All posts by theninj »

Feature: iconic ur quattro in the peaks

Feature: iconic ur quattro in the peaks

theninj December 19, 2012 2

As I round the bend above Burbage car park in the Peak District I can see the distinctive white shape of the quattro over a mile in the distance. Parked on a dreary, wet

Read More »
Video: Great Insight into Driving an F1 Car

Video: Great Insight into Driving an F1 Car

theninj December 17, 2012 0

Be honest, who hasn’t sat down, F1 sunday afternoon, packet of crisps in one hand, TV Remote in the other and uttered the immortal words “Yeah, I could do that…”. We’ll I have anyway.

Read More »
Video: Chris Harris in a Stratos / Delta S4 / 037

Video: Chris Harris in a Stratos / Delta S4 / 037

theninj December 13, 2012 0

You may have already seen this, apologies if you have. But If you haven’t you need to, and you need to tur your speakers / headphones up too. Chris Harris is taken for a

Read More »
Images: A Frosty Morning Drive

Images: A Frosty Morning Drive

theninj December 13, 2012 0

I got up this morning and on a whim, decided I’d take my camera out with me. It looked pretty cold outside and living on the edge of the peak district I thought it’d

Read More »
Video: Drivers Generation MX5 Turbo

Video: Drivers Generation MX5 Turbo

theninj December 12, 2012 4

Come and have a little drive with me in my 1993 MX5 Turbo! I made this little video a few months ago to test out a recent purchase, my Go Pro HD Hero 2

Read More »
VW Corrado VR6

VW Corrado VR6

theninj December 11, 2012 0

Theres sometimes a familiar sound as I struggle to decant our little one out of her car seat and into the door of the nursery in the mornings. It’s a sound that always makes

Read More »
Video: Corrado VR6 Sunday

Video: Corrado VR6 Sunday

theninj December 10, 2012 0

Ahh.. Just sit, relax, sup your frothy campuccino and enjoy this soothing drive out in one very lovely looking VW Corrado VR6. What a great video and what a great car&#

Read More »
E30 M3: The mother of all Build Threads

E30 M3: The mother of all Build Threads

theninj December 7, 2012 0

While surfing the web I was hit by this particularly incredible wave. Check out this amazing build thread for an E30 M3 that has the title “e30 m3 minor rust repair”. To say that’s

Read More »
RUF Yellowbird Tested

RUF Yellowbird Tested

theninj December 6, 2012 0

Take a look at Car and Drivers test of the very car that starred in the Infamous “Faszination” video. Jethro Bovingdon drives it around a bit, and talks.. But Just listen to the car!

Read More »
Link: Renault 5 Turbo 2

Link: Renault 5 Turbo 2

theninj December 6, 2012 0

I think the Renault 5 Turbo 2 is just about one of the craziest road cars ever made. The idea of slapping a Turbocharged 1.4 litre engine in the back of such a short

Read More »
Free Awesomeness for your desktop

Free Awesomeness for your desktop

theninj December 5, 2012 0

Heres some awesome early Christmas presents for you. We’re giving away these awesome 1920×1200 images so you can put them on your computer machines screen desktop background wallpaper thing. All awesomely Shot by our

Read More »
Kai Roger Bakkens “homemade” Audi

Kai Roger Bakkens “homemade” Audi

theninj December 4, 2012 0

This is Kai Roger Bakkens privately built Audi race car. It’s a 750 bhp, tubular chassied beast. The car competes in various Scandinavian events and by the looks of it, probably goes down well!

Read More »
Audi S2 Coupe

Audi S2 Coupe

theninj December 4, 2012 0

If you want to enjoy the experience of driving the original Iconic Audi ur quattro you'll need fairly deep pockets. However, There is another

Read More »
Renault Alpine A610 Video

Renault Alpine A610 Video

theninj December 3, 2012 0

Just stumbled upon this great video of a rare Renault Alpine A610. It’s well worth a look, you almost never see these cars out and about, probably because the lucky owners know they’re onto

Read More »
Keith Edwards’ 800bhp quattro: Isle of Man Classic

Keith Edwards’ 800bhp quattro: Isle of Man Classic

theninj November 30, 2012 0

If you’ve not already seen it, here’s Keith Edwards’ glorious quattro Sport attacking various strips of tarmac at the Isle Of Man Classic earlier this year. You can see why the video has had

Read More »
100 Cool Retro Cars

100 Cool Retro Cars

theninj November 30, 2012 0

Have a gander at these 100 cool retro cars while you sup your morning coffee and ponder the day ahead… Click on the image for the link      

Read More »
Juha Kankkunens Car Collection

Juha Kankkunens Car Collection

theninj November 29, 2012 0

If you happen to be 4 times WRC champion Juha Kankkunen then you deserve to enjoy a decent collection of cars… Juha Kankkunens Car Collection Gallery

