A Vintage Datsun With A Modern Nissan V6

When he’s not intimidating passersby in a black Benz, cruising in an Avantime, driving an M5 to death or lapping a circuit with an NSX, our friend Nino Karotta is building Aardvark, the mother of all protean project cars. Aardvark was allegedly a Datsun 260Z when Nino acquired it about a dozen years ago and it has… » 6/06/12 12:30pm 6/06/12 12:30pm

Why The Renault Avantime Is Still So Heartbreakingly Cool

After driving the new BMW M5 to death, our friend Nino Karotta, a.k.a. Hungarian Wolverine, is back with something completely different: a pleasant, autumnal ride in a Renault Avantime, the greatest modern GT to emerge from Europe. » 1/11/12 4:30pm 1/11/12 4:30pm

Driving the new 560 bhp BMW M5 to death

Our friend Nino Karotta, who’s shown us how to live the thug life in a big black Benz and how to become a Formula One driver in one day, is back with a new TV show, and he’s already subjected the new BMW M5 to an unhealthy amount of destructive testing. It’s seven beautiful minutes of visceral V8 noise, consumed… » 10/20/11 2:30pm 10/20/11 2:30pm