It’s been a while since I’ve done a photoshoot of my S4, but my friend David Venezia of Venezia Photography (Facebook here) was in town for a day and we decided to go driving around San Diego looking for a decent spot to take some photos and low and behold we stumbled upon a jackpot. This parking spot was located along Harbor Drive near the Airport and had a great backdrop of the downtown San Diego skyline, Coronado, and everyone out enjoying their boats on a fine Sunday afternoon. We had to wait for the spot to open up a little bit, but actually managed to get pretty lucky in that regard too as we noticed someone about to pull out when we got there.
As you can see based on my pictures, I’m rocking my 19″ BBS CH Black Editions again – they’re still for sale, but I figured that I might as well use up some of the tires and enjoy one last “hurrah” on them before they go to a new home. I’ve had them listed at $1400 with tires and gotten a few bites, but alas no one has picked them up – if you’re interested contact me and I’ll give you a good price, especially if you’re local. This is the longest I’ve kept a set of wheels – over four years and spanning over two cars – but even after all of this time they look really damn good. The CH is just a perfect design for the B7 body style, and something tells me that I’ll miss them when they’re gone.
Other than the wheel changes, the car hasn’t changed much aesthetically – I love the mostly OEM look with the aggressive hood and DTM rear bumper to let you know it’s just a little meaner than stock. I did add some Relak/DTH side skirts which are really subtle but tie together the black accents well, especially with the front Kerscher lip. I don’t really plan to change anything to the exterior other than wheels for now, although eventually I may turn my attention to the interior and have the seats redone and do something custom with the door cards too, but for now, I’m happy with where the car is at and that is a nice feeling.
Thanks again to David for the great pics!