Over on VWVortex, there is never a lack of greatness being posted from people that are far more creative and talented than myself. This video is from one of those posts. From what I have gathered, the creator of the video’s friend (did I lose you there?) bought a Subaru WRX, but that isn’t his only claim to fame. He can also tear up a basketball court like he invented the dang Reebok Pumps. Naturally, the two friends decided to combine these two passions into one cinematic adventure that strangely makes me want to purchase something at the end. I just can’t decide whether I want some classic Air Jordan’s, or a new WRX. In any case, it is amazing what a couple of talented folks can do behind a camera. A simple idea turns into something that could easily be a great TV advertisement for……. something I have yet to decide. Well done!
Video originally posted by: “bmashbat” over on VWVortex
Normally I have absolutely nothing nice to say about winter. However, watching this video of a guy in a Lambo did remind me, that I do in-fact enjoy the heck out of some snowy parking lots. RWD, FWD, AWD, it just doesn’t matter. Spinning around in circles, and pretending you are Ken Block for a few minutes before the police show up, makes you feel like a true champion. Doing it in a Lamborghini, well, that is probably even better, though I will likely never know.
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Have you ever wanted to see what Boston’s “Big Dig” looks like these days? Have you been dreaming of seeing the Zakim bridge at night? Have you been wondering what do with the next 4 minutes of your life? Well, if you answered yes to any of the previous questions, I have the video of your dreams. See, a friend, of mine has been recently testing out what he can and cannot do with his GoPro HD 960P camera, and in the process has come up with some pretty nifty footage of the surrounding areas. He then adds some sweet beats, and WHAMO! entertainment for us. I have absolutely no doubt that there is more cool video in our future, as he is just getting started. Sadly, unlike A Rendezvous In Paris, there is no beautiful girl at the end of this ride. Fingers crossed for next time.
Special Thanks to Mike & His YouTube Channel
Maybe it’s the minitrucker in me, but I like my wheels to tuck. Hellaflush? Yea, I can be on board with that too. But this? This is just getting silly. I can appreciate the work that goes into any car, but this much negative camber leaves me at a loss for words.
Can’t see the video? Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRQ567yQ7UA
Have you ever heard somebody proclaim “I’m going to drive this dang car until the wheels fall off!” ? Well, a friend of mine literally did drive at least 1 wheel off, and he captured that very special moment on video for the world to enjoy. Luckily for him and his Subaru, he knew something was horribly amiss before the wheel decided to take an early apex without him. He immediately pulled the heck over before the car could begin its full acrobatic yard sale routine. Extremely Lucky!
Note to self: Always film automotive adventures, because you’ll be glad that you did.
Can’t see the video? Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EZTNSNiXRw&feature=related
Special Thanks to the unnamed driver for the picture & video!
Over the last few weeks, I have spent a fair amount of time wrenching on an early 1970′s 1600cc air cooled Volkswagen engine. Before I acquired this relic, it had been sitting for oh… maybe… 20 years or so. Needless to say, it needed a teeny bit o’ lovin’ before hitting the streets again. In the days ahead, I will be tossing it into the back of a 1969 Karmann Ghia, so that my mom & dad will be able to attend Broke Down 2011. Yes, you read that right. Anyway… with the VW juices at an all time high this week, it was an absolute pleasure to lay my eyes upon this video posted up on Jalopnik. It instantly reminded me of two things. The first is just how much I loved Legos when I was younger, and secondly, I probably have a TON of Legos buried somewhere in my attic. Hmm. Regardless, whether it is built of fine metals or fresh Legos, watching a vehicle assembled from nothing is always a pleasure to me. I hope that you thoroughly enjoy the video, as I surely did.
Can’t see the video? Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Xn4VMCEB3A
So we’re at the track a few weeks ago for a “street night”, and these two big rigs nonchalantly pull up to the starting line. One is a giant, yellow and chrome, super ridiculously clean, semi that blows fire. The other, well it’s an equally spotless, sort of sleepy looking, blue dump truck. My friends and I were in the audience, perplexed. The two of them stroll through the water box and proceed to absolutely obliterate their duallys past the 60 foot mark. What the heck were we watching? The battle of the decepticons? They both reversed back to the starting line and staged like they had done this before. When the light turned green, they tore down the track like Sam Witwicky had just stolen their cube again. Diesel was feverishly burned, boost was made, blow off valves honked, and major fun was had. The craziest part you ask? Well, that was the blue dump truck’s slowest pass of the night. It was running mid 14′s consistently down the 1320 until they shut the lights off. The rumor in the crowd was that it had over 1000 horsepower, and we’re betting its torque was fairly decent as well.
Can’t see the video? Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1GwPY_3vPmA
Special Thanks to Chad S. for the great video footage as always!