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I'm Keir Whitaker — I work in the Partnerships team at Shopify. You can my read latest blog posts, find out more about me & listen to the web industry podcast I co–host. You'll also find me on Twitter and Instagram.


Urban Outlaw

I forget where I first came across the work of Magnus Walker — perhaps Top Gear? A LA transplant from Yorkshire, UK he’s turned his obsession and passion for Porsches into a fully fledged business.

Urban Outlaw is a portrait of Magnus Walker, the rebel Porsche customizer who turned a hobby into an obsession, and an obsession into a successful business. From a workshop in downtown Los Angeles, Magnus obsessively harvests fragments from donor 911s, grafting them onto vintage frames to create one-off automobiles with the spirit of Ferdinand Porsche but an ethos entirely his own.

This film is a fascinating insight into his work and his car collection. If cars aren’t your thing the California scenery is equally breathtaking.

Urban Outlaw — The Movie by Tamir Moscovici

This article was published by Keir Whitaker on February 12, 2017 in the Culture category. You can view the blog archives and see a full list of my contributions to other publications. Discuss this article with me by email.

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