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LightningMotorsports.US is Back Online

LightningMotorsports.US is being re-launched as an on-line car and motorsports magazine. While we’re developing new content, we’ll also be resurrecting some of the best articles from the old site.

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Oct-05-2015-PCA San Diego - Red - Turn 6 - WS__8291_Oct0515_by_CE-CaliPhoto

Scion FR-S: Making a Cool Car Even Cooler

Our Chief Engineer needed a fun and economical daily driver for his day job, but it’s got to be sporty, and most of all, MEN LIKE US DON’T DRIVE HYBRIDS (at least until they get cooler and faster). Other requirements: Car can’t be too expensive, and it would be nice to have a good selection of reasonably priced aftermarket goodies to choose from. Might as well also throw in the capability to run the car at the occasional Autocross or Track event, and the list of potential candidates gets pretty small. The new Scion FR-S came out on top, so we snapped one up. Since the price is NOT negotiable, might as well hold out for the color you want (e.g., Ultramarine Blue).

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