Looking to obtain a car not produced in the states is always a challenge. It’s a process paved with money, relationships and patience. Eighteen years ago, Alex found himself at the start of a long road to being an automotive enthusiast. His first car was a second generation Mazda RX7, which, unfortunately, was stolen from the front of his house before he even owned it for one year. While heartbroken, he (thankfully) didn’t give up on the car scene. His second ride, a Mitsubishi Eclipse, was his slingshot deep into the culture.