silvia

13B-PP PS13: One Man’s Ultimate ’90s Mash-Up

As soon as he purchased it in 2014, the Nissan was rolled into Artem’s garage where it remained for a few years, stripped right back to an absolute bare shell and then completely restored and rebuilt.

Two Completely Different Cars Built With The Same Ethos

Taking that literally, it means that the majority of the population have very boring and practical ones – which might be true. However, every now and then you meet someone who has really tried to

Keeping Things JDM In South America

Valentina is the owner of a beautiful 1990 Nissan A31 Cefiro GTS-R – or Laurel Altima for our market – that’s been restored and improved over time. Daniel is the owner of an aggressive 1999 Nissan

Resurrecting Simple Style With An S15 Silvia

The car in this article is a S15 Nissan Silvia Spec-S. For anyone not familiar with these cars, the Spec-S signifies that this model has the naturally aspirated version of Nissan’s famed SR20 motor,

A Simple & Clean S15 At Tokyo Auto Salon

With all the crazy body kits, flashing lights, and big horsepower builds that fill up the halls of Makuhari Messe come Tokyo Auto Salon time, it’s always a treat when you come across a car that brings

10 Of The Best: The Silvias Of Speedhunters

For over 10 years, we have, and continue, to bring you car culture from around the world. Over this time period, we’ve published thousands upon thousands of articles covering pretty much every facet

2JZ-GP? The Cars of D1 Grand Prix

Perhaps most interesting side of drifting is the machinery used to slay rubber. For my second post from D1GP in Tsukuba, this is precisely the angle I want to concentrate on. The discussion about the

Ford Versus Japan

While I can never recall any of the Players events being billed as exclusively VW Group events, it seems that more and more people are starting to realise that everyone is welcome at Players. While I

Spec’d Right: A Perfectly Balanced Silvia S15

At the top are the basics and near the bottom are the more challenging modifications. But what happens when we get that car and make our way through the list only to discover that everything we

When It’s OK To Rocket Bunny

Few automotive styling trends have divided opinion in recent years quite like the current predisposition for over-fenders. As has been pointed countless times already, it’s not really a ‘trend’ in the

The Homemade FD Pro2 Smoke Machine

While many professional drift cars are created under the guise of heavy sponsorship, the majority of those in the sport get started exactly where Dalton is now: earning his license in the lower

Expressive Engineering: The S14 Silvia V12

At its core, the very embodiment of drifting is expression. It’s a style sport. Creativity, innovation and interpretation is encouraged, and boundaries are merely a loose guideline. Right? It’s

The Honda Powered Silvia Lives…

Maybe it’s been the travel, but it only feels like last week when I last checked out this car. Then, it was a rolling shell, partly assembled with some mocked up bodywork. Today, it was just about to

A Surprise JDM Trio – What Would You Choose?

But have you ever made your selection more specific? At the recent opening round of the 2018 British Drift Championship at Rockingham Circuit, I turned a corner towards one of the public car parks,

You’ll Never Guess The Engine In This S14…

With Ron having attended the Hyper Meeting over the past couple of years, we’ve discovered that the event’s initial focus on the Impreza, Evo and Legacy has evolved to include a wider variety of makes

Can A Speedhunter Be A Driftmaster, Too?

The tacho needle dances playfully just below the 7,000rpm redline, before my steering wheel suddenly flicks to the left. I re-engage my clutch shortly after and heave on the handbrake, sending it

When Worlds Meet: S15 Silvia Versus ’31 Ford

While indoor car shows along with miles of rope barriers and hoards of spectators may not be my favourite aspect of car culture, I am definitely thankful for an event like this during winter in

Friend By Name, Foe By Nature

I remember falling for the car instantly; its aggressive yet almost minimalistic approach was something that really stood out. A single GReddy logo on the hood was the only livery remnant of car’s

The Honda-Powered Silvia Touches Down

More often than not, these ideas rarely move beyond this stage. They forever remain as the product of big dreams without the ability to make them happen. We’re all guilty of this, myself included.

Tilting & Shifting At The Nismo Festival

I don’t know how I can best relay the challenge of shooting the same event for over 10 years. For a lot of guys in my line of work, this wouldn’t be an issue; you go there, shoot the same stuff in the