With the NSX only recently unleashed onto the World, most tuners wouldn’t have had the time to apply to their magic to Honda’s latest and greatest, which meant that for this year’s Auto Salon, the S660 was the Honda of choice for showgoers. Not a bad thing in my opinion, i happen to love the […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: Honda S660 & A Smaller Cult Of Kei"
Japanese Nostalgic specialist Star Road brought along a couple of lovely retro machines to the Tokyo Auto Salon but this was my favourite, not just amongst Star Road’s cars but pretty much of one my favourites for the entire show. And judging by the constant crowds surrounding the car throughout the day, i’m sure many […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: Star Road’s Skyline 2000GT"
For the past few years, with the rise of aesthetic mods and high-end motors taking centerstage at the Tokyo Auto Salon, those wanting a taste of true blue authentic JDM tuning goodness were happily catered for in a special event space located just next to the main halls. With a lovely selection of vehicles specially […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: Option Magazine’s Tuning Car Meeting"
With so much interest in all things old and vintage nowadays, it’s no wonder that there were many old school machinery on display during the Auto Salon. From proper restoration jobs to machines that blended the old and new, there really was something for all old-car fans this year, perhaps more so than the years […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: Retro Renaissance"
Chances are, if you’re my age (30-ish) or if you were a kid from the 80s, you would have probably come across one of these in miniature toy form during your growing up years. Those iconic Tomica colors, that shape, that… wait for it… Silhouette! (Hah!) Showcased at Nissan’s booth, this was my first ever […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: The Dawn Of DR"
It’s been quite a while since i last updated this blog on Project944. Truth be told, pretty much nothing was done for the past few weeks as we were awaiting another shipment of parts to arrive from the States. This time, bearings, synchros, bushings and all sorts of paraphernalia pertaining to a gearbox and differential […]Read more "PROJECT 944: The Final Stretch?"
Taking a short break from our Tokyo coverage, we head over from one carpark to the next! But this time, we’re back home in sunny Singapore and once again it was time for a Cars & Kopi meetup, held during the Lunar New Year period. The weather was fantastic with a nice cool breeze early […]Read more "Cars & Kopi – Happy Chinese New Year 2017!"
I hope you all enjoyed yesterday’s post where i brought you all along for a walk around the carpark car spotting. Along the way, there were some cars which i thought deserved their own feature and today i shall present them to you. Before we begin, for those who were wondering just how big the […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: Carpark Capers Part 2"
One of the highlights of visiting the Tokyo Auto Salon happens not within the show grounds but rather, right outside, in the incredibly massive visitors’ carpark. With such an amazing car culture that’s been cultivated over decades, you can definitely expect owners of some interesting cars to show up when the biggest aftermarket automotive event […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: Carpark Capers Part 1"
On my previous post i mentioned that if money were to drop from the sky, the first car i’d rush out to buy would be the Roadster/MX5/Miata RF. Truth it, i’d buy two cars. The RF and her beautiful Italian cousin, the Fiat 124 Spider, specifically the Abarth 124 Spider. Its funny that even though […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: The Fiat Connection"