Imagine you’re standing in front of a potential purchase: a 30, 40, or 50 year old car you’ve dreamt of owning for quite some time. You open the driver’s door, which makes an audible ping as the door latch releases, and the hinge itself faintly groans as it opens. You climb in, met with the muted and muffled squawking of the seat springs compressing beneath you.
Impressively, it’s been six years since we got together with Magnus Walker to photograph his now-iconic “277,” the 911 with which he has built his name upon. Today, we’re hitting the archives for this month’s Desktop Wallpaper. If you’d like to see more, be sure to click here for the full feature: “Some Cars Go, and Others Stay – Magnus Walker’s 1971 Porsche 911 “277”.
When it comes to Stateside car culture, it’s difficult to remember the Audi marque much further back than the 1980s, with the Audi Fox standing as one of only a few prior examples most enthusiasts might be familiar with. Despite that, Audi’s history is a complex one, dating back more than a century, to a gentleman named August Horch and his founding of Audi Automobilwerke GmbH in 1910.
“Normally I buy a car and just keep adding to it,” Alan begins. It’s an approach most of us likely take: a natural evolution of a project over time eventually yields the fruits of our labor. Often times, it’s the ebb and flow of a build that defines its eventual outcome; however, sometimes, a build begins with an idea. For this 1993 Datsun Sunny Pickup, Alan Dufficy knew exactly what he wanted more than a year prior to having a car in hand.
Nitto & Driving Line are back with another episode of Driver Battles, this time featuring our friend Scott Dukeshire and his E90 M3. Opposite him, acquaintance Will and a Lexus ISF: a showdown of V8 sedans with high-revving V8s.
We’re back at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway for another episode of Driver Battles, this time featuring Scott Dukeshire and his 2011 BMW E90 M3 going head to head against Willem Drees and his 2009 Lexus IS-F.