Drifter by choice, fan of classics...
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?
3 minutes ago on A Spark Of Efficiency For Project GT-R
@Jonathan Moore @Ice Age @greenroadster More charismatic than a three wheeler Morgan? I really don't think so.
3 hours, 38 minutes ago on Making A Morgan: <br/>If You Could, You Wood Too
The three-wheeler is a stunning car! I really prefer taking one for a spin rather than a LaFerrari.
23 hours, 23 minutes ago on Making A Morgan: <br/>If You Could, You Wood Too
I agree with Taryn, but the problem is right in front of us and we don't see it.
Why we ALL accept that is OK for a few long legged girls to keep the sunshine away with umbrellas at each and every motorsport event, for the pilots? Why Danica doesn't have male model with umbrella? Because we will be terrified and we all thought that it will be sexist. No? So how women will love motorsport if we ALL accept umbrella girls? Or show queens? We cant and most import, they can't be past that.
It is wrong but we ALL accept that.
Anyway, I really have to say something about that Russian girl with the Soarer drift car: What the hell was that turbo setup? Firs words when I saw that TURBO was the words of Cartman from South Park:
1 day, 5 hours ago on Banishing The Female Car Enthusiast
@Novac Darius Vaughn JR & Co are just morons. It will take a while for people to understand. Aasbo is just too fair and good sport against this crowd. But the blame is on the ones that makes the rules...
1 day, 22 hours ago on Memories From Irwindale:</br> My Top 50 Shots From The FD Final
@ITB Although kind of mean, I see what you are asking. The headers at least are tuning parts. I think they will use some of the sponsors products, such as Takata, KW, Rays and so on. I would love to see something different
1 week, 1 day ago on Kitted Out For The Scion Tuner Challenge
1 week, 1 day ago on A Championship Is Up For Grabs
@FunkyChild I really don't like Bryn articles. And is the only one here o Speedhunters that I don't like to hear from. And sometimes Larry Chen when is bullshiting too much about Vaughn JR...
About Bryn, is too shallow about European car culture (and I mean European not English) and I think that is too artistic about something that is more real and down to earth scene. But I guess we need some Britt with "I'm better than you" attitude to drive a Rolls Royce from France to London. I would loved to see Dino drive the same car although ...
1 week, 3 days ago on Long Range Bomber:</br> The Monaco To London Mission
@johnbezt I saw it too late. Thanks. Easy on your ego...How many languages do you speak?
Pretty sure that you spelled wrong the Pagani model name - is Pagani Huayra not Pagani Huarya. I guess for an English speaking person is more difficult to spell that latin name wright easily. Still, I wouldn't call you again if I was at Pagani. Please correct that mistake. It sound to me like Porche or Ferarri :)))
1 week, 6 days ago on Long Range Bomber:</br> The Monaco To London Mission
I wonder how would drive a NASCAR car with a zero CAMBER. It will spin? Drive really slow? Be unsafe?
2 weeks ago on American Motorsport Heroes At</br> The Penske Racing Museum
That is way cool! The body of a stock Esprit never really make me love the car, but now, after 30 years sitting this low .... well, you could never go wrong. So so cool.
Regarding the engine I don't know if I like it or not but I love the fact that somebody is moving something in supercar swaping department. It seams that swaping an engine is still something you do with a cheap car or race car and nobody is touching Ferrari, Lamborghini, Lotus or McLaren. So, yeah, sounds great.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on The Low Lotus Returns
@Brett Allen Seriously guys, it might just be an expression for something like an additional electric fan that blows cold air into the radiator :))) And when the oil temperature rises, you get the warning light that reads "I'm hot!!". Also, you can install a "Spank me" handbrake. That way, all Noble race cars would gather a huge porn loving crowd at each race :))
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Breaking The Bad, Making It Good: <br/>A Different Class Of Noble
You lived a long and beautiful life, you are a great man, a great racer, a champion.
I really want to ask you this:
1.What you would prefer right now? To make a donut at a stop light somewhere in New York in a BMW 7 Series in front of a shocked crowd or take a relaxed drive on a country road in a Renault Espace in Southern France?
2.When you think at your past racing rivals, in your mind, it was somebody that you thought that was faster, better, sharper, luckier than you? I'm looking for a rival that nobody today remembers but you had kept him alive inside you.
3.If tomorrow you will wake up and find that you are 25 years again....what you will make of your life? You would go race again? Formula 1? 24 Heurs Le Mans? Drifting? Rally? Or you'll leave everybody wonder and drove of and live a quite life doing....what?
4.After all this years, what do you think that cars, in generally, lost? The spirit? The human touch? Or are they way better and we should never feel sorrow for the past?
