Then it was time for the wide open throttle pull and that’s when it happened. The 2.0-liter K20Z3 motor screamed towards its 8500 rpm redline and a collective “WTF?” cut through the silence that followed.
When Joe Ascoli decided to jump into a road race-prepped car project there was only one way to go about it: all or nothing.
Top Speed Labs owner Michael Dietrich spent many years perfecting this widebody Subaru WRX. Photographer JayCe Aldana was chosen to capture it.
A recent visit to the Helger family compound in Little Compton, RI showed me that motor oil runs through this family’s veins. In fact, after meeting three generations of Helgers, I’m convinced of it.
Have you ever walked past something and been so in awe that you catch yourself just staring, possibly salivating, and getting that “wow” feeling? The object in question almost acts like one of those mythical Greek goddesses luring you in. No matter what you do, you just can’t escape it.
As a typical young boy growing up in the eighties, I liked to plaster my bedroom walls with all sorts of posters. It was the “Justification for Higher Education” poster that I’m reminded of as my interview with Michael Tramontozzi begins.
The story behind this 2012 Camaro ZL1 began nearly thirty-eight years ago, for that was the day that Alan Faircloth went to buy his very first car.
Whenever you hear of a modified Nissan GT-R in northern New England you would tend to immediately think of Kaizen Tuning.
Suffield, Connecticut native Travis Wilson had a different objective when it came to modifying the powertrain of his ‘93 Nissan 240sx—reliable power.
Have you considered a low budget project car before, but they always turn out to be way more time and money than you thought? Perhaps you’re a “hands on”, “build-it-yourself” kind of person but feel that a ground-up restoration might be too much time and money? Well, you could go get yourself a Smyth Kit, the ultimate blend of factory-proven technology and a really cool performance car.