SP Rides

SP Rides: A Dream Rider

Once known as the best-selling automobile in the U.S., the Chevrolet Impala has been a dominating force in the U.S. auto industry. Versatile in both form and function, they’ve been seen modified and representing the hot rod industry as well as the lowrider scene.

SP Rides: A Showstopper

When it comes to performance, the E90 BMW M3 is no slouch. Combine that performance with the 2008 model’s typically refined luxury experience, and Dayton now has the best of both worlds.

SP Rides: The ‘Black Mamba’

Aaron Thipphavong is a Miata enthusiast through and through. At only 23 years of age, his owned-vehicle list is short, but dedicated to the Miata heritage. Three years ago, Thipphavong was inspired by his friends, who all owned Miatas.

SP Rides: Blue Bombshell

The Mazda FD3S RX-7. A legendary vehicle from a time period where the big four of import domination also included the Toyota Supra, the Honda NSX, and the Skyline GT-R.

SP Rides: Stick To Your Own Path

This 2002 Subaru WRX, owned by Matthew Young, has been graphically overhauled in the Itasha- (decorating car exteriors with fictional anime — and the like — characters) style and the end result is an absolute visual feast for the eyes.

SP Rides: On the ‘Right’ Track

Since the late ‘90s, the Skyline has been known as the stuff of dreams thanks to games such as Gran Turismo. For Darion Rotolo, importing this JDM spec Skyline GTS-T was a chance to be both unique and different. And thanks to a 25-year grandfather clause, he was able to do just that.

SP Rides: Locked and Loaded

Dylan Nakashima became an import enthusiast in 2006 starting off with a Honda Accord. He spent the next few years working his way through fifteen other rides.

SP Rides: Living In A New Light

Christopher S is a first-time car enthusiast. While he may be in the prime of his life, he is what you would call a late bloomer. Although he grew up loving lowriders and cool cars like most of us enthusiasts, Christopher had other priorities in life, such as his family.

SP Rides: Deep Blue Impact

One of the most amazing things about cars is their perpetual state of evolution. Whether it’s a new owner or the same, a ride may take on a new life and a whole new look at any time. Realistically, a vehicle may last forever as long as it’s taken care of and maintained. Owned by Kurt Kajioka, this 1999 Audi A4 is the perfect example.

SP Rides: The Ultimate Showstopper

There’s nothing subtle about this twin-turbo, banzai blue bomber. Owned by Brandon Haleamau, this incredible 2004 Nissan 350Z is an unstoppable force when it comes to the import enthusiast scene.