It had a good run, but after 84 years, LA's iconic 6th Street Bridge is being torn down and replaced with a new structure. Magnus Walker gathered members of Southern California's legendary car culture to say goodbye.
It turns out Jay Leno is as much a fan of Magnus Walker and his work as we are. The comedian and TV personality caught the Urban Outlaw short film online and gave Walker an invitation to stop by the Big Dog Garage with one of his tweaked Porsche 911 models. The designer brought out his 1971 911T for a closer look. The car is basically a streetable track machine, complete with Hoosier rubber. Walker uses the car to sprint up to Laguna Seca, crank out a track day and run back to Los Angeles, which
Earlier this year we had the pleasure of sharing with you a short film called Urban Outlaw, which detailed some of the life and cars of iconoclastic Porschephile Magnus Walker. The original three-minute film, by director Tamir Moscovici, was impeccably shot and well worth your time if you are even the slightest bit interested in old 911s.
Like it or not, we're all guilty of falling into the traps laid for us by stereotypes. For example, if we were to say the phrase "Porsche owner," odds are you'd have a very specific type of individual in mind... and that individual would likely look nothing like Magnus Walker.