Hello 2020! It didn’t seem that long ago when we last had our Cars & Kopi meet and with this gathering coinciding with the local Chinese New Year long weekend, I honestly didn’t expect much of a crowd figuring most people will be busy with their family visitations. Boy was I wrong. It turned out […]Read more "A new decade. Cars & Kopi Spring 2020."
2019 was a rather memorable automotive year for me, having finally brought home a BMW 2002 after yearning for one for decades, it was also a year which brought me closer to the Mini marque thanks to the kind folks at BMW Asia and Mini Habitat Singapore. Sending me across the World to visit the […]Read more "60 years young: Driving the F55 Mini Cooper S 5 Door 60 Years Edition"
The 1980s. A time when pop culture forever changed with the debut of MTV, a time of shoulder pads and big hair. When the impossible seemed possible and when everything was bright and bold. It was without a doubt, a dramatic decade marked by excess, self-expression, and rapid change. I should know, I was born […]Read more "White Gold: Porsche 930 Flachbau (Early Version)"
If you, like me, were a kid of the 80s or 90s and grew up stuck in front of your television playing Gran Turismo since the beginning, chances are that this car needs no introduction. One of a handful of Mine’s tuned vehicles offered to players in the second iteration of Playstation’s flagship racer, the […]Read more "Gran Vision: Otto Mobile’s 1/18 Mine’s R34 Skyline GT-R"
I think it is safe to say that it’s been common knowledge that in Japan, the love of speed has been around for quite several years. With Japan pumping out serious cult speed machines since the 80s through to the early 2000s, midnight street racers shooting down the wangan expressways maketh the dreams of all […]Read more "Double (miniature) Trouble: Tomica Limited Vintage 1/64 Porsche 912 and Nissan Bluebird Wagon 警察車"
Thank you Straits Times & Tony Tan for the writeup. Kinda strange to see myself in the local papers though.Read more "5 seconds of fame"
After a short hiatus of about half a year, it seemed like a pretty good time to have another one of our auto-otaku gatherings. It’s been a rather interesting year for the local automotive enthusiasts with several events held throughout the year, a reason why I was initially hesitant to have another Cars & Kopi […]Read more "A Superb ///Morning. Cars & Kopi Autumn 2019"