Retired Rides


Mo’s Spoon Honda S2000

[Show slideshow] Written by: Ben Duen “Mo knows.” Mo knows Hondas–he’s got four. Mo knows S2000’s–his S2000’s won more awards and trophies than some people have underwear. Mo knows JDM–he is soo JDM that when he isn’t adding mods to the S2k, he’s selling one of the most famous JDM […]


Chris Bomex 3000GT SL

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen Chris has been down with Jade since 05–but he has already been to more events than half the other Jade members combined in a single year. His dedication and drive to the scene is approaching ‘ridiculous level’ and the amount of exposure he’s gotten with his ‘sun […]


Uncle Phils Beetle Turbo

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen What started as a daily driven gift for his daughter Angelie, turned out to be one of the most famous multi-media euros on the east coast. With enough high tech gadgetry to make even James Bond jealous, it is no surprise that Angelie and […]


Jade’s 2006 “Time Attack” Scion XA Turbo

[Show slideshow] Jade Motorsports researched the Scion youth segment to get a feel for what hot, ‘up and coming’ trends excited these distinctive enthusiasts. ‘Time Attack’ racing, ‘Tuner’ cars, ‘Drifting,’ ‘HIN’ show cars, along with our personal Jade cars were popular with many in the Scion scene. Our direction was […]


Russ Ford Probe GT

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen Some competitors are in it because they want to be cool (not cool). Others think they can get rich and famous from building a nice ride (yeah right). And there are even some that hook their cars up in hopes to attract the opposite […]


Ralph’s Honda Accord

[Show slideshow] Written By: James Bennett aka “WBJ” This is one of the cars that started it all. Ralph along with his brothers Russ and Chad joined forces with Ben to form the original Team. Ralph’s Accord has been there the whole time with some minor changes along the way. […]


Ralph’s Yamaha R6 Motorcycle

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ralph Antonio So, my brother Russ decided to get himself a bike.  Being a good older brother & not wanting him to ride alone; I also decided to purchase a bike!  After a few quick riding lessons, with my good friend Hue running beside his bike, […]


Chad’s Subaru 2.5 RS

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen One of four co-founders of Jade Chad used to dominate the suv scene back in the day with his tricked out Honda CRV. It was extremely satisfying winning shows but not so satisfying at a red light next to anything faster than a U-Haul […]


Bens Veilside Fortune MRS

[Show slideshow] Written By: “WBJ” James Bennett What Can I say about Ben’s latest project, except I want it. The Veilside Fortune kit for the MRS is one of those kits that doesn’t enhance the car its put on, it downright transforms it into a whole new car. The Toyota […]


Ben’s Lancer EVO8

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen When you see Jade’s Lan_Evo at a show or an event, you might think to yourself, “It has a nice body kit, forged rims, and that front mount chiller is huge… but I’ve seen some sick widebody conversions that look way cooler! What’s the […]


Ben’s Toyota MR2 Turbo

[Show slideshow] More Photos on Jade’s Flickr Page. Written By: Ben Duen Ever heard the expression, ” Third time’s a charm”? Well for Ben and his fiance Rose, it’s more like , “15th time’s a charm”. Although Ben is the father of 15 other projects ranging from Conquest TSI turbos, […]


JJ’s Eclipse

Written By: Ben Duen Joseph Antequino. AKA “JJ”, AKA “Turbo Da Bunny”, AKA “Tiger Woods”, AKA Brown Sugar (ok, I made that last on up). When you say the two letters, “O” and “G” together– it is supposed to described someone who’s been there and done that. An “OG” is […]


JJ’s Porsche Boxster S

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen Joseph Antequino. AKA “JJ”, AKA “Turbo Da Bunny”, AKA “Tiger Woods”, AKA Brown Sugar (ok, I made that last on up). When you say the two letters, “O” and “G” together– it is supposed to described someone who’s been there and done that. An […]


