SPEED HERO Blog — European
Chicken Egg: Boxes of Box.
Boxes, little boxy boxes everywhere. Which came first! The similarities between the E30 and the E7 are too obvious to discount. The Similarities continue. There is plenty more. So which came first you ask? Between the E30 and E7, the E7 was actually released in 1979. The e30 was released 3 years later in 1982. A sign of Japanese espionage? The truth is...
Nissan is Superior
There was a group of cars designed by Shoji Takahashi for Nissan as a 'Back to the Future' project in the late 80's. Bringing vintage styling to a then, modern times. In my mind it was very successful, enough to have imported one myself. The Nissan Figaro, Pao, BE-1, and S-Cargo were all vintage styled models with modern mechanicals. I was curious to where he got some of his inspiration, and while browsing today, came across accidentally one of those influences. As you can see the Gutbrod Superior, the world first fuel injected car, is a striking resemblance to the...
The Art of Ute
Made My Day
I've been dreaming of a "I don't care" car. Something that is just shit beat, and doesn't matter if it makes the drive home. This picture only peaked that curiosity.
Out in the Streets, they call it Murder
Welcome to Jamrock. A European heavy edition of my horrible DOTS copying. Downtown/China Town Victoria is Euro heavy from Classic BMW's, to Vintage Volvo's. Seems to be the hip thing to do on the western side of Douglas street with many European specialty repair shops located all very close to each other. Hey, that van is part of an ancient European candy giving tribe. Never fear, someone cruises by in an old van and offers you a chocolate bar to get in? They are just friendly and practicing...