Pinky: Neal Woon-Fat's 1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R

The Canadian way of life has a few perks living in the great white north. First there is the low crime rate, excellent social services and of course free medical care. There are few natural disasters and the landscape is beautiful albeit a col [ … ]

Owner John Peñano has built a number of cars in his day, including: ‘91 Civic Si, ‘91 Honda CR-X ZC Turbo, 2000 Subaru Impreza RS Rally a 2010 Mitsubishi SportBack Ralliart and 2010 KIA Forte. However, this build was something special. He wanted to put his all in to what many call the best Evolution model ever, the Evo X.

Rally Innovations has built a reputation for innovative products and stylish designs. Composed of a team of long time car and rally enthusiasts the shop boasts over a decade of experience in the field. Their mission statement is clear: to provide [ … ]

Throw Down: Rich & Julia's 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos By John Jackson

The crew over at Status in Rockwall, TX wanted to create a SEMA project that would get noticed. The owners of the shop, Rich and Julia Stokes had to think outside the box and carefully choose the [ … ]

Enthusiast Calvin Eng is the owner of this M3 project and the brains behind ATI. Although he originally picked up this M3 to be a daily driver, it has spent most of its life in the shop under the knife with modifications. For now, there isn’t much that the 420hp 4.0L V8 leaves to be desired.

For the money, there isn’t much that can beat the style, prestige and performance of a BMW M3. With hot styling and all kinds of appeal, the aftermarket has pounced on platform with plenty of performance parts. The team at Auto Tech Interiors (AT [ … ]

Almost 8 years, 3 full builds, 4 different system configurations, 3 different paint jobs and hundreds of late nights later, Lynch decided to take matters into his own hands and start over again, his way!

Although most automotive enthusiasts enjoy customizing their cars, it takes a truly determined individual to dedicate the massive amount of time and resources needed to build the vehicle of their dreams. Enthusiast Fred Lynch has been obsessed wi [ … ]

Attacking Time: Andrei Tsaran's 2004 Subaru STI


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos By: www.thmotorsports.com

Back in the day, getting a hold of performance parts for your tuner car was not easy. Sure there were domestic speed shops that may or may not have catered to the new market but the dist [ … ]

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Welcome to the 10th Anniversary Issue of Performance Auto & Sound Magazine (PASMAG). This special issue commemorates and celebrates the greatest all-time vehicles, events, models and moments that have appeared in the magazine over the past de [ … ]

Shake Up: Mike Mixon's 2009 Nissan 370Z

Although the Nissan 350Z is among one of the most potent and popular tuner cars out there, the revamped and redesigned 370Z has managed to make a great car even better! The aftermarket support and potential is undeniable for the 350Z, which means i [ … ]

If you are a long-time reader of PAS, then you might recognize this car from a feature several years ago. Indeed – this is the same ride, but it has been given the once-over to make it new and fresh so it can go back on the road for another couple years.

Now here’s an interesting perspective on a corporate demo car – a feature story written by one of the people who helped bring the project to fruition. As part of the Marketing Team at Clarion Canada Inc, ensuring our small fleet of demo cars is alw [ … ]

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Defending a title or your reputation is never easy. Enthusiasts wondered what Nissan could possibly do to with the 370Z in the shadow of the now-legendary 350Z. Not to mention, the struggle to get any press coverage for the car following the [ … ]

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Loyalty: Gabe Gonzalez's 2014 Scion tC

Gonzalez is no stranger to building. Having first helped his father with race cars at the age of five, the process has quickly become a passion. When he first brought the 2014 Scion tC home, purchased after totaling his 2011…
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Homemade: Car Shop Glow 1996 Mazda RX-7 FD3S

A race car for the road.” How many times have you heard that tagline used in advertising? And how many times has it actually been true? Well, Yukimitsu Hara isn’t the kind of guy who does things by halves, so…
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Evolution of Equivalence: The CT9A That Hasn’t Fallen For The “Dark Side” Of Stance

Before Mitsubishi started producing electric toasters and refrigerators on wheels, the storied brand was famous for a trim-line of their four-door, all-wheel drive Lancer models: Evolution. After 10 generations of roman numerals and turbo-charged, four-wheel-spinning goodness, the Evo name has…
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The Block Effect: 2012 Ford Fiesta ST RX43

How Ken Block changed everything There’s a moment in Gymkhana FIVE where Ken Block is airborne in a Ford Fiesta over a flat-out right-hander on a San Francisco street (5:34). When his wheels make contact with the ground, the car…
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Michael Houck's 2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI

10 Years in the making, and Mike Houck’s GTB is as fresh as ever In the modified car world, it’s safe to say that every person vividly remembers their first endeavor into modifying. In some cases it started with intake…
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