In contrast, this week’s featured ride — a 1990 Mazda Miata — may not win any import shows now or in the future, but it does have character and style to spare.
After getting a taste for all-wheel-drive through his friend’s DSM, Joshua worked out a deal to purchase a more family-functional AWD platform upon his return from deployment. Out went the 240 and in came this 2003 Mit-subishi Evolution 8.
Along the way, Reggie went through phases that included an attachment to euros and custom sport bikes. But as he matured, his desire for something a bit more laid back and comfortable ignited an old flame: the Harley-David-son. Luckily for him, his wife, Dina, possessed the same passion. With a common goal in mind, they decided to purchase this 2013 Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe.
So what’s with all the hype? The 86 was designed to create a seldom-seen enthusiast’s dream: an affordable, rear-wheel drive sports car that looked the part. It turns out the car was more than enough to attract Reyn Matsunaga’s interest.
Chance Customs has been around the block a few times. Since opening in 2007, Francis Sua and his team have created some amazing vehicles as well as collaborating on some of the wildest projects to hit the asphalt on Oahu.
“No matter what car you drive, if it saves your life, you become committed to it,” says Kimo. Distressed at the loss of the car, Kimo used the resulting insurance money to purchase a ’93 BMW 325i and began participating in high performance driving events as well as autocrossing in an effort to improve his car control.
After his previous ride was totaled in a freeway accident, Jared purchased this daily driven 2008 Infiniti G35 and hasn’t looked back. The ride has been in constant development and was chosen due to its aggressive yet sleek looks.
David Gomez is a pretty big fan of drifting. While growing up in California, he was introduced to a wide variety of automotive enthusiasm starting with Hondas, but eventually, he laid claim to the drifting phenomenon and hasn’t looked back.
Miatas are a special breed — one of the most purebred sports cars ever put into production, in fact. It has long held the reigns as the car to use in Autocross competition, making whispers of its supposed “femininity” all the more laughable.
For Keddy, the modded out 1995 Honda Civic EX that graces this page is actually a graduation gift from her father. The gift, she says, came as quite a surprise.