Figuring that since this blog was first created to chronicle my misadventures pertaining to BMW E36 ownership, i thought it would be fair to give this E36 M3 i spotted at the meet its very own post. Wearing a full fat Sarto Racing/Rocket Bunny kit finished in Laguna Seca blue, what i initially thought was an […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2017: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet-///Midnight Special"
Happening all around the World, there is one automotive sub-culture that has continually grown in popularity year after year after year with no let up in sight. I’m of course referring to the love of all things old school. The allure of days gone by, of a time when cars had their own distinct characters, […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2017: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet-Part 5, Nostalgic Japan."
I know you guys must have been thinking (or at least i think you guys were thinking), “where were all the Skylines and Hachirokus???” Not to mention the other cult Japanese machines that showed up like a couple of NSX’s and numerous Roadsters(Miatas/MX5s). I just had to give them their own post. With the R32s […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2017: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet-Part 3, cult of JDM."
Now that we’ve explored the first deck, it’s time to continue speedhunting by heading up a deck. With time not that much on my side (i was heading back to Haneda to pick up my lost luggage and return back into town before the last trains depart), i had to work fast (and furiously!) hahaha… […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2017: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet-Part 2, Level Up."
When car freaks from all over Japan (and the rest of the World) converge into one location in the middle of metropolis Tokyo for the annual automotive festival that is the Tokyo Auto Salon, you can expect many other fringe events and meets to happen along the way. One of the biggest and most popular […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2017: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet-Part 1, Ground Zero."
Many people have asked me during my travels to Japan if i’ve ever visited Daikoku and although i’d love to one day have a go, without renting a car or having a local bring you around, it’s pretty much impossible for most overseas visitors to make trip. Sure i could have taken a taxi cab […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet in Odaiba-Part 2"
Odaiba Decks, my last stop for the cold cold night before the start of the Tokyo Auto Salon. This is real Tokyo street car culture, this is the Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet. Organised by Super Street magazine, Hardcore Tokyo and All That Low Japan. I have decided to split up this event’s writeup into two […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2015: Hardcore Tokyo Fresh Meet in Odaiba-Part 1"