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That porsche HLS...
3 days ago on Techno-Classica At Essen:</br> The Ultimate Automotive Mecca
I love these, I've seen an orange one and a military one both were lowered like this. Very unique cars.
1 week, 2 days ago on The Thing
Needs more spotlights. Perfect other than that! Looks amazing and a great take on an often overlooked classic
1 week, 3 days ago on Built For The Dirt – Jon Rood’s Rally-Prepped RA64 Toyota Celica
@milkplus @JakWhite I understand the science I'm just wandering what kind of cornering speeds they achieve compared to the closest competitive class around the same corner, since the track looks reasonably small I doubt they get to ridiculous speeds, I know they ballast and build nascars in a similar way though they go much quicker, so it probably makes a lot more of a difference.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Saturday Night Heroes
Whilst racing, were the racers with the body all the way to one side at much of an advantage in the corners?
I don't own a supercharged car however have been in a few, though the one that stood out was a jaguar s type r. Hammer in silk gloves.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER: Instant Boost
@isniffdirtypanties @JakWhite same car wearing a frock =)
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Welcome Back Tanner: <br />How To Make A VW Passat Drift
drool... so the list of cars that I want to own just got longer, almost every photo contained something I want!
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Scandinavia On Form: Elmia 2015
@D1RGE EXE @JakWhite for sure its not the same car, I just meant in that the ideology rather than actual parts, I really don't mind them using an LS, it's a great engine that's readily available on a crate! I for one will be watching with bated breath to see how it gets on. On a rules standpoint I think this has to be breaking them, based on 2014 rules.
The original OEM floorpan, frame and or unibody must remain unmodified between the vertical planes created by the original forward most and rear ward most suspension or subframe mounting point. Unibody or chassis may be seam welded. "
Does anyone know anything we don't on this?
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Welcome Back Tanner: <br />How To Make A VW Passat Drift
If money weren't an issue, I'd have one of each, though I'm a man of classical taste so would drive the old one a lot. Nothing can beat driving a brand new car once in a while so you don't get too used to it.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on 40 Years Of 911 Turbo Fever
@Spaghetti I think I've answered some of your question above, I assume they used an LS is for ease of tuning material over in the US, but also because its not a factory team, just a sponsored one.
I think the reason they used a Passat in RWD platform compared to a golf which already has a 4wd system in the R model is because of high speed stability from the longer chassis compared to the short one also switching left to right (or vise versa) drifts are probably more controllable, also possibly because of this... the BTCC Passat from the past few years sponsored by, yup you guessed it, so some of the RWD and race technology has been moved over.
talk about a grenade launcher being used as a manifold! Weapons grade stuff right here!
@tom I don't think he had a choice, I think it was the fact his sponsors, Volkswagen and Rockstar energy already have a partnership with his rally cross team, so it was an easy crossover to a sport he's familiar with, with them. A car that was made for drifting is far less interesting than one totally engineered to drift. As with all race cars, you can hardly call an F1 Ferrari the same as that you get on the road.
@Ilia Stupidest question award goes to you.
I like it though I'm not too much a fan of the spoiler, there should definitely be one there but I would have tried something else. I think it may be that the uprights are silver/bare metal.
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Against The Grain: A Juiced Cayman S
A gentleman motorist recognises only two speeds - a moderate tootle and a fair old lick. Never venture behind the wheel of a car unless in suitable attire accompanied with goggles and a pipe. Never take the names of Stirling Moss, Alfred Dunhill, W.O. Bentley or Alec Issigonis in vain. Jay Leno should be added to those names.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Jay Leno’s Garage:</br> A Personal Speedhunters Tour
kp61 for me, though an nsx would be an excellent second choice
3 weeks, 1 day ago on The Cars Of March
That video at the start is a must watch regardless of whether you like cal-look or not, great story and fantastic editing.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Waiting 20 Years For The Right Car:</br> Would You Do It?
This is why air cooled is so much better than water cooled.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Waiting 20 Years For The Right Car:</br> Would You Do It?
That looks amazing, I really love the American muscle style front! Totally didn't recognise it at first
3 weeks, 2 days ago on A New Beginning For Rocket Bunny?
Damn 1200bhp and some standard parts in the block still... those words and that sentence really don't often go together.
1 month ago on Deep Into The 9s: <br />A 1,200hp Monster Cummins
please do not tag walls with this.
1 month ago on OTG’s Next-Level LFA Spotted In Action
If it were static, then yes race car is a look
1 month ago on Yogi’s Super Sedan: Is Race Car A Style?
Great article, I am starting to want a mustang more than I thought was possible.
1 month ago on Mustang Meltdown:</br> Vaughn Gittin Jr. On Ice
Having watched Top Gear's review, I must say I'm a little disappointed with its performance, though, I do like its looks!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Lexus RC F Means Business
1 month, 2 weeks ago on A Kenmeri For The Family
I've got Compomotive TH1580's with toyo r888's, though they don't last long they do the job.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Track Day Wheels: Who’s Running What?
