AUGUST IS A PRETTY AWESOME MONTH FOR CAR ENTHUSIASTS IN CANADA. IT’S THE PEAK OF THE SUMMER, AND FAR ENOUGH INTO THE SEASON THAT EVERYONE HAS THEIR CAR OUT IN ITS NEWEST ITERATION, EVEN THE LATE BLOOMERS. CAR SHOWS ARE PLENTIFUL, WHETHER PARKING LOTS MEET
For the 16th consecutive year in a row, Importfest has taken over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and chocked it full of everything a modified automotive enthusiast could want. Killer cars? Check. Spinning DJs? All day. Contests and giveaways? You bet. Modelling competitions? Better believe it. If you can think of it, Importfest had it in some way, shape, or form.
The car selection was vast. With everything from import to domestic, from backyard builds to Instagram queens, from debuts to out-of-country builds. It was all under one big roof.
As always, Nextmod had a commanding show presence. I mean with a car stable of about 40 vehicles under one name, they pretty much had their own show within the show. The pièce de résistance of the whole display would have to be the newly constructed Ben-Sopra-kitted R35 GT-R that belongs to Nextmod’s chief, Peter Pang. First hearing whispers about the car almost a year ago, the GT-R has been built in complete secret since then. A few days before the show,