The most recent installment of the Fast & Furious franchise spent much of its time in London, and naturally that meant another one of those interchangeable nighttime party scenes with loud exhausts, loud paint jobs, loud music and loud attire. Vice magazine went to London to check out the real tuner-car lifestyle in a documentary called Boy Racer, and in spite of not coming across a single vintage Dodge Charger or sky blue Porsche 911 GT3 RS, there's a lot of what you'd expect.

But in 22 minutes it has time to go well beyond the high-rise wings, tire smoke, neon lighting and hair-raising (literally) audio systems to look at lives beyond the meet-ups. There's the guy who bought a van to tune because the job placement center wouldn't provide money for a car, there are the two women who work in health care and moonlight as promo girls, there's the guy who crushes cars for a living and there are the police trying to let car culture live and keep people from dying.

And then there's Olly and his Burnt Tangerine Candy Orange Subaru WRX STI. The doc spends most of its time with him, and while he's just one guy with one story, he's a character as vibrant and intense as his car's paint job, and good for more than one laugh. Have a watch below.



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      bK
      • 11 Months Ago
      Should of titled it Boy Ricer. Its like America 10 years ago with ricers and all their cheap ebay LEDs and parts from china...
        Trent
        • 11 Months Ago
        @bK
        I was thinking the same thing and thought this might have been made in 2003?
      sortabad83
      • 11 Months Ago
      "I don't really turn it up when I get home because I get a right telling off from my mum and dad." That about sums it up right there.
      Charlie Jorgenson
      • 11 Months Ago
      Lots of rice around those parts, its like an autozone explosion lol. I remember when it was like that here
      sloane
      • 11 Months Ago
      That Impreza looks badass though
      Charles Robichaud
      • 11 Months Ago
      that road... if its so dangerous, then why has nobody informed them of this invention we have in America called GAURDRAILS!!! god save the Queen... and me from future UK car vids! except Top Gear of course.
      Buzzskyline
      • 11 Months Ago
      Tail light out at 15:26. Not so perfect Impreza after all.
      Luke Colorado
      • 11 Months Ago
      That sucked. That really sucked.
      jallen
      • 11 Months Ago
      Sucks they don't get to enjoy a good v8 engine
        NissanGTR
        • 11 Months Ago
        @jallen
        Because a OHV engine is considered good. Did you forget mercedes benz?
      Bakugekiki
      • 11 Months Ago
      I think people need to remember that this is quite a small scene in reality. One of them mentioned in the video, he has to drive 4 hours to find the nearest meet. England isn't that big so a 4 hour drive from where he lives is probably in the Midlands, Newcastle to Birmingham is a long way. Having said that, this culture is quite dated now. It was a lot bigger about 10 years ago so I'm surprised they've managed to find this many people!
      Ryan
      • 11 Months Ago
      Know what's cooler than your riced out honda civic? Any Audi
      Devin Baker
      • 11 Months Ago
      That's a pretty nice scoob. I love how everyone is saying "OMG HIS TAIL LIGHT IS OUT WAHHHH MY CAR IS 100% PERFECT AT ALL TIMES SO I CAN JUDGE HOWEVER I WANT"....yet no one mentions the completely amateur caption job. Just saying.
      lazybeans
      • 11 Months Ago
      When people only rode horses, did they used to trick out their horses?
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