2017 World Time Attack Challenge [Event Coverage Day One Part 3]

Legends never die. This point was evident during WTAC this year when spectators were treated to the sights and sounds of the JGTC RE Amemiya RX7, the Unisia Jecs Silvia S15, and the incredible Mazda 767B. These three alone commanded some of the biggest crowds during the two day event, and when these cars were... Continue Reading →

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MoMo Swings By Car Shop Glow [Part I: A Peek Inside]

The time has finally come, my Japan adventure posts are finally coming to an end with my last shop visit at Car Shop Glow. I chose to visit Car Shop Glow because they've been gaining massive popularity with their LED tail light conversions, so I know a lot of readers can relate to this brand.... Continue Reading →

Tsukuba Parking Area

Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to hit up the famous Daikoku Futo PA on my recent trip to Japan, so these few Tsukuba hard parker photos will have to do. There were actually a lot more notable cars in the parking area, but I was too anxious to head towards the paddock area so... Continue Reading →

Well Fed

As you probably all know by now, Global Auto in Osaka is among the most well known modified car dealer in Japan and for good reason. The Global Auto inventory is always top-notch especially their selections of Nissan GTRs. Aside from GTRs though, there's always other makes and models readily available such as this gorgeous... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Black Se7en

For those who's been following the blog, you guys should know that I prefer cars that are simple, but tastefully modded. A perfect example of what I'm talking about is this gorgeous RX7 below! Photos via Michio Nation Some might think this is too low, but I think it's perfect. BBS LM is such a... Continue Reading →

Magical Seven

When it comes to Mazdas, especially the RX7, there are several specialty aftermarket brands that pops into mind. The most popular of course, is RE Amemiya, but there are many others with an equally good reputation among the RX7 crowd, one of them is R-Magic. Pro Staff R-Magic has been tuning and developing parts for... Continue Reading →

RX7 As Clean As They Come

Here's another sexy offering from Global Auto in Japan; a 360HP RE-Amemiya GT-AD/URAS wide body FD3S. The body of this RX7 is absolutely stunning and I love the mixture of parts, both inside and out. Photos via Global Auto The combo of URAS GT front and RE-Amemiya wide body looks simply amazing! TE37SLs completes almost... Continue Reading →

Black and White Amemiya

Global Auto of Osaka, Japan is one of those dealers that always delivers some of the finest tuned cars on the planet. They specialize mostly in GTRs of all ages but they do offer a host of other makes and models as well. Boy do I wish we had auto dealers like this in the... Continue Reading →

Red Hot Rotary Bunny

The Rocket Bunny FD kit have definitely taken off in popularity since its introduction. But like all exterior work, it takes the right combination of parts to stand out from the crowd. Enter Bunny number one. Photos by Yoshitaka Kato via FLICKR Out of all the RB FDs out there today, this red example from... Continue Reading →

Shizuoka Seven Day

One of these days, I really gotta just pack up my bags and head to Japan for a few years to really indulge in their car scene. I mean, the quality of their cars are just top notch and their events and meets are just so much more interesting than the American stuff I'm used... Continue Reading →

Minimal Perfection

I honestly don't remember how many times I've posted this car on the blog, but when something is this perfect, you can't help it but keep posting about it. The thing that really drew me to this RX7 has always been its simplicity and the perfect utilization of minimal modifications to achieve a look that... Continue Reading →

Pit Road M Mazdaspeed 3

Now this is a car you don't see much of, the Mazdaspeed 3! With 263HP and 280LB/FT of torque, it is as capable as any other Japanese sports car out there. Mate these specs along with some Pit Road M treatment, and you've got yourself a real heavy hitter! Photos via MINKARA The super rare... Continue Reading →

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