Aught Two: Clarion Builds' Iconic Restoration - 1974 BMW 2002 (Photo by Chris Kern)

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 [ … ]

ReinART.Design 1990 Porsche 911 964: RWB HK Tiffany (Photo by Linus Lam)

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 [ … ]

Unplugged - Knock, knock. The future is here.

Knock, Knock. The future is here.

It seems like every year there is a promise of some insane automotive future. Some seemingly well-off and well-adjusted individual promises a flying car, which is pretty much a smart car with some folded wings bol [ … ]

Ground Pounder: Dimitriadis Completes the "Big Brute"


Sleepers. You can’t pick ‘em out from a crowd. They look like your everyday rides. Perhaps they’ve got a set of wheels, some suspension work, or a loud set of pipes, but their intention is to creep out from the woodwork and just o [ … ]

Shakotan Skyline: The Embodiment of Liberty Walk (Photo by Phillip Awad)

When one is passionate about their craft, it is often said that they put a part of themselves into their creations. If it’s writing, maybe it’s their voice. If it’s art, maybe it’s their likeness. With cars though, it’ [ … ]

Hard Knocks: Rothsen Valdez's 2010 Nissan GT-R

The student becomes the teacher. Rothsen Valdez's #BLKHAMR GT-R.

Text by Jorden Lenssen. Photos by Phillip Awad

Life’s a journey, or so the saying goes. Cliché? Perhaps. But for many of us, getting to where you want to be is never a [ … ]

The Bushido Code: Kenji Nishimura's 1999 Lexus GS300 (Photo by Cullen Cheung)

In the late ‘90s Kenji Nishimura owned an Acura Integra like many of his friends. As easy as they were to modify, Nishimura decided to part with his in favor of something more unique. His next car, a Nissan S14 styled after a Japanese motorsp [ … ]

Jason Young / JGY Customs RB25 1993 Ford Mustang (Photos by Luke Munnell)


Text by Mike Semira. Photos by Luke Munnell

For several years, I’ve heard the urban legend about a group of automotive mad scientists capable of injecting turbocharged Nissan performance into almost any possible platform. The most interesting [ … ]

Bunny Hunter: Sheena Dela Cruz's 2013 Scion FR-S


Written by Micky Slinger | Photography by Fred Lynch

Impressive is definitely one word for the “BunnyHunter” FR-S. Owned by Sheena Dela Cruz (known online as NorCalGirl), it’s the spirit of individuality. The moniker “BunnyHu [ … ]

Flash of Class: Oracle Lighting's Aston Martin ESX Supervantage


Written by Jacob Leveton | Photos by Oracle and Jason Scott

Choosing the right booth car is one of the most important decisions for SEMA vendors every year. For Justin Hartenstein and his team at ORACLE Lighting, that meant choosing a car that [ … ]

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