Read More »
Bayline Retro cars meet

Bayline Retro cars meet

theninj November 28, 2012 0

If you’re into retro Japanese cars look no further. Take a look at this site which contains a shedload of the nicest examples of retro Japanese cars you’ll ever see. The Bayline Vintage Meet

Read More »
Classic Team Lotus Festival

Classic Team Lotus Festival

theninj November 28, 2012 0

It wasn’t a particularly sunny day at Snetterton, Norfolk that day in 2010, but boy did I get sunburn. I was like a kid in a sweetshop, running around with a mad grin photographing

Read More »
Sheffield Supercar Sunday

Sheffield Supercar Sunday

theninj November 28, 2012 0

These are some photos from the Supercar Sunday event I went to held at Raceproved in Sheffield a while ago. Some lovely and quite rare cars…   Be sure to click like on our

Read More »
Awesome sounds from the hills

Awesome sounds from the hills

theninj November 23, 2012 0

Turn up your speakers and relax to the soothing sounds of ex group b rally monsters spitting fire and brimstone… Ahhh

Read More »
AE86 in non Sideways Shocker

AE86 in non Sideways Shocker

theninj November 23, 2012 0

Normally the sight of any classic AE86 is followed by a cloud of tyre smoke and the excited exclamation “Drift-ooo!”. Not here though. Sit on board with what must be one of the fastest

Read More »
Scary GP2 hill-climb

Scary GP2 hill-climb

theninj November 22, 2012 0

No this footage isn’t speeded up, it’s footage from¬†David Hauser in a Dallara GP2/08 on his first visit to the course de cote de St. Ursanne hill climb. Sit back and enjoy&#

Read More »
McLaren Paints a Picture With Light

McLaren Paints a Picture With Light

theninj November 22, 2012 0

Take a look at this new video from McLaren via the VFX house Moving Picture Company. Pretty neat

Read More »
Lotus Elise

Lotus Elise

theninj November 17, 2011 0

One of the greatest handling sportscars of all time

Read More »
Porsche 968 CS

Porsche 968 CS

theninj November 17, 2011 0

The 944 S3 was re badged as the 968. Porsche stripped one out and called it the Club Sport. They even charged less for it! How times have changed!

Read More »
Clio Williams

Clio Williams

theninj November 17, 2011 0

Built by Renaultsport to celebrate the winning of the F1 Chamionship, it had nothing to do with the Williams F1, but it turned out to be one of the greatest hot hatches ever

Read More »
Toyota MR2 Mk1

Toyota MR2 Mk1

theninj December 15, 2011 0

Toyotas original take on the Mid engined Runabout 2 Seater (MR2). Brilliant, cheap, reliable. Find a good example and you'll be laughing

Read More »
Mazda MX-5 Mk1

Mazda MX-5 Mk1

theninj November 17, 2011 0

Repeatedly up in the top 10 drivers cars of all time. Not much power but sublime handling that still few others can match

Read More »
Peugeot 205 GTi

Peugeot 205 GTi

theninj November 17, 2011 0

The car that is still hailed as a benchmark for current hot hatches.

Read More »
Peugeot 106 Rallye

Peugeot 106 Rallye

theninj November 19, 2011 0

Light weight stripped out version of the 106 has 100bhp cracking chassis and a rev happy engine

Read More »
Integra Type R DC2

Integra Type R DC2

theninj November 17, 2011 0

Probably the greatest front wheel drive chassis ever, with one of the best 4 cylinder engines ever made. This is a hardcore car

Read More »
BMW E30 M3

BMW E30 M3

theninj November 17, 2011 0

The First generation M3 is still regarded as one of the greatest drivers machines of all time

Read More »
Audi Ur Quattro

Audi Ur Quattro

theninj November 17, 2011 0

The original special stage monster

Read More »
Audi RS2 Avant

Audi RS2 Avant

theninj November 22, 2011 0

Audis first "RS" car. Jointly developed with Porsche. A 315bhp estate? Worth having kids for? Almost

Read More »
Ford Racing Puma

Ford Racing Puma

theninj November 20, 2011 0

Developed by Fords rally team at Boreham to demonstrate knowledge gained from Fords successful Puma Race and Rally teams. Only 500 were ever made

Read More »
Honda S2000

Honda S2000

theninj November 20, 2011 0

Hondas 2 seater sportscar had an LSD, 240 bhp and revved to nearly 9000 rpm. And you can pick them up for less than £8k. Whats not to like

Read More »
Toyota MR2 Roadster

Toyota MR2 Roadster

theninj November 20, 2011 0

The Mk3 version of Toyotas 2 seater sportscar takes off where the original left off. Small, lightweight, and agile. Get over the effeminate styling and impracticality and theres a proper mid engined hero underneath.

