MK2 GTi drift car

This is Erin Sanford’s MK2 GTi drift car. It’s RWD, running a turbocharged Nissan KA24. Here’s the backstory on how it came to be.  The GTi actually belonged to me & my dad... At that point, it was still a regular FWD 16v GTi. And before us, a Georgia Tech student...

A Beautiful Union: S15 & Jet Skis

Loki  —  “By the way, at your desk… that magazine…”  Owen Wilson  —  "Yeah, the one on - jet skis??” Loki  —  “Yes… why do you have that?” Owen Wilson  —  “…..Because they’re awesome!”  Loki  —  “………..I suppose they are.”  Owen Wilson  —  “Yeah. You know some...

Sharplight Innovations: Upgraded lighting on the C5 Corvette

2nd to the interior, probably the most outdated part of a C5 Corvette is the lighting. Being the last production car with pop-ups is cool, but it comes with a caveat: The headlight motors are made of some garbage plastic that grinds, whines, and makes every noise that...

The Good Old Haze // Simply great S13 Coupe

When drifting started to hit the US import scene in the early 2000s, it sent an even bigger surge through the already electric import culture. Yeah for a minute there, there was a real sweet spot where it all came together. There was so much energy. The cars were...

E30! Entertainment

The late '80s & early '90s was a powerful era for a lot of things honestly: Movies, music, jet skis, vibrant colors, the economy, and yeah… cars were a big part of it. Just think... Dodge made a car, from the factory, that was red with yellow wheels. C'mon! Toyota...

The WILDEST Sleeper – Twin Turbo AMC Ambassador

Not your grandma's AMC Ambassador... Turbocharging a car usually always ends with fun results. What's even more fun is when you go to great lengths to hide them. Our new friend 4DoorSavage not only did this, but he went all-out to ensure his car was not only unique,...

New VMS V-Star wheels on the C5 Corvette

The factory C5 Z06 Speedlines have always been one of my favorite OEM wheel designs. But with the C5 Corvette, wheel fitment is everything… not just the wheel's design. Here was my Z06 on the day I got it: The C5 Corvette has such timeless lines... That it doesn’t...

“Yo I need a title for this article by lunch.” Oh wow… Dat Soon??

Jared Perry, the owner of this Shakotan-styled resto-mod ‘76 G-Nose Datsun 280z, is a Japanese car enthusiast. I guess that’s pretty obvious. And like a lot of us - he’s self-taught… learning/fixing/growing through mistakes, dreams, and a few lucky breaks. With a true...

Modern Honda shows us what cool EV sports cars could look like… in fairytale land

Don't get too excited boys. Because remember, Modern Honda's got a history of hyping enthusiast-based cars......... and then when they finally 'pull the sheet' it ends up being a borderline-crossover with an Integra badge & AIDs. Nevertheless - here are some...

Wookies in the Woods ’22 – S3 Magazine Coverage

*Insert Chewbacca noises here* If you are unfamiliar with Wookies in the Woods, just imagine 200+ Volkswagen R32's & R's driving the Tail of the Dragon. To some, that just sounds like a bunch of noise. But to those who understand, it's one of the best weekends of...
MK2 GTi drift car

MK2 GTi drift car

This is Erin Sanford’s MK2 GTi drift car. It’s RWD, running a turbocharged Nissan KA24. Here’s the backstory on ...

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After Toyota's reveal, here's what we know about the GR Corolla. There will be 2 models. The Core, and the Circuit Edition. The Core should be available later this year, and the Circuit will arrive in 2023 as a limited launch model. Main features of the Circuit...

GR Corolla reveal tonight, March 31st

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Toyota will reveal the GR Corolla tonight, March 31st... hopefully before April Fools rolls in. Am I right?? And just like that, Toyota's got a potent lineup again! The Supra's finally getting the manual transmission it deserved from Day 1 (targa top next please). The...

We don’t value our own thoughts anymore.

We don’t value our own thoughts anymore.

We don’t value our own thoughts anymore. That just hit me like a ton of bricks honestly. And I think it might be a huge underlying problem to a lot of these obvious failings & derailings of 21st century life. I’m always pointing the finger at social media... often...

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So now there’s a rumor that Porsche might build the Apple Car. Great. It’s like I’m waking up everyday living an automotive alternate-reality nightmare. I don’t want to drive a damn Apple, iPad, or anything of the sort. But as a buyer - it seems as if I‘m not getting...

Smart Phones killed sports cars

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