Pandem Rocketbunny unveils new custom bodykits at Tokyo Auto Salon 2017

The TAS 2017 Logo

By Barett Poley – January 18, 2017   Rocketbunny, notorious Japanese car modification collective and drift-team, has unveiled a host of new models and kits at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2017. The Show, which is famous for its massive gathering of custom car builders and aftermarket body modification companies, was the stage for the revelation of […]

Pinstripe Style

By Mike Davey 2015-06-05 Pinstriping takes talent, patience, and an artistic flair. For Danno Drouin, the road to becoming a professional pinstriper started with a passion for art. Drouin is the proprietor of Danno’s Black Heart Designs in Brantford, Ontario. “One of my first memories is trying to draw something I’d seen with my crayons. […]

Axalta announces Custom Finishes Calendar Competition

Axalta has announced its Custom Finishes Calendar Contest for 2015. Entrants must own or have finished the vehicle entered in the competition.  Ajax, Ontario — May 21, 2015 — From collision repair facilities in Miami to hot rodders in Vancouver and everywhere in between, the custom calendar produced annually by Axalta Coating Systems since 1993 is […]

Hot Future

Exotics, debuts, and classics on display at the Canadian International Auto Show. Anyone who doubts that we live in in a car culture should spend some time at the Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS). Canada’s largest consumer show, CIAS covers two halls and connecting floors, with over a thousand vehicles on display throughout the half […]

Continental Tire Launches ExtremeContact DWS

Now available, the next generation ExtremeContactTM DWS, the ExtremeContactTM DWS06. The essential UHP, all-season tire. SportPlusTM Technology improves treadwear while enhancing grip on wet roads and provides precise steering for maximum control. Ft. Mill, S.C. – May 8, 2015.  Continental Tires newest all-season, ultra-high performance (UHP) tire, the ExtremeContactTM DWS06, is now available in stores. The next generation of the ExtremeContactTM DWS […]

From Track to Streets

All new BF Goodrich g-Force® COMP-2™ A/S tires bring track performance and legacy to streets By Will Simmons Mosport Speedway, ON – April 30, 2015 – Rarely are drivers of a new muscle car given the chance to have a pro racer in their passenger seat ask: “Are you driver enough for these tires?“ On […]

Full Circle

The Francouers started in collision, got into customization, and then brought repair back into the fold. Some people are content with the everyday, the usual, and the mundane. Others feel the need to make changes and value the unique. Rick and Daryl Francouer are in the second category. The brothers are the owners and operators […]

Too Cool for School

Hot-rod school bus packs more than meets the eye. Take a quick glance, and it’s a school bus. Take another look (and you will) and it’s obviously more than a little bit different from the standard vehicle. Within seconds, you’ll likely ask yourself, “Did someone really build a hot-rod school bus?” Yes, they definitely did. […]