MoMo Visits Yashio Factory

So I've finally caught up with most of my Japan photos from back in October, there's still a few strays that I need to bundle up into a post, but this is the last stop from my most recent stay in JDM land. Yashio Factory wasn't on my list of shops to visit but I... Continue Reading →

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2017 R’s Day @ Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca [Event Coverage Part 3]

Before I conclude my R's Day coverage, I want to take some time to talk about some other cars that were present at Laguna Seca during the event. Besides the GTRs, there were also a large volume of FRS' and BRZs as 86 Cup was also hosting their NorCal vs. SoCal time attack competition. Most... Continue Reading →

Tokyo Encounter: A Blackened R33

While on my last trip to Japan, my friends and I made plans to head over to Odaiba and check out the life-sized Gundam that's on display. Coincidentally, that weekend was also D1GP so it made for a perfect opportunity to do some car spotting while we were there and boy was there some pretty... 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 →

Killer GTR

It's hard to believe that the R34 GTR is close to approaching 20 years old in just a few years. Still, with 276+ HP from the factory and an advance AWD system, this car has remained a tuner's go-to platform in Japan and around the world til this day. To me, one of the greatest... Continue Reading →

Wekfest VIII [Event Coverage Part 1]

Been slacking on posting up the Wekfest SJ photos for the past couple of weeks, but I'm finally putting some up! I'll have a more in depth write-up in the next part which will include some constructive criticism because I think it's needed. But anyways, here's a few shots to get the ball rolling. Photos... Continue Reading →

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 Some faces are more intimidating than others... The exterior of this... Continue Reading →

Simple Fresh GTR

I've always said that R34 GTRs are one of those cars that needs very little in aftermarket modifications to perform well against other sports cars. And til this day, I still stand by this statement. Photos via Global Auto Even though this particular GTR looks very simple on the outside, it really stood out to... Continue Reading →

Long Live The Black Mamba

Everyone in the car community knows that the R34 GTR is among the best sports car to ever come out of Japan. With a sophisticated AWD system, 276HPs of twin turbocharged RB26DETT, and numerous performance enhancements, the R34 GTR is pretty much a race car coming out of the factory. But like all things in... Continue Reading →

The Zilla Nobody Knows

When it comes to limited edition Japanese sports cars, this one here is perhaps one of the lesser known models out there. A 40th anniversary Autech R33 GTR in the famous Midnight Purple colorway. Photos via Global Auto I gotta say, a four door R33 is not exactly a handsome looking car, but the rarity... Continue Reading →

The Monster of Kansai

Everyone who's into Japanese tuning has probably heard of the company HKS and it's subsidiary, HKS Kansai Service. The latter is a tuning house that's been building some of the fastest and well-rounded track cars in Japan. One of the platforms that they have extensive knowledge with is the Nissan GTR or Skyline GTR for... Continue Reading →

Red Hot Rocket Dancer

Here's another great offering from the guys at Global Auto Sales of a 600 HP beast of a GTR. Photos via Global Auto This thing is oozing Top Secret and Nismo exterior goods. Love the Top Secret carbon 3D wing. Legendary footwork in the Brembo and TE37SL combo. Engine bay consist of a 2.7L RB... Continue Reading →

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