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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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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 [ … ]

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"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 [ … ]

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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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It’s no secret that some people have really lost touch with the joy of driving. I mean, look at all these people who are stoked for autonomous cars! With technology advancing at the rate it is, the manual gearbox is the least of every ge [ … ]

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In the heart of Chiba, Japan lies a shop completely unbeknownst to the untold eye. Operating as the workplace, and often, sleeping quarters of RWB founder, Akira Nakai, its downtrodden exterior blends seamlessly with the environment around it. Hidi [ … ]

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