Photography by Jacopo Rattazzi – It’s hard to deny: the Volkswagen Type 181 — officially known as the VW Thing in the United States, is one of the greatest oddities ever put into mass production. As part “jeep,” part Beetle, and part… appliance, it proves hard to label, providing ample justification for its unimaginative, if not hilarious name.
This month’s desktop wallpaper is from the archives once again, thanks to one of our all-time favorite features and photo sets: Nic and Stephanie Foster’s E21 320i, from Everett, Washington. Draped in Sepang Bronze paint and paired with color matched Ronal Racing splits, it’s an E21 that sets the bar for style, and it has held a revered position there for more than a decade.
Earlier this year, we took a dive into the information behind springs, looking at everything from how they work to developing a better understanding of how to pick a proper spring for your application. Springs are, of course, a vital component in any suspension system, but a good spring is nothing without a good damper, or as most folks know them: shocks.
Introducing the first StanceWorks Lighroom Presets Pack, suitable for Adobe Lightroom and the Adobe Lightroom Mobile App. For more than a decade, StanceWorks has taken pride in the photography that comprises its work, and now, we’re excited to bring more photographers into the fold.
If you were to picture Hollywood’s version of a watchmaker, you’re likely to imagine a man with skilled hands, tiny tools, and a monocle. I’d also guess that if you were to picture his car, a vintage Mercedes Benz fits into the picture as well; it only seems fitting for the character. What you wouldn’t imagine, though, is that he’d be just 21 years old.