Drifter by choice, fan of classics...
What car is that in the 7th picture, in front of the GT-R? It is a Lexus SC? If so, I wonder how fast it was and what engine/transmission had...
2 days, 14 hours ago on Most Flights Cancelled: No Fly Zone AZ
Very nice car indeed. I would make a test however - I would take the car in US and I would wait to see if somebody would recognize the Japanese way of doing thins. Even though US has many shops that are achieving great stuff, this car has that obsession for perfection that only Japanese people can put into a car. Love it.
3 days, 9 hours ago on Resurrecting A Mach 1 Mustang
Larry, you're doing it no favor to Vaughn JR show him like that. We all know how it is, you don't need to picture him pissing a brown liquid. We know is full of it. Any formula could easily do without him. But I guess any formula, drift or grip or F1, has a Vaughn JR that they cant get rid of.
4 days, 13 hours ago on 10 Years & Still Sideways:</br> The Formula Drift Book
Man, this car is so cool. Regarding the Mustang, I love it but couldn't be owned outside USA. The thing is bigger than a S Class Mercedes from the period! And the interior is so huge that it feels like racing a living room! The Skyline is just right
5 days, 14 hours ago on Goodbye Mustang, Hello Skyline:<br /> The New American Dream
@Cotnyjoe @F1Fan426 ..."come out" as in legal to import after the cars have a certain age. Am I correct?
The pick-up in the last picture of the first chapter....that will be my choice to take home and never to sell it. What a car...it has it all just right
6 days, 8 hours ago on Custom Cars Attack Yokohama City
That pick-up in the fourth picture is looking absolutely amazing.
1 week, 2 days ago on We Like ‘Em Low:<br/> Severed In The Southwest
I feel the same way about the MR2. But being at this chapter, the forgotten Toyota's of the '90, please don't forget about the Soarer!
1 week, 2 days ago on Midship Weapon: The Perfect SW20
While I totally get it why this Porsche is so cool and I admire the work that the owner put into this, I have to say that I feel more close to that RHD Nissan with no front bumper and with the intercooler exposed at that gas station :)) I've done that although in Silvia not a Skyline. Man, what a feeling to come home from deserted roads where you practice drifting, in a old Japanese monster that is louder than a airplane and looses grip at every change of gears in first and second. Even if you don't want it and the Police is watching you :))))
1 week, 3 days ago on Scrapyard Rescue: <br />From Wreck To Record Breaker
I definitely think that this is the future. Even more, a imagine a new kind of drift course - elevated, part indoors, artificial obstacles and, in the end, I see platforms for drifting, not cars with bodies and chassis. It will be a world where judges cant take favour a driver or another and where sensors can be set to score exactly what humans will wanna see. It will be a world where Vaughn JR will have to change carrier with something more appropriate with him, like wrestling or meat butcher or even a professional bully for hire, but hey, it will be fun as hell to see drifting competition evolving into something bigger and more interesting to see than it already is!
Mad Mike is one awesome driver and a greater man for being the first to lunch Drift 2.0. Ha, what a great name...
1 week, 3 days ago on Is This The Future Of Drifting? <br /> Red Bull Drift Shifters
So, first - This is one of the greatest Speedhunters articles ever. Second - This car is pure awesome. Third - Those wheels are looking great! And they are aluminium? Forth - Did they sell this cars in my country?
1 week, 4 days ago on The Thunder & The Lightening
Larry, I think it is so funny that everyone from outside Europe thinks WRC is so new and so fun at 30 years old :))) For me is other way around, as I never saw a NASCAR race and I have never been at a drag strip. What do you prefer?
1 week, 4 days ago on When Is A Job Not A Job?
The last two ZN6 are looking awesome! But the Soarer from AutoBahn, man that's ugly! As a owner of two Soarer's I want to ask the owner to, pleaseeee, work on that aspect too :))) Soarer's are awesome cars and they can look pretty good even if form is preferred over function at Super Battle.
1 week, 4 days ago on The Original Speed Hunters
That old BMW looked awesome!
