September 3rd, 2010

Gettin’ low

If there is one car culture that we don’t get over here in Blighty it is the Hispanic lowriding scene. We all know what a lowrider looks like but we have no real sense of the culture as a whole.

Luckily Mr Machete, Danny Trejo, gives an interesting insight into the true essence of what being a lowrider entails. From the video below you will see that the days of filling the boot of cars with sandbags to create the slammed effect are long gone. Modern lowriders are works of passionate motoring art that are ‘built not bought’.