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VIDEO – EPIC 7TUNE 2012 WTAC TEASER!

7Tune’s video magician, Ben Sale has put together an epic teaser for our upcoming feature video for the 2012 World Time Attack. Go and check out the sweetest mechanical sounds and watch some hairy moments as some of the worlds fastest drivers push their machines to the limit at Eastern Creek Raceway, Australia…

FEATURE – MITSUOKA OROCHI, A LESSON IN MODERN COACHBUILDING

  Yamata no Orochi. Orochi. The 8-Forked Serpent. The 8-tailed monstrosity. Fire bellied. Eyes red. It’s size dwarfing 8 valleys and hills. This mythical creature forms the basis of a study in modern coach building. It’s sole purpose to turn heads with it’s organic form and exemplify hand-made craftsmanship in a modern chassis.

FEATURE – WHAT ARE KEI CARS?

So you might have seen the Suzuki Cappuccino and thought, “What are Kei cars and why do they look so girly?” Well, we’re going to take a closer look at Kei cars, the most misunderstood vehicle outside of Japan.

VIDEO – TOM’S RACING HISTORY

Have you heard of Tom’s? The JDM tuning house that is intimately tied with Toyota. If you open a HyperRev of a Toyota car, you’ll see a fair few Tom’s parts in there. They make everything from bracing to coilovers, all specifically tuned for the Toyota street cars.

KEI CARS – A SHOT OF SUZUKI CAPPUCCINO ANYONE?

No it’s not a flat white, but it’s a frothingly great car to drive. The F6A engine was a piece of automotive technical brilliance, not to mention the astounding suspension setup in such a small package. I’ve been a fan of these ever since i got to drive one, it’s something very special indeed.

FEATURE – GARAGE R SHOPPERHOLICS PARADISE

I recently read in the Knoweledge@Wharton blog that the best retail experience was summed up by 5 things. Engagement: being polite, genuinely caring and interested in helping, acknowledging and listening. Executional excellence: patiently explaining and advising, checking stock, helping to find products, having product knowledge and providing unexpected product quality. Brand Experience: exciting store design …

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VIDEO – CAR MAKE CORNS

  If you own an MX-5 and don’t know who Car Make Corns are then please educate yourself quickly. A dedicated workshop purely focused on MX-5s in Japan, who built up a very loyal following for a very good reason. Want a rare instrument cluster with a discontinued front lip and a roll bar for …

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