April 2005 It was another gray, drippy day in Tokyo, a land infested with power lines, radio towers, and all the scenery-choking flotsam that erupts around such a hastily built megalopolis. Tokyo is, to be blunt, a shitty place to photograph a car. But that's where the car -- a Bozz-tuned EVO VIII -
You read Sport Compact Car. You drool. You look at your bank account. You cry. Join the crowd. Not everyone can afford an EVO or STi. Hell, most of us can't even afford a modified Civic. So, if your automotive fantasies are constantly being interrupted by your
Being an engineer and into details, one of my favorite sayings is "Speed doesn't kill, rapid deceleration does!" Rapid, as in "nearly instantaneous deceleration caused by hitting hard immovable objects."
A difference, to be a difference, has to make a difference --Dr. Michael Korpi, Baylor University The above is an insightful bit of wisdom from our favorite professor. What Dr. Korpi was saying, of course, is if something has to be changed, it sure as hell
The 1991-'94 Sentra SE-R is a diamond in the rough. Introduced when the import phenomenon was barely a blip on the radar, the SE-R ran circles around the Hondas that would soon dominate the landscape. The SE-R was a two-door powered by a 2.0-liter, 140-hp inline four engine; it came with four-wheel
The invitation to Nissan-Palooza-2, which was printed on stationery embossed with psychedelic artwork better suited for the wall of a head shop, is what first piqued my interest. What were they offering at this event which promised "total vehicular enlightenme
The AEBS' Of Drag RacingAEBS, which stands for Advanced Engine Breathing Systems, is a tuning shop in the San Diego area of Southern California. Ben Ma, chief proprietor of AEBS has taken to the strip in a big way. This month's "Backpressure" is celebrating his shop's recent successes on the strip.
Let's take a quick look back on recent history. In 1997, Nissan killed the 300Z, and we cried. In 1999, Nissan killed the 240SX and the 200SX in the States, and we cried even more. So for all their efforts to rebuild a struggling company, the Nissan suits seem