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Find Out About The Hottest Automotive & Electronic Products. Special CES 2010 Edition.
Nelly Sitting on Dubs
Detroit Auto Show
Straight from the Detroit Autoshow
Electricity’s Coming But Power And Luxury Ain’t Dead––YET!
Mesquite’s Auto Show
NBA All-Star’s “King of Cars”
Vegas Valley Life
Photo Gallery from Mesquite’s Auto Show
Shaquille O’Neal: On the Cover
GM Performance 383
Living in the Shadow of the Las Vegas Strip
In Our Highlight Reel..... Rusted Paint
Shop of the Month
Shows & Events
Your Guide to Weekly Cruise–Ins and Upcoming Shows & Events
Specs & Review
Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada gets a make-over
Automotive Classifieds Find What You Need
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What’s New - CES 2010 Street Style Picks of the Month
« BlueAnt Supertooth 3 www.myblueant.com
The BlueAnt Supertooth 3 handsfree speakerphone provides a safe way to use your cell phone while you drive. When the phone rings, the Supertooth 3’s sophisticated Textto-Speech software announces the name or number of the caller. To accept the call, just say “OK”. There is no need to take your hands off the wheel or your eyes off the road.
PlanOn DocuPen » www.planon.com
PlanOn brings you the “office-in-a-pocket” solution. When you’re ready to hit the road, put your laptop in your briefcase along with your DocuPen full-page scanner and your PrintStik full-page printer. They’re each about a quarter of the size of your laptop, function fully on their own, and are powered by rechargeable batteries. The combination of PrintStik and the DocuPen Color Portable Scanner a potent “double win” for consumers. “Separately, these technologies are very useful. Used together, DocuPen and the PrintStik give consumers a complete ‘Office in a Pocket.’ DocuPen scanner captures the content or input, while the PRINTSTIK mobile printer provides the output or printed page”
The Supertooth 3 also features advanced Digital Signal Processing software that eliminates noise and gives you outstanding audio quality, regardless of whether the car is stationary or traveling at high speed. It even adjusts sound levels to compensate for loud engine noise or external noise created when the windows are down.
» LG 60” HDTV 9500 with Skype Camera www.ces.cnet.com An HDTV should be all about the picture, and LG’s best television announced at CES, the LE9500 series of LED-based LCDs, has the design to prove it. This striking, inch-thin panel is nearly all picture when seen from the front, with a bezel that measures just 8.5 millimeters (0.33 inch) from the edge of the picture to the edge of the frame. Packed into that thin panel is the company’s best feature set. The LE9500 is the only TV announced by LG so far to include 3D capability. LG also endowed its flagship with what it calls a “Magic Wand” remote, which is supposed to behave much like the Wiimote controller used on the Nintendo Wii.
« NUU Player www.nuuplayer.com NUU Player empowers all users to experience the TV revolution brought by the Internet. Our Player is the first x86 processor based media player engineered from the ground-up, to deliver the full potential of a PC in a true home TV and AV environment.
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Automotive Marketplace
« Pioneer AVIC-X920BT www.pioneerelectronics.com Pioneer’s new AVIC-X920BT integrates sophisticated navigation capabilities as well as new groundbreaking features, including a revolutionary 3D touch slide interface, Pioneer MusicSphere and ECO Graph. In addition to built-in navigation capabilities, the new double-DIN AVIC-X920BT features a large 6.1-inch WVGA hi-resolution touch screen display, a 3D graphics accelerator, DVD playback, built-in Bluetooth1 for hands-free calling and music streaming, USB connectivity2 for iPod/iPhone connectivity, micro SD card slot, a back-up camera input and is SIRIUS XM3 satellite and HD Radio4 ready.
Maplock GPS Anti-Theft Device» www.gpsmaplock.com
Maplock is leading the way in GPS security. Maplock is a true GPS security device to protect your GPS unit from getting stolen. GPS theft is a large worldwide problem that is continuing to grow. Maplock locks your GPS whilst securing the GPS within the vehicle ... to prevent GPS theft ... Maplock it or lose it!