Read More »
Civic Type R FD2

Civic Type R FD2

theninj November 27, 2011 0

The 2007 model Civic Type R is the most powerful and hardcore Civic yet. No wonder the Japanese want to keep it to themselves

Read More »
Suzuki Cappuccino

Suzuki Cappuccino

theninj November 26, 2011 0

With it's tiny dimensions and puny 650cc engine you can't help but ask why? But this tiny 2 seater is more go kart than car, in a good way

Read More »
BMW E39 M5

BMW E39 M5

theninj November 22, 2011 1

The E39 M5. 4.9 Litre V8, 400 bhp, 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds. Supercar performance in a saloon

Read More »
Renault Sport Spider

Renault Sport Spider

theninj November 26, 2011 0

Renaults 1995 interpretation of a Lotus Seven was a stunning lightweight Aluminium chassis with the Clio Williams engine. Brilliant. Until the Elise happened

Read More »
Mini Cooper S Works

Mini Cooper S Works

theninj November 26, 2011 0

If the ubiquitous Mini Cooper is sold as a lifestyle choice, the Cooper S Works is most definitely the drivers choice

Read More »
Caterham 7 Roadsport

Caterham 7 Roadsport

theninj November 27, 2011 0

The Lotus Seven has transformed itself over the years from a super fun sportscar into a performance legend both for the track and road.

Read More »
Escort RS Cosworth

Escort RS Cosworth

theninj November 22, 2011 0

Legendary Escort RS Cosworth also simply known as the "Cosseh!" if you happen to live in the North.

Read More »
Renault Clio V6

Renault Clio V6

theninj November 19, 2011 0

Renaults Mk1 version of the Clio V6 was a bit of an animal. The Mk2 version tamed some of the lairyness but it's still a bit mental

Read More »
BMW E46 M3

BMW E46 M3

theninj November 22, 2011 1

Supercar performance that you can use everyday. Even better in CSL form, but if you could afford one of those you wouldn't be looking at this site!

Read More »
Alfa GTV Cup

Alfa GTV Cup

theninj November 20, 2011 0

Soulful V6 howling engine, stunning looks, only 150 made.

Read More »
Megane 230 F1 R26

Megane 230 F1 R26

theninj November 20, 2011 0

Ok so it's got a very silly, Twitter unfriendly name, but is probably the best way to get the kids to school if they're late. A hot hatch force to be reckoned with

Read More »
BMW E36 M3 Evo

BMW E36 M3 Evo

theninj November 19, 2011 3

Second generation not considered as good as the original but still a performance bargain

Read More »
Nissan 350Z

Nissan 350Z

theninj November 20, 2011 0

Old skool front engined rear drive coupe. Great for a spot of roundabout drifting! Tacky plastic interior but engine and chassis always entertaining

Read More »
Vauxhall VXR 220

Vauxhall VXR 220

theninj November 20, 2011 0

Vaxhaull took the Elise, re-bodied it, and called it the VX220. Then for good measure, shoved in a 2 Litre 220 bhp turbo. This is the VXR version, only 60 were made

Read More »
Renault / Alpine A610

Renault / Alpine A610

theninj November 20, 2011 0

Renault owned Alpine A610 was, like the 911, a rear engined 6 cylinder coupe. Unlike the 911, it never really caught on

Read More »
Subaru Impreza P1

Subaru Impreza P1

theninj November 19, 2011 0

Developed by Prodrive and with nearly 280 bhp on tap the P1 is the Impreza to have. Unless you could afford a 22B that is

Read More »
BMW Z3M Coupe

BMW Z3M Coupe

theninj November 18, 2011 1

Crazy looking, M3 Engined, ballistic German hearse

Read More »
Sierra RS Cosworth

Sierra RS Cosworth

theninj November 17, 2011 0

Pukka 80s touring car legend for the road

Read More »
Porsche 911 993

Porsche 911 993

theninj November 17, 2011 0

The last of the air cooled 911s. Over-engineered stop gap before the 996 was launched

Read More »
Porsche 944 S2

Porsche 944 S2

theninj November 17, 2011 0

Second generation of porsches 4 cylinder front engined coupe. Perfect 50-50 balance and a cracking 3 Litre engine equals great driving

Read More »
Rover Mini Cooper

Rover Mini Cooper

theninj November 17, 2011 0

Sir Alec Issigonis' all time great is still relevant and crucially more fun than you can poke a stick at. Prices are on the up and the last of the carb versions are simply

Read More »
Lancia Delta Integrale

Lancia Delta Integrale

theninj November 17, 2011 0

The car that most enthusiasts agree is one of the greatest drivers cars of all time, not to mention 6 times world rally champion

Read More »
Honda NSX

Honda NSX

theninj November 17, 2011 0

In 1990 Honda shocked the world by releasing the NSX. The first truly usable, reliable and affordable Supercar. And it wasn't Italian

Read More »
VW Corrado VR6

VW Corrado VR6

theninj November 17, 2011 Comments Off

COMING

Read More »
Lotus Elan M100

Lotus Elan M100

theninj November 17, 2011 Comments Off

COMING

Read More »
Golf GTI Mk1

Golf GTI Mk1

theninj November 17, 2011 Comments Off

COMING

Read More »