• Down Shift Magazine Model Monday with Megan Retzlaff

    Model Monday with Minnesota’s Megan Retzlaff

    Name: Megan Retzlaff Measurements: 34D-25-36 Height: 5’9″ Eyes: Blue Hair: Brunette Age: 24 Hometown: Saint Paul, MN Facebook – Twitter – Instagram   Sultry and alluring with a dash of kindness in her eyes we were quite taken by Minnesota based model Megan Retzlaff from the first moment we laid …

  • 1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype

    1965 Ford GT40 Roadster Prototype To Be Auctioned

    This year’s RM Auctions event in Monterrey, California (August 15-16) is full of amazing and ridiculous dream cars, sure to include a plethora vintage Ferraris, Jaguar E-Type Series 1′s and a myriad of other mythical rides not often brought together. A midst this seas of automotive awesome however, one model …

  • Jaguar F-Type Convertible

    Our Top 5 Convertible Choices for Summer 2014

    It’s summer here in Florida, sure the calendar may not say it’s summer until June 21st but by all accounts it’s summer here. The highs are in the 90′s the lows are in the 80′s, the humidity is getting almost thick enough to cut with …


    Nissan & Sony Introduce the NISSAN CONCEPT 2020

    Nissan today lifts the virtual covers off the NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo, a vision of what a high performance Nissan could look like in the future. It was created through close collaboration with the creators of Gran Turismo®, Polyphony Digital Inc., the legendary …

  • Lexus LF-LC Concept Will Go Into Production As An SC Model

    SC Badge Returns With Production Lexus LF-LC

    The people have spoken and Toyota/Lexus has listened. The well received Lexus LF-LC concept has now been slated to go into production as a 2017 model with the returning SC badge. Although originally intended as a concept to preview future styling themes, rave reviews have …

  • 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 …

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One Lean Mean 2008 Lotus Exige S 240

by Robert.Maddrey in Photo Of the Day

In 2008, the Exige S was replaced by the Exige S 240. Power output increased roughly 9% over the outgoing model to 240 bhp . The S 240 also received upgraded AP Racing brakes from the Exige Cup 240 and a larger roof scoop utilized by the Exige …


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