Connoisseur of anti-lag.
Unquestionably the RS200 for me!
16 hours, 3 minutes ago on The Cars Of March
The return of another manufacturer to WRC is brilliant news. I personally think the WRC has been on the up the last couple of years, so this is another step in the right direction. Sadly the current regulations mean the chances of seeing a rally car reflected in a showroom model are pretty slim, but if they weren't that way then I doubt Toyota (or any of the other manufacturers) would be showing any interest in the sport at all...
1 week ago on Calling Carlos, Toyota Are Back!
The bar has been set pretty high with the previous builds, so I can't wait to see what this turns out like!
2 weeks ago on You Know MADBUL And BADBUL…</br>Now Meet ROOFLS
I've long been on the fence with regards to the Zakspeed kit, but it really works here. A serious transformation from its original specification, I hope you continue finding mental Mk.2 Escort builds to feature!
3 weeks ago on From Grocery-Getting To The Grid. </br>300hp Of Escort Awesome
I think my computer monitor is broken: I read this article then felt the immediate need to throw my wallet at the screen!
3 weeks ago on Shizuoka: The World Capital of Scale Models
Love the approach they have taken with this car and the result they have come out with as a consequence, great article!
(And that Amuse system is one serious looking exhaust!)
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Less Is More – The Overtake GT-R
@Vittorio Jano @boost me till i burst Useless Fact (apologies if you already know!): Before they were hurridly banned, the Group B regulations had been scheduled to be replaced in 1987 by Group S. After the incident(s) which triggered the banning of Group B, Group A was instead selected as the regulation car rule for the 1987 World Rally Championship.
Group S regulations were shelved at the time, but were later used as the base for the World Rally Car regulations which came into effect from 1997 onwards (and are still in use today). So the 2.0 World Rally Cars are really the modern descendant of the Group B monsters!
Although I love the Group B cars, I agree with Vittorio in that they are unique product of many different elements. Ultimately I don't believe Group B was sustainable; for example consider how hard it is to get manufacturers involved in WRC today, and that is when they don't have to have any reflection of the competition car in the showroom. Now imagine trying to get them to participate when they have to build 200 cars just to go racing!
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Meeting Your Heroes.</br>Inside a Group B Legend
That Matchbox RS200 has a lot to answer for: I had many Matchbox cars as a kid, but the one I remember above all others is the RS200! It was the cars success in rallycross that cemented my love for the RS200, but I think Matchbox sowed the seeds.
Some excellent shots. I never tire of looking at these cars, please ignore Rod's eyebrow and continue to publish as much RS200 content on Speedhunters as possible!
I doubt there is a car enthusiast out there who hasn't lost the love at some point. Having said that, your Evo has seriously tested you!
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Project Evo: Can Cars Be Cursed?
I'm not the biggest fan of modern F1, but these are fantastic photos irrespective of the individual subject matter. Fascinating to read the thought(s) that went into each shot, a little insight into the mind of a skilled photographer!
1 month ago on Capturing Brilliance. <br/>Formula One Like You’ve Never Seen It