Watch this supercut of Quentin Tarantino driving scenes

Scene from Kill Bill with Pontiac Trans Am

Re-shared from Road & Track, video source: Devour

Quentin Tarantino has his arsenal of trademark shots, led by the unmistakeable “trunk shot” taken from inside a car’s boot looking out. But the director repeats other, perhaps less noticeable shots involving cars to set the tone of his movies. This supercut makes it clear. (more…)

V.I.S.I.T. – Sebring Edition

MG TD parked in the grass

Re-shared from Hooniverse, text and photography by me

Often when you attend a major race, such as the 12 Hours of Sebring, there is just as much to see off the track as there is on it. There were rare models cruising the grounds and parking areas of Sebring, devoted entirely to notable makes and models, such as Porsche, Corvette, Audi, and BMW. Each of them had their outstanding examples.

As a follow up to last week’s 12 Hours of Sebring post, I bring you a second piece, this time with the vehicles I saw in traffic as well as what was parked and on display. (more…)

Ft. Lauderdale Auctions America 2015: The Shelbys and The GTs Edition

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Re-shared from Hooniverse, text and photography by LongRoofian

So a couple weeks ago, this olelongrooffan took advantage of some free access passes to the Auctions America Show provided by TheKenMan and headed over to the Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center to see what there was to be seen. As I took over 110+ images, I knew I would have to break them down in some sort of organized chaos. Previously I posted about The American Classics , A Truck Thursday Post as well as a Mystery Car sighting, the first one this olelongrooffan has seen in person. Well my fellow Hoons, it is time to check out, if you are so inclined, to check out some of the various Blue Oval offerings I spotted there in the Port of the Everglades. However, a jump will be required. (more…)

When in Doubt, Camp Out: A First-Timer’s View of the 12 Hours of Sebring

Corvette Racing C7.R racing on Sebring International Raceway at sunset

Re-shared from Hooniverse, text and photography by me

The folks who were there just to cover the final race were probably there and gone within 24 hours, but we camped out early to check out the full experience and to place ourselves within the non-stop 24-hour party that is the 12 Hours of Sebring. For me, it would be a first; three days of wonderful exhaust sounds, shooting photos, eating salty camping food, and sweating, out in the Florida heat, to bring you the sights and experiences of the 12 Hours of Sebring from Sebring, Florida.  (more…)

Lamborghini’s Founder was a Man Obsessed with Purposeful Perfection

Ferruccio Lamborghini

Re-shared from Petrolicious, text by Ryan Connolly

Ferruccio Lamborghini was a blue-collar visionary, the type of man who all Petrolisti aspire to be. He built fast cars, made a bunch of money, and never even needed to incur a dime of student loan debt to do so. I kid, I kid. Ferruccio Lamborghini’s lasting legacy stems from his work as a supercar builder, but despite his name adorning the rumps of Miuras and Aventadors from Bogota to Beijing, Lamborghini Automobili was simply the cherry on top of Ferruccio’s empire. (more…)

The Hooniversal Opinion: A Conventional Geneva 2015

Re-shared from Hooniverse, text by Bradley Brownell, Eric Rood, Greg Kachadurian, Tim Odell, Kamil Kaluski, Jeff Glucker, and myself.

[Ed Note – This was a fun piece to contribute to this week. A collection of Hooniversal opinions on the cars unveiled at this week’s Geneva International Motor Show]

Geneva is an interesting auto show. There is always something really important launching there, and this year is no different. For some reason, it always seems like the major European sports car manufacturers choose Geneva to display their ‘exciting’ offerings. Unfortunately, none of the elegant scribes from our hallowed halls will be in attendance of the Geneva show, so we’ll be reporting from the sidelines. I’ll set up the pins, and the rest of our faultless crew will knock them down with unstoppable bowling ball of opinionated journalism.

We have new car launches in the form of Mercedes’ AMG GT3 racer, Audi’s R8, Porsche’s Cayman GT4 and 911 GT3 RS, Lamborghini’s Aventador Superveloce, Morgan’s Aero 8, Jeep’s Renegade ‘Hard Steel’, Range Rover’s Evoque Cabriolet, McLaren’s 675LT and P1 GTR, Brabus’ Rocket 900, Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus’ SCG 003, Koenigsegg’s Agera RS and Regera, and Aston Martin’s Vulcan and V12 Vantage GT3. There are also some pretty tempting concept pieces, with Infiniti dropping the small QX30 Concept, Bentley’s EXP 10 Speed 6, Volkswagen’s Sport Coupe GTE, Lexus’ LF-SA, and Magna Steyr’s MILA.

Photographs are either manufacturer supplied, or politely swiped from the hands of our friends at Autoblog and Autoweek. (more…)

The Genius Behind Earth’s Most Extreme Cars Describes His Life’s Purpose

Re-shared from Jalopnik, text by Travis Okulski, video by Koenigsegg Sweden

In the last few years, Christian von Koenigsegg has gone from relative obscurity to a leader in supercar innovations. But even though his company has become more well known, many don’t know what a Koenigsegg is. Well, basically, the company is Christian’s life. (more…)