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 […]
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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"
The past few weeks have been a rather exciting time to be an auto-otaku in Singapore, with a number of automotive meets and events happening over two consecutive weekends. A showcase of tuned up and dressed up machines over at IAM Singapore, a heritage event for both old and youngtimers, and this casual yet eye-opening […]
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For most Auto-Otakus, this is a car that needs no description. Straight out of the pages of the Wangan Midnight manga series, the Blackbird is the series’ antagonist vehicle of choice and was given its name because of its color and because it was in fact, a RUF CTR Yellowbird. Fun fact, the Blackbird was […]
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When a friend suggested a quick breakfast run over the weekend, i thought it would have been the perfect excuse to exercise the Transaxle’s legs. But of course the car had other plans… No, that’s not oil. That’s fuel. Don’t worry, it has since been fixed (after relieving itself of about a quarter tank of […]
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As mentioned in one of my earlier posts, there were a few favourite Auto Salon cars that have etched themselves into the deeper regions of my brain and quite possibly, heart. But if i really really really had to pick just one, this would be it. Studio Allica’s custom Porsche 930. This thing just had character oozing […]
Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: Studio Allica & The Porsches of TAS"