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1| SR20-Powered Datsun Sunny Ute Merging the best of many worlds, this Datsun Sunny mini pickup truck has a Hakosuka Skyline front-end conversion from 09 Racing in Japan, is powered by a turbocharged SR20 engine and sits on 15×11-inch TE37V wheels by Rays Wheels.

1| Unidentified Rolling Object It took us a moment to figure out that this canary spaceship is actually a Scion iA sedan. Inspired by the old-school lowrider movement, this Scion iA was subjected to a yellow paint job with root beer accents, a chain-link steering wheel, faux engraving and other atrocities disguised as upgrades.

A NISMO GT-R Rocking the latest Volk Racing G25 Wheels Advan Racing GT Centerlock Wheels on a Porsche 911 Redbull BMX Rider Coco Zurita’s Rocket Bunny R35 GT-R The first OS Giken TC24-B1Z equipped S30Z in the USA Mad Mike Whiddett’s MADBUL 4-rotor, twin turbo MX5 C&R’s Air-to-Dry Ice Intercooler It wouldn’t be SEMA or GRC without the Golden Boy, Tanner Foust The DSPORT Fiesta ST Project won a Project Excellence Award

We stopped by the BorgWarner booth for some turbo talk about their new technologies Rays Engineering booth 2016 Lexus RCF GT3 Mike Burroughs’ 500hp, S38 powered BMW E28 5-series coupe conversion Will Au-Yeung’s BorgWarner turbocharged Civic Si making 660hp The 1993 Acura Ludacris Legend-featured on the album “Ludaversal” and built by Acura’s Torrance Design Studio UMS Tuning EVO w/ 2.3L 800hp- ’13 GTA unlimited champion and 15′ NASA western states national TTU champion The Rywire turbocharged K-series DC2 Integra Corey Hosford’s 2016 Formula Drift S14 with Rocket Bunny Boss wide body kit, 408 chi LSX engine, GTX5008R turbocharger making…

DSPORT’s own project Fiesta making it’s public debut in the Ford booth Center stage at the SEMA show.  GReddy Racing s30 240z with engine built by club DSPORT The newly anticipated Acura NSX 1200 horsepower 2012 GT-R with HKS 4.1L stroker engine, GT1000 turbo kit, HKS transmission upgrade, new gears and clutch pack. OS Giken and Z Car Garage w/ TC24-B1Z s30z.  376 whp, 281 lb-ft torque, on conservative tune with 91 fuel Mishimoto brought out the big guns to SEMA this year 750 HP Nissan GT-R by Road Race Engineering for Redbull BMX rider Coco Zurita Cosworth-built supercharged Scion…

ACTION! THE YOUTUBE AGE CREATED A BREEDING GROUND FOR HOMEMADE Internet stars. GoPro jumped onto this opportunity and became one of the leading names in action cameras. Now on its fourth generation of cameras, GoPro introduced its latest addition to the HERO4 series, the HERO4 Session. This new form factor claims a 50-percent smaller and 40-percent lighter package than the current HERO4 Black and Silver, capturing up to 1440p resolution video and 8-megapixel images. The Session features a waterproof design without the need for a separate housing, plus a one-button control to make the recording process easier. This makes the HERO 4…

TOYOTA ANNOUNCES S-FR CONCEPT Source : Toyota Press Site JP Tokyo, Japan, October 8, 2015 – The Toyota S-FR is a concept vehicle that continues the proud heritage of Toyota’s fun-to-drive lightweight sports cars. Pitched as an entry-level model, the new concept emphasizes responsiveness, and aims to make a whole new generation fall in love with driving. Compact and Simple The concept’s compact body is incredibly light, yet offers a smooth driving style. Not just a sports car, it pairs the simplicity of an entry-level model with an intimacy that brings human and machine closer together. Fun to Drive Benefiting…

