Top 10 Cars of the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon

Top 10 Cars of the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Like the 2012 SEMA Show in America, the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon was packed with Toyota and Subaru’s latest sports car. But that’s not to say that there weren’t plenty of other attractions on the Makuhari Messe Convention Center show floor.  Coming in 10th on our list of Top 10 Cars of the 2013 Tokyo… Continue Reading...

Scion FR-S Supercharger Kit by HKS Shows Impressive Gains – Video

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HKS USA may not exist anymore, but that hasn’t stopped its parent company in Japan of continuing to manufacture high-quality performance parts. The long-awaited supercharger kit for the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ is now available, though it may be hard to get your hands on it. Continue Reading...

Tuners Rapidly Embracing New Toyota GT 86 – Videos

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It’s not often that a game changing sports car comes out onto the market. The Toyota GT 86 / Scion FR-S is exactly that, and it’s clear that tuners and aftermarket product manufacturers are just as excited for the platform as automotive enthusiasts are. There’s little to no doubt in our minds that the Scion… Continue Reading...

HKS Dynos Toyota GT 86, More Details On Drift Car

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There’s a ton of buzz surrounding the return of HKS to drifting with Nobuteru Taniguchi behind the wheel of a Toyota GT 86. Now they were the first ones to throw the new sports car on the dyno, pulling down around 170-rwhp which has about a 15-percent drivetrain loss (200-hp crank), which is pretty impressive…. Continue Reading...

HKS Closes USA Operations After Nearly 30 Years of Business

HKS Closes USA Operations After Nearly 30 Years of Business
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In a very surprising and unfortunate move, HKS USA sent out an email to several of their dedicated distributors stating that HKS USA will cease to exist by the end of August, 2011. Opened since 1982, HKS USA was one of the pioneers in America in distributing high quality, Japanese-made parts to our market. In… Continue Reading...

Abflug Nissan 370Z Aero Kit is Aggressively Old School – And Not in a Good Way

Abflug Nissan 370Z Aero Kit is Aggressively Old School – And Not in a Good Way
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Companies like Abflug have developed a reputation over the last couple of decades for having some of the most aggressive body kits out there. And while it still fits the desires of some, our eyes just aren’t accustomed to finding it attractive. In Abflug’s defense, this Nissan 370Z kit isn’t as extreme as we’d expect… Continue Reading...

1000-HP Nissan 370Z Project Car Being Built by 370ZTune.com [video]

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There’s no questioning just how popular Nissan‘s 350/370Z has become in tuning circles, reminding us of how well the Supra caught on as a tuner car. And while some have believe the car’s VQ35DE/VQ37HR motor has the potential of overtaking Toyota’s 2JZ as the new formidable powerplant, very few have achieved reliable, high horsepower figures…. Continue Reading...

Meguiars Teams Up With RJ De Vera for Wraptivo Honda CR-Z Type-F SEMA Project

Meguiars Teams Up With RJ De Vera for Wraptivo Honda CR-Z Type-F SEMA Project
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RJ De Vera and Hondas have become synonymous with streetable performance for over the past decade. De Vera is one of Honda’s most avid enthusiasts, building some of the cleanest, daily-driven projects we’ve seen over the years. So it’s no surprise that Honda has partnered up with RJ yet again for their newest and greatest… Continue Reading...

HKS Supercharged Honda CR-Z Looks Promising On The Dyno [video]

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With the Honda CR-Z just hitting dealerships, plenty of excitement is brewing with all the aftermarket goodies that have already been designed and developed over in Japan. HKS has been producing high quality products for a variety of Japanese vehicles for decades and now they’re focusing on their line of GT Superchargers. And what better… Continue Reading...

Tokyo Auto Salon 2010: HKS Kansai Service Alive and Well

Tokyo Auto Salon 2010: HKS Kansai Service Alive and Well
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HKS Kansai Service, a workshop in Japan that is part of the HKS group, had an impressive display of vehicles and products showing off their tuning prowess. Included among them were a previous-generation Skyline R34, a brand new R35 GT-R and EVO X. And let’s not forget the least of the cars on display, a… Continue Reading...