Magic Trix: Kyle Mohan's 2009 Mazda RX-8

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Andrew Jennings

If you ask pro drifter Kyle Mohan how to get (and keep) a car sideways, his equation will always include rotary somewhere in it. Mazda is the only automaker still pumping out engines that are b [ … ]

The top brass at Falken understood that shredding up tires in drift competition would equate to better sales and priceless brand exposure. They also figured out supporting a sport enthusiasts love translates to respect among tuners and quickly lead to fans considering their brand when shopping for tires from Falken’s massive applications list.

When it comes to drifting in North America, no company has been more influential than Falken – period. The name is synonymous with the sport because the foresight and resources they have invested are unparalleled! Although it was not the first event, [ … ]

Fearless: Carl Nadeau's 2006 Pontiac Solstice

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos By Mike Gazda

The only thing constant in life is change. In the face-paced world of performance and competition anything can and will happen. We have seen feature cars stolen, vandalized, blow up and yes, complet [ … ]

To get the car sideways and keep it there, O’Sullivan spent countless hours on the chassis set-up. A set of adjustable KYB AGX dampers were modified with Ground Control coilover conversions. Ueo Style front tension rods and lower control arms were added for more suspension tweaks.

You wouldn’t be doing yourself a favor by underestimating any Irishman. Even the smallest of them can prove quite dangerous, as many vow to never go down without a fight and they just don’t quit. There’s a reason, the mighty English army conquered on [ … ]

PASMAG Sorcery Umbrella Auto Design Ravi Ayyagari 1992 Acura NSX side

Written by Dave Pankew / Photography by Josh Mackey

Some say the Acura NSX was the supercar that never was. Honda had a strong racing heritage, the styling was on par with any exotic of its day, yet for many of us the wheezing 270hp motor lacked exh [ … ]

Hyper Rev: Dallin Felton's 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Orlando Echeverria (

As time goes on, many enthusiasts bow out of the sport compact scene due to the need for more practical daily transportation. But cars like the Evo and STi have changed [ … ]

Auto Focus: Design Tech's 2008 Ford Focus SES

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by John Jackson

How do you improve upon one of the best selling cars of all time? One that’s won countless awards and has several hundred thousand still on the road today? Well, it requires real talent and [ … ]

Take-Over: Samuel Hubinette's 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Jacob Leveton

Considered one of the most talented driver’s in Formula D, pro drifter Samuel Hubinette and his mighty Dodge Viper were a perfect match during their commanding time together, with many top [ … ]

Crystal Clear: Clarion USA's 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX

When Clarion puts together a rolling audio showcase, they always nail two very important criteria on each and every build. The first, they have to produce stunning audio fidelity, clarity and frightening amounts of bass. The second item usually isn [ … ]

Oscar Trevizo's HorsepowerFreaks 2003 BMW M3

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos By Jacob Leveton

The key to any successful project is to pace yourself, be consistent and reliable without overdoing it. You have to constantly push boundaries but not to the point of burning out or ending up in [ … ]

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Innovator: J.P. Cao's 1995 Honda Civic Hatchback

Written and Photography by Jacob Leveton How does a ’95 EG Civic manage to compete and win car shows in this day and age? J.P. Cao has the answer. When Cao first bought his EG Civic – a 1995 Honda…
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High Times: Pioneer's 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Eric Simpson There are two types of car enthusiast in the scene, one who likes to go fast and one who wants to look fly. Sure there’s a few that take a stab…
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Purple Haze: James Mueller's 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart

Daring to be different is exactly how James Mueller got to where he is today. How many Lancer Ralliarts do you see cruising around with air suspension and fender flares? Exactly. Mueller is no stranger to building cars or the…
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Stay Frosty: The Tactical Raptor That's Up For Anything

A combination of situations combined to produce a truck that could handle any situation. Ernie Manansala Jr.'s Ford F-5.11 Raptor brings a new meaning to "stay frosty" by being the coolest tactical truck out there. The birth of the Ford…
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Heavy Mental Machine: A WRX With A Monster Heart, Built By Great Minds

Tucked away in a garage in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, the shrieking laugh of Austin Barnett can be heard echoing from within over the whiz of impact guns, high-pitched buzz of saws ripping through sheet metal, and the sizzle of metal…
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