QUICK TO ADAPT ACTIVE SUSPENSION HELPED BOLSTER THE WILLIAMS FW15C FORMULA ONE car to win the Constructor’s Championship in 1993. The concept was then banned the very next season for being an unfair advantage. While this advantageous design may not be allowed in some tiers of pro racing, the TEIN EDFC Active Pro is available for your personal street and track cars. The EDFC Active Pro turns your damping adjustable coilovers into a fully adaptive suspension based on your driving conditions. Playing on its integrated g-sensor, damping changes are made to each corner independently based on g-force loading. The included Signal Converter allows you to access your ECU’s…

LOSING POUNDS LESS WEIGHT ON A VEHICLE MEANS LESS RESISTANCE TO CHANGING DIRECTION, but there’s more to it than the final number that shows up on the scale. When jumping on the brake pedal, not only are the brakes trying to stop a couple thousand pounds from rolling, they are also fighting the inertia of the spinning wheels and rotors. Yokohama’s Advan RZII wheels designed to save weight without sacrificing looks or rigidity. The RZII lineup features a twin five spoke design, 5D scalloped pockets and Advan Racing Flow Forming technology for improved lightness and strength. Available in Semi-Gloss Black, Racing…

RETURN OF THE NSX Aug 14, 2015 – CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. On display at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering was a trio of all-new Acura NSX models, two of which were shown for the first time. As the first build-to-order vehicle for Acura, the all-new NSX will feature an extensive array of factory-installed options. The following features and options were displayed at the prestigious event: Exterior Features and Options* Exterior Color Valencia Red Pearl Nouvelle Blue Pearl Berlina Black Interior Color Red Orchid Saddle Exterior Package n/a Carbon Exterior Package: carbon fiber front spoiler, side sills, rear diffuser and exhaust finisher…

Mazda Announces Global MX-5 Cup Race Car Pricing – Initial Orders Being Accepted for the $53,000 Ready-to-Race 2016 MX-5 Miata – SOURCE Mazda North American Operations IRVINE, Calif. (October 1, 2015) – The Mazda MX-5 Miata is the most road-raced production car in the world. The reason is simple – great performance at an affordable price. The new Global Mazda MX-5 Cup race car follows that formula, and will be Mazda Motorsports’ first-ever ready-to-race MX-5 Miata. The new race car will be available at the special introductory price of $53,000. The race car ordering process begins on www.MazdaMotorsports.com with first…

TURN IT UP WHEN IT COMES TO IN-CAR AUDIO, THERE AREN’T MANY OPTIONS THAT EXCEL IN quality while remaining aesthetically subtle. OEM Audio Plus specializes in providing both: an optimized listening experience from hardware that looks like it came factory equipped with the vehicle. The company’s latest installment is designed, engineered and tuned specifically for the 2015 Subaru WRX/STI. Now, WRX and STI owners can carry the cleanliness of a stock look, while sporting an audio system with serious punch. Features factory speaker optimization, front 1-inch so dome tweeter upgrade, a flashable multi-channel 32-Bit DSP amplifier, plug-and-play quick-sync wiring harness, and 8-inch dual-voice coil carbon…

THE RETURN TO JDM LAND Mark your calendars and get ready to join DSPORT Magazine in Japan for the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon! This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is packed with an itinerary to cover all the best automotive culture of Japan. The official tour begins in Los Angeles, California as the DSPORT staff and attendees kick off the tour with the included flights to Tokyo. Once in Japan, the highlights of the tour include lodging at the Shinigawa Prince Hotel near the heart of Tokyo, private guided tours to the Nissan DNA Garage, TOMEI, Toyota Megaweb, and other facilities. Exclusive tuning…

SPEED SENSING GPS IS NOT USED JUST FOR NAVIGATION ANYMORE. SELF-CONTAINED GPS UNITS CAN simplify dash setups while adding useful functions. Auto Meter recently introduced a full lineup of GPS speedometer options and are now adding the Carbon Fiber, Traditional Chrome and Z Series to the list. These speedometers require no calibration and are ready to go with just power and a ground, making the setup process very plug-and-play. Beyond simple speed readouts, the GPS speedometers carry features like trip odometer, time/date, GPS coordinates, compass and peak speed recall. MSRP starts at $337.59. Auto Meter 866.248.6356

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