2014 Royal Purple SIOAS Winner Frank Daniels Chevrolet Camaro Super Chevys Rod Short

Frank Daniels’ Custom Camaro Headed to Las Vegas as a SEMA Show Feature Vehicle, Nov. 4 – 7

Premium synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple today announced Frank Daniels’ custom 2010 Chevrolet Camaro as the grand prize winner of the brand’s [ … ]

The Science of Stopping: Wilwood stops 1,000 hp FD RX-7

Many would think a car’s braking system is one of its simplest and easiest components to understand. Bigger is better right? You may be surprised to learn how much engineering and thought actually goes into designing a brake system for a car. There [ … ]

The Tuner Tribe: China Getting Licensed to Mod

We learned many things about the Chinese tuning industry during our interview with YASN’s General Manager Xie Yu at SEMA last fall. But we learned so much more by traveling to China’s capital city and seeing things with our own eyes, and by asking [ … ]

Lost and Found - Japanese Sports Cars Getting their Mojo Back

Japanese car enthusiasts are a sentimental, opinionated and loyal bunch. Aren’t we? For many of us, the last great era for Japanese sports cars occurred during the ‘80s and ‘90s when Mazda, Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi, Subaru and Nissan duked it out [ … ]

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