Quick Statistics: Jeff “AZN” Bonnett, Discovery’s Street Outlaws
Daily Chauffeur: 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 (AZN’s rating: 10 on a scale of 1 to 10) Other cars:
see listed below Preferred journey : Oklahoma to California
Automobile he learnt how to drive in: 1964 Chevy II NOVA
Cars and truck bought: 1964 Chevy II NOVA Vehicle enthusiasts comprehend the psychological value of the first car. It’s like a time machine. It holds memories, staying the like the world ages around it. We may not have the ability to return to a period that not exists or be with individuals who as soon as sat in that vehicle, but we can maybe still take it for a spin like we did so several years back. If just we still had the car.For Jeff “AZN” Bonnett, Farmtruck’s partner on Discovery’s Street Outlaws, his 1964 Chevy II/Nova was that first vehicle that escaped. So when Farmtruck had the ability to find it, they chronicled it on the program and brought viewers along for the journey.
“It had a straight-six in it and a 3 on the tree, which was my first experience with a manual transmission, so I assumed all automobiles featured the 3 on the tree,” he states. “I remained in high school at the time. Farmtruck was able to find it once again in the Carolinas and get it back for me in the exact same condition that it was when I offered it. Which’s the first automobile that I ever took a motor and transplanted a V-8 into with my dad and then transplanted an automated transmission in it. And had my very first street race in, got my first ticket in, and satisfied Farmtruck in a street race in.”
It was the first automobile AZN bought and it cost him $2,800. “Exactly what my father did is he basically stated, ‘Hey, I’ll be your bank, and I will loan you the cash.’ He loaned me the money, and I had to pay him back every single month like I would a bank,” he states.
2 top shows happen to be of the exact same category, and after that it’s much more rare for them to communicate or to comingle in such a way that is competitive. That in by itself is
distinct, and then we have 2 completely various variations of truth in regards to characters. We have a money-generated transactional type program versus a lot of grassroots, turnip-kicking hillbillies that simply like to race and don’t care about offering their automobiles. So it took 2 vehicle programs and truly blended them together, and it created a bit of chaos. It brought a bit of friendship together. The interactions are truly what keep people at the edge of their seats.”AZN feels that Street Outlaws offers audiences a various perspective as a vehicle show on television.”I believe that the show has actually added something to the automobile market that it’s been missing out on for a long time,”he states. “Which’s the ability to connect to it mainstream-wise. I think that people that don’t even appreciate vehicles as well as do not want
to appreciate cars , they’re innately attracted to it by the method that the show provides us and the automobiles on it. “The truth that the show doesn’t simply solely focus on cars has most likely likewise helped sustain its popularity.” I think that the show has actually been successful since of the reality that it’s just a complex version of the car life that we live, and it records a little bit of who we are, what we do, and our competitive nature,”AZN says.”So the show has actually truly taken the vehicle market and presented it to individuals that would’ve generally never even researched it. It’s been a big true blessing to everybody involved. It’s created a large dust storm that nobody can prevent. Street Outlaws has ended up being a household name, and we’re incredibly glad for it.”Street Outlaws airs on Discovery Monday nights at 9 p.m.READ MORE STAR DRIVES HERE: Star of Amaon’s Bosch, Titus Welliver Actor, Singer, Automobile Designer Tyrese Gibson Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist Richie Kotzen
, of Street Outlaws appeared initially on Motor Pattern.