Switzerland moving to ban EVs – True or False?

There is a screenshot from Fox News going around on social media. Its saying that Switzerland is moving to ban EVs. That seemed a little suspect… so we looked into it. Turns out - Switzerland government officials are considering a possible ban for nonessential...

Off-Road / Overland Holiday Gift Ideas – 10 gifts under $100

I get this question a lot: "Hey Bubba, what would make a good gift for someone who loves off-roading & already has everything?" My knee-jerk suggestion is beer from a local brewery. But if they're persistent, then I usually aim for something under $100... and...

Audi RS3 – Second Chances

This is my takeaway from Mauricio Martinez’s Audi RS3. How many of us tell ourselves ‘we can always buy another one’… but we never do. Truth is: as a car enthusiast, when you sell a car, you’re at a very vulnerable point. And it's not just emotional either lol....

The Acura Integra Type-S is coming!

The Acura Integra Type-S is coming. It should arrive in mid/later 2023. Basically - expect it to be Acura's version of the new FL5 Civic Type-R. It ain’t rocket science lol… that’s just exactly what it is. Same taco; slightly different sauce. Maybe just a little nicer...

The deadline is here – who will sell Ford EVs?

In mid-September, Ford announced that all Ford dealerships had until Halloween to decide if they wanted to become ‘EV Certified’. The giant stipulation was - it would cost each Ford dealer roughly $500,000 or $1,200,000… depending on if they wanted to be Tier-1 or...

Josh Freeman’s Toyota Chaser

This Toyota Chaser JZX100 was originally supposed to be a drift car project. When Josh Freeman of Vaded bought & imported it… the thing already had an angle kit & some other goodies straight from the backstreets of Japan. But here’s the catch: Josh technically...

Incremental Improvements With The 987

Car builds can spiral out of control quickly. With everyone, including myself (having the attention span of a squirrel these days), ideas and goals change quickly. To avoid that, I write you guys to hold me accountable. Not really, but it sounds good on paper. In this...

GM butchers the Corvette legacy

To no one’s real surprise at this point, GM is turning the Corvette into 'a brand' (similar to Hummer or Buick). And to launch the new Corvette brand, GM will add an EV Corvette 4-door, and an EV Corvette Crossover to the mix… giving posers across the country a chance...

My tuner friends have an overlanding problem

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve probably noticed the explosion of the ‘overland scene’. I guess Covid really fueled the primal need for people to get outta the house. Whatever the case, the camping & outdoor market saw numbers like never before. For the...

GM is not giving up the internal combustion engine

GM President, Mark Reuss, recently said that GM is not giving up on the internal combustion engine?? He said this during an investor day just before Thanksgiving break. But wait… REWIND… doesn't this feel like the TOTAL OPPOSITE of what GM has been touting publicly?...
New Skidracin Shirt

New Skidracin Shirt

New Skidracin' shirt is in our store. High quality stuff, vibrant colors, 100% Cotton, Pre-shrunk. Our skidracin ...
2015 Chevrolet Colorado Review

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Review

Need to carry 5 people? Get a Colorado. Need to haul stuff? Get a Colorado? Want great gas mileage but don’t want to rid yourself of utility? Get a Colorado! Want great style and want to go off road? GET. A. COLORADO!
2015 Lexus NX-200t F-Sport Review

2015 Lexus NX-200t F-Sport Review

There is no such thing as one ‘perfect’ car for every possible situation that may arise. We have to choose the characteristics that are most crucial to us - often at the sacrifice of others. But the NX proves to hold it’s own...
New Slap Stickers

New Slap Stickers

We just added a bunch of new slap stickers in the S3MagStore! These are all full color stickers, printed on high ...
2015 Lexus GX460 Review

2015 Lexus GX460 Review

I know, I know that no one…and I mean literally no one is stupid enough to take their $60,000 SUV off road in the fear of getting it a bit dusty. Well… we are that stupid. Lexus GX460
2014 Scion FRS Review

2014 Scion FRS Review

By: Yousef Alvi and Jonathan Wooley Taken as a complete package, the FRS is one of the best cars I’ve ever ...

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Club Dred: 1981 MK1 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI

Today’s import scene finds itself littered with cars - that are built just to snag a moment in the limelight. They get their features… whether it is on a large-scale website or in a publication. And then, just like that, they are dismantled, parted out, and forgotten...

Swedish Sweetballs

Unfortunately, on some small scale… some very very small scale… I can relate to Zeke’s situation now. Or maybe it’s better to say that I still can’t relate at all. But at least I have adequate compassion for his situation now. See – Zeke is paralyzed from the waist...

At Some Point…

Judging by Enjuku’s usual clientele and reputation as a 240 hub, this Genesis looks a bit out of place. One could chalk this build up to some KDM affirmative action plan— a car given to Enjuku as a dollar-car on pretense of whoring the Hyundai name… lugging it from...

Be Your Own

I feel like this car sets some trends, and I think it’s maybe a new direction in this culture, and on its own curve. See – for some reason, the people in the import scene are always their own worst enemy. We’re all copycats when it comes to styling… and playing out...

Mastered at 10k

    I've known Tommi for a long time. Almost a decade. At times, knowing him has been frustrating… at least when it comes to the car scene. Tommi has always been the guy with the coolest shit. No matter if it’s a big-dollar car that he's building, or a...

Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle…Yeah!

The SEMA Show is where the aftermarket industry goes to hard park. It’s a lot of glamor, a lot of indulgence, a lot of excess, a lot of stardom, a lot of big egos, and a lot of big time showin’ off… with a lot of money to back it up. On one hand, it’s the coolest...

Silly Rabbit! …VR6 are the shiz!

This is a pretty good story. Because it shows the evolution and progression of this culture. I hate to sound cliché… but it shows what we can do if we all put our minds to it. As an editor – this is right up my alley. It’s what I look for… it’s what I want to see...

SupercalifragilisticexpialiDOOOPE!cious

Alright get this – I didn’t talk to this guy Gerald for a super-long time. But I did study him while we talked. And I did watch some videos online of his crew. And what I saw was – comfort. These guys are comfortable in their own skin. They’re cool with being who they...

Don't be a…

Alright sloots, wake up and pay attention while I drop some knowledge on you hoes. Marley is the owner of this S14. Yeah – he’s named after Bob, so listen to what the man has to say. I recently had the fine privilege of talking to Mr. Marley… and had the opportunity...

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