Two former CNET engineers go out on a limb, quit their jobs, and launch a social networking site for car buffs. Why not?

The founders, Ethan Lance and Dave Snider, saw a market niche and launched Berkeley, California based Boompa.com – a new web startup focused on car enthusiasts.

Boompa – Your Garage Online: Cars, Motorcycles, Bicycles

Hat tip to Michael Arrington of Techcrunch.com for pointing out the news to us.

[tags] social networking, car enthusiasts, Boompa, Ethan Lance, Dave Snider, eoecho.com, eoecho [/tags]