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The Rise & Rise Of The Porsche 964

That’s pretty much how Ferry Porsche described his ambition for the Porsche 911. It’s a model we’re all familiar with, and regardless of whether you love or loathe Stuttgart’s rear-engined sports car,

Two Lancia Delta Integrales Meet The Miami Rain

During a visit to Florida earlier this year, we stopped in at The Barn Miami and found ourselves surrounded by a well-cultivated collection of interesting cars. The Barn – essentially a boutique

Russian Body, Italian Heart, Outlaw Attitude

The fact that the owner lives outside of the big cities didn’t make it easy, but during one of my trips to Moscow to shoot the Russian Drift Series, I managed to catch a three-hour train to Ryazan,

A Shakotan Sunny On The Streets Of KL

For Kuala Lumpur local Kean Yep, the idea to create a shakotan-style Datsun Sunny ‘Sanitora’ pickup came while he was sitting on the porcelain throne, reading a copy of SpecR magazine from Taiwan.

Farewelling A JDM Icon

About a month ago, I made the decision: I’d sell my 1970 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT. This wasn’t the first time the thought had crossed my mind, but unlike all those other occasions, this time it felt

The Carrera Panamericana-Inspired 356 Outlaw

With the value of Porsche 356 models rising exponentially over the last number of years, most surviving examples are being kept in original condition or restored to perfection these days. But every

It’s Okay To Like Low Cars

These methods are generally shaped over the course of our lifetimes and are influenced by our surroundings, upbringings, friends and family. There is no right or wrong way (within reason I suppose,

Britain Meets Japan In A Restomod MG

You see, it’s very easy to picture yourself dropping the top and blasting down a narrow country lane with the wind blowing in your hair and picnic basket in the back, but you’ve actually got to make

Accidentally Building The World’s Wildest M2

This BWW M2 was supposed to be a road car to demonstrate the products and services that Tyspeed in New Jersey offer. It sounds simple enough, but fast forward 24 months and Tyler is hurtling up one of

‘Til Death Do Us Part: The Perfect Impala

Román Macias has gasoline running through his blood and an infatuation with muscle cars in his genes. His father was in high school in the ’60s when Chevelles and Camaros were just about the coolest

Mr. K’s Personal 240Z

On February 19, 2015, the automotive world was shocked by the passing of one of the most influential figures in its history. Known most notably for his achievements as president of Nissan USA, Mr.

The 1,000.1hp R32-Powered Audi RS4

There’s always one. That one car that stands out from the others. Not because it’s necessarily better, but because it appeals to you on a certain level. Wörthersee is full of cars that make you think

Finding An R33 GT-R Powerhouse In The Middle Of Nowhere

When the subject of Nissan’s Skyline GT-R comes up in automotive talk, it’ll nearly always be about the BNR32 or BNR34. The latter is definitely my favorite; the BCNR33, not so much. But as I found

Always Meet Your Heroes

In the past year or so, I’ve found great pleasure in being able to share some amazing stories of people and their cars. Each and every one of them have been unique in their own sense, whether it be a

Preserving An Icon: The R.Y.O. Japan AE86

Some cars have been carefully and brilliantly reimagined, such as the ex-BN Sports PS13. There’s a former D1GP Silvia which is still in action, an ex-Shino Kouba AE86 which is currently living its

Low & Lawless: A Bippu-Style LS400 In Estonia

When authenticity rules all else though, it’s a price that many are willing to pay, and that includes the owner of this Lexus LS400. Pavel is a modest guy with arguably the best VIP-style car in all

Red Rock Redemption: The Las Vegas Hakosuka

Simply put, some cars are more special than others. Many are quite special to a few, and a few are a little bit special to many. Then, there are the rare holy grail type cars, the ones that appeal to

Reimagining Max Power In 2019 With A 5 GT Turbo

Don’t worry, you haven’t stepped into a time machine. The year is still 2019, and the bright yellow hatchback that you see in front of you is a freshly-completed build. This is the Meguiar’s UK

And It Was All Yellow…

As the last strains of autumn begin to be replaced by the darkness of winter, we’re currently, in Ireland at least, in a period of dullness. The sky, grey and foreboding and always seeming to signal

Unconventionally Cool: A Beams-Powered Corolla Wagon

Thanks to the proliferation of online ideas and a global economy to pull parts from, it’s never been easier for those who pursue project car perfection to shape and form their wildest dreams. But with