Dubbed as a three-day exotic car rally the Snowmass Automobilia Exotica takes drivers from Denver to Snowmass Colorado, and features a private track day at Aspen Motorsports Park. In its 4th year of existence what this event lacks in ridiculous behavior it makes up in accessibility, and a hard focus on real driving. Check out our coverage of the 4th annual Snowmass Automobilia Exotica presented by 3zero3 Motorsports of Denver, CO.
The Texas Mile is not an event for the faint of heart, and when we heard that there was a 1977 Datsun 280Z competing in this year’s event, we were a bit bewildered. It was going to take one helluva build for this Datsun to not get blown out of the water by the menacing level of competition, some of whom will accelerate from a dead stop to 267 mph in 5,280 ft. But when we saw this 1977 Datsun, we knew . . .
Welcome to the first installment in a series of Revvolution articles where we reflect on the global nationalistic genres (or scenes) that define OUR enthusiast landscape. Domestic, Euro, and Japanese are just some of the dominant cliques that we all identify with. But here at Revvolution, beaming our signal straight from the heart of the Rockies, we present the first chapter in this series: The American Dream.
For Luke Chen, the 1990s hold a special appeal for all things automotive. In his own words; “Aesthetics aside, I love cars with the perfect blend of modern technology and raw performance, and that’s why my favorite car era are sports cars from the ’90s. It’s got just the right amount of modern convenience without diluting the driving experience.” This is a sentiment we can very easily understand. The 1990s saw automakers more than a decade removed from the performance emissions regulations of the mid-’70s, gasoline was cheap, and electronic fuel injection was no longer a new and exotic technology. If you knew where to look, modern classics were blooming.
While spending some time at Buttonwillow Raceway for the Global Time Attack event, we couldn't help but notice the buzz surrounding a particular R35 GT-R. Upon closer inspection, we soon realized that this was none other than the soon-to-be (very) famous R35 GT-R built by R's Tuning that is to be featured in the upcoming Fast & Furious 6 film.
Our research returned this definition of awesome, Extremely impressive or daunting; inspiring great admiration, apprehension, or fear. We’re intrigued by this particular interpretation, especially the negative concepts of apprehension and fear. Keep this definition in mind when you look at Jason Steven’s awesome 1187WHP Ford GT.
Season’s greetings from Revvolution! We apologize for crashing your holiday weekend, but we promise to do so only with a piece that will warm even the coldest and most cynical enthusiast’s heart. Our 2012 holiday feature highlights an infamous Underground Racing twin-turbo Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera. While we are all aware of the existence of boosted exotics, we rarely consider the courage it takes to execute such an undertaking.