While I might feel that car design peaked in the 70s, I have to admit that being a kid from the 80s, the one that captured my heart are the machines I grew up looking at. Welcome to the 80s and the 90s. With the emerging popularity of the cars from the decade of excess, […]
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Over the weekend, there was word that a mega meet up was being put together right here on our sunny island, bringing together multiple local car crews and groups for an afternoon of cars, food, drinks and camaraderie. So, being the crazy car people that we are, we packed our cameras, bundled ourselves into a […]
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As we come towards the tail end of our 2017 Tokyo Auto Salon coverage, it’s time to feature one of the hottest names in the aftermarket industry today. Of course, we are talking about Liberty Walk! While widebody conversions are by no means a new thing even before they came on the scene, i think […]
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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 […]
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Now that we’ve got Toyota out of the way, let’s head over to the cars from Nissan. While Toyota might be the biggest automobile manufacturer from Japan, when it comes to naming the most famous speed machine from the land of the rising sun, there can only be one and only, Godzilla, the Nissan GT-R. With this […]
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Back in the 60s, Nissan wasn’t that big of a player in the international automotive market and in the process of creating a halo sports car, partners with Yamaha to engineer a replacement for the Fairlady Roadster. This partnership sadly fell through as Yamaha’s engine was not meeting Nissan’s expectations, Nissan then famously decided to continue […]
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For those of you who might be bemoaning the lack of good old fashioned performance builds, fret not, because tucked away in the Event Halls of Makuhari Messe lie a collection of legendary builds. Aptly named “Legend of Tuning Car”, this display area was curated and put together by JDM magazines, Option, Rev-Speed, G-Works and […]
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