Takeros Autech 1998 Nissan Stagea 260RS PASMAG lead

It takes guts to cut into a unicorn, but Kouichi Shimada is not a man lacking in determination. He worked two jobs while still at university to afford his dream car, a Nissan Stagea Autech 260RS, and since purchasing it new in 1998, [ … ]

Car Shop Glow Mazda FD3S RX7 PASMAG lead

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 wh [ … ]

RE Amemiya Hurricane 1998 Mazda RX7 FD3S lead

Ever heard the story of the drift car that became a show car that became a time attack car? Well, as unusual a series of steps as that may sound, that’s exactly what happened to the RE Amemiya Hurricane. Bac [ … ]

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 [ … ]

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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 found a way [ … ]

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 [ … ]

PASMAG TE Trucks 2 Tjin Edition Ford Expedition Lead

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 [ … ]

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