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Electricity’s Coming But Power And Luxury Ain’t Dead––YET! Written by Lyndon Conrad Bell
Tesla Model S
2011 Audi A8
Audi’s 2011 A8 promises to be something to really look forward to. The new big Audi is even larger than the car it replaces, but still lighter than everything else in its class, thanks to aluminum construction. The new A8 is also a technological tour de force featuring Audi’s new generation MMI system, brake energy regeneration and an updated iteration of Audi’s vaunted Quattro all-wheel drive. Coupling the CTS-V’s 556 horsepower engine with an absolutely fetching coupe profile, the 2011 CTS-V coupe is poised to incinerate BMW M3s, and Audi S5s. Cadillac is back, and while the cars are as luxurious as they ever were, the company’s new
watchwords are “high” and “performance”. Delivering all that power to the rear wheels, just as God intended, the CTS-V coupe’s tag line ought to be, “Smoke ‘em, you got ‘em.” One of the most eagerly
The CTS-V coupe’s tag line ought to be, “Smoke ‘em, you got ‘em.” anticipated cars in the ultraluxury class is the new Bentley Mulsanne. While it was shown at both Pebble Beach and the L.A. Auto Show, we like it so much we had to mention it again. Seen here with the COO of Bentley Motors, Christophe Georges, the new flagship
Bentley will offer amazing performance, absolutely hedonistic levels of luxury, and presence few other cars can match. The only electric car at the show that both fit our criteria and is built by a company that has already introduced a fully electric production car was the Tesla Model S. The long promised follow-up to the Tesla Roadster sports car, the Model S seats seven, has a top speed of 130 mph, accelerates to 60 in under six seconds and (when driven conservatively) can go up to 300 miles on a single charge. We’ve seen the future and it will be.
While all the buzz at the Detroit Auto Show centered on the number of viably production-oriented electric cars, those of us who prefer our transpo with a heaping helping of luxury and performance found much to smile about. 8
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | 2010 Detroit Auto Show
Cadillac CTS-V Coupe www.findlaycadillac.com
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AU TO S H O W 2 0 1 0 P H OTO G A L L E R Y
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Mesquite Auto Show 2010
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Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | 2010 Mesquite Auto Show
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GM Performance 383
1966 Chevy Nova
The GM Performance Parts HT383 has been specifically engineered for low-rpm torque, and it’s packed with durable parts that are all brand new. It produces 435 lb.ft. of torque at 4000 rpm, but more importantly, it produces more than 400 lb.-ft. of weight-moving torque from 2500 rpm all the way up to its 4000 rpm peak. In other words, your trailer’s worth of weekend fun is barely noticeable when hooked to a vehicle equipped with the HT383.
The bottom end has a 383 stroker forged steel crankshaft, heavy-duty rods, and hypereutectic pistons. The block is cast iron with 4-bolt main caps, and it’s up to the task of making lots of power for years to come. The brand new HT383 makes a great alternative to salvage and rebuilt engines. Once installed, the HT383 makes it possible to look forward to that big hill or long haul. Don’t just drive to your favorite fishing hole – be the first one there!
Automotive Automotive Street Street Style Style | February | February 2010 2010 | GM | GM Performance Performance 383
• Engine type: V10 • Horsepower (hp @ rpm): 500 @ 7,750 • Torque (lb-ft @ rpm): 383 @ 6,100
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Shop of the Month
• Hoursepower: 507-bhp output (500 for the U.S.) • 383 ft-lbs of torque: pound-feet at 6,100 rpm • 0-60 Quarter Mile Time:
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kitchen and eating area, and an outdoor sports area adjacent to the Wells Park Recreation Area. Program staff and kids alike are excited about the newly renovated Mary and Sam Boyd Boys and Girls Club.
JYD Project Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada
The Sam & Mary Boyd Club gets a new name and a makeover!! by: Stan Mitchell
On January 14, 2010, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada hosted a rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly renovated and renamed Mary and Sam Boyd Boys & Girls Club in Henderson. The Boyd Family was honored for their support of Boys & Girls Clubs movement for over 50 years. Also in attendance was the Rubeli Family for the unveiling of the new Rubeli Family Teen Center. Local politicians from the City of Henderson, top business leaders, Boys & Girls Club board members, and key supporters were also present at the ceremony. “The renovation of this facility will allow us to provide more programs for the kids,
while increasing the club’s visibility and membership”. Mike Meyer, CEO of The Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern
Nevada went on to say, “The JYD Project’s design concepts
The JYD Project team would like to say “thank you” and give special appreciation to the following JYD Project supporters for their assistance with the Mary and Sam Boyd Boys and Girls Club renovation, as well as their ongoing contributions to the JYD Project . Contributors Include: Grand Canyon Construction and The Kennedy Family Helix Electric OSM Landscaping and Walter Jones, General Contractor
and contributions, even in the small details, brought in something special that we didn’t see. The finishing of the building was done very well and I don’t think we could have a better job. Jerome Williams and The JYD Project team brought it all together”.
