GALLERY—On December 5, 2013, the long-awaited 2015 Ford Mustang was officially revealed in multiple cities throughout the country. Locally, Ford unveiled the car in Hollywood and in Venice Beach. In the latter venue, Mustang club members flocked to the site with their 20th and 21st century pony cars. LA Car staffers joined the club members and Venice Beach goers, as cameras clicked away at the gleaming new red sports car.
GALLERY—With 56 debuts, nearly 30 press conferences, and over 140 exhibitors of new and aftermarket products, the Los Angeles International Auto Show is a mecca for automotive photo opportunities. As the public show goes on through December 1, 2013, we’ve gathered some of our favorite scenes from this year’s show and placed them in a photo gallery.
HOT WIRE— As Scion unveils its new custom and performance cars for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas, the car company provided the press with a preview of its performance-oriented custom products from the likes of GReddy, Bulletproof, J-Tacs, as well as Scion Racing and some very talented private parties. LA Car’s Eric Dorman reports.
LA CAR REPORT—The Championship Round of Formula Drift is filled with smoking tires, crashes, and epic duals, round after drifting round. The energy is intoxicating, the excitement levels are high, and the venue sold out. This is why you need to be there. Whether you love the smell of burning rubber, the excitement of competition, fast cars, beautiful women, or tuner parts, there is something for everyone.
GALLERY—Animal style. No, we’re not talking about In-and-Out Burgers. Last week, Art Center Car Classic 2013 focused on automobiles that drew design inspiration from living creatures—fish, fowl, felines, and other examples from the animal kingdom. “Inspired by Nature” was the theme, and nearly 2,000 came to the Art Center campus to enjoy the event—designers, car collectors, hobbyists, members of the general public, and editor John Grafman, who captured the automotive animal kingdom on camera.