Hi! I’m Ryan, the founder of carsaddiction.com. This website is my way of sharing my love for cars in combination with my knowledge of web development. On this site I share vast information on car manufactures and models, to random car articles that I publish from time to time.
My childhood was lived in the big apple New York, USA: midtown Manhattan not so far by the New York International Auto Show which my dad took me every year. Later in life we moved to a complete environment and continent, Malta to cars I never heard of or could even pronounce well, Peugeot geing one of them. I spent most of my free time either reading car magazines or front of a computer learning to code (BASIC, COBOL, HTML, Visual Basic at that time) or photoshop (Corel, Macromedia at that time), modifying hardware, car memorabilia collection and learning the skills that would make me the nerd that I am today.
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I have owned many different cars, mainly Japanese makes. All of the cars he has owned are discussed here!
How it all began?
The Car Website idea all started in 1997, the age where Google was never heard of (I remember using Altavista a lot), magazines and car manufactures had little or no online presence.
The concept was simple to provide information, links and photos of car related material for free to the public, and emerged with a website called Exotic Cars on Tripod hosting. After two years, and with the regular income I have decided to search for a catchy domain name for my website and came up with R-Spec. The second variation, R-Spec included a big upgrade and covered 100 cars and included a couple of articles covering local car shows. Since then I’ve moved out of my parents house, attended university, bought my first car, and help out with a local car club which left me little time to keep my personal website updated. While on a solitary holiday in 2007 and my new knowledge of dynamic websites I decided to revive the car website concept and re-emerged as CarsAddiction.com.