The first time you hold an event in a new location, there is always the concern of if the fans will enjoy it and, more important, will they show up? Those fears were allayed for Shift-S3ctor and Revvolution as more than 3,000 spectators poured through the gates at the inaugural Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack by OB Prestige Auto. Featuring half-mile roll race and trap speed competitions, we knew it would attract a lot of attention–not only from the spectators, but also from enthusiasts and the race community as well. With over 90 competitors (per day) averaging more than 750 hp, we knew this was going to be a killer event.
Last week we gave you a behind the scenes look at the magic SLVA was conjuring up with the creation of the wide-body for our BRZ. In this installment, we change our focus to the drivetrain build as we’ve had lots of inquiries into what will motivate this beast.
At Revvolution, we’ve been to our fair share of events, and we figured it was time to create one of our own to bring the culture and lifestyle that we’ve grown so fond of to our own backyard. Since the Colorado car scene is diverse, we wanted an event that could cater to all makes, models and genres.
Last week we introduced the wide-body components and our overall objective for the exterior. We wanted to go after an appearance that nobody has yet to complete, and yet is attainable for anybody who wants an aggressive, track-oriented look. At the same time, we want the finished product to have a fit and finish that appears to come straight from the factory. To achieve that level of perfection, we knew Paul Silva and SLVA Automotive Studio would be the company responsible for all the bodywork and exterior modifications. All of which brings us to this week’s installment where we discuss the processes that SLVA employs to mold in the body kit and create the unique and clean look we require.
Last weekend Team Revvolution made their presence known at Colorado Unlimited Sport Car Club’s ninth annual CUSCC Auto Show in Westminster, Colorado. This is one of Colorado's largest and quickest growing shows of the year with more than fifteen hundred cars in attendance. With an interest in promoting our May 18 Revvolution EAS Automotive Lifestyle Event, and our Pikes Peak Airstrip Attack, we set up our booth and invited some of our members to help properly represent Revvolution.com. It’s amazing to see Colorado's car culture continuing to grow and gain recognition. CUSCC invited various sponsors to come out and raffle items, while live music and free spectating was available for the masses. It's awesome seeing this event grow each year and we can only imagine what it will be like next year.