1 week, 5 days ago on Speed Thrills Up An Old Hill:<br/> 109 Years In 22.58 Seconds
3 speed auto and 2,71/1 final drive? Of course is a little bit sluggish :)) But man, what a car! I wouldn't change it one bit
1 week, 5 days ago on Turning Muscle Into Fat:</br> The FastLane Camaro
@LavarBowers Yeah, sensors and computers. Take the human factor out of judging. Let's make drifting again fun, take the politics out.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Red Bull Drift Shifters: Watch It Live
Really nice old coupe. I would love to have one of this in my country, but they never imported one here.
About your wagon, have you decide it how its gone be? 6 or 8 cylinders? Automatic or manual? Style?
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Carbs ’n Bags:</br> Toyota Soul With Ken Automobile
Nice contrast, the Rolls and the city in the night. Must have felt like a Yakuza pulling into Tatsumi PA in this car in the middle of the night. I wonder if that's the reason why the boys stayed so far away :)))
2 weeks, 4 days ago on The Most Powerful Rolls-Royce Ever
Aside that hood scoop, this Escort looks awesome.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Playing It Safe:<br/>A Twin Turbo V8 Escort Cosworth
I have to say that I kind of expect to read a different story that the one Dino put here. I saw many reviews on the car that all said - It's a gorgeous car but it's not really a Lambo because its the first Lambo that doesn't try to kill you. Yes, they all said that the understeering is a bit too much. If Dino said its ok, I guess its gotta be. Not every car has to drift, does it?
Regarding the looks department....well, seeing one in real life, the pictures doesn't do it justice. It's way cooler than seeing pictures. The Huracan is one of the most stunning car I have ever see. Period.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on The Ultimate Test:</br> Hakone Turnpike Vs. Lamborghini Huracán
I wish there is a Rocky Auto shop around here, anywhere, in Europe for cars like this to be taken care of by somebody how knows what he is doing....
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rocky Auto: Where The Magic Happens
@speedhunters_dino @greenroadster True, but if I would order one, it will be the 2.3L EcoBoost that I would choose. Imagine the tuning margin here!
3 weeks, 4 days ago on The 2015 Mustang RTR Unleashed
Great stuff Larry, finally. The Audi S1 Quattro and Lancia Stratos looked really cool. And I did forget how beautiful Spain really is. Just awesome rally.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Rally De España: WRC Through My Lens
@H8RADE Do you like the design? Really?? Why???
3 weeks, 5 days ago on 0-60 In 3.9: Caddy’s New M3 Fighter
M3 fighter? Possibly. But man, this car is ugly! I'm pretty sure that the new Opel Astra or Renault Megane looks way cooler and fresher than this. It is, what, a ten year old design?
Dino, if somebody else did this test drive I didn't believe it. So it's true, the new Mustang is a car that could actually be driven in Europe. Let's hope they sell it at every dealership. The last one was a bit of a truck.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on The 2015 Mustang RTR Unleashed
In that first image - that's a lot of toe in !!!
1 month ago on Where The Wild Things Are: ESPERA Sbarro
@winnicki Yes, I actually could. Jetta is called a Golf with 4 doors (not five like in hatchback). Otherwise is a Golf. In the past, they had a different grille but today is just that. A 4 door Golf.
1 month ago on VW’s New Hot Rod Wagon
Cool car, almost a sleeper :)
1 month ago on Certified Classic: <br /> A 2JZ-Powered Cressida For The Street
Aasbo is such a great sport. I wish him all the best for the next year championship. Regarding Drift Alliance I do think that, if it comes to the judges, for 0,1 percent if needed, yeah, they will get it for free. Other than that, the show can not be fake it.
1 month ago on Better Than Scripted:<br /> Aasbø’s Side Of The Story
Just awesome!! The only muscle car that I would actually drive. This my friends, has to be everybody style. Just amazing. How much? Half a million? It's worth it
1 month ago on 1000hp Worth Of Recoil
@Speedhunters_Bryn @Lachys114 Yeah, with so many stories, usually only Bryn suck. Nothing wrong with the car, don't get me wrong. But I don't get it, the story I mean. Ok, the car exist. After that? He took pictures. And the guys are feeling awesome about it. Ok? And is cool. Mmmmm....So cold
1 month ago on Keeping It Real… Low & Fast
@Speedhunters_Bryn @BT180 http://siauto11.com/images1/nissan-180sx-7.jpg
1 month ago on VIPs & Renegades: Vegas By Night
@Speedhunters_Bryn @BT180 No it doesn't, smarty .
