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‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett’s dream three car garage

By ‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett, 20 Oct 2019 Features

‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett’s dream three car garage

Red Bull’s designated drifter on the cars he’d most like to see smoking sideways into his ultimate three-car garage

Madbul FD RX-7

Madbul RX7

The inspiration for this came from the Le Mans-winning Mazda 787B which had a naturally aspirated four-rotor. I’d never seen it in person but had heard it on YouTube and we figured out how to do the four-rotor here in NZ. This car has more stamps in its passport than most humans. It’s the dream build.

 

Mazda RX-3

Mazda RX3

My favourite era of cars is the 1970s. The 1975-76 Savanna RX-3 is my favourite car on planet Earth. Just a genuine, unmodified Mazda RX-3. It’s also my wife’s favourite car. As a tribute, we grafted an RX-3 front onto the Madbul RX-7. We did all the retro styling on the graphics and overfenders.

 

Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracan

It’d have to be something very exotic with a wild exhaust, drift set-up and flamethrowers. It’d be wild; like how we do our drift set-up with stretched tyres and big, deep-dish rims, wide body. That would be really cool, a drift Lamborghini. I can’t think of a better way of rounding out my ultimate garage.

(Editor’s note: After we chatted to Mike, he went and built the Lamborghini Huracan he described, which can be seen in the photos here. Now that’s what we call livin’!)