In the world of mini trucks, customization is key. But you don’t have to tell James Margeson that; he’s been building his custom Chevrolet S10 for 17 years! James picked up his truck in 1996, and it was in really rough shape. After years of planning, crafting and a whole lot of trial & error, […]
Toyota builds their cars like tanks and there is no one that can doubt such a thing, especially when it comes to their luxury brand Lexus. Case in point is the IS300, one of the first Japanese luxury sedans to enter the North American market and reach cult-like status amongst motor heads. Although mostly found […]
Another female reader’s ride? We must be lucky to get two in a row. This reader ride comes to us from up in Bradford, Ontario, and is owned by Lisa Baudet. Her Hyundai Genesis 2.0 T underwent some cosmetic makeovers to meet her style standards, and we think the end result looks awesome. Sitting on […]
If you were approaching this 2004 SRT4 from behind on the road, it might not look like a threat. Fast forward to the moment you try to pass, and your opinion would change as quickly as this ‘Subaru-killer’ Dodge accelerates. This awesome Mopar Stage 2 2004 Dodge SRT4 is owned by Leah Katrina Van Staveren, […]
Debuted in 2000, the Lexus IS300 was a fresh appealing model in the luxury car segment to offer an alternative to the usual European offerings. In the past decade, there have been countless project builds of this awesome platform ranging from the slammed VIP-style better known in the Japanese show scene to high horsepower race […]
First introduced in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show by Mazda, the Miata otherwise known as the MX-5 has earned the right to be called the best sports car of all time. Since its introduction, there have been nearly 1-million sold around the world and at any given race day (amateur or pro level), one will find a slew of these small coupes thrashing through a road course with ease. Jason Woo of Toronto, Canada is no stranger to the Miata having not only built this daily driver, but also currently racing his ’99 MX-5 in various time attack series.
The Bavarian mid-engine sports car is named after the Le Mans prototype Audi R8. It is produced by Quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm since 2006. The first study of a Le Mans Quattro dates back to 2003. Racing one, motor sports service provider and event organizer from Rhineland, has helped an Audi R8 V10 – the stock version is certainly not insufficiently motorized – gaining a total of about 610 horse powers through discreet changes in hardware as well as systematic adjustment of the engine mapping. An exhaust system made of titanium, naturally flip-controlled by Akrapovic plays the role of communication with the outside world.
For those fans of the Mitsubishi Evolution X, this week’s #TechThursday piece features a short shift install. The Evo X is a beast of a machine with it’s powerful 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, however like any factory vehicle it lacks refinement for endless thrashing be it on the street or race track. A simple swap of the long-throw shifter in way of a short-throw piece from TWM Performance will turn the spirited Evolution into a menacing one cutting down the throw by as much as 30% if not more! The overall install is a one-hour job that takes patience more than skill as there are many pieces to the disassemble and re-assemble unlike the previous tech install on the 370Z. Follow these step by step guidelines and you’ll soon be banging gears quicker than your competitors!