Frankie’s Garage: The Mugen Civic Type R

mugentyperTwo words in the motoring world that are synonymous Mugen and Honda.  Inside Lane takes a drive in the Mugen tuned Honda Civic Type R FN2.  This just might be best hot hatch on the planet?

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Frankie’s Garage: Subaru BRZ STI Concept

brzsticonceptAggressive aero parts, bigger wing, special Brembo brakes and new wheels is the Subaru BRZ STI Concept at the 2015 New York Auto Show.  Mostly, this one-off concept by STI uses a race engine, the EJ20 pumping out 345 horses.

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Frankie’s Garage: A ride in the Pulsar NISMO Concept

nissanpulsarnismoconceptThis might look like a rice rocket Honda FIT, but it’s actually a Nissan Pulsar NISMO concept car.  For city-dwellers looking for tiny parking spaces and pinching to save gas money, these mini-compacts offer a lot.  Car enthusiasts who like hot compacts also want performance and this will do the trick.

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Frankie’s Garage: Subaru BRZ Turbocharged & tons of Torque!

subaru brzbrz drifting

Motor Trend’s latest episode of Ignition looks at American-tuned Subaru BRZ.  The BRZ is tuned by Crawford Performance that packs in a turbo-charger pumping up 490-500 horses.  I think its safe to say, it can do some amazing drifting with 550lb/ft of torque.

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HIN Pomona 2012!

Asking the tough questions of whether to turbo or supercharge your ride.

Hot Import Nights started off its 2012 season in Pomona, California this past weekend – 03/10/12.

HIN in full effect.

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