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@RDS Chris Harris wrote this over on Jalopnik a little while back. Maybe it can help out the conversation?http://jalopnik.com/lamborghinis-are-the-perfect-cars-for-people-who-cant-d-1654408306
2 months ago on The Ultimate Test:</br> Hakone Turnpike Vs. Lamborghini Huracán
Whilst I don't quite see the "fighter-jet" influences (been a plane nut for 3 decades) I do love so many aspects of this build. The seats remind me more of old WWII bomber pilot seats, the engine and engine bay is utterly immaculate, the interior is perfect, and the overall fit and finish are just stunning. I thought that the Pantera was rad, but this is a WHOLE other level of amazingness!!!
2 months, 1 week ago on 1000hp Worth Of Recoil
The driver of the Lamborghini with the "052" decal is the same man from this video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRIsHRHNU5k
2 months, 3 weeks ago on GoPro In The Streets Of Japan
As a parent, the ABT RS6. Hands down, the baddest family car ever. To paraphrase what I said in the comments, I'll take mine in a semi matte combat grey colour (like a B-1B bomber) with black carbon.As a hoon, the TVR Sagaris... Seriously, I've loved that car from when it was first bequeathed upon the world. Side firing exhaust and all.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Rewind: The Cars Of October
Despite all of the noise from the naysayers I have to say that this is an absolutely beautiful car. It's one that I certainly admire, and I can't wait to see how it all turns out!
2 months, 4 weeks ago on Some Assembly Required – Magnus Walker’s Porsche 911 67S RT Build
Dear Lawd! I want this car. If only to scare my girlfriend, friends and, thrill my 6 year old daughter. I'd go for a dark combat grey colour with black carbon parts myself. It's a B-1B, only in car form.
3 months, 1 week ago on Hide Your Children: <br />The ABT RS6-R Thunderbus
TL;DR Answer is Liberty Walk(just kidding, great article as always with awesome photos!!!)
5 months ago on Discussion: Can You Make A Ferrari 458 Better Looking Than It Already Is?
I need all of these images. Somehow, someway I just need to have them all. That's how amazing they are. Bar none, some of the absolute best car/race images I've seen anywhere.
6 months, 1 week ago on The Le Mans Classic 2014
Taryn, This a great write up and some rad photos too!! I am not a car owner (yet) but I am a CAR guy. Be it stanced, poke, tuck, time attack, drift, whatever. If it looks good, I dig it. If I don't like how it looks, then so be it. Maybe it's because I'm an older guy (42) or that I have an open mind, I don't know... All I know that people just love to hate that which doesn't fit THEIR opinion or box they live in. It's not hard people!!! Have an open mind, accept that which is different and new and who knows, you just might learn and love something new.
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Reign Of Peace: Offset Kings Japan
I'm in full agreement with you. I also have very few friends that are as into cars as I am. But after going into the Lamborghini Vancouver dealer I learnt about the local cars and coffee events. I've been going every month now and as I go I find that I am discovering new friends and people to talk to and connect with. I'm happy to have taken the chance and walked into a place that's normally reserved for the folks with a lot of cash. Doing that has given me an opportunity to get together with fellow gear heads and it's been awesome.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Dream An Automotive Dream With Me
This is a great article Rod. The photos are top notch and the way you wrote the story was beautiful. I thought that you'd gotten into my head for a bit!!
Magnus Walker's 911SC is my choice.
8 months ago on The Cars Of May
Jun,Thank you for bringing all of these amazing cars to the world of Hot Wheels. I own some of the cars that you've designed and I am still trying to hunt down the 510 Wagon and a couple of others up here in Vancouver. It's been awesome collecting all of the cars that I have loved since young and the cars that I'd love to have in a MASSIVE dream garage someday. Keep it rolling fresh!JJ
8 months ago on A Decade Of Design:</br> Jun Imai’s Hot Wheels Favorites
Thanks for the gear post Paddy, it's good to know that even what relativley basic gear I have is pretty good for me. I've got a Canon 50D and recently I bought the 50mm 1.8. It's been a blast shooting with that lens as it has shown me the value of the prime lens, and the amazing effect of a wide open lens. I also have the 17-85 that works great in all situations and a Sigma 70-300. I can't wait to keep trying the tips that both you and Larry have given us!
11 months, 1 week ago on How to Shoot Cars: All The Gear, Some Idea?
