Cars & Kopi – Last of 2015

What a year it has been! Trips to Japan, moving out to my own place, the return of my E34 (+ a secret project car hidden away) and the amazing growth of Cars & Kopi! With the year now coming to an end, i guess it was fitting to hold another meet, cheekily named, “No Kopi (Coffee in Singapore speak) For Old Cars”.

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Turnout was still amazingly good considering the month of December is a time when most Singaporeans will be away with their families on holidays, so it was still pretty cool to see a nice variety of cars show up.

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1 of 1 in Singapore, the only Noble on our sunny island.

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Ze Germans are here!

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Chris’ immaculately rebuilt and freshly repainted Celica looking splendid.

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Did we mention Chris has a brother with a TA22 as well? He has a brother with a TA22. Parked up next to our local drifter Benjamin Chiam’s Hachiroku.

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The earliest Hachirokus will be hitting the 35 year mark soon, wonder if any will be brought over as classic cars.

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Miata for everything!

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The Subaru S204. Launched in Singapore with the strangest sales campaign ever. The car got more expensive as more got sold. I’m guessing it didn’t end well.

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Sleepers, a Mazda 6 MPS and a VW Passat R36. Lots of speed, none of the attention.

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Another Mazda, this time in the form of the Rotary-powered FC RX7. Lovingly resto modded back to life.

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It looked like this meet belonged to the Japanese brigade.

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A very good looking Ferrari Mondial, though my personal preference goes to the 308/328 from the same era.

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I had a thing for the Esprit when i was a kid but i much prefer the earlier more wedgy edgy versions. Or even the Mag-wheeled S1!

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Super 7 decked out for Christmas!

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Interesting scoop on this Elise.

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I had always wanted to take a closer look at this SLC. Perhaps next time.

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There were some modern machinery present as well.

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Something you’d rarely see in Singapore, a Chevy Impala. It was not in the best of shape but i’m guessing parts for these might be a little bit hard to come by here.

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Jaaaaag… Looks like a Series II with a Series III front. A big clue to spot the difference is the little opening in the windows just after the A-pillars. The Series II has them, the Series III does not. (Oops, another boo boo, turns out that yes, this is a Series II but the front is correct for the Daimler. My bad!)

Unfortunately, there were a number of other cars which turned up that i did not get to take pictures of due to the very glaring sun ruining most of the shots. So apologies for that.

I hope everyone has enjoyed Cars & Kopi so far. Here’s to 2015 and 2016!

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