If You Buy One Lens, Make It This One…

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One Lens To Rule Them All At this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, it struck me just how much of a strain Speedhunting puts on you, physically. Over the three days I was at Goodwood, I covered 60,400 steps over 46 kilometres (28.5 miles) and traversed 163 floors – similar numbers to the 69,000 steps,
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Hot-Rodding A ’51 Ford Woody Wagon

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As Americans, the ‘woody wagon,’ holds a special place in our hearts. Perhaps it revives memories of neighbors bull-dozing into their driveway with their gas-guzzling, wood-clad station wagon. If you’re a baby boomer, memories of your Ford Country Squire may take you back to the simpler times; going on cross-country family road-trips with your dad’s
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Springtime Cruising In California – Speedhunters

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Some would say that the tuning and styling scene has become saturated with over-the-top builds of late, but what we don’t see enough of are these cars being driven hard. That’s something the Japanese Super Car Cruise (JSCC) set out to address when it was created. Evan, JSCC’s founder, and I have owned many cars over the years, including a number of iconic Japanese performance machines. There
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86 Festival: The Search For Takumi Fujiwara

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Celebrating The Hachiroku, Down Under Never underestimate a man’s love for the humble Corolla, especially if it’s rear-wheel drive. As you’ll probably be able to guess, the 86 Festival celebrates all things Toyota, but with a focus the original Hachiroku and its contemporary counterpart, the GT86. Australians gravitate to the underdog, and the AE86 is a true Japanese
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Opel Speedster: It’s All About Smiles Per Gallon

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“My car is not just a piece of sport equipment. I regard it as an extension of my body. “I want to feel the road. Everything between the surface and me, in essence, is the car, so it has to be reduced to the absolute minimum of parts for that reason. I always want to
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Seek & Destroy: An Authentic Datsun

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Authenticity This is a 1968 Datsun 510 wagon. As is the nature of car communities, there are many thousands of Datsun enthusiasts out there in the world that will immediately recognize this car to be a 1968 Datsun 510 wagon. Not a 1969, and not a 1972. What separates the 1968 model year are a
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Need For Swede: Bilsport Performance at Elmia

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If you want to stay updated with the Scandinavian custom car scene, the annual Bilsport Performance & Custom Motor Show – aka Elmia – is where you want to go. Every Easter, the finest Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish (and European) automotive creations gather at the Elmia convention center in Jönköping, Sweden to show off their feathers. If you’re not
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Retro JDM: A Slammed Nissan Pao

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The world needs more oddball cars – especially custom ones. The first time I saw Elliot Norton’s Nissan Pao in person, I couldn’t help but smile. It looked like something straight out of a cartoon only infinitely cooler, and there I was grinning like an idiot while I took in all that this car is. Time
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