I arrived late tonight. I knew the police have been shutting down the area earlier than usual – sometimes as early as 7 or 8pm. This is a problem really, as Daikoku Futo is a central hub for car enthusiast gatherings in and around Tokyo… Read more
Sometimes you just have to laugh. Here is a guy who obviously cares very little for the traffic jamming up around him so off go the shoes and it then literally becomes “talk to the foot” time… Read more
I’m a bit eccentric about cars and as you get older I think you will find yourself more and more on the lookout for a particular vintage of item – something you totally identify with on any car that you cared to take note of as you were growing up. You can imagine my surprise then, when I stumbled across this original TRD parts manual from the early 90′s, a manual that catalogs basically every performance part made by TRD for the Hachi-Roku. Read more
You know how it is when you’re minding you own business driving down the road, not really tuned into anything when something suddenly grabs your attention and makes your neck snap the other way?
On a recent trip to Daikoku Futo, I stumbled across this distinctively modified NSX sporting blaze yellow paint, airbag suspension and gull-wing doors – all very “Fast and Furious”.
While there’s probably stacks of photoshop artists out there who’ve given the Toyota FT86 a once over to bring it in line with its predecessor with two-tone paint, over fenders and zero offset wheels, we thought this one by Oyakata Garage deserved a bit of attention.
Ultraman? Kaidou Racer? Ultraman is a kid’s superhero. This is his ride…. and it’s up for sale!
He’s something that you’ll be seeing more of in the next month of so… Kei trucks! Without giving away too much, I’ll be travelling to an event soon which will give you a good idea of the attraction these mini vehicles have for more than a few drifters out there (here) in J-land. For now though have a look at the ingenuity that’s gone into cooling the intake charge of this Suzuki Carry.
I’ve seen some unlikely face-swaps before, particularly using Nissan’s venerable 180SX as the base, but this one is a little more unusual than most: a C35 Nissan Laurel with a RB1 Honda Odyssey front end. I could never, ever come up with that combination without some kind of mind altering substance to help out!
Yes… You heard right.