Will this fit on moog's driveway?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Production Ready At Last:</br> Honda’s 306hp Civic Type R
Now THAT is a car!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on My Daily Driver Is… <br/>A 110-Year-Old, 120mph LSR Car
@Aex Having owned a proper Volvo. Nope. Like the others here there are many reasons Volvo estates are legendary.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on The Greatest Wagons Of All Time
Welcome to Motorstorm.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Through My Dusty Lens:</br> King Of The Hammers
@Spaghetti I'm completely with you on this, in that there are some people (players carl taylor) will do some outrageous mods, get loads of hits on the web after loading his car up with advertising mods, to then get in a magazine, as soon as the features done the car is redone and then in a few months time the cars back in the same magazine featuring the latest released advertised parts... Then because of this you see the car all over the internet, its then torn down again and swapped up. Is it really that hard for magazines to find new material? Or do they just love the advertising supplement's they must be getting from not only posting ads but featuring cars that are ads as opposed to original modifications, its just boring, I'm glad Speedhunters gives us a massive variety of stuff.
2 months ago on GT-R Hunting In Ras Al Khaimah
What's this car doing with itself these days?
2 months ago on Scion Tuner Challenge: The Reveal
I wonder what the cost of advertising was to be on that rendering. The helmet design is silly, though the rest of the car looks great.
2 months ago on Is This The Future Of F1?
@DannyVasquez Yes and no, for fire safety they can get out quicker from a car without, also then the cars would just be lmp1 cars.
I don't understand the sharp lines at the rear and the soft ones at the front
2 months, 1 week ago on For Japan Only: The 86 Gets A New Face
Taryn... I just can't stop coming back to this article. Having never owned a 240/260/280 and very rarely seeing one in the flesh it's articles like these that really keep me going! I feel like Itsuki in the first few Intial D books, I just have to have one!
2 months, 1 week ago on Drive Your Dream
I bet the action is amazing, I just think it a shame that these are more representations of cars rather than actually being them considering the space frame fiberglass/carbon covers.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Freeze Frame Of An Ice Racing Smack Down
does anyone know if there is a video of the Volvo tourer in the opening image about anywhere?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER: </br> It’s Wagon Appreciation Time
this is going to be the best set of articles ever! Everyone needs a wagon!
This car is now for sale here : http://retrorides.proboards.com/thread/175012/1987-trabant-ratbant-2000-essex
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Personal Style Extended: The Ratbant
I have never been to keen on the shape of these, much like Bristols, I find them visually challenging.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Long, Low & Dangerous To Know: <br/>The Mantula Mantra
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Ford Builds An STI Fighter
@MikeYee it goes to show, a cars soul, is created by its owner. To others, my car is just a golf. To me, its the best golf ever made.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Discussion: Searching For The</br> Lost Soul Of The Automobile
@MikeYee These points, all valid. For me, it's about the story that comes with the car, now new cars don't come with a story, they have to be made, and that's where the adventure begins. Rightly so there won't be as many tall tales of driving the car back using shoelaces and blutack, but you'll be telling stories of how impressed you were with how it coped under extreme conditions where any older car would fail.
My own Golf mk2 came to me by luck, I had seen it years before in a city I used to live, 200 miles away from where I live now and I adored it, everything about it in fact. The colour was right, the engine was right, the amount of doors was right, the wheels were right, the condition was right. Fast forward 5 years, the exact car appears for sale locally and cheaply, almost like it was meant to be, I had just sold my volvo and had the means to get it home, the stars had aligned shall we say.
To the point I have a photograph of the golf with my classic car in the background, taken by the previous owner before we even knew each other existed.
Things like that just don't happen. So I bought it on the spot when I realised it was "the" golf I had been lusting after for years.
The only two things I'm not keen on are the overhang of the spoiler onto the taillights and the LEDs on the front. Other than that its spot on.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Wide Body Dreaming:<br /> The Rocket Bunny RX-7
oh, or I could save it, until a Touring Disco Volante comes up for sale.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on $3.5 Million To Spend:<br/> What Would You Buy?
A zonda, just because. A Subaru 22b and a Makkinen edition Evo, have them stare it out in my garage. A F350 superduty slammed with many power mods because you just don't get them over here in the UK. A lead sled for those days I'm feeling baller, a Land Rover Defender 110 crewcab with a modern range rover engine swapped in and many off road mods. A mk1 mini cooper in A1 condition, a Lambretta LD150 with a matching Vespa VB. A G-nosed Datsun. A Golf mk1 GTI, and if I could find one for sale a 90's ex-supertouring car.
I'd find an excuse for every single one of them. Oh and a Mondeo estate diesel to absolutely ruin when I have to do shit journeys to the dump and long distances so I don't put too many miles on the other nicer motors.
Twin 40 Solex's Hard to get parts for but I bloody love 'em
3 months ago on The Carbs-Only Theme: <br /> It’s Time To Kick It Old School