@BT180 Well, Bryn here, he isn't into cars that much (despite what he is saying) and would know a difference between a 180 or 200 or 240 or SX or Silvia, Kouki or Zenki unless he gives Dino a call. Hey Bryn, do you think that you are ready for USA? Skipping Europe? Don't think so man. Again, UK is not Europe. Is UK.
I don't know about you guys, but when I see a Celica XX I totally think that is waaay cooler than any AE86's or any Hakosuka. It's the only car that I would love to drift, besides Soarer JZZ30 an Soarer Z20. Too cool for this world!
1 month ago on Highway Runners: <br />Chasing The Kaido Racer
@bearclaw_18 @JakWhite @F1Fan426 Mine question has been answer as well. So cool :)
1 month, 1 week ago on “I’m A Racer Not A Driver”<br/> You Interview Stirling Moss
I want this car in traffic, 8AM Monday, bumper to bumper.....And then at the stop light :))))
1 month, 1 week ago on The Greatest Sleeper Of All Time?
Is it me or are others thinking that Japan is like 100 years ahead of every country on the planet?
1 month, 1 week ago on Looping The C1 At Warp Speed
@Taryn Croucher @greenroadster Now, that it would be a nice trip for the Zed :)
1 month, 1 week ago on The Art Of Taking Risks
So, what really happened with your cars? Are sitting to rust in garage or I remember that you sold both of them?
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Art Of Taking Risks
@Speedhunters_Bryn I knew it, you don't really have a taste in cars.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Everything Worked Out:</br> A Royal Porsche
I didn't like the black car, but the yellow one will be kind of hard to beat. I will vote for SH Scion for sure, but where?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Scion Tuner Challenge: The Reveal
Dino, the best X platform is, for me at least, the JZX90. It's old enough to be cool but modern with the 1JZ inside. Also, the Verossa it has to be one of the ugliest car ever, side by side with the SsangYong Rodius and some Russian Lada's. I don't care if it has 1000 bhp, I wouldn't like it a bit.
Regarding Cresta-Chaser-Mark II, well, I cant tell a difference that I know of. Some are more luxury styled and some are basic trimmed ?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Grassroots Drift Japan: Fun Starts Here
@speedhunters_dino @greenroadster 56.500 euro? Wow, that's kind'a cheap really. Less than a Boxter
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Nissan’s Secret Stash…
Dino, as usual , just great. I wonder what is the street value of a brand new R34... And, all those retired engineers that work on those cars...they got paid? It's like keeping the cars alive and the men's that have built them active? Or is it like giving them an opportunity to do what they loved when they were young, to feel that they still are part of Nissan today?
Very interesting what is happening down there, from a social point of view.
I first fell in love with a car in the 9th grade coming home from high school to a 911 Porsche (that was in 1992). It was red, so small and the wheels were huge I thought at the time. Soon after that, I fell for a S-Class W116, a white one, 350 SEL, with AMG wheels and AMG bonnet (the one with two longitudinally humps like in SLK). Too bad that I cant see that on the road anymore.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on The Ripsnorting, Anti-Lagging<br />Speed Industries Impreza
I would take the 911 before a GT-R, but that has nothing to do with the PDK gearbox. Why 911? Because its timeless shape and quality. Why not the PDK? Because maybe I don't want the fastest car out there. I want the fastest car that I really wanna drive myself.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Warp Speed Engaged: The 911 Turbo S
So, if you don't drive the GT-R anymore, how do you commute? Taxi? Public transportation? Or Dino has another car, maybe a kei car to move around? :) And BTW, what happened with that lonely Renault Alpine 310 that you were almost ready to make the owner an offer? Did you change your mind and thought that is it too much?
1 month, 4 weeks ago on A Spark Of Efficiency For Project GT-R