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What Was The First Slow Car You Drove Fast?

Back in 1999, I was a senior in high school. Ownership of my first car, a $400 Chrysler 5th Avenue, had not gone so well with it...
By  May 10, 2016

Turbo BMW V8 & Skyline GT-R Drivetrain: 750 HP Volvo Amazon

[Holy cow, look what B.A.T. found! This thing is insane! Probably one of the most interesting street-legal builds that I’ve...
By  August 20, 2015

Murilee Martin Digs Up Audible Relics from Nissan’s Past

When I hit the junkyard, one thing I always look for is any 1981-1984 Datsun/Nissan Maxima, 200SX, or Z-car. That’s because...
By  August 19, 2015

From JNC-R32 Skyline GT-R Demand Goes Through the Roof

According to several Japanese car importing businesses, prices of the R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R have doubled in Japan. This is not...

Another HKS Legend in the Making: HKS R35

This is HKS’s time attack GT-R and it’s currently the fastest R35 to ever lap circuits like Fuji Speedway and Sydney...
By  August 2, 2015

Bring Back Pop-Ups: 10 Contemporary Sports Cars Made Classic

Pop-up headlights are literally the best things in the world. “Lights go up, lights go down,” you know the drill. To...
By  July 24, 2015

Classic Simplicity: The 510 Bluebird Coupe

Nowadays there are few cars from Japan’s Miracle Years that escape the collector’s eye, but long before every grandma’s...

Old vs New: 1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R vs. 2015 Scion FR-S

I recently had the chance to compare my Nissan Skyline GT-R to a Scion FR-S. Yes, folks, that’s right: I’ve compared my...
By  July 1, 2015

Alfa Singaporeans: Singapore’s Classic Cars

I remember like it was almost yesterday. The rides I used to take with the family, the places we went, the people we visited, and...

LA to Vegas in an R8: Targa Trophy Rally

You’ve got your mid-level supercar, you want to feel the camaraderie of traveling with others on the open road. You’ve...
By  June 25, 2015

Driving Nostalgia At Touge California

The Supra was the first car to go. It was a 1984 Toyota Celica Supra, white with maroon interior, velvet seats, silver radio like...

A Celebration of Classic Nissan Performance: 2015 NISMO Fiesta

In its fifth year, NISMO Fiesta has become the premiere event for Nissan nuts of Texas. With a new venue in the capital of...
By  June 22, 2015

One Beautiful S15 (Aren’t They All?)

Sometimes it takes a great deal of courage to take a leap of faith into the unknown. We all take those steps at some point in...
By  June 20, 2015

duPont REGISTRY’s November 2014 Cars and Coffee

The recent November edition of the Cars & Coffee car show at duPont Registry of St Petersburg, Florida was a great mix of...
By  December 19, 2014

Festivals of Speed: From Roadsters To Racecars

A few times a year, there is a Concours d’Elegance held in Florida called the Festivals of Speed. These photos are from the...
By  July 26, 2013

2013 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

It is always exciting this time of year when the Honda Grand Prix takes over the streets of St Pete, but this year was especially...
By  April 12, 2013

VSR Motorsports Grand Opening

One of my favorite local speed shops, S&R Performance, merged with Vortex Motorsport recently and on Saturday night my wife...
By  February 19, 2013

April 2012 Festivals of Speed in St Petersburg, Florida

In April, St Petersburg, Florida hosted the Festivals of Speed, a traveling Concours d’Elegance-style show with cars,...

Down on the Street: 240Z JDM Muscle Edition

I ran across this old Datsun 240Z recently, on the way to dinner. Datsun was the original name for the Japanese car company now...
By  May 27, 2012

Down on the Street: Holy Cow, There’s an S15 Edition

Today, I quickly ran out for some sandwiches and what did I spy sitting in front of the sandwich shop? An S15 Nissan Silvia....
By  April 28, 2012