The Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo shows it has a soul

The manual transmission is dying. So is the V-12. Soon, the V-8 will follow.  And then, all internal combustion engines. It’ll be a sad day. But maybe cars like the 2022 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo can help ease the pain. I like it more than my M3. Here’s why. Get one: Acceleration of the Starship…

How to build a dream BMW garage

The garage has always been a place I spend a lot of time in. From wrenching to washing, I’ve always got something cooking. When I moved into my home a little over a year ago, I made sure to get one with a garage big enough for at least 2 cars and a few additional…

How to light paint a car with gels

Light painting a car is, by now, a well known skill set. But I recently picked up some new toys, gel lights, that can give some really cool effects and make your images pop. I visit AMMO NYC’s garage to try them out on an original Lamborghini Countach. I’ll show how to make this image,…

AMMO NYC Details: AMG GT Black Series Coupe

While I’ve shot many makes and models, one thing that had yet to land in from of my lens was a Mercedes. This week, AMMO NYC fixes that with a Mercedes AMG GT Black Series Coupe. It’s $325,000, very rare and very beautiful. Does it turn my camera to stone? What are AMMO NYC Details?…

The 2021 Machines With Souls recap

It’s the 2021 recap! If you’ve been following along in 2021, you know it’s been a busy year for me. From multiple BMW Performance Center shoots, working with AMMO NYC, comparison tests and more, I’ve been all over. I hope each story comes alive through my images, and that you’ve enjoyed reading. Below is a…

The Porsche Experience Center Review

If cars have a soul, then taking delivery of one is a milestone event. While getting one at the dealership is nice, making an actual event of it, like I did with my G80 M3, provides memories that will last a lifetime. So when Larry Kosilla of AMMO NYC ordered a new 2022 Porsche Taycan…

AMMO NYC Details: The 2022 Porsche 911 GT3

As you well know by now, the blog holds BMWs in high regard. A combination of technology, design, engine, and overall driving engagement means they continue to hold a soft spot in my heart. But there is another German brand that might be living in my garage if they made a small four-door sedan: Porsche.…

AMMO NYC details: Glickenhaus SCG 003S

Larry always has unique and interesting rides to clean, like the Ferrari P4/5, or Saleen S7. But when he called to invite me to shoot “the exotic BMW”, I had no idea what was in store. Meet the Glickenhaus SCG 003S. What is it? Made by Glickenhaus, the SCG 003S (say it three times fast)…

How to wash a BMW M3

Who do I hang out with a lot? Detailers! That means I’ve picked up a lot of tips on how to both keep a car clean, and protect it without causing a lot of swirl marks. Just like how I stored my E92 for winter, this is meticulous. I’m going to show you the basics…

Behind the scenes at AMMO NYC

AMMO NYC! Book a class at the BMW Performance Center from now through August 31, 2021, and get a 20% discount on any school excluding M4GT4, Race licensing and Private Coaching with code 21BMWMWS20. Call 888-345-4269 to book your class with my special code. You will have the time of your life. Larry Kosilla’s AMMO…