We at CarZi are your humble correspondents who report from the front lines of the horsepower wars. We aim to be the first to give you insight into the newest and hottest cars as they debut around the world. We regularly cover some of the best car shows from around the world from SEMA to the Tokyo Auto Salon.
If you are passionate about fast cars and culture, we probably have a lot in common with you!
We don’t simply report on the latest automotive news like all the others in our industry, we take whatever hot news is happening now, research the hell out of it, then add some depth and insight! You will notice that many of our posts link to relevant informative pages in Wikipedia, and MadWhips which allows you to quickly follow up in detail or peruse photo galleries of the cars in discussion.
Please feel free to drop Vinay, Josh or myself a message anytime!
I always wanted to be a rocket scientist, however due to a lust for life, I fell a couple courses shy and ended up having to settle with a Systems & Computing Engineering degree from the University of Guelph.
MadWhips, CarZi & I are currently headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and since their launches my DOT COM entrepreneurial adventure has given me the opportunity to attend and cover all the hottest auto events around the globe. MadWhips is home to a number of internet exclusive automotive photo galleries submitted from around the world by it’s members and me.
The most memorable cars that I have photographed are: Porsche Gemballa Mirage GT (Toronto, Canada), Nissan GT-R Spec V (Tokyo, Japan), Audi R8 LMS GT3 (Essen, Germany), Ferrari FXX Evoluzione (Montreal, Canada), Lamborghini Reventon during an Ash Sunset (Monterey, California, USA), Brett David’s Famous Sharpie Lamborghini Gallardo (Palm Beach, Florida, USA), Knight XV (Las Vegas, USA) and Paris Hiltons Pink Bentley Continental GT (Las Vegas, USA).
Thanks to MadWhips custom architecture (built by the founders of ProductWiki recently mentioned on the GoogleBlog for their sites architecture – which also means ours) many of our photo galleries are ranked within the top 3 search results for many top automotive search terms.
MadWhips photo albums coupled with CarZi’s articles are regularly cited and sourced for many articles use by top publications on the web such as AutoBlog.com, Jalopnik.com, TotalProSports.com and Wired.com!
I have met some awesome young rockstar photographers who I now call my friends: Josh McRae (username: Rush 109), Jason Thorgalsen (username: JT Photos), Stephan Bauer and Adam Dibacco (username: ItalianSpirit)
I grew up in Sudbury Ontario, a moderately sized Northern city that revolved around mining and hockey. Unfortunately for me and all car fanatics alike, the city is essentially one big pothole, so there wasn’t much in the way of super cars, just trucks. Lots and lots of trucks.
I moved down south to the lovely city of Waterloo to get my BA in History from the University of Waterloo. It’s here that my love of cars truly blossomed.
My passion for cars exploded when day after day I would see Lambos, Rarris and the always sexy NSX cruising the streets of the Loo. It was time to take the bull by the horns, pic up a camera and get a little closer.
For the past two and a half years, I’ve been surrounding myself with drivers, business owners, auto industry entrepreneurs and like minded car enthusiasts to get as close as possible to capture these beauties on camera.
To date, I’ve had some amazing opportunities that include photographing the immaculate Pagani Huayra, covering a car meet in a private hanger at Pearson International Airport, and countless times shooting my absolute favourite, the Nissan GT-R.
Thanks to some amazing people, I’ve had the chance to drive a GT-R in anger, as well as the odd Porsche and have been fortunate enough to ride shotgun in some truly legendary rides such as the Lamborghini Gallardo, F430s, 360 Modenas, and of course, the timeless NSX. For the time being however, I’m still rockin my ’10 Mitsubishi Lancer, but can’t wait to jump ship to a WRX STi.