Mazda3 MPS To Tackle Targa Tasmania

What happens when you take the already devilish Mazdaspeed3 (better known as the Mazda3 MPS there) and throw it into the challenging Targa Tasmania? Madness. The folks at Mazda Motorsport are bringing their hot hatch to the 2008 race to compete with the hot pink Nissan GT-R. Unlike other rallies, this race features… » 4/09/08 10:40am 4/09/08 10:40am

Nissan GT-R In Hot Pink For Tasmanian Racing, Godzilla Goes Femme

Why would anyone take a brand new R35 Nissan GT-R and paint it hot pink? Racing, of course. The Targa Tasmania, the Australian version of the Mille Miglia, is coming up and the folks at Just Jap Imports have been tasked with painting it pink for Team Donut King (I hope some of those words make sense together). The team … » 1/31/08 5:45pm 1/31/08 5:45pm

The Hulk's Ride, Pre-Smash: Eric Bana's Aussie Ford Falcon

Considering how many of us wreck or otherwise trash our first cars, it was a vicarious thrill to hear actor Bana had kept his first, a 1974 Ford XB Falcon coupe, for 23 years. When his star rose, he had enough A$ scratch to restore the coupe to the muscle-car glory it never achieved as a lowly six-cylinder beater.… » 4/24/07 7:11am 4/24/07 7:11am