Chris Olander Jeep JK Wrangler PIAA PASMAG Lead

PIAA's Extremely Jamboree-able Jeep.

When an enthusiast decides to invest in a build, many find themselves working towards a similar goal. “I wanted to have the most unique show car/truck on the lot,” or “I on [ … ]

Richard P 1983 Nissan Skyline HR30 R30 PASMAG

Vehicle import laws have been a thorn in the side of enthusiasts for as long as they’ve existed. In Canada, if you want a sweet right-hand-drive whip, you have to wait until it’s at least 15 years old. If you’re a r [ … ]

Calvin Eng ATI Mercedes G Wagon PASMAG Lead

A G Wagon That Isn't Instagram Famous.

Over the years, you could say the Mercedes G Wagon has lost its reputation as the bad boy in town. Back in the day, this vehicle was originally designed for military use and meant to be driven  [ … ]

Mad Mike Radbul 2015 Mazda MX5 PASMAG

Back in 2010, "Mad" Mike Whiddett received a rude awakening. A champion in New Zealand, Whiddett had seen numerous international drivers make the smooth transition to Formula Drift competition. While his “BADBUL” three-ro [ … ]

Mike Ma M2 Motoring 2014 Ford Fiesta ST PASMAG

It’s no secret that the Ford Fiesta ST was the hot hatch sweetheart of any and every auto journalist on the face of the planet. Open up a magazine full of road tests and you’re sure to find the Fiesta ST, shining with&nbs [ … ]

Jonathan Leung VW MKIV R32T Golf PASMAG

Interstellar: Out of this World R32.

If you haven’t had the chance, we highly recommend a long walk. No, seriously, we do. Stroll out into the darkness at night, miles away from the nearest town, and gaze up into that sky. Onc [ … ]

Kiely Mackey 2000 Nissan Silvia S15 PASMAG lead

Imagine it: someday in a not-to-distant future, a wily and wizened Tom Cruise leads an elite team of young specialists around the country to seek out and rescue long-lost JDM classics. They use their Google and technical&nb [ … ]

Team Takero 2005 Honda Odyssey PASMAG lead

“So you have a 400-horsepower, manual-conversion, track-only Odyssey. What’s your daily driver?” I ask. Owner Fumihito Kawashima points in the direction of a white Evo wagon and a white Stagea RS.&nbs [ … ]

Kaizen Tuning Subaru WRX STI PASMAG lead

NOT FAR FROM BOSTON, in the town Boxborough (should be renamed “Boxerborough”), Massachusetts, there’s a shop that’s only a few years-old that operates with Japanese efficiency. Building JDM vehicles with performan [ … ]

ARE 2015 Ford F150 Platinum PASMAG 19

A.R.E.’S F-150 Fun Factory.

Running around SEMA is kind of like being at an exotic car show. In the same way that the fifth Ferrari you see is less exciting than the first, seeing the same vehicles at the show with the same th [ … ]

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Gary Shellum's 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

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Locked & Loaded: Richard Arcilla's 2001 Honda S2000

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