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Nissan To Be Honored At 2018 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

Nissan To Be Honored At 2018 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

The organizers of the 2018 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (RMMR) will be recognizing Nissan as the first-ever Japanese featured marque. Held annually during Monterey Car Week, which features the world-renowned Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the RMMR is one of the most prestigious vintage racing events in North America.

by 08/13/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Events, Racing
Sweet Swap: 240Z Meets 370Z

Sweet Swap: 240Z Meets 370Z

Fever Racing out of Tampa, Florida gets the kudos for this clean swap that drops a Nissan VQ37VHR out of a 370Z into its great-great grandfather and founder of the Zed car, the Datsun 240Z. The swap was pulled off by using a McKinney Motorsports VQ35 swap kit, and of course Fever had to inject some boost into the deal by bolting on twin Garrett GTX3071R turbochargers. The goal is to surpass 1,000 horsepower and 8,000 rpm.

by 01/12/2018 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, Featured Car, Sweet Builds
ETS/English Racing 6-Second, 2,719-WHP Nissan GT-R Drag Car w/ Video

ETS/English Racing 6-Second, 2,719-WHP Nissan GT-R Drag Car w/ Video

No matter how you look at it, this highly-tuned weapon of speed has the numbers to impress. It pegged a 2,500 horsepower chassis dyno, blasted 244 mph in the ½ mile, 6.98 seconds in the quarter mile, and it’s still “street legal.” We caught up with it at the recent Import FaceOff event at Woodburn Raceway in Oregon.

by 06/14/2017 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, Featured Car, Racing
Minivans: Crunk or Junk?

Minivans: Crunk or Junk?

When is a car worth saving, and when is it just a pile (no pun intended) of metal? It’s a question constantly under debate at IMG Headquarters. Submitted for your deciding votes this time is one that has everyone around here throwing in the micro fiber towel in stalemate. So, readers, what’s the verdict on minivans? Crunk or Junk?

by 03/24/2011 15 comments Cars, Columns, Crunk or Junk?
Guest Post: A Brief History of Japanese Classic Cars

Guest Post: A Brief History of Japanese Classic Cars

By: Benjamin Hsu —————- One of the fastest growing segments of the automotive scene is vintage Japanese cars. When I first started introducing people to the notion of a Japanese classic on behalf of Japanese Nostalgic Car Magazine, I got nothing but looks of confusion. So, let’s begin with a brief history.