1 year, 7 months ago on INTRODUCING “LASUPRA” EVO, AKA EPIC LANCIA
The TVR Sagaris is so damn killer.
1 year, 7 months ago on Joyofmachine: Assaulting The Fourth Dimension
In photo #38, what is the name of the colour of the 356 that is closest to the camera? I absolutely love that shade of grey. And that pearl white Lambo looks nice with the big US bumper.
1 year, 7 months ago on Canepa: Experience The Joy
So many choices. The Z4M, the VW Race-Taxi, the HemiZon... But in the end the Messer A7 was the one for me.
1 year, 7 months ago on POLL: THE CARS OF MAY
mk1 Escort. MK 1 Escort. MARK 1 ESCORT! That car is just pretty as heck. I can't wait to see more of it!
1 year, 7 months ago on Red Flag To A Bull: Players Classic
@Larry ChenThank you for the inspiration man!
1 year, 8 months ago on #maximumattack: Revisiting My Favorite Photos
There were some many cars that I could've gone for... The MC12, the F1LM... But I had to go with the Caddy. Too much madness to be ignored!
1 year, 9 months ago on Poll: The Cars Of April
Hey Mike, and the Speedhunters crew. Thank you for all of the hard work that you all do. I've been reading Speedhunters for just over a year and needless to say it has become my number one site for all things car related. Why? Because you are all CAR people. It doesn't matter what the scene is you are all there taking killer photos and writing excellent articles. You've opened my eyes to so much more than just what a car is, but to what a car, and it's people, can be. Stance, JDM, bippu, hakosuka, onikayan, drift, static, bagged, and more are all words, pictures and ideas that I carry in my head. One damn day I'll have a car of my own and it will proudly carry a Speedhunters decal for all time.
1 year, 9 months ago on Speedhunters Changed My Life: Five Years On
OH MAH GAWD!!You must give me that S7 as a wallpaper right now! My jaw hit the desk, tumbled to the floor and I till can't fine it. Let alone type properly... Sweet Lawd...
1 year, 9 months ago on Taking The Rough With The Smooth
250 miles... I'd hit the Crows Nest Highway here in BC. I'd do half of the 250, turn around then ride on back. By the way, sick photos Larry!
1 year, 9 months ago on Search For Silence: The Aventador Dream Drive
Here's the car in the post.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kKGIKgTpyI
1 year, 9 months ago on Blue Thunder: The Maserati Mc12 Corsa
That closeup photo of the open door, photo #5, is simply amazing. It'd be awesome if there could be a wallpaper of that added at some point...Other than that, thank you for the amazing article and images. The F1 is such an iconic car and to have Speedhunters profile it with the great prose and pictures is nigh on perfect.
1 year, 9 months ago on Speedhunters Meet The Mclaren F1 Lm
Good Lord, those are some excellent photos! Wallpapers would be a most excellent gift...;-) By the way, out here in Vancouver there is a shop that has what I believe are two Lancia Delta's. One yellow and one black with a red spoiler. I'll try to get photos one day!
1 year, 9 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: Lancia Legends Hit Prague
@Dino Dalle Carbonare
Thanks for the 288 pics man! Also, I wish Terashima-san and the track worker a speedy recovery!
1 year, 9 months ago on Seeing Red: Ferrari Racing Days Japan
I am sooooo hoping for some amazing 288 GTO coverage and photos and... wallpapers. I love the 288; more than the F40...
1 year, 9 months ago on The Prancing Horse Descends On Suzuka
Understand that I do not own a car yet. But if I did...For me, and for me only (it is MY opinion) I'd go with bags. Being a family guy, I have a daughter and a Girlfriend that I would love to take out on drives all over the place. To Whistler, to Victoria, the Interior of BC and more. I also ride bikes and love to get outside. Bags would be my option primarily because I can raise the ride height when carrying folsk and stuff, but if I'm out on my own and just crusing then I an drop her down and show off the cars lines, wheels and more. I realize that there are two schools of thought on this, and that there are many opinions and idea as to what's better. But as it's been said many times it is up to the individual to go for what makes them feel good. I firmly believe in this and I'll never berate soemone who thinks that static is the way to go. If the shoe fits...
1 year, 9 months ago on An Open Discussion – Static Versus Bagged : Where’s Your Allegiance?
Awesome article guys! I love the rear shots of the CLS63 and the Porsche Turbo. Larry, for some of your photos you seem to be using a prime lens, which one might I ask? 50, 80, or 100mm?
