Car Park Scout #1

Carpark Scout is a collection of images of random cars taken by mobile phone camera while walking around the local area. It’s frequently updated so check back often for updates.

The Golden Child

Owning your own brand of tuner parts certainly can have its advantages. It’s therefore no surprise that Lachlan Wen of 999 Automotive and K.L.S. in Brisbane has a rather special personal car, bearing all the tasty fruit.

Pepsi Ice Cucumber

Japan has a huge variety of specialty and soft drinks available, ranging from sweet milk based Calpis Water, to red grape and cassis flavored ‘Bingo Bongo’.  As of June 13th, we can add Cucumber to that list..

Nissan GT-R V-Spec

The ‘V-Spec’ model is a definite addition to the 2008 GT-R line up, coming 12 months after the initial basic GT-R release at the Tokyo Motor Show this October.

Subaru Impreza STi

A 320ps and 42.3kg/m 2.0L engine is to power the forthcoming STi version of the new Impreza with a new 6 speed manual transmisson to go head to head with Mitsubishi’s Lancer Evolution X at the Tokyo Motor Show.

Honda 2+2 Compact Sports

Early reports suggest Honda will release a 2+2 coupe with an SH-AWD driveline and Hybrid 1.3L turbo engine by January 2010. Drawing on inspiration from the second generation EF6 CR-X of 1987, Honda wants a compact sportscar in its lineup to champion the Hybrid performance vehicle category.

New Subaru Impreza goes on sale in Japan

The 3rd generation Subaru Impreza was released domestically today, but only as a hatchback, with the sedan to follow soon after. The ‘WRX’ name has also been dropped from the line up, replaced by ‘S-GT’.

Acura ‘S5000’ the Honda NSX replacement?

Could this test mule spotted at the Nürburgring be the long awaited NSX replacement? Video and photos taken by KGP Photography show a heavily disguised V10 engined test car rumoured to have a ‘front engine, rear wheel drive’ configuration…

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Yamato 1

Built as the world’s first superconducting electromagnetic hydrodynamic propulsion ship, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries built the Yamato 1 around a liquid helium cooled superconductor using seawater for thrust.

B12 Nissan Sunny RZ-1 Nismo

While the B12 Sunny had many variations in its lineup, the most coveted model was the RZ-1 Nismo. It was a 2-door coupe which – to some may have been a little bizarre – used an NA 1.6L engine instead of the E15ET turbo offered in the RZ-1 Turbo Type A and B.