Achievement: Alturist Acolyte

I just unlocked my next achievement in Grand Theft Auto 5

Title: Alturist Acolyte

Gamer points: 5

Date unlocked: 19th October 2015

Achievement description: you delivered an unsuspecting victim to the Alturist Cult.


Logitech G Car pack

I just finished downloading my first ever car pack (not including the ones you got as part of pre-ordering the deluxe edition) for Forza Motorsport 6 as part of the carpass!!

2013 Caparo T1
At a glance, the Caparo T1 is space age, looking like it could blast into the atmosphere at any moment. If not for its multiple wings and foils creating downforce, the T1 could certainly achieve flight. As the 3.5-liter turbo-charged V8 spins up to 10,500 rpm, you might just think it’s the scream of a pure turbine engine rocketing you to Formula One speeds. The T1 is not far from the cars of F1. Underneath its thin carbon fiber skin, Caparo’s masterpiece is nothing short of an open-wheel racecar with an extra seat. The T1 is the brainchild of a pair of engineers who heavily contributed to the development of the McLaren F1. Their goal was to build a Formula One car that could be driven on the street, but the Caparo T1 is more at home on any track with its ultimate track toy brethren.

1939 Mercedes-Benz W154
The storied history of Mercedes-Benz racing was cemented by cars called the “Silver Arrows,” pre-war racers like the W154 whose aluminum-skinned bodies flashed through the European racing circuits. This was an era of racing greats like the “Rainmaster” Rudolf Caracciola, who piloted one of the W154s. The W154 was the product of a rule change in the European Championship that excluded cars over 3.0 liters with a supercharger. Rather than just build a new engine, Mercedes built a new car: the W154. 1939 was the second year for the W154, which now had a two-stage supercharger on its massive 12-cylinder engine that made around 475 hp. Throughout 1939, the three and sometimes four W154s qualified 1-2-3 and took home numerous Grand Prix wins. Take the W154 around the Nürburgring in the rain – if it doesn’t give you a great respect for what the racers of the past accomplished, nothing will.

1994 Nissan #75 Cunningham Racing 300ZX
IMSA banned turbos following the 1994 season, so this 300ZX is the last of the series’ turbocharged racing Nissans. Steve Millen drove the #75 to victories throughout the 1994 season, less than a year after nearly losing his life in a wreck at Watkins Glen. Millen’s prowess behind the wheel combined with the incredible handling and power of the 300ZX made the duo a formidable weapon. Not much of the production 300ZX exists in this bespoke racecar, but the taillights, highly-modified heads and the block (cast in aluminum rather than iron) are there. After winning at the 24 Hours of Daytona, then later at Sebring, the Cunningham race team took the #75 and #76 to Le Mans where they won their class, but were unable to claim overall victory due to mechanical issues that were resolved in pit lane. Millen retired after the next season, following another near-fatal accident. He then meticulously rebuilt the #75 and races it these days at events like the Monterey Historics.