This section is home to enthusiast, hobbyist, and owner sites devoted to various categories of cars. Examples include Concept Cars, Hot Rods, and Exotic Cars. Enthusiasts Autos Recreation.
The word "enthusiastic" was originally used to refer to a person possessed by a god. It comes from the Greek word ἐνθουσιασμός from ἐν and θεός and οὐσία, meaning "possessed by god's essence", applied by the Greeks to manifestations of divine possession, by Apollo (as in the case of the Pythia ), or by Dionysus (as in the case of the Bacchantes and Maenads ), the term enthusiasm was also used in a transferred or figurative sense. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Enthusiasm is intense enjoyment, interest, or approval. The word was originally used to refer to a person possessed by a god, or someone who exhibited intense piety.
- Artistic inspiration - Inspiration refers to an unconscious burst of creativity in a literary, musical, or other artistic endeavour. The concept has origins in both Hellenism and Hebraism. The Greeks believed that inspiration or "enthusiasm" came from the muses, as well as the gods Apollo and Dionysus.
- Connoisseur - A connoisseur is a person who has a great deal of knowledge about the fine arts, cuisines, or an expert judge in matters of taste.
- Emotional contagion - Emotional contagion is the phenomenon of having one person's emotions and related behaviors directly trigger similar emotions and behaviors in other people. One view developed by Elaine Hatfield et al.
- Entheogen - An entheogen, from Greek, literally meaning "generating God within", is any psychoactive substance that induces a spiritual experience and is aimed at spiritual development. This terminology is often chosen to contrast with recreational use of the same drugs.
- Euphoria - Euphoria is an affective state in which a person experiences pleasure or excitement and intense feelings of well-being and happiness. Certain drugs, many of which are addictive, can cause euphoria, which at least partially motivates their recreational use.
- Fan (person) - A fan, or fanatic, sometimes also termed aficionado or supporter, is a person who is enthusiastically devoted to something or somebody, such as a band, a sports team, a genre, a politician, a book, a movie or an entertainer.
- Positive mental attitude
- Car Tuning Linx www
Car tuning, Linx, styling and performance site with photos from modified car shows and articles about tuning procedures. Tuning Linx.
- Contains Car Memories www
Contains pictures and information on many different popular cars. Memories. Members can upload images and stories of their own favorite cars. Car Memories.
- Join Polish Cars Mailing List www
Join the list to discuss classic automobiles (samochody) from Poland such as the Fiat 126, Cars Mailing List, Polonez, and the Syrena. Polish Cars Mailing List.
- BMW, Digest.Net www
BMW, Digest.Net, Alfa Romeo, Italian, and other automotive mailing lists. Digest.Net.
- The The Orange Peel Story www
The story of a customized 1976 Ford van, Orange Peel Story, a time capsule of sorts. The Orange Peel Story.
- Automotive WebCars www
Automotive articles, WebCars, desktop wallpapers, and car humor. WebCars.
- Ugly Ugly Cars www
Ugly Cars that are or were available for sale in North America. Ugly Cars.
- Custom, Show Vans www
Custom, Vans, slammed, chopped, and tandem show vans past and present. Index of show events, links to other van related sites and photos. Show Vans.
- Information Texas F-body Site www
Information about 1989-1990 Firebird Formula and the new Firebird Formula and Firehawk, F-body Site, and a special about the Camaro Z28 and SS. Texas F-body Site.
- Information Virtual Vanner www
Information on custom vans and panels. Vanner. Event coverage and photos from van events in Canada and the US. Virtual Vanner.
- Sharing Flickr: Custom Vans 60's 70's www
Sharing groovy van photos. Flickr: Custom Vans 60's 70's.
- Automotive CARBLog www
Automotive industry news and pictures of new models at motor shows and under test conditions. CARBLog.
- Dedicated Cars in Barns www
Dedicated to all those cars found along the roads, Barns, behind barns, in barns or wherever their owners left them. Pictures sorted by car type, newsletter, and frequently asked questions. Cars in Barns.
- Submit Fast Cool Cars www
Submit your car pictures and descriptions for free. Cool Cars. Horse power calculator, General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Imports, links, wallpaper, contact, wheels, engines, interior and classifieds. Fast Cool Cars.
- MP3 Engine Music www
MP3 recordings of cars and motorcycles, Music, from the exotic (Ferrari F50) to the mundane (Vespa). Engine Music.
