800 HP of Garage Ito Goodness

The Osaka-based tuning shop Garage Ito is synonymous to some of the best GTRs on the streets of Japan, and this brilliant R34 on sale at Global Auto Sales is a perfect example of the workmanship of the tuning house.

Photos via Global Auto

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Some faces are more intimidating than others…

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The exterior of this beast has a gorgeous mixture of Nismo (Z-Tune), Auto Select, and Car Shop F1 pieces.

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The back end is highlighted by a gigantic Voltex Type-5 GT wing.

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Footwork courtesy of Volk Racing TE37SL in Pressed Double Black finish and Endless BBK combo.

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The heart of this car is, of course, the 800+HP stroked RB26(28) motor and the San-Ai TF08 turbine that helps this beast achieve its high output.

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Interior wise is kept a simple street/track setup with the essentials such as roll cage, Bride buckets, various gauges and so forth.

Panspeed RX8 @ Mazda Tuning Festa

I’ve always loved browsing at photos from various Japanese car events throughout the year because there’s usually some heavy hitters at nearly every event. Most recently, there was the Mazda Tuning Festa which was held at Tsukuba Circuit that attracted some famous rotary monsters. One of these is the infamous yellow Panspeed RX8!

Photos via MINKARA

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Cocaine Supra

When it comes to modifying cars, a nice balance of performance and aesthetic is essential to a perfectly built car. I mean, who would want to build a car that can go fast but look shitty as hell and vice versa…nobody, especially true car enthusiasts. In many parts of the world, most notably in Japan, this notion of perfect balance within a modified car is strongly emphasized; case in point, this immaculate MKIV Supra from Global Auto Sales.

Photos via Global Auto

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I gotta say, the MKIV Supras are absolutely timeless, especially with the perfect combination of aftermarket mods like this.

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Totally loving the white TE37s on Brembo BBKs.

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One of the finest booties around.

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Some notable exterior mods on this Supra includes the Varis Ridox front end, the TRD Type R spoiler, and the Abflug rear diffuser just to name a few.

With the exterior looking so fresh and so clean, you know the engine bay is packing a big punch as well.

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We’re talking 700 HPs thanks to fully built internals as well as a huge Greddy/Trust T88-34D turbine.

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Interior is kept simple with all the necessary gauges to display engine vitals.