1 year, 9 months ago on Horsepower Wars: Airstrip Attack Returns
So. Much. BADASSERY! That's all I can think of, really. Mind is blown.
1 year, 9 months ago on Bilsport Elmia Show: The Feature Car Search
Question:Is that road part of the EVO triangle that EVO magazine uses? I know from reading the mag (I'm in Vancouver, BC) that they absolutely love the roads out in Wales due to the exact reasons you outlined in the photo essay. Also, your photo essay is simply amazing. I mean really, really amazing. Your prose and photography is top notch and the black & white work just makes it all the better.
1 year, 10 months ago on Pursuing Performance
Mr. Moore, I'll have to agree with you. The GT3 is making the new 991 a much better looking car than it's lesser stablemates. When I first saw a 991 here in Vancouver I just couldn't get around to liking it, but the GT3 adds the right amount of "stuff" to bring it all back into shape for me. As for the Rolls, I'm with auzzya. It's not a nice looking car. It, in my eyes, should have been a proper coupe and not have suffered the weirdness that is that back end. I do appreciate the honest take on the ladies, it's too bad that certain ones were left to be on thier own for so damn long, and I give major props to the ones who were into the cars that they were repping. By the way, the model with the Giugiaro has an epic dress. Probably some serious coture there as my Lady would say.
1 year, 10 months ago on The Eyes Have It In Geneva
By the way, we need more of that Pinninfarina Sergio. Voted best car by my Lady.
1 year, 10 months ago on Savage Weapons Launched At Geneva
@Jonathan Moore Yep, though it's not from reading the Bible. Lots of UNKLE - "Eye for an Eye" has made that sample very familiar to me.
"Even now in heaven there were angels carrying savage weapons..."Some seriously hot weaponry coming out at Geneva this year! Can't wait to read all about it from the Speedhunters posse!
1 year, 11 months ago on Savage Weapons Launched At Geneva
1 year, 11 months ago on The Green Grass Of America
Well with progress being progress we were bound to lose to the march of technology, even with Porsche. For me personally the size of the 991 kinda makes me feel at odds with it. The GT3 is a bit better but I'll always love, and want, a 997.2 GT3. The loss of the 3rd pedal is sad but we all knew that this was coming. My one true beef with this car is the interior. It is, for lack of a better word, too damn plush for a car with the GT3 title; the sat nav screen and all those damn buttons are my issues here. Hopefully the RS will strip out some that frippery, and shiny stuff for a more focused interior.
1 year, 11 months ago on Celebrating 50 In Style: The New Porsche 911 Gt3
@FunctionFirst Truth. I like it, it's so far OTT that it could ONLY be a Lamborghini, and really... I'd reckon that Lambo doesn't give a rats ass what any body else thinks about the Veneno. They made 4. One with all three stripes of the Italian flag (that one stays with Lambo), and three more; each with single colour from the flag.
1 year, 11 months ago on One Of Three: The Lamborghini Veneno
Unbelieveable photos!! By the way... any desktops available? Especially the first image waaaaay up top?
1 year, 11 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: 12 Hours At Bathurst
Welp, if that's a Mini, then I am Jamie Foxx. But! That was pretty damn cool.
1 year, 11 months ago on Up, Up And Away – Backwards!
Sweet JEZUS!! It's $125.00 for us in Canada! I wish I could afford that, I'd buy one in a heartbeat!
1 year, 11 months ago on DID YOU MISS OUT ON OUR FIRST BOOK?
I have been dreaming about tuned and stanced Audi A7's for some time now after seeing them here in Vancouver. Even the GF thinks that they look good. Now, thanks to the Speedhunters crew, I can revel in what can be! Not that I have that kind of cash hanging about.
2 years ago on Tas 2013: The Machines Of Europe
@DaveT Exactly what i was going to post!
Ola Sean, great pair of articles man!! I am rather jealous of you and your chance to go see Singer in person. One note, I think that the stone grey car with the terracotta leather interior was featured in EVO magazine, issue 178, from December of this year. I fell in love.
2 years, 1 month ago on Where Dreams Come True, Singer Vehicle Design
I have been reading Speedhunters for a while now and this is the first time that I have ever commented. This article and all of it's images have finally cracked me. I am in total awe of the images and the the story that has been written about them. You are all top-notch writers and photographers. Thank you for all of the seriously excellent work that you have done, do and will create in the new year. You have a fan for life.
2 years, 1 month ago on Lighting Up The Little Details