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  1. edkwon

    Ownership Verified: 2020 Kia Telluride

    After 4+ years and over 60k miles I traded in my last daily commuter, the Kia Niro to upgrade to a larger family hauler after the birth of my son. 2020 Kia Telluride EX AWD DSC04224 by Ed Kwon, on Flickr DSC04217 by Ed Kwon, on Flickr DSC04227 by Ed Kwon, on Flickr and obliglatory...
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    The Cars & Coffee / Supercar Sunday edition

    South OC C&C, last weekend, someone brought out the upcoming Aston Martin DBS on display {"data-align":"none","data-size":"full","src":"https:\/\/farm5.staticflickr.com\/4855\/30802653987_c25aeefd59_c.jpg"}DSC06350 by Ed Kwon, on Flickr...
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    Ownership Verified: My 2015 911 Turbo Beetle

    So thanks to some profitable real estate investments, I found myself with a little extra cash to play with. I sold the Cayman GTS after getting a really good offer to buy and now having a family with a little kid, I started shopping around for 911s to take advantage of the back seat, looking at...
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    Ownership Verified: My first hybrid grocery car: 2017 Kia Niro

    Just purchased a new daily driver/commuter vehicle: a 2017 Kia Niro hybrid crossover. Sent from my ONEPLUS A3000 using Tapatalk
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    Fisker is Dead, long live Karma Automotive

    Nothing exciting here, Fisker has rebranded itself as Karma Automotive and plans to relaunch its cars to compete with the Tesla market. http://jalopnik.com/the-reborn-karma-will-sell-cars-directly-like-tesla-and-1785025976 Good luck buddies. [emoji106]
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    Got to try the new Audi Virtual Cockpit interface

    So I had to drop off the S4 at the dealership to have something looked at, I requested a B9 A4 as a loaner so I could get a free test drive, imagine to my surprise I got a nearly fully loaded 2.0T with the Virtual cockpit option. Initial thoughts: While we all groaned at how ugly and...
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    Ownership Verified: Porsche Cayman GTS 2016

    To celebrate getting a new job & better I decided to treat myself by returning the Fiat 500e and get a different kind of white 2 door hatchback: 2016 Cayman GTS 6 spd in Carrara White metallic. Took about 2 months of hunting and I found one in dealership in another state and had it shipped here.
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    Finally learned layer masking on photoshop (gunpla photos)

    Amazing what 10 min spent on YouTube photoshop CS tutorials can teach you. Before & After
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    2016 Lexus IS200T

    http://www.autoblog.com/2015/06/29/lexus-is-200t-245hp-turbo-four-cylinder-comes-2016/ CN: IS250 V6 replaced with 2.0 turbo with more hp/tq and better fuel economy. Car is otherwise unchanged. Hello legit tuning potential.
  10. edkwon

    Ownership Verified: 2015 Fiat 500e

    Due to some ridiculously cheap lease deals going on right now, I picked up a new Fiat 500e (full electric) as a city/work commute car while the Audi stays in the garage until weekends and long distance drives.
  11. edkwon

    Why so many exotics driven by young kids in Southern California (VID)

    Interesting article and companion video talking about rich kid exchnage students from the Chinese Nouveau riche driving exotic sports & luxury cars in Southern California, many of them in their 20s http://jalopnik.com/inside-the-secret-chinese-supercar-subculture-of-southe-1662640952
  12. edkwon

    Jalopnik: VW releasing the Phaeton once again in the USA

    http://jalopnik.com/the-next-volkswagen-phaeton-will-start-at-70-000-in-am-1638115064 Before you laugh at the idea of VW trying to sell a luxury exec limo in the States again, remember the face of the US market has changed with korean budget brands like Hyundai & Kia selling $60k exec limos...
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    Ben Collins doing AMA on Jalopnik right now

    Former Stig Ben Collins currently doing an AMA (ask me anything) on jalopnik right now if you want to ask him ridiculous questions of his time on TG or more about his current racing and TV gigs http://jalopnik.com/ask-ben-the-stig-collins-and-his-race-team-anything-1636869491/all
  14. edkwon

    Ownership Verified: 2014 Audi S4 cock-mobile

    First Audi in a long time and first S car. Went for just a test drive and ended up making a purchase. Fun times.
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    Sony working on curved image sensor

    http://reframe.gizmodo.com/sony-is-working-on-a-camera-sensor-thats-curved-like-th-1590391931/+kcampbelldollaghan Sony Is Working On a Camera Sensor That's Curved Like the Human Eye
  16. edkwon

    Jalopnik: Return of the VW Phaeton 2018

    http://jalopnik.com/the-vw-phaeton-is-coming-back-in-2018-1564622424
  17. edkwon

    Pics from Coachella 2014

    Music fans are probably familiar with the Coachella Valley Music festival. I attended last weekend and got to shoot around while listening to various music artists. P4120549 by KayOne73, on Flickr P4120620 by KayOne73, on Flickr P4120676 by KayOne73, on Flickr P4120762 by KayOne73, on...
  18. edkwon

    Post your lunar eclipse shots here.

    Caught a few shots of last night's lunar eclipse before the cloud cover became too heavy. If you caught it last night, post here. The peak at my local time was around 0000-0100.
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    Shots from Iceland

    Took a recent trip to Iceland with a group of friends last month, combination of shots from my Nikon D600 and Olympus OM-D depending on the situation. Full album can be seen here Downtown Reykjavik
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    Avengers 2 (2015)

    The Marvel:Assembling a Universe special on ABC aired the other night and showed off a lot of concept artwork for Avengers 2 http://io9.com/all-the-avengers-2-awesomeness-from-tonights-marvel-sp-1546846905 Inlcuding Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver and Hulk battling an Iron Man Hulkbuster suit...
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