Monster Jun03

Monster

While Vivid Racing has had their hands on just about everything from Lamborghinis and Porsches to Vipers and Corvettes to Maybachs and Audis, they’re probably best known for their heavily modified and show stopping Japanese cars.  They’ve built some of North America’s most recognized...

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Vivid Racing Mitsubishi Evo X Apr20

Vivid Racing Mitsubishi Evo X

Many years ago I was hired to shoot a car for Vivid Racing for a couple magazines. This ’08 Mitsubishi Evo X was that car and it is still one of my favorite shoots. We took the car all the way out to Miami, Arizona and I’ve always wanted to take another car out there since then. There were endless photo opportunities and the contrast of the car and environment is something I still haven’t found anywhere else. On top of that, there was some pretty spectacular natural desert landscape along the way, too. Click HERE to view the FULL GALLERY (46...

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SEMA Show 2011 Nov03

SEMA Show 2011

Photos courtesy Vince Estep. Unfortunately, I haven’t had a chance to make it out to the SEMA show in Las Vegas since 2008.  FORTUNATELY, this year I was lucky enough to have a good friend and fellow photographer, Vince Estep, share his photos with Desert-Motors.com.  He was there with Daystar, an Arizona-based aftermarket company focused primarily on off road vehicles and while the heavily modified Jeep in their booth was certainly impressive, this bright yellow and black Challenger surely drew a lot of attention.  Built by by Chrysler’s underground vehicle division, it’s powered by an all aluminum 426 Hemi V8 (supposedly one of only seven in existence) mated to a Viper six-speed...

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Vivid Racing Subaru WRX Mar12

Vivid Racing Subaru ...

Given Vivid Racing‘s history with Subaru WRXs, it comes as no surprise that they’d have a 2008 WRX in their possession and heavily customized before many had even seen a stock one in person. They were so quick to modify it that they had to fabricate many of their own parts,...

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