PASMAG Tuner Battlegrounds Chris Garbacz 1997 Lexus SC300 Ray Flores DSC 9681

Everyone goes through a fantasy-spec period for their build. Before you even pick the car up, you already have a rough idea of where you’re going to go with it and how you’ll go about doing that. Many times, the end product delivers s [ … ]

Rui Paulo Nascimento 2011 Audi TTRS PASMAG TBGLIVE lead

Building and dressing up an already established sports car like the Audi TTS is no easy feat, but to do it in a way like Rui Paulo Nascimento did to clearly stand out from the rest takes vision and, more importantly, a grea [ … ]

Slam Series: Erik Gillund's 2008 Volkswagen Jetta S

Erik Gillund didn't have any intentions to modifiy his 2008 Volkswagen Jetta S when he purchased it; it was bought as a family vehicle. But after three sets of wheels, finally choosing a set of ISS Forged "Snowflake" wheels wrapped in Hankook Ventu [ … ]

Final Drive: Brian Mundy's 2002 Mazda Protege 5 Turbo

Brian Mundy won the crowd with his 2002 Mazda Protege 5 Turbo in the Tuner Battlegrounds: LIVE Battle at Importfest!

Photos by Ryan Winton

ESSENTIALS // Owner: Brian Mundy // Location: Petawawa, ON, Canada // Vehicle: 2002 Mazda Protege [ … ]

Stay Static: Garry Yocius' 2008 Volkswagen GTI

Garry Yocius is the winner of the Tuner Battlegrounds: LIVE Invitational at Waterfest 2013.

Photos by Terence Gamble

ESSENTIALS // Owner: Garry Yocius // Location: Pittsburgh, PA. USA // Vehicle: 2008 Volkswagen GTi 2.0 FSI // Ho [ … ]

Track Ready: Kalson Chan's 2007 Lotus Exige S

Kalson Chan was the winner of the Tuner Battlerounds: LIVE Invitational at Importfest Vancouver 2013.

Photos by Matt Kwok (Matt Kwok Photography)

ESSENTIALS // Driver: Kalson Chan // Vehicle: 2007 Lotus Exige S // Location: Vanco [ … ]

Elevated: Brian Requena's 1996 Honda Civic Hatchback

Brian Requena pays tribute to the good old days with his 1996 Honda Civic. He grew up admiring low riders and eventually fell in love with the Honda Civic, specifically the EK hatchback chassis. As a member of Team Elevated in Brampton, ON (Canada) [ … ]

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Achievement Unlocked: Jagjiven Dulku's 2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

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