April/ May 2014
All in the Family: How a Vision of SEMA Supremacy Became Reality
Salik Zaki's journey to the top of the Tuner Battlegrounds Competition has been nothing short of determined. Entering into the first-ever Tuner Battlegrounds competition, the kid from Boston was about to embark on a year-long competition against the top 64 tuner cars from throughout North America with dreams of going big. His Scion xA is a definite break from the ordinary.
Konig Calender Model: Gloria Touch
Legends: Stephan Papadakis' 8-second Civic
We pause our amazing, regularly-scheduled automotive parade for a momentary look into the past; back to a time before the Internet, before the dawn of cellular telephones, before email, before aftermarket parts were only a mouse click away. We felt a need lately to investigate the dawn of the import car craze, to locate and interrogate figures wh0've been there, done that, and set achievements so high they're still talked about today.