SP Rides

SP Rides: Too Good To Pass Up

For the majority of his life, Francis Souza has been a truck guy — lifted Toyotas are popular with many island enthusiasts. He’d never owned a domestic muscle car before although it was most definitely something he’d yearned for. He wound up with this 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport.

SP Rides: Rain or shine, it’s Z time

Although at 5 years old, Jonathan Sison was surrounded by Ford lovers such as his father and grandfather, his uncle talked a good game about Nissan.

SP Rides: Ride reaches legendary status

Christopher Calimlim’s stunning ride has graced the pages of Street Pulse before — however, you would be hard pressed to recognize it from its first appearance as a red rocket.

SP Rides: One cool sleigh ride!

As Christmas Day draws near, what’s more perfect than ripping up asphalt in a bright red sleigh? Of course, this is a 2007 BMW 335i model, which has quite a few more ponies than the Santa’s regular ride.  Eat your heart out, Rudolph.

Fueled up by a Dream of Drifting

The engine has been fully tuned and features an SR20DET swap from the stock KA that runs at 18 psi and throws down 386WHP and 297TQ. This power is derived from the Garrett GT2871r turbo clearly visible in the engine bay.

SP Rides: 24K Magic Bike

When one thinks about BMW performance, the usual go-to is the BMW M3, a four-wheeled track monster. The BMW S1000RR changed all of that as the company’s first entry into a world long championed by the Japanese — the superbikes.

SP Rides: S is for Supercharged

Power-to-weight is everything in racing.  A concept that Avery Tsui firmly stands behind. As a seasoned racing veteran and current regional executive for the SCCA Hawaii Region, he has spent many days behind the wheel of modified vehicles which were built solely for performance.

SP Rides: Ultimate Upscale Performance

The BMW M3 is considered the ultimate driving machine by many performance enthusiasts. It began to set the standards in 1986 when the first E30 M3 was produced for racing homologation purposes.

SP Rides: The Rolling Thunder

At 74 years young, John Hughes has been around the block. He’s seen quite a few fabulous rides in his day, and one of the first was a 1963 Chevy Nova Super Sport. He’s always been into the all-original classic.  He also happens to have a 1984 Hurst Olds, which is in similar specs. But that’s not the focal point of today’s issue. Obviously, it’s all about this absolutely stunning 1956 Ford Thunderbird, and for good reason.

SP Rides: Bringing The Heat To The Streets

Liberty Walk, by LB Performance, is one of the kits in the aftermarket industry. The name Liberty Walk means “Walk Free” and it’s one of the most expensive, sought after brands by tuning enthusiasts.  Audi, Lamborghini, Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, essentially the top branded car manufacturers — Liberty Walk has kits for all of them and all take their chosen vehicle to the next level when it comes to looks and performance.