- Celebrates Greasergrrls.com www
Celebrates women motor enthusiasts, Greasergrrls.com, featuring auto related articles, book reviews and links. Greasergrrls.com.
- Commercial Flickr: Suburbanscape Vans and Trucks www
Commercial vans and trucks as well as non-commercial motorized vehicles found in the parking lots and driveways of world suburbia. Flickr: Suburbanscape Vans and Trucks.
- A Flickr: Van Derived Cars www
A group for all your Citroen Berlingo, Van Derived Cars, Peugeot Partner, Renault Kangoo, Fiat Doblo pictures, basically any model Eurostyle van that has a car as well as a van version. Flickr: Van Derived Cars.
- Latest AOL Autos - Performance Cars and Tips www
Latest high-performance cars and tips on how to supercharge a car. AOL Autos - Performance Cars and Tips.
- Drawings Build the Barrett Steam Car www
Drawings and text show the entire construction of the steam system, the Barrett Steam Car, and describe the logic behind each design selection. Build the Barrett Steam Car.
- Source Hooked Up www
Source for street racing and high performance vehicles. Up. Features photo galleries, news, links, and a club details. Hooked Up.
- A Flickr: Bad Ass Vans www
A group for anybody with an old Chevy, Bad Ass Vans, Dodge, Ford or beaten up old road worn and weary van. Share photos. Flickr: Bad Ass Vans.
- A Carfolio.com www
A car specifications database. Carfolio.com.
- For Don't Come Knockin' www
For van-addicts, Come Knockin', vanaholics, and fans of vans everywhere. Tips for living in your van, truckin reviews, vans in the movies, van book reviews. Don't Come Knockin'.
- Includes Society for the Preservation & Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America www
Includes event schedule, for the Preservation & Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America, membership information, list of local chapters, advertisements, and links. Society for the Preservation & Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America.
- Photographs Crazy About Cars www
Photographs and stories of the many cars owned by the webmaster. Crazy About Cars.
- Showcases Claude's Garage www
Showcases the author's collection of British sports cars. Claude's Garage.
- 4x4 4X4 Now www
4x4 and Jeep, Now, trails, how-to, buildups, equipment, supplies and services. 4X4 Now.
- 4x4 Overland Experts www
4x4 driver training and self drive expeditions to Africa, Experts, Asia and North America. Course details, location and contact information. Overland Experts.
- Makes Automobiles Manufactured in St. Louis and Missouri www
Makes from 1893 until the 1930's including Moon, Manufactured in St. Louis and Missouri, Dorris, Diana, Windsor, Ruxton and Gardner. Automobiles Manufactured in St. Louis and Missouri.
- Store Ward LaFrance Apparatus and Collectibles www
Store offers vintage advertisements, LaFrance Apparatus and Collectibles, owners manuals and vehicles. Includes history and photo archives. Ward LaFrance Apparatus and Collectibles.
- What's Mascot Mania www
What's new, Mania, accessories, glass, contributors, motoring badges, motometers, mailing list, discussion forum, links and items wanted. Mascot Mania.
- Visit Simca.nl www
Visit the Simca Automobile Club Netherlands, Simca.nl, or go to Simcashop.nl for spare parts catalogues on cd-rom. Simca.nl.
- Artistic, Flickr: Carmageddon www
Artistic, Carmageddon, rather than purely technical, pictures of abandoned cars and trucks. Flickr: Carmageddon.
- Sharing Flickr: Graffiti Van www
Sharing photos of vans which have graffiti on them. Flickr: Graffiti Van.
- Provides Old Car Manual Project www
Provides free digital versions of service and repair manuals for vintage American cars. Old Car Manual Project.
- Clubs, The Classic Car Resource www
Clubs, Classic Car Resource, events, suppliers and free web pages for classic car enthusiasts. The Classic Car Resource.
- Vehicles, UVA Fugitive Club UK www
Vehicles, Fugitive Club UK, images, reports and links. UVA Fugitive Club UK.
- News, Unlimited Performance www
News, Performance, calendar, shows, members, pictures, recruits and policies. Unlimited Performance.
- Alexa: Enthusiasts Autos
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Enthusiasts Autos
- DMOZ: Enthusiasts Autos
dmoz.org Directory: Enthusiasts Autos