SP Rides: The Copperhead Z

August 29, 2014

Turns out this week’s cover subject, Thomas Parker, had the same affections as well. His addiction to Hot Wheels grew and eventually turned into a love of real cars.

SP Rides: Chuck’s Big, Bad Truck

August 22, 2014

“Coming into the Navy, I really wanted to get out and see the world. But (I knew that if) I left the Navy, I wanted to take something home with me and that was a nice truck,”

SP Rides: The Hot Hatchback

August 15, 2014

Recognizable by its ample storage space and a sporty performance-minded nature, the hot hatch has become one of the best introductory vehicles to the modding scene in recent history.

SP Rides: Sold on the Sienna

August 8, 2014

It’s not often you see a Toyota Sienna that’s dropped and slammed. The majority of the time, this van is being used as a taxi for Hawaii’s tourism industry or as an everyday grocery getter.

SP Rides: The Sunburst Sled

August 1, 2014

Alan Yee has been fascinated by the automotive trade since he was a young boy. He spent his formative years learning the ins and outs of mechanics from his uncle and mentor.

SP Rides: Prowlin’ the Streets

July 25, 2014

To say that Michael Hinkle is a lover of all things with wheels is a bit of an understatement. His first introduction to wheeled machinery was at an early age in West Virginia, where he rode up a hill on the side of a tractor.

SP Rides: To Infiniti and Beyond

July 18, 2014

David purchased this Diamond Graphite G35 while serving as a marine and stationed stateside. He completed the majority of his performance modifications in California, determined to ensure that the coupe was both reliable and survivable.

SP Rides: Chopper Mike Goes For It

July 11, 2014

At age 17, he took over the family backyard business of custom chopper fabrication after his father passed away, building a solid reputation as a custom bike builder and motorcycle enthusiast.

SP Rides: The Secret Sauce

July 4, 2014

To say Irene Ramiro likes cars would be an understatement. More accurately, she loves them because they are in her blood, in her DNA.

SP Rides: This Beauty Wears Red

June 27, 2014

The De Tomaso Pantera is what dreams are made of — an Italian sports car built with a Ford mid-mounted engine, and sporting a price tag ($10,000 in 1971) that once seemed ridiculous for what many would consider an exotic.