476 WHP Mitsubishi Evo IX

Low key, streetable, unassuming. These traits exemplify the sleepers on the street. Taking on a no nonsense approach to tuning can sometimes make the difference when sizing up a contender or flying under the law-enforcement radar. Brian Jeffords adopted the mantra “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mentality early […]

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556 WHP 4G63 Swapped Dodge Colt

So you bought a Dodge Colt for $500, now what? If you got it for daily-driving purposes, you will probably be disappointed; and if you bought it to race, well, what were you thinking? Aaron Anderson dropped $500 on his 1992 Dodge Colt, and while it seemed like a strange […]

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775 WHP Mitsubishi Evo 9 MR

If Mitsubishi has done one thing right in its history, it’s the production of the Lancer Evolution. Ever since its debut, it has been nothing short of a rally-bred animal. Taking from the Mitsubishi Lancer nothing more than the unibody, the Evo was produced specifically for the World Rally Championship’s […]

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1,243 WHP Mitsubishi Evo 8

EVOs and the seven-second barrier. While the Extreme Tuners EVO out of Greece supposedly became the first EVO into the 7s back in 2017, nearly five years later there are only a handful of EVOs that have earned 7-second status. Since there hasn’t been a dedicated spec or class for […]

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Power Tech | ATI’s 4G63 Damper

Broken oil pump gears, sheared flywheel bolts, loosening clutch cover bolts and damaged bearings are just some of the “fun” that’s in store for your engine if you don’t dampen and control the torsional vibrations in your engine’s crankshaft. The severity and frequency of these vibrations are affected by the […]

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582 WHP Mitsubishi EXO Evo

When you finally make the decision to turn your vehicle into a dedicated race car, one of the best ways to shave some time off your slip is to start reducing weight. Some racers change their stock seats with aftermarket ones, other drivers replace their hoods with lighter carbon fiber, […]

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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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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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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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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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786 WHP Mitsubishi Evo VIII

“Ricer”. Is it a slur, a racial put down, a term meant to put down a vehicle for looking the part, but not having the goods to back it up? In Rochester, New York, “Ricer” takes on a new meaning. “Ricer” is the nickname given to STM’s 9- second street […]

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572 HP EVO 6.5 | Tommi Makinen Edition

There are few examples of the States getting a better version of a vehicle platform than the rest of the world. However, the first-generation (1G) and second-generation (2G) DSMs are an exception to the rule. While only FWD versions were available in Japan, AWD versions were available in the States. […]

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723 WHP Evo IX | On Target, On Time

HOW MUCH WOULD IT TAKE TO GET QUICKER AND GO faster? $5,000? $10,000? For Chris Young, crunching the numbers to ensure a balance of budget to performance started with his first car, a 1991 Eagle Talon. Chris said, “My first Talon ran a 12.8-second pass at 106 MPH with only […]

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