The Legend Behind the Racekor
Photography by Steven Martinez
There are cars and then there are cars. What I mean, simply put is that there are cars that you see on the road and say; “Oh cool.” Then there are cars that you see and the image is branded into your memory banks with a glowing red prod that says WTF!
Flat black, sitting on flat black CCW Classics, staring at you with big bug eyes, just waiting for you to dare it to do something… This is that prod wielding car; a car that defies all tuning styles and themes to truly transcend the aura of a driver… a driver known simply as Manny.
Manny Collazo, one...
Austin’s 2004 Scooby STi
Photography by Hector Chacon
I met Austin Periu over instagram. He follows us (@leo_stateofstance) and is always commenting on our pictures. Turns out he’s local and I ran into him at the VisionAutosFL drive. I got to see his car in person and talked to him for a while about the scene, his car, and his future plans for the STi.
After talking cars and swapping build stories I knew I wanted to share his car with everyone. Especially since he shared his plans for the car; I wanted to lock it in photos now, so that we can follow his build and do a follow up feature when he’s done.
Apparently, this particular JDM Subaru WRX had been “borrowed” from its owner, who was on vacation. And since you can actually hardly fault the hay bales themselves, we’re guessing this driver, who was not seriously injured in the accident, is gonna have some serious...
Robb Hopkins is one of those builders that looks to achieve very specific goals when tuning a car. He mentioned to me that he is chasing perfection, chasing the trifecta; power, handling and looks.
Power gets checked off the list with 330whp thanks to a larger turbo, full exhaust, front mount...
At the Geneva Auto Show Subaru displayed their new sports car that shares the same chasis as the Toyota FT-86.
Although announced as a “rear-wheel-drive sports car” many rumors say that it will be All-Wheel-Drive (following suit with all other Subarus) and the rumor fires up...