Pat Clark, Painter Abi the Painter
The Mary and Sam Boyd Boyd Club building renovation includes a new teen center complete with a lounge area and computer workstations, a learning/study center, a gameroom with a
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | GM Performance
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Nelly Sitting on DUBS
Detroit Auto Show: Nelly’s Custom Ford Mustang By Tamara Warren
awyers for the rapper Nelly will be busy defending speeding tickets if his predictions come true. Nelly and Jim Farley, vice president of marketing for Ford, showed off Nelly’s custom Mustang GT, which will appear on the cover of his coming album at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. “I already called my lawyers to get them on deck for more tickets,” Nelly said to the crowd at the Ford stand, around a new Mustang GT 5-liter. The St. Louis native is a car collector, with an impressive collection
of luxury cars. He said he has been waiting for Ford to reproduce the iconic 5.0 engine. When he met with Mr. Farley last year in a visit to the Ford design center, Nelly gave
“It’s great when you are throwing ideas and the big shots listen” him his feedback. “It’s great when you are throwing ideas and the big shots listen,” Nelly said with a charming grin. ”The 5.0 is the epitome of the muscle car
as it should be.” The custom car was produced by DUB magazine and flaunts suede and leather and two 12inch subwoofers. Ford is the title sponsor of the DUB Show Tour held during the Charity Preview in the Cobo Center. “The Mustang hasn’t been promoted in the AfricanAmerican and Latino cultures and yet it still needs to stay true to its performance heritage, so we gave it that street styling,” said Myles Kovacs, president and cofounder of DUB magazine. Rapper Nelly with his custom Ford Mustang.
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Celebrity Garage
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16-time NBA All Star, with career averages of 25.2 points per game, 11.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks, Shaquille O’Neal one of the most dominant players in the history of the NBA. Standing at 7 ft 1 in and weighing 325 pounds ,
Shaq is one of the largest players to ever play in the NBA. Throughout his 17-year career, O’Neal has used his size and strength to overpower opponents for points and rebounds.
has used to dominate the paint for more than 17 years has inspired him to create some of the HOTTEST whips on the streets! Weather he’s showing off his Custom Cadillac Escalade on MTV Cribs, or showing up to the game in his gigantic Ford
Unfortunately, Mercedes Benz has never built a four door convertible. But when it comes to Shaquille O’Neal, and cars, nothing is impossible.
F-650 XUV, Shaq always makes a statement with his custom rides.
so creatively, I had to go to the lab and doctor on this Benz with my Super Man trademarks; convertible top, suicide doors, and of course, the Superman interior”.
The Mercedes Benz S550 is one of the hottest sport sedans on the planet. Sporting a flawless interior and over 600 HP under the hood, the S550 is an automobile made for the red carpet.
“Sunshine and palm trees are my favorite backdrop,
Here’s one for the JYD Dog Pound, a Superbenz from Superman!
Rapper, actor, reserve police officer, U.S. Deputy Marshall and “BIG TIME” car enthusiast! That same power, passion and enthusiasm that Shaq
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Celebrity Garage
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Vegas Valley Life
Living In the Shadow Of The Las Vegas Strip By Stan Mitchell
hen my family and I decided to move to Las Vegas, the first comment I heard was “why do you want to move to Sin City?”. I was so taken aback by that question that I couldn’t come up with an answer quick enough to respond. After moving to Las Vegas It hit me… there is another world beyond the Las Vegas Strip and the locals call it the Las Vegas Valley. It’s amazing that the most famous area of the Valley is only a fourmile strip of land running from the Mandalay Bay Hotel to the Sahara Hotel and Casino. And what’s even more amazing is that this area known as “the world-renowned Las Vegas Strip” is not even within the city limits, but rather it occupies an unincorporated area of Clark County.
in Spanish means “The Meadows”. If you stand in the center of the valley and look around, you will find that we are surrounded by some of the most beautiful mountains and hills in North America. Residents often use the term “the valley” but it’s actually a basin. I still like the term “valley”. The valley is an area surrounded by the Spring Mountains on the
“Outsiders” or “Vegas visitors” often wonder whether locals live in the casinos, and in most cases I’ll say no. We live in the beautiful communities that lie in the shadow of the Strip. In 2006, Money magazine recognized Henderson as one of the best places in America to live. Green Valley is a subsection of Henderson and was the first masterplanned community in southern Nevada. It’s known for its parks, walking trails and tree-lined streets. To the southeast, there’s Anthem. You can’t miss the elaborate waterfall as you approach this community while traveling south on Eastern Avenue. Nestled in the foothills of the Black Mountains, Anthem is made up of a variety of communities, including Anthem Country Club, Anthem Highlands and Madiera Canyon. Summerlin is a beautiful area defined by attractive homes, parks and green spaces. This masterplanned community was
“Outsiders” or “Vegas visitors” often wonder whether locals live in the casinos, and in most cases I’ll say no.
