Zaer Zubab Ahmed

Freelance writer for Shift with a lot of info on the bits that have gears. Loves cars and always has a roll of rubber lip kit for anyone wanting to visually lower their car.

October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016

Power Shifting: effective or disastrous?

Power shifting is when you change gears in a manual transmission equipped car at full throttle, without releasing the accelerator pedal. Some think it makes a lot of difference when driving performance cars, but it may just kill your transmission. We look at what happens when you power shift, and suggest an alternative.

October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016

Midnight chase: 1999 JZX100 Chaser Tourer V

The Toyota Chaser JZX100 - some call it the four door Supra, some call it the Japanese M5. All I know is it's my childhood dream to own one. It's pretty simple why these cars are still appreciated and sought after, even 20 years after their initial release.

August 17, 2016
August 17, 2016

Short shifters– how do they work?

A common misconception in the tuning world is that a short shifter is just a chopped off version of the stock shifter.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

Looney Tunes: A guide to audio systems for your car

The hot sellers in automotive decoration shops since the dawn of time are car stereos. Because who wants to sit in silence in our dreadful traffic jams with horns honking away for absolutely no reason? Welcome to our car stereo guide, where we help you pick the best setup for your tunes.

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016

A tale of three 90’s

The EE90 Corolla was the definite grocery getter for people of the 90's. And for the kids growing up wiht them, it became their personal porjects. Here's 3 different 90s built with three different powerplants.

November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015

Boardroom suaveness

Strictly in a Bangladeshi context, the eat-your-greens Lexus GS300H is a car you would buy if you were a successful business man and have your chauffer drive you about. What makes me come to that conclusion? Read on.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

BOOST AND LIFT

What's better than a fire breathing Celica? A supercharged, fire breathing Celica.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

An everyman guide to engine swap woes

Engine swaps are a common thing these days. We run you through the things you have to watch out for during an engine swap.

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Honda’s heartbeat: S660

When was the last time you as a petrol-head was excited by a new rear-wheel drive Honda? Honda is delivering the successor of the original Beat: it's the new S660.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

Wet Starlets

The Toyota Starlet meet of July 24, 2015 showed plenty of these fun, affordable hatchbacks get some prime time in the rain.