One quick glance at this GTI and you immediately recognize the mark of an automotive enthusiast. The aggressive stance, the polished CCW’s, the deep, reflective black paint — it’s clean. The crazy thing about it is…it’s a daily.
The greatest risk of all is the risk of spending your life not doing what you want thinking you can always buy yourself the chance to do it later.
There comes the point in every tuners lives where they take a good look at their car and say fuck it, followed by one of two things: “I’m done.” or “I’m gonna do it.” Now exactly what “it” is varies, but it usually involves large sums of money. Interestingly enough, I’ve reached both points recently.
This is my 1991 Acura NSX. For the longest time, this was (and still is) my dream car. It represented the epitome of Honda engineering and development. It revolutionized the super car market, forcing the hands of Ferrari and Lamborghini to re-evaluate the production of their vehicles. It was track tuned and tested by one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time, Ayrton Senna. It was everything I ever wanted in a car…and two weeks ago, I put it up for sale.
There was a time that turbocharging was reserved for diesel trucks and aircrafts. Within the last century, technology has brought us to the point where turbocharging has not only become efficient, but reliable enough to become viable for use in production vehicles. From the time between then and now, BMW released a race-modified vehicle based off the 3-series platform known as: The M3.
There are probably a good amount of cars on air suspension today. Of these, only a handful reside within the tuner community. Among tuners, a very small fraction of them are Subarus. This is Tim DeGuzman’s ’05 Subaru WRX.