Enkei is a name that needs no introduction. Since its inception in 1950, it has been at the forefront of aluminum alloy wheel production innovation and technology. We were offered the opportunity to tour their production plant for a behind-the-scenes look at the manufacturing process of their wheels.
Ford Mustang culture seems to revolve around racing. On the contrary, the segment of automotive culture using air suspension seems to inhabit car shows more frequently than racetracks—that is, unless the air suspension was created with performance in mind.
Near the top of the bucket list for any Japanese automotive enthusiast involves taking a trip to the Land of the Rising Sun. Intertwined into this dream trip is a stop at the behemoth gallery of Japanese tuning known as Tokyo Auto Salon.
European automotive staple, the Essen Motor Show could be likened to a mixture of the SEMA and PRI shows in the United States. This enormous exhibition celebrated its 50th anniversary recently, and sought shelter from the cold winter at the Messe Essen in Essen, Germany.
It’s that time of year when I get to indulge, and write what was going on in my mind during some of my favorite moments of the past year. Follow along as I walk you through my top four favorite Front Street moments of 2017.
The 30th anniversary of the PRI show contains a market unique to that of its larger, albeit more distracting, older brother in Sin City. There is a key detail however, which makes PRI have an interesting edge over the other, and that is the word “racing” in its name.
In the past 35 years, Flowmaster has become a household name for innovative muffler solutions. We had the incredible opportunity to tour their 165,000 sq-ft facility in West Sacramento, California and learn about their production process.
Gathering an excess of 180,000 manufacturers, buyers, and other assorted industry personnel in one place, the 51st anniversary of the SEMA Show was the biggest and best yet. My Vans and adidas traversed more than nine miles each day of the event to bring you the highlights.
Now celebrating its eighth year, Canibeat’s First Class Fitment has become the Northeast’s mainstay for a unique automotive spectacle that places its emphasis on quality, not quantity. Set in the beautiful fall foliage of Princeton, New Jersey, this event finds its exclusivity in its location on an active private airport near the famous Ivy League school.
And just like that, the 19th annual season of the NMRA drag racing series has come to a close. The All-Ford World Finals ended the season in its typical form, with broken records and top-notch racing action.