From the Files of Ben Battles: Artistic Arteon

If you’re a regular reader of our quaint little blog here, you’ve seen plenty of gorgeous shots by the talented Ben Battles. Articles like his escapades at the Lane Motor Museum or the Smart Fortwo Passion come straight from his camera lens and are brought to life with his crisp, dark, aesthetic for your eyeballs [...]

2020-10-05T14:33:22-04:00October 5th, 2020|Volkswagen|Comments Off on From the Files of Ben Battles: Artistic Arteon

Labor Of Love: Bogdan’s Bagged Mercedes Benz 190e

There are nearly infinite avenues to explore in the world of cars. One that has become particularly fascinating as it has evolved is the stance movement. It involves taking a car and focusing on building the cleanest execution possible, fitting rare wheels built to insane specs, and giving the suspension necessary modifications to emulate concept [...]

2020-06-30T10:51:21-04:00June 19th, 2020|Mercedes-Benz|Comments Off on Labor Of Love: Bogdan’s Bagged Mercedes Benz 190e

Slammedenuff Nashville Event Coverage

Whatever your position on stay at home orders might be, the simple fact is we are all ready to return our lives to some measure of normality. We have missed many of our favorite car shows, events, track days, and even simple nights out for dinner thanks to national lockdowns. Fortunately, as the country begins [...]

2020-06-19T10:01:20-04:00June 18th, 2020|BMW, ECS Show Nation, Mercedes-Benz, Project Cars, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Slammedenuff Nashville Event Coverage

Slammedenuff Nashville Part 1

Being a car enthusiast is much bigger than simply loving a material object. It is about experiences, good or bad, about learning, and most importantly, about the community with which you surround yourself. The friends you make, the shared passion between them, and the growth you experience together are who add depth to an otherwise [...]

2020-06-16T13:46:33-04:00June 16th, 2020|ECS Show Nation|Comments Off on Slammedenuff Nashville Part 1

Riverside Chattanooga: Event Coverage

Parked in Karey's garage before some repairs Friday, March 13th, was anything but an unlucky Friday for us. While the official Riverside V meet had been axed by the Governor, the car enthusiasts who had descended on Chattanooga were determined to persist with several pop-up meets on a much smaller scale. The weekend was a more [...]

2020-03-26T14:55:55-04:00March 26th, 2020|Audi, BMW, ECS Show Nation, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Project Cars, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Riverside Chattanooga: Event Coverage

SEMA 2019: ECS Tuning Gallery

SEMA is the largest automotive expo in the world. It offers some of the best and brightest from around the community that bring new products, builds, and their determination to the center stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We have not been heavily present at this show, both as a result of our [...]

2019-11-14T21:27:16-05:00November 11th, 2019|Audi, BMW, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on SEMA 2019: ECS Tuning Gallery

Wheel Fitment, Spacers, Hub-Centric Rings, and Wheel Sizing Explained

Whether you think wheels and a drop constitute a build or not, realistically, proper fitment on excellent wheels and your choice of lowering methods make a car completely different. A lowered height, good wheel choice, and proper wheel fitment drastically improves the look of a car and can take it from boring commuter to [...]

2019-11-14T21:39:22-05:00October 29th, 2019|About, Wheels|Comments Off on Wheel Fitment, Spacers, Hub-Centric Rings, and Wheel Sizing Explained

SOWO Presents: The European Experience ECS Coverage

While I broke my car and enjoyed a vacation with my friends, a team of my colleagues was hard at work representing ECS on a more professional level at European Experience. We were excited to bring our own booth setup, cars, unique merchandise, and some of our lovely staff to the show for the first [...]

2019-05-24T16:20:15-04:00May 24th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Carbon Fiber, ECS Nation, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on SOWO Presents: The European Experience ECS Coverage