Articles by Antonie George

Antonie George

Antonie George is fast in making a 3D sketch but won’t back down from getting dirty. Currently a senior automotive engineering student, he is also part of the Formula Student team, developing a performance brake system for the car. When he’s not at the garage, Antonie spends time freelancing or reading juicy comments on automotive blogs while listening to old music.

Feelings sometimes get hurt when he’s expressing thoughts with utmost regard for truth. However, readers appreciate the perk and won’t mind a dose of properly launched sarcasm.

Dream Cars: His future 2-door garage promises to shelter a beefed up '67 Dodge Charger R/T for the track and a Colin McRae-spec Subaru WRX STI for dirt. Late nights catch him dreaming of a silver Koenigsegg Regera ripping on the Nurburgring.

Temples of Speed – Top 15 Racing Circuits in the World

It is said that as soon as the second car in the world was built, men already wanted to race each other. Over time, vehicles evolved to travel long distances and at great speeds, which led to the formation of organized racing events around the world. Formula 1 is considered the pinnacle of motor racing and had its first ever race in May 1950 on Silverstone. Giuseppe Farina took the victory ...
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1969 COPO Camaro – A Rare Beast

Enthusiasts tend to agree that the late 60s and early 70s were the golden era for the American muscle car. Roughly half a century ago, Chevrolet built a truly special Camaro.  This, now legendary muscle machine, boasted an astounding amount of power and was ready to embarrass anyone mindless enough to challenge it on the drag strip or at the stop light. A secret out in the open Back then in ...
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Rivian R1T – An Excellent All-Round Electric Pickup

Marketing would tell us that each startup automaker is going to launch an excellent vehicle from the first try. In reality, that rarely happens, either due to the lack of resources, talent or just a streak of bad luck. History books are filled with expected game changers that ended up in the trash bin. Rivian R1T is not part of that history. In fact, it managed to build one of the most ...
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24 Twitter Accounts Motorheads Must Follow

How much information can Twitter, or "X" provide within 280 characters? Well, given the immense popularity of the short format social platform, it may seem that it’s not really about the number of words. Instead, catching the eye of the ever-scrolling person is what makes Twitter special. As such, many celebrities, magazines and other publications use Twitter as a way to inform on their ...
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RAM TRX – Beautifully Insane

There are many reasons someone wants a car. You might want to get from one place to another, you might want to experience high speeds, you might want to haul various merchandise. Trucks are a big deal in America. They are not only workhorses, but also depict a lifestyle. No wonder that there is a plethora of lift kits, turbo kits, oversized fenders and huge wheels available on the market. ...
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Is the Ford F-150 Lightning a Proper Electric Alternative?

The electric pickup market is on fire. In the ever-increasing push towards sustainable mobility, big automakers are rolling out electric utility vehicles. Ford is stepping into this new market with the likes of the Rivian RT1, which has taken the world by surprise.  Ford’s attempt at an electric pickup comes as an extension of its bestselling F-150 line, along with the resurrected ...
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Genesis GV70 Brings Plenty to the Table

The 2022 Genesis GV70 is a brand-new small luxury SUV from Genesis. It was configured from scratch, and it aims to fight in the fiercely competitive segment comprising of the BMW X3, Acura RDX, Lexus NX, Lincoln Nautilus, Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Land Rover Discovery Sport and Mercedes Benz GLC. As we are about to find out, despite its considerably lower MSRP compared to many ...
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11 Fun-To-Drive Electric Cars

When the first modern hybrid cars hit the market, there was a lot of resistance from the public, with very little early adopters willing to risk their cash on the new technology. Issues such as range anxiety, poor performance and the lack of a charging infrastructure kept buyers at bay in the early 2000s. Then, as Tesla came along, bringing both a proper electric vehicle as well as a ...
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1969 Pontiac GTO Judge – The Original American Muscle Car

Gran Turismo Omologato or GTO, has become synonymous with what happened to be the strongest muscle car dominance on American back roads and highways alike. When it came to life in 1969, nobody expected the success that Pontiac was about to gain with the GTO Judge. What followed in the years to come will remain in history as a stepping stone for the American muscle car community. A brief ...
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2022 GMC Hummer EV Review: No More Gas Guzzler

The 2022 GMC Hummer EV. It sounds strange saying it. After all, who would’ve even remotely thought about associating the infamous Hummer gas guzzler with the idea of eco-friendly electric powertrains? And yet, GMC took the bold risky step towards electrifying one of its famous humongous SUVs. It is still big; it takes on off-road challenges and it is mighty expensive. Let’s have a look at ...
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