702 WHP Mitsubishi Evo 8

Getting impressed by an EVO at The Shootout event is not easy. After all, this is the biggest EVO gathering in the United States and EVOs tend to populate the track. So, finding one that stands out is quite difficult. At this year’s event, I couldn’t help but stop as […]

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840 WHP All-Carbon R33

In 1954, a monster named Godzilla shook the world when it appeared on big screens around the world. Godzilla went on to make tons of appearances, scaring children from all across the globe and becoming the face of monsters. In 1989, Godzilla returned, this time in the shape of the […]

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867 WHP Audi TT RS

Over 20 years ago, Paris briefly had more going for it than its normal Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and the Louvre Museum. After years of concepts going around from one automotive show to the next, the Paris Auto Show finally shined its light on the all-new (at the time) […]

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2JZ-GTE Powered Nissan 240SX

The Fast and the Furious franchise has served the United States well over the years. Aside from learning that Vin Diesel’s voice can continue to get deeper each movie, it also put Japanese cars on the map as some of the toughest contenders in the performance world. Before Americans started […]

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1308 WHP Toyota Supra

How far can you go with your car build? Some people are out trying to build show cars, some are battling the clock on the dragstrip, while others are out there building well-rounded monsters. Mike Davis is in the no-cutting corners business, trying to create what seems like a show […]

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1600 WHP Eagle Talon Tsi

There is something so motivating about being an underdog. Hundreds of people see Eagle Talons on a daily basis, but they don’t truly know the potential it carries. Is it an Eclipse-wannabe? Is it a Chrysler? Is it just another ‘90s car? To those we say it is an AWD […]

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1150 WHP 2JZ Powered Honda S2000

Don’t judge a book by its cover. When you see a big V8 engine rolling next to a humble, compact car at the start line, you automatically declare the winner in your head; however, the dragstrip knows no remorse. When it comes to racing, the factory advertisement means nothing. In […]

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838 whp Mitsubishi Evolution RS

Its rough ride is more punishing than being in the ring with young Mike Tyson, but after a few minutes of driving the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, you will quickly feel like you’re the one throwing the punches. There are numerous fast cars on the market, but the Evo 9 has […]

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Street and Drag Honda Civic Si’s

Honda Civic SI – the Type R’s less-liked brother. Think of the SI as the first child. It may not be as cute or funny as the new kid, but secretly, the SI hides a few tricks up its sleeves. It may not have the red badge or the crazy […]

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413 WHP Mazda RX-7

Well before the Fast and the Furious franchise turned everyone into an enthusiast, the hardcore fans were in-touch with the Japanese performance scene through Option Magazine. Option Magazine was founded by Daijiro Inada in 1981 to open the gates for the aftermarket automotive performance market. The magazine gained readership around […]

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520 WHP Honda Civic Si

During a turbulent era in American history, Hippies were protesting the Vietnam war. President Nixon was about to resign. While the tragic events at the 1972 Munich Olympics were unfolding on new color TV sets, the oil crisis had officially killed off American muscle cars. Through it all, the Honda […]

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862 WHP Mitsubishi Evo VIII

There was once a time when people were shocked to see a humble-looking four-door sedan destroy supercars on twisty roads. Today, this car has evolved into an enthusiast favorite that is capable of achieving great power. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has been a force to be reckoned with since its […]

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512 WHP 1JZ Swapped Mitsubishi Starion

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Mitsubishi Starion. When it comes to the ‘80s, we think of wide-fenders, pop-up headlights, and hard-lines. The Starion was exactly what that era represented. When the Mitsubishi Starion debuted in 1983, it hit the roads running as a performance competitor to the […]

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555 WHP Supercharged Honda Civic EG

You may recognize the Civic as one of the most popular cars in the world, but the story of Honda wasn’t always as smooth as its sales numbers today. Founded by Soichiro Honda, he started his first company named Tokai Seiki in 1937. He began crafting piston rings for a […]

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740 WHP 2JZ Swapped Mazda RX-7

Lightweight, beautiful, and timeless, the Mazda RX-7 is arguably Japan’s purest sports car. The RX-7 FD has won over many fans with its cutting edge design that features few straight lines. Its rigid chassis and capable suspension provide sharp handling. Its 2,800 pound curb weight and 255 horsepower sequentially turbocharged […]

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