Phil’s Bagged Volvo Amazon

Growing up in the Northeastern US, a car like the Volvo Amazon is a bit of a Unicorn. We are plagued with harsh winters, which means even harsher salt on the roads. Sensible parents in the suburbs chose minivans, small sedans, and basically anything that you could fix with an adjustable spanner and a hammer. This meant we had more…

Raceism 2017 Gallery

“Silence is Golden.” Famous words, that hold a huge amount of truth. So, rather than bombard you with letters and numbers in some semblance of order, forming what we call “words”, we’re just letting Peter’s incredible photography of Poland’s premier automotive event do the talking. Enjoy… Photography: Peter Mosoni Words: Si McNally

Double Trouble | BMW E30’s

Whats could be better than the effortlessly classic lines of the BMW E30? How about the effortlessly classic lines of two of them? We were lucky enough to grab some time with the owners of these two perfect examples, both beautifully executed, but as different as they are the same. And to top it off, it was in the one…

Wolfsgart 2017 | Vermont

If you attend one show in New England, it has to be Wolfsgart. I know this is a strong statement, and there are a number of other great teams that put on delightful events in the area, but let’s start at the beginning. Wolfsgart was founded in 2010 by Anthony Fitzsimmons and a few good friends who wanted to share their…

Valtteri Vartiainen | Porsche 997 Carrera S

With so many fast, modified two door cars with big fuck-off spoilers and forged wheels getting featured on the internet these days, it’s hard to stand out. Valtteri Vartiainen, of Finland, has managed to do just that today with his beautifully purposeful Porsche 997. I write this after working a full day, and then chasing that with a few hours…

Mario | Mercedes-Benz W124 300E

In 1984, Mercedes Benz came up with something very special.  In what we imagine to be a typically Germanic drawing room, somewhere in Stuttgart, the iconic W124 shape was penned. Mario’s 300E is without a doubt one of the best examples of one of the greatest cars ever to wear the 3 pointed star. Finished in deepest Midnight Blue, Mario’s…

Grand Touring in a MK2 Jetta: Boston to Quebec City

I’ve always been of the mindset that if you are going to build a car that’s fun to drive, then you should look for every excuse to take it for a run and enjoy it. While my personal Jetta has undergone somewhat of a metamorphosis over the years, I’ve never lost the urge to carve some mountain highways and tack some…

Jan-Eric Geugis | BMW 635csi

Simplicity is key. When Jan-Eric’s sharknose six series landed on my to-do list, I knew it was going to be a good one. You see, when BMW launched the E24 chassis in 1976, they were in the midst of the success of the 2002. People wanted that sporty, yet smooth vibe, which could provide that luxurious experience in a hurry…

Jake | Skoda Fabia

If there’s one thing we admire at Watercooled Society, it’s the blood, sweat and tears that go into a home build. And that is exactly what we’re bringing to you this week. Jake’s Fabia vRS has gone through one hell of an overhaul. Owning this car for more than 6 years, it’s seen some pretty different looks. The show stage has been and gone…

75th Members’ Meeting | Goodwood

It’s no secret that we, along with most fans of all things automotive, adore Goodwood. It’s not just a place synonymous with motorsport, but a name that evokes feeling; that stirs the soul. Whether you’ve visited the Hampshire race track or world famous hill climb or not, you instinctively know that the smells of oil, petrol and freshly cut grass mingle…