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Gasp! Sunday post ftw! Lambo looks good too.
18 hours, 30 minutes ago on The Lamborghini Huracán Experience
This is Speedhunters. This website is an amazing potpourri of car cultures and a Speedhunters car should reflect that.
I say you take a Japanese car and put an American spin on it. I'm talking 60s Dragster style.
Huge dragster hood scoop (the taller the better)
Skinnies at the front and super fat Mickey Thompson drag slicks in the back
A sick front rake
A Supercharger the size of the engine
Fender flares only in the rear
Capable of a 10 second quarter mile
And most importantly... a cool name. Something like Hellfury or Demonhunter
2 weeks, 4 days ago on The Scion Tuner Challenge Starts Now!
It's good to have you back Linhbergh! You light-eating genius!
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Catching Up With Linhbergh
I'm a huge fan and love what you are trying to do. I was wondering if you would consider making a hot hatch supercar to compete in WRC/RallyCross/etc. for you next project? Kind of like the McRae R4 project that was cancelled.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on The P4/5 Was Just The Beginning:</br> Jim Glickenhaus Takes Your Questions
Holy cow. So inspirational it makes me tear up. Awesome story and awesome car
1 month ago on Boogie Van: <br />Engine In The Back, Wheels In The Air
Great post! I've driven cross country twice (NYC to LA and back) and it was an amazing experience. Still remember the first time I saw a tumbleweed and was like "wow, so THAT'S a tumbleweed." It's amazing how different parts of USA are from each other.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on 2,000 Miles Of #JoyOfMachine
@miksfield Found some youtube links of what I mean. Haha these clips bring back memories.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Twin-Engined & Terrifying:</br> A Monster Suzuki
Legendary car. I'm so happy that speedhunters spotlighted this legend.
I remember driving this car in Gran turismo 2 up Pikes Peak. God this car was tremendous. I also remember setting this car with maximum downforce in the back and zero downforce in the front to get the car to do wheelies and go 1000+ mph because of the weird physics of gran turismo. Hahaha.
Thank you Speedhunters for covering a car that was such a huge part of my childhood growing up.
Great job guys! So many desktop worthy pictures.
6 months, 1 week ago on The Purest Decision. RS or RS?
Yay! Linhbergh photos! You are a camera wielding magician sir!
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Pain, Guts, Glory… And Chilli Fries<br/>BMW Does The Daytona 24 Hours
If the rtr-x ever goes up for auction, I'll be the first one to bid on it. Congrats Vaughn!
7 months, 1 week ago on Hammered Down: How Much For An RTR?
Love the black and white! Great job Larry. BTW, I laughed out loud when I saw the expression on your face in the video. Hahah
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Silent Film Style:<br/>Black And White Challenge
@mbretschneider I second the Targa scene. You guys should have a Targa theme - Targa Tasmania, Targa Newfoundland, perhaps a look back at Targa Florio and Mille Miglia. Even add in Targa-top cars. Haha why not? I would love to see a feature on a Porsche Targa next to a T-Top Firebird.
9 months ago on Pedal To The Metal:<br />Don’t Stop Me Now December…
My favorite WRC memory (I hope someone can find the clip) was when McRae flipped his car and caught on fire. He quickly flipped the car back over, used a fire extinguisher to stop the fire and then got back into the car and drove off. I could not believe how hardcore McRae was. Damn I miss his driving. RIP McRae!
9 months ago on Five of the Greatest Rally On-Board Clips You’ll See Today
Nice job Jun. Custom front lip looks real good.
I hope you make a hot wheels version of this car. Also, you realize that your name will be a household name forever in my household because my kids (when I have kids) will constantly be playing with the Hakosuka.
10 months, 2 weeks ago on ’70s Street Fighter: The Imai Works Datsun 260Z
Speed speed lover, games not over! Vroom vroom!
Hahaha I loved Eurobeat.
10 months, 4 weeks ago on Initial D: How A Silly Cartoon Changed My Life
For me, any homologation model is an instant classic. E30 M3, Escort Cosworth, Jaguar XKSS, Lancia Delta Integrale, etc. Unfortunately, there are no more homologation models being made now. :(
Modern cars that I see being a classic in the future include the Boss Mustang, 4.0 GT3RS, Aston Martin Zagato, and the other million dollar cars.
I don't see the BRZ/FRS being a future classic unfortunately (even though I love those cars.) A GT300 inspired wide-bodied STi BRZ might become a classic (similar to a 22b) but I don't see a normal BRZ/FRS being a future classic.
11 months ago on Discussion: What Makes a Classic Car?
@RodChong I LOVE LOVE the presentation mode. Two tweaks that I hope you guys can add in the future is the ability to press the left and right arrow in the presentation mode instead of having to click the arrows and adding a screensaver mode where the screens change by themselves after like 30 seconds.
Personally, I don't even notice the chapters because I read each article in presentation mode now. Haha
11 months, 1 week ago on Street Life At The Singapore F1 Grand Prix
Love the interior of alcantara Mini with the diamond-stitching. Looks like a something you would find in a gentleman racer car.
Also, no hate for the VAD car yet?
11 months, 1 week ago on Going Inside At Players
I just wanted to give props to Speedhunters for giving us an inside look at Miura-san. Thanks Dino!
1 year ago on The House Of Style: Tra Kyoto
This wagon is AMAZING. Huge props!
1 year, 1 month ago on A Station Wagon Unlike Any Other
Pictures are excellent! Makes me super nostalgic.
I used to drive here often (when I lived in Cali). There's actually a spot right before you cross the bridge that me and my buddies had designated as our emergency meet up place if there was ever a catastrophe (like an earthquake).