Brian’s JDM Infiniti G37 S – Sport Coupe

[Show slideshow] Written By: James Bennett Brain and his cars have changed a lot over the history of Jade but one thing has stayed true, his love for modified cars. After starting out with a Mitsubishi Eclipse GS with an S14 Headlight Swap Brian then moved on to a track built Nissan 350Z. […]


Brian’s Nismo Nissan 350Z Track

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen Once he retired his Eclipse, Brian replaced it with something a little more suitable for a guy who has achieved so much. His project Fairlady Z33 is was absolute stunner. After only a year of owning the golden beauty and the car had already gone through FIVE sets […]


Brian’s S14 Headlight Swap Eclipse

Written By: Ben Duen It was well over half a decade ago when I first met Brian. I can still picture this baggy jeaned wearing teenager driving his hooked up Eclipse GS to the local magazine rack reading everything related to the scene till his neck started to ache. Then he went home […]


James VIP Infiniti M45

[Show slideshow] 12► James Bennett aka “WBJ” and his VIP 2003 Infiniti M45 Written by: James Bennett aka “WBJ” After my short lived stint with my 911 my latest project is this 2003 Infinti M45. These cars are very popular in Japan and are designated either Cedirc or Gloria. The […]


James Porsche Targa Widebody

[Show slideshow] James Bennett aka “WBJ” and his Porsche 911 Targa Widebody Written by: James Bennett aka “WBJ” Ahh, the car I never really had. Once my Mroadster was sold and off to Vegas I had a wad of cash and big dreams. I wanted to build my very own […]


James BMW Mroadster

[Show slideshow] Written by: James Bennett aka “WBJ” What can I say about my Mroadster other than it is the car that I miss the most. This was my first real big build and it took over 4 years to get it to the stage you see below. The funny […]


James Ford Probe GT

[Show slideshow] Written by: James Bennett aka “WBJ” This was my first real “show car” and how I ended up in Jade. Fresh from moving to Orlando with my Ford Probe GT I decided to look up things to do to it on the net. So i fired up AOL […]


Julius Eclipse GST

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen It is an absolute blast to see members like Julius in the scene. Guys like Julius are hard to come by. He was there before the hype, and he’ll still be standing firm after the hype. He started making Jade proud back in 96 […]


Big Mikes JDM Prelude

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen It rolls on super rare 18” DazzMatiz 3-Piece rims..”Ehh, its aight”. It was first with a JDM H23A Motor swap in the East Coast…”Yeah, yeah that’s nice.” It has beautiful custom silver with blue pearl full paint job..”That’s looks real tight but ehhh..I know […]


Larry’s Busa

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen In our 10 year history, Jade Motorsports never had a vehicle like this in the stables. It sounds familiar on paper–hot custom paint, lots of chrome, aftermarket wheels wrapped with wide and low profile tires, trick suspension, insane power to weight ratio, and more […]


Larrys Accord

[Show slideshow] Written By: James Bennett We have been doing this for a really long time. So long we actually have a few projects that we just don’t have real good info on. Back in the day Larry was constantly working on his Accord. So much that we barely even […]


Hector’s Eclipse Widebody

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen Air Jordan, Mark McGuire, Emmitt Smith…. Every team has got a couple of superstars. And one of ours is Hector’s 98 Eclipse GSX. What makes a superstar excel in his sport of choice? Ask most anyone and they will tell you it’s a higher […]


Grandpa’s Probe GT

[Show slideshow] Written By: Ben Duen Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Sith, he was the scourge of the Jedi and a master of the dark side of the Force. Every time I see this car, I always think that if Darth Vader was ever to build a project and […]


Vinny’s Chargespeed Widebody GDB STi

[Show slideshow] Written by James Bennett aka “WBJ” This car once belonged to Sean, you probably don’t recognize it as the black STI that graced the cover of SuperStreet but it is one in the same. Sean had a little mishap with the car that ended up leaving it without […]