All the best from Romania.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Ask Stirling Moss: <br/>The Legend Wants Your Questions
@Brewbert Larry, they are way wrong. The brunette girl, the one in the middle is the one that you need to take another picture :)))
3 weeks ago on Risking Everything:</br> From The North Cape… To Texas
@speedhunters_dino @greenroadster That's a very expensive Nissan. And they get away with it :) That's why I demand Nissan to take a good look at Toyota and make a new S chassis car like the new GT86. That's a win-win combination. You can't live forever with a memory of a affordable sports car.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on A GT-R For The Street & Track… By Nismo
Tajima is a great man, electric car or not. I wish him good luck next year.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on If Monster Tajima Built An Electric Car…
I would not even be bothered to comment this....
3 weeks, 2 days ago on A Wild Horse In France… With Baguettes
I wonder how much would this car cost? Fully loaded... :) AMG money?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on A GT-R For The Street & Track… By Nismo
Really like the JDM mirrors. And please make those side vents in the fenders drawn some air and not some cheap plastic fake ones. If so, take them out. Pleaseeee
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Scion Tuner Challenge Livery: <br/>The Choice Is Yours!
Hey Peter, I don't know where are you from, but in Europe American engines are not that cool or that performance orientated. Also, it will help you find out that an Alfa Romeo 8C is a car that Chevrolet won't equal in a decade or so. To have 620 hp from a 6.2 engine? Not that great. You said many times here that the ZR1 engine is "all alloy". So what? European car had all alloys when all American muscle cars had live rear axels. Wait, that was until yesterday.
Anyway, not a fan of your words.
And I bet that Bertone choose the Corvette underpinnings because of the cost. You know, technologies are expensive for a one off car.
You should go out more often.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on The Bertone Mantide: Five Years On
RedBox is a really nice car. That little stop light is super cool
3 weeks, 6 days ago on A Story Of Family, Food & Slammed VWs
I saw 6 years ago a Ferrari 250 LM at a auto show. I remember that I must have spent an hour or so near that white car. I never saw anything like that since or before. Seeing it in pictures doesn't do much for the design. It was huge, yet so slim and weightless, massive but with a feeling of featherweight aluminium chasis. Never will forget that car.
4 weeks ago on You Can’t Drive A Painting: <br />The Ralph Lauren Collection
@totophi Exactly, that's why I just said that I love it.
Again, I would hate an American V8 into a Japanese car just I would hate a truck engine into a Mercedes Benz. I can't put my finger on it, but I just can't stand it...
1 month ago on Feathers Ruffled: The 2JZ Mopar
LaFerrari it's a stunning car, next to F40 and 250GTO.
1 month ago on Il Cavallino Takes Over Fuji Speedway
10 years from now? A Porsche Boxter S. It would be cool as a soft rider, next to my Soarer :))))
1 month ago on Wider Than You: A Fatty Lotus Exige
Tell us how do you see Formula 1 in ten years and what are the things you would wanna change in this sport?
1 month, 1 week ago on Ask The Expert:</br> The Christian Horner Edition
Love the car. Also, hate an American V8 into a Japanese or European sport car.
1 month, 1 week ago on Feathers Ruffled: The 2JZ Mopar
Really cool looking car. I remember as a kid passing every day going to school a Karmann Ghia and looking wondering what it was. After few years, the wheels just started to sink into the road and the windows were smashed. I was still looking at the car when, someday, the car was take it away. I remember my first thoughts were if I was to ever see a car like that again. I was, 15 years later when it was too expensive for my to buy...
1 month, 1 week ago on Dropping Down A Ghia
Question - it is still pleasure in driving a F1 car or the politics, the pressure from teams/fans, money involved in the contract, etc., has taken away the fun of it?
Another one - It is fun or scary?
1 month, 1 week ago on Your Chance To</br> Ask Daniel Ricciardo A Question
@somedisplayname @greenroadster Well, I have a Soarer for track drifting and it's been a project for a long time and a lot of money. After years in working progress a thousands of euros, it would be stupid to kiss the firs wall, just for the fun of it. If you are rich or don't care about your car, you can always do that. But that has nothing to do with drifting. You know that drivers that crash in front of huge crowds that gather to see cool cars leaving some car shows? Just to show how cool they are. You are that driver my friend. I said just let those stunts to professionals in Formula Drift, not ruin your car at grassroots events. It's lame.
1 month, 1 week ago on Final Bout Keeps Drifting Fun
So cool. Too bad about the whole "kiss the wall" attitude, it's ruined some pretty cool machines over the years. Stupid bravery
Yeah, why did you sell it Bryn? You didn't find out that some machines will live to regret selling them? Ask anybody.
