With an Oscar-winning director at the helm, and visuals crafted by a cinematographer consistently lauded by his peers, it’s not surprising to see some critics suggesting that we could see it pick up a prize at the Dolby Theatre in February next year.
“Generally speaking, the faster a car is moving, the better. The reason for this is that the faster the object, the faster your shutter speed can be. If you look at some of the best aircraft panning you’ll notice that shutter speeds tend to be in the 1/400th to 1/800th of a second range.”
“This Fiat 126 with four wheel steering is insane. I’ll let the video speak for itself.”
“The Toyota Celica in question is the property of Kawashima-san, a drifting wingnut and staffer on Drift Tengoku (Drift Paradise) magazine in Japan.”
“Nitromethane is explosive. Highly explosive. In fact, it’s even more energetic than Trinitrotoluene (or ‘TNT’ to you and I). It’s used to fuel drag racers. And rockets.”
“Ever since Colin Chapman launched the lightweight two-seater concept in 1957, there has never really been a shortage of people clamouring to get behind the wheel of one.”
“The F-TYPE will launch as a convertible two-seater and will go on sale in 2013. Expect few visual changes from the C-X16 concept unveiled at Frankfurt last year when the all-aluminium drop-top debuts in production-ready form later this year.”
A seriously cool video if you haven’t seen it yet – photographer, videographer and now expert driver Jeff Zwart breaks the 2WD Pikes Peak hill climb record by nearly 40 seconds in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Fantastic comment from one user on YouTube: Nice powerful car, but with a professional driver could get better …