SP Rides

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. 

SP Rides: A Modern Classic

The 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air is one of the most sought-after classic vehicles of its time. During its time, it was a renowned track-worthy vehicle on both the short track as well as the dirt tracks. It was practically unbeatable on the racetracks, so much so that it was outlawed.

SP Rides: A Ghostly Good Time

In the dark of night, Chad Ries’ custom Camry can give you an awful fright. In the spirit of Halloween, he’s taken this 2012 Toyota to spooktacular levels with an overdose of macabre detail that is sure to give those around a scare.

SP Rides: True Blue Mustang

James Allen’s first ride was a 1978 Monte Carlo — lowered and slammed. Since then, he’s had BMWs, Saabs and even a previous 2015 Mustang. He’s sampled a lot of rides from all sorts of makes and models but when it comes to pure, exhilarating fun, this 2017 Mustang GT has it in spades.

SP Rides: An Affinity for the Infinity

The plan was set for Cadovan and that meant building his dream VIP ride that was chock full of JDM goodness from across the seas with a decent stance to boot. The vehicle was acquired online and bought completely stock and the modification began in earnest.

SP Rides: The Blessing

Mac had never, ever done an engine swap before…but that’s what it took. It was nerve-wracking to say the least.