Sep
26

An Old Face Returns to Top Gear

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With Chris Evans leaving the Top Gear family behind, Matt LeBlanc has been announced as its new host for the next two seasons. He will be joined by Chris Harris, had Rory Reid.

Word has it that Chris Evans was not to popular when the cameras were off and with the Top Gear episodes featuring Matt LeBlanc showing some quality ratings they felt he would fit right in to fill the void.

Source: AutoBlog.com 

Sep
23

Shift and Drift At the ADM

Here are some pics I took at the Shift and Drift show at the Automobile Driving Museum last Saturday. It was a smaller show but had some pretty cool cars there plus you got to see the collection of cars on display in the Museum. Wish I would’ve taken more pictures of everything!

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Sep
22

Spocom NorCal This Weekend!

Spocom SF will be this Saturday at Alameda point so if you’re in the area, go check it out! Show is from 2pm till 8pm so go check out some nice cars and talk with builders to see what motivates them to do what they do! To order tickets online to attend, check the link below or click on the image below!

Spocom General Admission Tickets

Sep
21

Video: Tanabe Medalion Touring Exhaust for 2014 Infiniti Q60

Tanabe Medalion Touring Exhaust for 2014 Infiniti Q60

Under 93db low & deep tone. Direct bolt-on dual tip Y-pipe-back exhaust system.

This is a combination of Tanabe Y-pipe T50063, Tanabe Downpipe T50132, and Tanabe Medalion Touring Exhaust T70132A. *All sold separately.

Part #: T70132A + T50132 + T50063

*Also fits Q60 (AWD) & Q60S (AWD & RWD)

http://www.tanabe-usa.com/touringmedalion.asp?id=7

For more video clips, visit our official Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/tanabeusa

 

Sep
20

2016 Tanabe Fall R&D Looking for Applicants

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Tanabe USA’s next Research and Development Session will be happening close to the beginning of 2016. Put your car to good use by helping us test new parts that will be released in the future! We are currently taking sign-ups for Winter 2015. If you’re interested in participating, please contact us! Here’s what we’re looking for:

Requirements:

  • Vehicle must be stock.
  • Vehicle must be local or driving distance from our office in Torrance, California.
  • No accidents.
  • Must be clean with minimal blemishes.

If you own one of these cars, you meet the criteria, and you’re interested in participating in our R&D session, contact us at: info@tanabe-usa.com w/ the subject reading “Attention: R&D”

Automobile owner/driver must provide their own ride two and from Tanabe R&D facilities.

Please note: there is no guarantee for any type of compensation whether it be monetary, time, parts, transportation, vehicle, etc.

Year Make Model Category R&D Date
2016+ Honda Civic (N/A) Chassis TBA
2016+ Honda Civic (Turbo) Chassis TBA
2017 Honda Civic Si Suspensin, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2015+ Honda HR-V (2WD) Suspension TBA
2014+ Infiniti Q50S Hybrid Suspension. Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Infiniti Q50 2.0t (AWD) Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Infiniti Q50 2.0t (RWD) Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Infiniti Q50 3.0t (AWD) Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Infiniti Q50 3.0t (RWD) Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2017 Infiniti Q60 Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2015+ Infiniti Q70 (AWD) Suspension TBA
2015+ Infiniti Q70 (Hybrid) Suspension TBA
2015+ Infiniti Q70 (RWD) Suspension TBA
2015+ Infiniti Q70L (AWD) Suspension TBA
2015+ Infiniti Q70L (RWD) Suspension TBA
2016+ Lexus GS200t F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Lexus GS200t Non-Sport Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Lexus GS F Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Lexus IS200t non F-Sport Suspensin, Exhaust TBA
2016+ Lexus IS300 F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2016+ Lexus IS300 Non F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust, Chassis TBA
2013+ Lexus LS460 Suspension TBA
2015+ Lexus NX200t AWD (F-Sport) Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2015+ Lexus NX200t AWD (Non F-Sport) Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2015+ Lexus NX200t FWD (F-Sport) Exhaust TBA
2015+ Lexus NX200t FWD (Non F-Sport) Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2015+ Lexus NX300h F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2015+ Lexus NX300h Non F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2016+ Lexus RC200t Non F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2016+ Lexus RC300 F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2016+ Lexus RC300 Non F-Sport Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2015+ Lexus RC350 AWD (Non F-Sport) Suspension, Exhaust TBA
2016+ Mazda Miata Chassis TBA

For any additional inquries please send them to info@tanabe-usa.com

 

Sep
19

Now In-Stock! SSR Valve Stem Caps with Magnet

Now In-Stock!

New! SSR Aluminum Valve Caps with Magnet!

Stick these on your fender or other magnetic surface while checking your air pressure and never lose a valve cap again! Nylon threaded insert used to reduce corrosion and seized valve steam caps. Available in 4 different colors. MSRP $24 per set(4pcs). Check the accessories page on the site for more info!

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Sep
16

Iconic Car at Redline Restorations…

Front Street Media had a visit to Redline Restorations in Fairfield, CT and one of the cars there really stood out because it was not the typical car that you would see at this shop. You’ll see lots of vintage  cars including American, European and exotics. But there was one car that really grabs your attention when it pops into your field of vision. Do you recognize it? For the full article, check the article here.

 

Sep
15

SSR Custom Option Chart for Professor Series Wheels

Have you seen SSR wheels with custom finished and want to order yours to be unique as well but don’t know where to start? Here is the chart of the different options you can get. Can also be found in the link below

http://www.ssr-wheels.com/wheels/professor_options.asp

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Sep
14

Video: Tanabe Medalion Touring Exhaust for 2003-2007 Infiniti G35 Coupe

Tanabe Medalion Touring Exhaust for 2003-2007 Infiniti G35 Coupe

Under 93db low & deep tone. Direct bolt-on dual tip Y-pipe-back exhaust system.

Part #: T70073

http://www.tanabe-usa.com/touringmedalion.asp?id=7

For more video clips, visit our official Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/tanabeusa

 

Sep
13

Ken Block’s Gymkhana NINE!

Back at it again!

Ken Block released his latest in the Gymkhana series this time sliding around in a 600 horse-powered 2016 Ford Focus RS RX which is the same vehicle he uses in FIA World Rallycross Championship. …Not a bad vehicle to tear up Buffalo, New York with.

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