Now, after living in the valley for the past 5 years, I have a real answer to that question. It’s the life off the Strip that residents really enjoy. Las Vegas
west, Sheep Mountains to the north, Eldorado Range and Lake Mead to the east, and the Black Mountains to the south. Also in the distance you’ll see parts of Red Rock Canyon-Wilson Cliffs, Blue Diamond Hill, Rainbow Mountain, and Mount Charleston. At 12,000 feet, Mount Charleston can be seen from most places in the valley. It’s just a short drive from Las Vegas and an ideal getaway for a summer hike and a picnic.
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Our Community
developed by the Howard Hughes Corporation and contains more than a dozen individual neighborhoods. And then there is classic Las Vegas. Some areas are still a little sketchy, but there’s been a migration in recent years to embrace old Vegas. Houses here have more character than anywhere else in town, and there’s a strong sense of community. The beauty of these neighborhoods is not only physical, but also found in their rich history. These areas have seen a renewed interest in recent years with an influx of young professionals along with young families, maintaining a diversity in incomes and ethnicity. The communities of the Vegas valley are family-friendly and have a diverse mix of white and blue collars (service industry employees and construction workers have salaries in Las Vegas that potentially rival those in suits). These communities are great for families, who can be seen on the many walking trails to and from the local parks, tennis courts and dog parks. Many neighborhoods even have water parks that are remarkably popular with younger kids.
production, (you’ll find some of the best), a movie theater or even a bowling alley. The hotel/ casinos are also home to some of the best
mats, bars, convenience stores, restaurants and more. Oh well, deal with it. restaurants in the world. A little known fact is that these establishments often show favor to the local residents because they love having our business. And there are some things we just learn to live with, like slot machines. Slot machines are not just a casino phenomena. You can also find them in grocery stores, laundromats
Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the world, and it’s not just because of gambling. For the residents of the valley who call this place “home”’ it’s also the life off the Strip, the people of our communities that we have come to know and appreciate. That’s what make this place “Fabulous Las Vegas”.
What about the Strip hotels and casinos? Well, that’s where the entertainment is, whether it’s a Broadway
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In Our Highlight Reel..... 1946 Chevy Old School Owners: Jerry & Martha From the Mesquite Auto Show Photos by: Joe Dominguez
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Local Owners | www.forgiato.com
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TUCKER Classic Auto Parts Every Saturday, 9am-12pm 7685 Commercial Way in Henderson. FREE coffee & donuts to all hot rods.
Palm Springs, California Presented by Palm Springs Cruisin’ Association. 7:30am to 4pm. On the grass at the Indian Wells Garden. • Open to all Street Rods • Classics • Muscle Cars • Special Interest Cars • Trucks & Motorcycles. • Food vendors • Raffles • 50/50 and Entertainment. • First 300 registrants will receive goody bags. www.palmspringscruisinassociation.com (760)360-9798 April 17, 2010
Automotive Street Style | February 2010 | Shows & Events
Henderson, Nevada On Water Street in Beautiful Downtown Presented by: • Majestic Graphics • Rod News of Southern Nevada. Henderson. • Breakfast Cruise • Henderson Day Parade • Car Show, International Food Festival • Awards • Dash Plaques • Event T-Shirt. For more information, contact Kevin: 702-592-7189 Kevin@mgiLV.com
May 29th, 2010
Memorial Day Hot Rod Classic Boulder City, Nevada Bicentennial Park, in the park, on the grass. Open to All Pre-1975 Classics & Hot Rods • Friday Night Cruise-in • Show & Shine • Raffles • Top Vehicle Picks • Sponsor Picks • Best of Show • Best Dam Barbecue Cook-off • Live DJ Music. Sponsored by: • Majestic Graphics • Cisco • Rod News of Southern Nevada. For more information, call 702-592-7189
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