'Me and my beast': Sydney's car culture after dark

A turbo-charged, drive-by look at suburban Sydney car culture ahead of Summernats 2016.

Photographer: Andrew Quilty
Journalist: Patrick Abboud
Video editor: Daniel Hartley-Allen

Up to 1800 street cars will head to Canberra this week for the four-day, so-called 'biggest horsepower party on the planet' - Summernats.

Journalist Patrick Abboud and Walkely Award-winning photographer, Andrew Quilty, cruised from West to South Sydney - and a few secret spots in between - to capture the buzz of late night suburban car culture in Australia's biggest city.

Watch the multimedia photo essay above.

"You sort of get known by your car, not by who you are."

Source: SBS