Louie Barbosa

69 Added | 6 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Follower | @lbgetz | Keep up with Louie Barbosa on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Louie Barbosa”

The good, the bad and the unspeakable from the legendary SEMA car tuner show this way. Ready your sick bag... http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/Trawling-the-halls-at-this-2013-SEMA-show-2013-11-07

A Hot Wheels Transit, Usain Bolt and a pink Aventador: it's our gallery of the strange and wonderful LA Motor Show http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/the-weird-and-wonderful-from-the-la-show-2013-11-21

1964 Lancia Flavia Coupe

This 1964 Lancia Flavia Coupe (Chassis # 8151301717) is described as an original, unrestored project that was recently pulled from storage after 16 …

Clean Stocker: 1969 Jeepster Commando 4x4

This 1969 Jeepster Commando is said to be a two owner, highly original example. A recent motor rebuild is a great benefit, and Jeepsters look great …

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z-11 Pace Car Project

This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z-11 Pace Car is a total project but looks to be complete and includes replacement sheet metal. It is said to have been …

Wiesmann pulls itself out of bankruptcy

There's been a raft of bankruptcies declared among niche European automakers recently. In the past year, the Cosworth, Gumpert, Artega, Lola and the London Taxi Company have all gone the way of the dodo. But the one we were most gutted by was Wiesmann.<p>The German producer of retro sportscars and …

390 RWHP: V8 Swapped 1987 Porsche 951

This 1987 Porsche 944 started life as a Turbo but has recently been professionally converted to V8 power. A built 5.3 Vortec is said to make an …

Alpina All Over: 1974 BMW 2002tii Touring

This 1974 BMW 2002tii Touring is said to have only 21,871 miles from new and ha some choice period Alpina components. The seller doesn’t call it an …

1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale

This 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 Stradale (chassis 750330104) is said to be one of fewer than 10 known to exist and we saw it take Best in Class at …

The top 7 AMG cars of all time

It starts with The Hammer.<p><i>Road & Track</i> takes a look at the greatest AMG cars that have stretched a formula to its limits.<p><b>300 E Hammer</b><p>By the mid-1980s, AMG had become the tuner of choice for Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts due to its long list of bespoke parts available for every model from the 190E to …

Mercedes-Benz

Hai Output: Cadillac Sedan de Ville

Your weekly automotive haiku from Peter Hughes.<p><b>at last Bob allowed,</b><p><b>"Yeah, maybe we've gone too far</b><p><b>with this whole 'stance' thing"</b><p><i>When not playing bass in the Mountain Goats or releasing Fangio fan-fic solo albums, Peter Hughes maintains the syllable-conscious automobilia blog Firebird Man.</i>

Automotive Design

Drive Flashback: Déjà vu Vroom

Four pony cars, two different eras.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the September 1987 issue of Road & Track Magazine</i><p>Ever since carmakers realized that they had covered a majority of the market with shiny new motorized sheet metal, they set product planners anxiouslyseeking out niches. Unlike …

Sports Cars

A vintage racing two stroke supercar is better than coffee

Different stroke for different volk.<p>It's safe to say there were inherent complications with owning and operating an automobile company in East Germany during the Soviet occupation. Butracecar driver and builder Heinz Melkus didn't let little things like militarized socialist regimes get in the way …

Supercars

V8 6 Speed Swap: 1994 BMW 540iT

This 1994 BMW 5’er Touring runs a swapped M60B40 four liter, 300 HP V8 and 6-speed manual swap. Cosmetics, in and out, are good overall with a few …

The 1986 Pontiac Grand Prix 2+2

Welcome to the Hooniverse Obscure Muscle Car Garage, a regular feature which aims to expand the notion of what a muscle car is, and have some fun in …

Rallye Luxe Coupe: 1975 Mercedes Benz 450 SLC

This 1975 Mercedes Benz 450 SLC seems like an unlikely but super-cool rally car, and is said to be rough and ready but not a polished show …

47K Mile All-Original 1981 Toyota Celica Supra

This 1981 Toyota Celica Supra is said to be all-original with 46,600 miles on the clock. It looks very clean both inside and out, and the 2.8 liter, …

Restored 1971 Mercedes Benz 300 SEL 6.3

This 1971 Mercedes Benz 300 SEL 6.3 (Chassis # 10901812005055) is offered as a 36,700 mile example that the seller describes as having received …

Weekend Edition – How my life has been shaped by my family, and a series of unremarkable Chevrolets

My family shaped my life as an Auto Enthusiast, but not with British Sports Cars, or with Detroit Muscle Cars. It was shaped by a series of rather …

Watch an owner compare his Pagani Huayra and Zonda at Goodwood

It's not often that you'll find a Pagani Zonda and a Pagani Huayra in the same place, at the same time - much less on a racetrack. Pagani makes incredibly rare supercars. But Peter Read owns both a 2005 Zonda Roadster and a new Huayra, so he decided to bring them to Goodwood Circuit for a little …

Saleen's last super car was called the S7. Will its next one be called the S8? The story --> http://bit.ly/18te64v

1979 Toyota Land Cruiser

This 1979 Toyota Land Cruiser has been with the seller for more than 16 years, during which mileage is said to have increased by only 12k to just …

Black-Plate 1962 Lincoln Continental Sedan

This 1962 Lincoln Continental is offered by the third owner who says that it has always been a California car. It has new paint and upholstery but is …

Low-Spec 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split-Window

This 1963 Corvette split window coupe is said to be rust-free with good fiberglass. A carbureted 327/4-speed car, it’s said to run and drive nicely …

Here's the latest from Officine Rossopuro, 'Metallica'. You like? http://www.bikeexif.com/custom-moto-guzzi-850

BMW R75/6 by Kingston Custom

Custom motorcycle builders in the USA and UK have relatively few restrictions on what they can and cannot do. Then you have countries like Taiwan and Germany, which force builders to abide by draconian regulations.<p>German bikes require approval from the TÜV authority—which ensures a high quality of …

Motorcycles

Palo Alto hipster mobile

Moto Guzzis by Revival Cycles

Texas-based Revival Cycles are on a roll at the moment, with a brace of custom Moto Guzzis heading to The One Moto Show in Austin. Both bikes have been heavily modified; as Revival’s Alan Stulberg says, they “began as very different machines and sort of met in the middle.”<p>The first machine is a …