Some cars look great as track day rides. Some look great as drag strip destroyers. Others look great lifted and some just don’t look great at all. Some cars, such as those featured in this article, look like they were built to be slammed to the ground. There are numerous considerations you need to make before making your car part of the growing stance community.
Local road conditions, your vehicle’s ability to handle the suspension drop, practicality and compatibility are all you need to look at before making the usually pricey upgrade. This is made a lot easier when you buy the right car from the get-go.
The best part is that adding some air to these rides could likely improve their performance, making it all the more worth the upgrade. As you’ll find out, Tuning Cars has loads of useful info. Luckily, there are likely to be plenty of cars the market in your corner of the world, so let’s get into it.
Subaru BRZ/Toyota 86/Scion TC:
Regardless of which one of the triplets you choose, you’re bound to turn it into one amazing ride once the chassis gets closer to the ground. The great part about this particular model is that it’s so darn versatile. Subaru and Toyota’s ode to the discontinued but never forgotten tuner cars of the 90’s and 2000’s is appreciated by many modding communities for its timeless design.
Hyundai’s perfectly-brewed combination of aggressive sportiness and luxury aesthetics make the Genesis a perfect canvas for modification. Dropping it to the ground and adding your favorite pair of rims is bound to make any motorhead snap their neck when you’re driving past.
If Korean flair isn’t your thing, Japan’s answer to the sporty luxury look is sure to satisfy your cravings. With a sleek and fairly long four-door chassis, the Accord looks beautifully flush when lowered. Add a roof rack, one of many available custom headlamps, some 19” wheels and a fresh coat of paint to turn heads at any show.
The great thing about the Mini Cooper is that it’s already fairly low and snappy from the factory. This not only means less work for the mechanics when you inevitably add your own touches, but you also won’t be ticking off the passionate fanbase. Pull it off with the right body kit, wheels and performance parts, and you’ll be welcome at any car meet.
The S2000 has been a JDM fan favorite for decades, and for good reason. It’s extremely versatile silhouette and sufficient engine bay space means its open to a variety of configurations, both on the outside and under the hood. If soft tops aren’t your thing, keep in mind that many hardtop mods are available for the S2000 these days, making it suitable for any weather.
The great thing about getting into the stance community is that there’s so much to it. Each festival is home to more kind and friendly car enthusiasts than you can ever meet. Events are held across the US with performers, performances, and plenty of performance cars for you to behold.