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 [ … ]

Odi Bakchis Nissan 240sx PASMAG FealArkNissanS13 lead

Formula Drift’s roster is filled with drivers from diverse, global backgrounds, and Aurimas “Odi” Bakchis is no exception. Originally from Lithuania, he immigrated to the United States at the age of eight, bringing [ … ]

Anthony De Guzman 1993 Toyota Supra 2014 Tuner Battlegrounds Champion 9

No matter what the sport or competition, being the champ isn’t easy. It takes determination, focus and oh so much work. Anthony De Guzman, our 2014 Tuner Battlegrounds Champion, is no stranger to any of those words. H [ … ]

Stay Minty Kendall White 2013 Scion FRS PASMAG lead

Played out. It’s a phrase we use to describe something that’s overused to the point that some may find the fact that it exists an annoyance. For example: Minions, widebodied cars, Frozen, stock GT-Rs at car meet [ … ]

Trenton Ulicny 2007 Toyota Tacoma PASMAG Lead

It’s fair to say that we all grew up with Hotwheels and RC cars. They were our cars before we had cars. You could own a custom-painted Lamborghini or a VW Bus with surfboards sticking out the back. Some of them were even big enough to ca [ … ]

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