Out the front of a Lawson convenience store in the middle of nowhere (central Hyogo actually) was this ZZT231 Toyota Celica SS-II. On the outside at least it looked to be fairly modified, but what happened to all the ZZT Celicas? I get around Kansai a lot but this is the only modified ZZT23x I’ve seen on the streets for quite a while. Read more
I’m sure when Suzuki named their lightweight convertible sports car “Cappuccino” they never envisioned it’d be tuned quite like this. Take Off are renowned throughout Japan as the go to place for Kei car tuning and parts and all their know-how has culminated in this crazy Suzuki Cappuccino race car. Let’s take a look at this not-so-lightweight Kei circuit special… Read more
May is definitely an exciting month here in Japan. As you have seen, the weather has been progressively getting warmer and the green light for a whole host of events has been switched on. This month has already brought with it the Drift Matsuri in Ebisu and with it comes another exciting must see drift event, the D1 exhibition round in Odaiba. Read more
“Kei” or “lightweight” cars are ubiquitous in Japan. Everywhere you go there’s at least a hundred of them scattered around the place either in small truck form doing deliveries or little vans and hatchbacks getting from A to B. It’s not often you seem them modified past a new set of lowered springs, an exhaust and a set of wheels. Maybe even a body kit if the owner is feeling adventurous. Read more
Best Car does it again and shows us what the 2010 (JDM) Nissan GT-R will look like without the zebra mask as it was seen while testing at the Nürburgring on April 23rd. The changes to the GT-R are most obvious from the front with a second “winglet” added to the front bumper. Read more
Here’s a short video from when we went to Meihan Sports Land a few weeks ago. As it says in the notes at the beginning of the video, we weren’t expecting to take any video that day and everything was very rushed so a slightly dodgy “handheld” movie is all we could get. I promise we’ll be more prepared for video next time, hopefully I might have someone come and help me out too because at the moment I’m doing everything myself!
As Global Export’s most modified car in stock at the moment, this R33 GT-R is capable of up to 1000hp and has surprisingly sedate looks… until you open the hood. Read more