Autocrossing The Porsche 718 Boxster & Boxster S Back-To-Back
The other day I didn’t have much going on, so I called up my buddy. He asked if I wanted to go drive the new 718, and I thought about it for a while.
I thought about the Boxsters I’d driven in the past, and wondered whether this new creature…
70+ Exotic Cars Invaded A Small Airstrip And It Was Awesome
Some people might sip artisanal coffee and read the paper on a Sunday morning. Others gas up and head North to wreak havoc on a small-town airstrip in cars with many hundreds of horsepower.
I was invited along to Kobelt Airport in Wallkill, NY with the latter group a few weeks ago.…
Flat Plane V8 Is Best V8 - Driving The Mustang GT350
It just sounds so good. Nothing else really matters about this car. It handles marvelously, yes, but the sound, holy hell the sound. And it’s not just the sound at wide-open-throttle, it’s the sound at any RPM from gug-gug toBWAAAAA. It’s beautiful.
Nothing Screams Like A 552 Horsepower British V12
When one finds his (or her) self deep in the desert with a twelve cylinder British sedan of the utmost sleekness, there’s really only one option. Hold the go-pedal until you either run out of road or start to pee your pants
We did both.
Big thanks to Andrew of TheRoadLessDriven for…
Vintage Mini Coopers Are The Perfect Light-Painting Companions
Two classic Mini Coopers, a dark warehouse, a camera, and a whole lot of prancing around with an LED wand makes for a damn good Friday night.
That’s exactly what I learned a few weeks ago. The prancing was both for lighting and for warmth. Even inside the garage it…
The Turbocharged 2017 Porsche 911 Still Sounds Amazing
In order to allay any fears that the 2017 Porsche 911 with its new fangled turbocharger is pissing on decades of marvelous atmospheric flat-six tailpipe sounds, I fastened my GoPro to the rear bumper and let’er rip.
I’ll let you decide…
Normally I would consider a 3-minute video of only exhaust sound…
What The Heck Is This Awesome Abandoned Truck?
My mom likes to poke fun at me when I agree to do something non-car-related with her, “Oh, you sure you want to go for a hike? There aren’t any vehicles to drive or shoot…you suuure?” Little did she know, there would be a truck to shoot.
New York’s lower Hudson…
Here’s an LS1 Nissan S13 Burnout
This Japanese coupe has some ‘MURICA under the hood, and it’s here to melt tires. Happy Friday!
The Sleeper Audi S4 I’ve Known All Along
The other night I did something I do a lot. I met up with a guy I’ve only met briefly in the past to go out in his car and…wait that could be misleading. Let me start over. The other night I shot some photos of a bonkers ‘01 S4,…
The Petersen Museum: A More Perfect Automotive Education
Let’s say you met a time traveler. Someone who had been instantly transported from a time long ago to 2016. This person would have zero concept of modern technology, and transportation, and would inevitably be very curious about, well, everything.
Being a car enthusiast, you’d get right to the point…
Nothing Beats A Classic Like A Classic: 1969 Porsche 911T
Driving old cars can be a mixed bag. On one hand, they tend to be nice to look at and fun to see how “things used to be.” On the other hand, they tend to be mechanically temperamental and lacking relative to what we may be accustomed to in terms…
Basic Guide To Lightpainting - 2015 Corvette Z06
It’s pretty amazing what you can do with a cheap LED and a DSLR. Last weekend a friend visited and brought this beastly yellow machine, of course I couldn’t help but break out the tripod and snap a few shots.
Using my trust Sony A7 with the kit 28-70mm lens,…
How To Make A McLaren 12C Sound Better Than A Ferrari 458
The McLaren 12C is a fantastic car, there’s no disputing this fact. It was born from years of street and race proven technology and received by the automotive community with open arms. But there was something missing.
The performance within was heralded as a real milestone for the “super sports…
Truth In Motoring: 1970 Porsche 911 RSR
What to even say about this car. It’s silver? It’s loud? It’s like a Singer, but wider? It’s like a Rauh-Welt, but with a better spoiler?
Those are some pretty bold statements but I think this 911 deserves to have it all. I feel like I’m still just gawking at…
When The Question Is German V8 Sports Cars - Torque Is The Answer
The formula is correct with this bawdy German duo. A well balanced chassis, drive to the rear wheels, and most importantly a potent V8 motor up front. Only thing missing was a sinuous stretch of tarmac, which we just so happened to find.
When these cars were new I ate…
1991 Acura NSX - A Gift From The Motoring Gods
Words simply can not do this car justice. In the realm of exalted sports cars, inhabited by the likes of the E30 M3 and Mazda Miata, The NSX has a distinctly different flavor.
The aforementioned sports cars are known now as “the best” for a combination of reasons that center…
PCA Club Racing At Monticello Motor Club
Racetracks are magical places. Even if you’re not there to race or drive at all, there’s a certain feeling associated with the acrid stank of race gas and burned rubber. Which is why I jumped at the opportunity to be a “spotter” for a Porsche Club of America member.
What It’s Like To Drive A Porsche Boxster
This is not a car that people usually aspire to, or that is pined after. Stereotypes abound; this car is known best as either the Porsche you buy when you can’t afford a 911 or a hairdresser’s car. But that’s all nonsense and here’s why.
Porsche is primarily known for…
What It’s Like To Drive A 700+HP Audi R8
Spring has arrived! What better way to celebrate than with a blown 6-speed drop-top V10 on an empty twisty country road.
This car is properly insane with a twin turbo setup from AMS making what I’ve been told is north of 700-hp at the wheels. It’s kind of deceptive since the power is delivered…
An Evening With The McLaren 570S
The above photo is not a photo of the 570S. Since I wasn’t allowed to take any photos of the new “base” McLaren (no matter how hard I tried to bribe every McLaren employee in attendance), I’m just going to describe it in some detail.
(Full Disclosure: McLaren wanted to…
How Much Peugeot Can You Get For $600? Just Enough
I met up with fellow opponaut 505turbeaux last night after he collected this surprisingly well kept 505 from New Jersey. The car didn’t shake. It didn’t rattle. The lights worked. I was impressed
We went down to one of my favorite photos spots to capture the glory of this quirky French machine…
A 30 Year Old Mercedes Wagon With Snow Tires Is Better Than Other Stuff
Let’s not kid ourselves. Wagons are the tits. Especially when they go sideways.
When I was presented with the opportunity to shoot some photos of afellow Jalop’s beauty of a Benz wagon last night, I did an excited jig while grabbing my camera. This morning, it snowed. This afternoon, we hooned.
Recreational Drone Flying At Its Best
Just flying around, minding my business, and this dude comes out of no where and starts sliding all over the place. #notbad
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What Are Drone Laws? Do The Authorities Know?
A few weeks ago I was prohibited from flying my quadcopter in a designed RC flying area. Normally I would just accept this as the plight of quad pilot, having been told by everyone and their mother where I am, and am not, allowed to fly. But this time there was a…
The Range Rover SVR Sounds Beastly
I’m not going to describe the exhaust note of this exuberant machine, apart from saying that I have a feeling the same guys who engineered the sounds of the Jaguar F-Type had a hand in it.
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