For most people, buying a new car is a stressful, tedious process of dealership bargain shopping. For us performance junkies, it’s a thousand times worse. At first cross shopping is a blast, but as one …Continue Reading
2016 Mustang GT: Muscle Car or Sports Car?
Ever since their debut, the GT350 and GT350R seem to grab headlines on a daily basis. That’s certainly deserving, considering what remarkable sports cars they’re already proving to be. Not looking to drop $50k+? No problem, …Continue Reading
Remember The Roar: Our Favorite Historic Engine Notes
One of the amazing things about automotive history is the timeless aspect of it. Though metal may age and decay, the sights and sounds captured on film can live on for virtually forever. Seeing all-time great …Continue Reading
The Horsepower Question: What’s The Right Number?
The New York Auto Show is right around the corner and one of it’s most headline-grabbing cars has already been unveiled: the 2017 Toyota 86 (read: FR-S replacement). With the automotive press begging for the …Continue Reading
The 25 Year Rule: Your Guide to Importing Once Banned Cars
For a variety of reasons, we’re not always allowed to have nice things. Nissan GT-Rs, S15 Silvias, practically any desirable Lancia, early Focus RS’s….the list is long and distinguished. However, as a number of those …Continue Reading
Compression Ratios And How They Affect Your Build
The combustion engine is a remarkable device, in some cases a living contradiction. It’s capable of producing staggering amounts of power. Yet, if certain tolerances are exceeded by the smallest of margins, what follows usually includes …Continue Reading
Ford Focus RS: Too Much Hype, Or Not Enough?
It’s finally happening. After a long, long wait, U.S. auto journalists are getting a crack at the America-bound Focus RS. Ford’s performance division has been on fire lately, with the GT350, GT350R and GT dropping jaws worldwide. Special as …Continue Reading
The First Dream Car: A Story We All Have
For most of us, having dream cars dates back to an age we can barely remember. No matter from what country or region, they probably all had a few things in common: insane horsepower figures, …Continue Reading
The Art of Boost: Knowing When Enough is Enough
Having a turbocharged performance car is an incredible thing. While nothing is wrong with natural aspiration, there’s something utterly addictive about letting off the throttle and hearing turbo flutter loud enough to wake the neighbors. Even …Continue Reading
The ’90s Cars: How We Can Bring Them Back
It’s hard to deny it: the 90’s were a pretty great time. SVT Mustang Cobras, Nirvanna, 2JZ Supras, PlayStation 1…what a decade. While the 80’s may have been a little brutal to cars, the following …Continue Reading
Three Simple Rules For Tuning Your ECU
As far as car modification goes, one major aspect has changed the game: the increasing prevalence of technology and turbochargers. Combined, they make Engine Control Unit (ECU) tuning not only easier but substantially more potent. Simply by …Continue Reading
Our Latest Project: This Ford Ranger – And We Need Your Help
Taking an already impressive ride and building it further, while solid fun, isn’t always that demanding. Whether it’s a Mustang GT, Jeep Wrangler, Ford F-150…we’ve been fortunate enough to have a variety of builds. For our latest challenge, …Continue Reading