Double Trouble 1989 VW Corrado Magnum PASMAG Lead

In automotive circles, the rarer the model is, the better. But one-of-a-kinds (or in this case, two one-of-a-kinds)? Those are the Holy Grail – the ultimate. If you’re scratching your head at the images before you, you’re not alon [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Trucks 2 Orion Jeep Wrangler Lead

When you build an audio-focused vehicle for show, you better have two things: the sound and the look. These two things are essential to pulling people in. Someone could hear your setup from across the venue and come ru [ … ]

Rockstar Redux Tanner Foust 2015 VW Passat Jacob Leveton Lead

When Tanner Foust walked away from drifting in early 2011, he made it very clear he wasn’t permanently retiring from the sport that he himself acknowledges catapulted his career. It’s been a long wait, but the popular driver has finally [ … ]

Euro Ninja 2008 Audi S3 Willy Lin Phatt Audio PASMAG Chris Nicholls Lead

Stealth. It’s a useful survival tactic, especially in a world where being spotted can mean big trouble. In the car world, with ever-tightening laws about what you can (and mostly can’t) do, flying under the radar&nbs [ … ]

ReinART Design 2008 Audi R8 PASMAG August 2015 Cover Feature Linus Lam Lead

Just as a stock is the base to a chef, the Audi R8 is to the automotive connoisseurs at ReinART.Design.

The bespoke automotive performance and styling consultancy has always had one clear objective: to stand out from the rest by working with the b [ … ]

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Tjin Edition. We know them from the Camaros, the Mustangs, the 2014 SEMA-award winning Ford Focus, and the absolutely slammed F-150 featured in the last TRUCKS issue – and perhaps you’ve even spotted them on the [ … ]

Joon Maeng 2003 BMW Z4 2JZGTE Lead

Standing out on the Formula Drift grid with a V8-powered Nissan is tough. Although Joon Maeng's S13 was one of the most developed on the grid, he knew he needed something different to peak sponsor interest. After the 2014 season, Maeng began a [ … ]

Street Shark: Daniel Covarrubias' 2013 Scion FR-S (Photos by Daniel Covarrubias, James Baxter)

Being accepted by everyone just isn’t a thing. It never has been and never will be.

What most people don’t realize is that the sooner you stop caring about what the “haters” say, the sooner you’ll be genuine [ … ]

GT-Tribute: Phatt Audio's 1998 Nissan Skyline GT-T (Photo by Chris Nicholls)

"I just can't stop tinkering," says Phatt Audio Concepts' Sam Pansino, with a laugh. That's his simple explanation for how, over four years, he went from a silver, automatic R34 GT-T to the 430 whp, manual-equipped, Bayside Blue, Paul Walker tribut [ … ]

Evolution of a Mirage: Archie Concon's 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage (Photo by Eric Eikenberry)

In the length of time I’ve known Archie Concon and his “Two-door Evo,” I’ve owned six cars. Archie, on the other hand, has owned just one vehicle, but his constant tinkering has resulted in the 743 horsepower all-w [ … ]

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