01 APR Tuning 2015 VW Golf GTI Waterfest PASMAG

Volkswagen’s EA888 Gen.3 engine and MQB platform prove, year after year, just how potent that combo can be. APR is no stranger to the hidden potential of this pairing, and a perfect example is the MK7 GTI they’ve pieced together to be a [ … ]

12Star Road Datsun S30 7tune PASMAG

It’s the brightest, most vivid shade of orange I’ve seen on a car in a long time and is reminiscent of the Lamborghini hue, Arancio Borealis. Under a bright and sunny Tokyo sky, it comes across like an ice cold can of Sunkist; so refres [ … ]

Hara Tire 2001 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII PASMAG 23

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, [ … ]

04 Jamie Orr 1996 VW Golf Harlequin Waterfest PASMAG

The Golf Harlequin edition, sold in 1996 and limited to approximately 264 vehicles, remains one of Volkswagen's strangest and rarest cars offered. When one appeared in a junkyard in San Francisco, California, the internet rushed to save it. Whilst [ … ]

18 Wesley Aldrich 2012 Scion tC Tuner Battlegrounds

When Wesley Aldrich originally picked up his Scion tC, codenamed “Susan”, his intentions were to keep things simple with tinted windows and suspension. We all know how that goes, right? After watching the annoying Zues commercials for t [ … ]

01 Unitronic 2016 VW Golf R Waterfest PASMAG

As is the case with many things with a substantial hype-train, so many hop aboard and are disappointed in some way with the resulting launch. We’ve seen it happen with video games, movies, and even cars – and we can’t say how happ [ … ]

PASMAG 143 Umbrella Auto Design Audi R8 01

Those of us with octane flowing through our veins have definitely dreamed of taking a purpose-built racecar out on the town, waking up the neighbors with an unrestricted exhaust, flying down empty residential streets and wide open country roads, an [ … ]

06 Brendan Siu 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution Tuner Battlegrounds

Brendan Siu was after a car that could do it all – a well-rounded vehicle with power, practicality, and show potential all in one. It wasn’t long before he found himself drawn to the Mitsubishi Evolution, a vehicle known for it’s [ … ]

PASMAG 143 Allen Wasko Lamborghini Gallardo 24

It’s a beautiful thing when the world of high society exotics and tuner culture meet, and when it comes to Allen Wasko’s twin-turbo Liberty Walk Gallardo, the two worlds come together in perfect, awe-inspiring harmony.

Like many people [ … ]

PASMAG TBGLIVE Steven Jackson 2015 Lexus RCF 01

Steven Jackson stumbled upon Lexus’ RC F by accident, but it was love at first sight. “My girlfriend and I were purchasing her car from Lexus in 2014, when a salesman asked if I had seen the new sports car Lexus was introducing in 2015 [ … ]

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