Friday, September 30, 2016


Carbon Madness: 2013 Pagani Huayra

In 1992, Argentinian-born Horacio Pagani founded the Italian sports car company Pagani Automobili S.p.A., after spending a number of years managing Lamborghini's composites division and the restyling of some notable machines. Fast forward a few years and Pagani's dream of creating the ultimate supercar (at the time named the Fangio F1 in honour of his friend and Formula One...

#TestDrive: 2013 Toyota Avalon (XLE)

As Toyota's flagship sedan, the Avalon has always come under huge scrutiny ever since its North American introduction back in 1994. To most potential buyers, it was nothing more than a luxurious long version of the already popular Camry, but lacked soul. At the time it went on sale American manufacturers had already been dominating the full size sedan...

James Margeson’s “Day 2 Nite” Chevy S10

In the world of mini trucks, customization is key. But you don't have to tell James Margeson that; he's been building his custom Chevrolet S10 for 17 years! James picked up his truck in 1996, and it was in really rough shape. After years of planning, crafting and a whole lot of trial & error, the finished product looks...

Red Eye: Lexus IS300 Turbo (Wicked C.A.S.)

Toyota builds their cars like tanks and there is no one that can doubt such a thing, especially when it comes to their luxury brand Lexus. Case in point is the IS300, one of the first Japanese luxury sedans to enter the North American market and reach cult-like status amongst motor heads. Although mostly found in the usual black...

Lisa Baudet’s Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Another female reader's ride? We must be lucky to get two in a row. This reader ride comes to us from up in Bradford, Ontario, and is owned by Lisa Baudet. Her Hyundai Genesis 2.0 T underwent some cosmetic makeovers to meet her style standards, and we think the end result looks awesome. Sitting on purple-lipped rims adorned with colour-matching...

Leah Katrina Van Staveren’s Dodge SRT4

If you were approaching this 2004 SRT4 from behind on the road, it might not look like a threat. Fast forward to the moment you try to pass, and your opinion would change as quickly as this 'Subaru-killer' Dodge accelerates. This awesome Mopar Stage 2 2004 Dodge SRT4 is owned by Leah Katrina Van Staveren, an Oshawa local with...

Dark Lextasy: Lexus IS300

Debuted in 2000, the Lexus IS300 was a fresh appealing model in the luxury car segment to offer an alternative to the usual European offerings. In the past decade, there have been countless project builds of this awesome platform ranging from the slammed VIP-style better known in the Japanese show scene to high horsepower race machines stateside. This dark...

Blue Samurai: Mazda Miata Supercharged

First introduced in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show by Mazda, the Miata otherwise known as the MX-5 has earned the right to be called the best sports car of all time. Since its introduction, there have been nearly 1-million sold around the world and at any given race day (amateur or pro level), one will find a slew of these small coupes thrashing through a road course with ease. Jason Woo of Toronto, Canada is no stranger to the Miata having not only built this daily driver, but also currently racing his ’99 MX-5 in various time attack series.