BTW, my favorite SoCal road was Little Tujunga Road.
1 year, 2 months ago on OLE ORANGE BANG: TILL DEATH DO US PART
Amazing pics! Is it weird that I'd rather drive this Renault Megane RS than the Cayman S?
1 year, 2 months ago on DREAM DRIVE: DEUTSCHE ALPENSTRASSE
@Driveitlikeyoustoleit Haha, what an appropriate comment from someone named Driveitlikeyoustoleit. You should change your name to Driveitbecauseyoustoleit. Haha, I'm just kidding.
1 year, 2 months ago on The Toyota Museum Japan: Model A To Fairlady Z
@Bojangles Yup! Speedhunters covered the insane Cobra last year (man how time flies!) I feel like a Speedhunters historian. Hahah
1 year, 2 months ago on Gatebil Mantorp: Re-igniting Passions
Loved the intro Sean! The "cars deliberately designed to attack it" made me chuckle and "hot naps" made me laugh out loud. LOL.
If the British Time Attack scene keeps escalating, in 10 years, it'll just be decommissioned F1 cars racing around the track. haha
1 year, 2 months ago on Joyofmachine: Assaulting The Fourth Dimension
@zephoto http://www.speedhunters.com/2013/04/behind-closed-doors-milestone71/ If I'm not mistaken, the Cayman is the Milestone71 Cayman.
1 year, 2 months ago on Joyofmachine: Uk Players Scene
Some of the license plates are really cute. The license plates in the last pic made me giggle. A traitor beating the fly evo? Lol.
1 year, 3 months ago on SUNDAY DRIVERS: TRACK LAPPING NZ STYLE
V8? Bigger is better! I say throw a Viper motor in there and get the party started!
1 year, 3 months ago on Project Cars: The Garage Expands By Two
If I could only have one car it would have to be a British Racing Green D-type XKSS with the gorgeous dorsal fin behind my head. Mmmmm so tasty.
1 year, 4 months ago on Blue Thunder: The Maserati Mc12 Corsa
Click. Save. Desktop.
The other pictures might be better "car" shots but that second desktop is such an amazing "mood" shot. I can smell the quietness from here
1 year, 4 months ago on Search For Silence: The Aventador Dream Drive
I was about to say "You installed Carbon Fiber A-pillars? Is that even possible?" Then I saw that you were sitting in a Zonda. Lol. Evo is still sexy (even without Carbon A-pillars.)
1 year, 4 months ago on A Torrid Love Affair: Project Evo
Lol. Courier shipping was cheaper ($32) than regular shipping ($34) for me. Can't wait to get my grubby hands on this book!
1 year, 4 months ago on Maximum Attack Now Available To Buy
Man this Merc is fly. I would totally grease my hair back and wear a leather jacket every day.
On a side note, that parking lot is also pretty crazy. Lowrider Caddy,Chevy Van, El Camino, and a GT86? Wow
1 year, 5 months ago on Merc 9: The Tale Of A Japanese Lead Sled
@RalphScarabaggio Thanks Ralph. I really appreciate any suggestions because I haven't been able to find any roads in NYC since I moved here from LA. I will have to go for a drive to that area.
1 year, 5 months ago on Pursuing Performance
@ssbeane That light blue Malibu is immaculate. Love those Torq Thrusts. Oh and an obligatory shout out to Sacramento (hahaha please don't hate me)
1 year, 5 months ago on Bay Area Tradition With The Goodguys
This car is seriously OG. Makes me want to go on Ebaymotors right now.
1 year, 5 months ago on The Milkman: Pd-powered Volkswagen Mki Golf
Gimme gimme gimme!
1 year, 5 months ago on The Medium? Book. The Method? #maximum Attack
Holy moley these are some amazing shots. Kind of makes me wish you had taken pictures when McRae was driving his focus and Solberg was driving his Subaru. Nice job Sean!
1 year, 5 months ago on Viva La Mexico: Getting Filthy At Wrc Leon
@RalphScarabaggio An hour away? Please share! I don't know of any roads near NYC that look even half as nice or empty enough to enjoy my car.
Wow lots of haters. I love these cars although not as much as Touge racers. Battle tested cars > Show cars. Everytime.
1 year, 6 months ago on Kanjo Tribe: Osaka Night Fighters
Best 86 ever. That wide body kit looks freaking perfect. I hope Toyota releases this car as a whole package because I will definitely be all over it. God so FREAKING perfect!
1 year, 6 months ago on Trd Griffon Concept: The Ultimate Tuned Eight-six
@FrancescoDiGiuseppe Ugh haters with opinions. Even on Speedhunters.
1 year, 7 months ago on Tas 2013: More From The Parking Lot
Is that the same FC from the http://www.speedhunters.com/2010/08/car_life_izu_touring/ ? BTW, that post is still my all-time favorite post on Speedhunters. Looking forward to 2013 and Vol2!
1 year, 8 months ago on Big In Japan
1. I have a mancrush on you Rod Chong! Keep up the good work and I look forward to next year!
2. Was there an article on that red RTR? Pics look delicious.
1 year, 8 months ago on Pure #joyofmachine: Moments For Deep Storage
Blue Corvette pic gets a thumbs up! Keep up the good work!
1 year, 9 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: Meet John Zhang
Isn't it ironic that the Miata's paint scheme is more reminiscent of the hachiroku than any of the FR-S's.
1 year, 10 months ago on Sema 2012: A Look At The Oems
Color scheme is cool but my bro just pointed out that it looks like the car's got the German flag wrapped around it and now I can't unsee it. :(
1 year, 11 months ago on If You Build It, We Will Come: Jdm Legends Rx-7