• Paul Walker To Complete Fast and Furious 7 with the help of CGI and body doubles

    Paul Walker To The Finish Fast 7 With the Aid of CGI

    Universal Pictures will use CGI to replace the late Paul Walker in the Fast and Furious 7 movie. Universal may also make use of voice effects in some cases where audio for Walker’s character Brian O’Conner is unavailable. The film is due to recommence shooting in …

  • Model Monday with Corissa Furr - Down Shift Magazine

    Model Monday With SoCal’s Beautiful Corissa Furr

    Name: Corissa Furr Height: 5’3″ Measurements: 33b-24-34 Eyes: Blue Hair: Brunette Sign: Capricorn Ethnicity: German/Irish Age: 29 Hometown: Boonsboro, MD Web – Facebook – Twitter - Instagram This week we spotlight a beautiful and talented East-Coast model turned West-Coast with the beautiful Corissa Furr, a Maryland …

  • Japan's Retro Car Kings - Classic GTR

    An Indepth Video Look At Japan’s Retro Car Kings

    Japan’s Retro Car Kings Save Japanese Automotive Culture Through Restoration & Transformation A unique look inside the shops, hearts and minds of five of Japan’s most talented classic car tuners, restorers and re-imaginers; Japan’s Retro Car Kings. A 45 minute journey through some of Japan’s most …

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    Get To Know the Iconic Sebring International Raceway

    Sebring started life as a United States Army Air Forces training base. From 1941 to 1946, pilots learned to fly the B-17 Flying Fortress. This lineage was commemorated by a special livery on Gunnar Racing’s Panoz in the 2002 12 Hours of Sebring resembling a …

  • 2015 Porsche Macan S

    In-depth Review of the 2015 Porsche Macan Turbo

    Powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 with 340 horsepower, with standard rear-biased all-wheel drive (with the rear wheels always delivering some power) and Porsche’s dual-clutch PDK transmission, the Macan S doesn’t slouch its way through any driving mode. Porsche promises 0-60 mph runs of 5.2 …

  • 2015 Porsche Macan S

    Does The New Porsche Macan Live Up To The Hype?

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since Porsche debuted it’s first SUV, the versatile and acclaimed Cayenne. As hard as that is to believe for some purist Porsche aficionados there is now another and it’s arguably the best crossover SUV you’ve ever …

  • Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Engine Revealed - 2014 Geneva Auto Show

    Infiniti’s Q50 Eau Rouge, GT-R Inspired Luxury

    The menacing, F1-inspired Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge was first unveiled at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, but Infiniti wisely waited until the Geneva Motor Show to reveal what exactly was lurking under that hood… While Infiniti originally claimed a power output of “over” 500 horsepower, …

  • Audi R15 Victory at Sebring 2009 - Throw Back Thursday for Down Shift Magazine

    Audi’s 2009 R15 TDI Victory, 5 Years Ago This Weekend

    In honor of Throwback Thursday and this weekend’s upcoming 62nd annual running of the Twelve Hours of  Sebring, we look back at Down Shift Magazine’s coverage from the 57th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring; a decisive victory for Audi. Audi is establishing quite a …

  • Nissan GT-R NISMO N-Attack Package at Fuji Speedway

    GT-R NISMO N-Attack Tackles Fuji Speedway

    After setting a production car lap record at Germany’s famed Nurburgring, the Nissan GT-R NISMO N-Attack Package brought that performance to Japan’s Fuji Speedway in tests in early March. The Nissan Global Media Center spoke with Noboru Kaneko, chief vehicle engineer for the GT-R NISMO, on …

  • Throwback Thursday - Ayden & Project Mk3 - 2004 - Down Shift Magazine

    Throwback Thursday with Ayden & Project Mk3

    Hard to believe this shoot was 10 years ago…10 years. Time flies, but we still love Ayden and project Mk3 turned out amazing at a time when most enthusiasts were completely uninterested in any generation Supra other than the Mk4. It was good times a …

  • NIssan GT-R Convertible Concept

    Newport Convertible Drops the Nissan GT-R’s Top

    The dream has been realized, we’ve finally seen a convertible GT-R…and let’s be honest we like what we see. Will it be terrifying to drive on the highway? We certainly hope so, but then again Newport Convertible Engineering has been chopping tops for over 30 years …

  • SoCal Barn Find Vintage 1966 Ford GT40

    Historic Ford GT40 Mk I Found In Dusty SoCal Garage

    The mythical “barn find”, every automotive enthusiast dreams of it…the holy grail for professional and amateur collectors alike. Whether you are Wayne Carini or Joe Sixpack, every gearhead dreams of  finding against all odds and that seemingly-unattainable car tucked away like a lost artifact in …

  • Alfa Romeo 4C to soon be sold at United States auto dealers - February, 2014

    US Dealers To Soon Sell the Impressive Alfa Romeo 4C

    Marking a return to the US auto market, Alfa Romeo’s impressive light-weight screamer will soon be for sale at your local Fiat dealership. At the 2014 Detroit Auto Show last month, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told The Detroit News that the small sports car will …

  • Hennessey Venom GT is the World's Fastest Production Car - February, 2014

    Hennessey Venom GT World’s Fastest Production Car

    At the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla on Feb. 14, the Hennessey Venom GT became the world’s fastest production car. According to a press release issued by Hennessey today, the Venom clocked in at 270.49 mph, passing the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s top …

  • Ferrari California T Revealed

    Ferrari’s All New Boosted California T Revealed

    Ferrari has revealed its new, turbo-charged California T, a return to turbocharged power for the first time since the iconic F40 supercar of the 1980s.  Yes, 2014 marks a new era for Ferrari, both on and off the track, and that era is one focused on efficiency …

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Sunsets, Racetracks, S30′s and JDM Dreams Come True

by Robert.Maddrey in Photo Of the Day

It’s no secret that most of the Down Shift Magazine staffers and interns all have a soft-spot for sportscars wearing the Nissan hamburger emblem a  love that runs even deeper when talking about vintage Datsun’s like the S30 chasis 240, 260 and 280Z’s or the …


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