Really cool car indeed. Even for a small fortune you couldn't sell this car.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Running Up That Hill:</br> Getting High On Retro Rides
Dino was waaaay to cool to see! Great job Dino in Japan. Rod is pretty humble guy too. You have a great team there, you know that I hope.
Regarding Gatebil, awesome as always although I could have pass the Vaughn JR face in the video.
Aasbo, as always, great man and great driver.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Rudskogen In Motion
This is super cool but I like the rear view the best. If you can change that much a Ferrari and still look cool, well, I guess it's talent that you got there my friend. I wonder what if ALL cars suffer the same treatment....Who would a Mercedes S Class look like? Or a Alfa Mito? Or a Mustang? Or a Charger? Or a Fiat 500? :)))))
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Liberty Walk & The 458 Challenge
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Cars Of August
@RodChong Me too! I wouldn't drive a Murcielago in the city even if you pay me. But to see that this Huracan is about the same size as a VW Golf it was a shock to me.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Lamborghini Huracán Experience
That interior, from the Z10 Soarer looks spot on. Except for the speakers. What a great dash and colors. My Soarer, the Z30 looks way to modern but not that cool as this.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Eye Candy From StanceNation Japan
You forgot to tell how much understeers. I saw the car, also in white. It is so small! But great looking.
When introduced the M4, BMW had put together a drive test in my city with all M cars. Although I drove the car with 270 kmh (legally if I may ad so because BMW had arrange with the highway police that it would be safe when traffic allowed us to floor it) well, actually, I kind of fell in love with the M6! It pulls harder, sounds better and feel planted on the road. Never the less, I can understand why it's faster the M4 around any track. Still, I prefer the M6 any day.
Funny fact - at 270 km/h, behind other M cars, my windshield cracked every 10-15 seconds. The huge rear tires had thrown so many little dust stones that, at the end of the day, the windshield looked almost white.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Initiation: BMW M Style
First of all, 458 is not a beautiful car. It has a pointy nose, it's to sharp and to fatty on the back, all wheels looks bad on this car, the tail lights are ugly and too small and inside is to flashy and cheap.
Want a beautiful car? Take a 250 GTO and put in it the engine, the gearbox and suspension of a 458 Italia.
That would be perfect.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Discussion: Can You Make A Ferrari 458 Better Looking Than It Already Is?
While I totally get what is all about the 250 GTO, I wonder how much really this car would worth if were to make it today. If Ferrari were to build in 2014 a beautiful aluminium body, a 3 litre high compression engine with a manual dog-leg gearbox, no fancy electronics, big fat tires 2 seats car, it would be more than 200.000 euro's? I don't think so.
Further more, if Toyota or Volkswagen were to build the same car today, it would cost more than 60.000 euro's? I don't think so.
Of course that this GTO would probably worth more than the buyer paid next year. And it should. It's a great piece of history right there. But that kind of cars shouldn't be that exclusive in this days. Why nobody want to produce a car like that? Why in 2014 we all drive heavy cars with all the pleasures from our living room and all the passion of a lazy night watching soap opera?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Hype Machine: The Sale Of #3851GT
What a great man. Even humble.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Fun & Answers With Jim Glickenhaus
@JjCruz Kind of having a point there....The G wagon still has them and he is uber cool. The Landie is turning into a fashionable (by Posh Spice) city SUV
1 month, 3 weeks ago on This Range Rover Likes It Dirty
@MadMike Whiddett That's very good news indeed mate!
1 month, 4 weeks ago on When 3 Rotors & 1 Turbo Aren’t Enough:</br> RADBUL Gets 26B-TT Power
I never liked American sports cars until I saw one in person. This one - http://www.heritage-auto.com/en/stocklist/10/corvette-c2-sting-ray-cabrio-1966/
I've changed for good from that day forward.
And made me feel that modern cars really are missing the passion altogether.
2 months ago on The Big Red Corvette
@Taryn Croucher @johnygezony LOL Taryn. You are a brave one to answer this.
2 months ago on Carbs Only Diet: A 190 Benz That Barks
Good luck Mike. Please make another note to Mazda management for keeping the spirit alive with rotary engines and RWD cars.
2 months ago on When 3 Rotors & 1 Turbo Aren’t Enough:</br> RADBUL Gets 26B-TT Power
@NouriSalden @Afroneck @Big Pooky @greenroadster Flying pigs would be better than that. Just kidding. But what about Lightning? Or Eagle? Or FutureAmerica Edition? Whatever. Anything but Unplugged. Would you buy a Mercedes Dinosaurus Edition? Or BMW HeavySmoke? No. You wouldn't.
2 months ago on Unplugged Tesla Model S:</br> The Future Of Car Tuning?