JAPANESE SOUL

Everyone may agree that in today’s modern times, building a car can be easy with the right parts with the use of digital platforms. But here’s my question, how does your car establish its own persona? At the end of the day, the best feeling is creating your own masterpiece that suits every inch of…

A Sunday Morning with AutoPlus Sportzentrium

Known for its notorious traffic jams and clogged streets, some say that Manila’s streets can be your worst nightmare.  Mostly say that the capital city of the Philippines is not the place to own a high-performance vehicle. However, things are different every Sunday morning for car enthusiasts, as the world-known city still lives up to that feeling of…

THE FORMULA D OKAYAMA PADDOCK

The Formula Drift World Championship was simultaneously held with Offset Kings Japan last August 20 – 21 at the Okayama International Circuit. Organized by Japan Motor Games, the 2-day event gathered 36 drifters for FDJP’s 3rd race for 2016. Here are some of the cars at the race paddock. We cruised down the paddock late…

OFFSET KINGS OKAYAMA VIP AND VAN STYLING

Some of the types of vehicles I look forward to during Offset Kings season were vans and VIP-styled vehicles. Best known for originating in Japan,  Bippu and “vanning“, are two very popular styling techniques that requires lots of research and unique taste. On to the photos. “Dajiban“, or Dodge vans are techniques of modifying large American vans in Japan.…

FROM HIROSHIMA WITH LOVE

More than a year ago I met Kohei Fujii. Me and Kohei, being fans of the last Skyline from the 90’s had similar things in common, with this, we closely contacted each other regarding our ER34 builds. When Fujii-San gave me a glimpse of his future plans for his car, which included a new set…

ILLEST MANILA AT THE RAIL

Illest, being one of the most sought after brands in streetwear/lifestyle, plays a huge role in the automotive scene. Mark Arcenal the founder of Fatlace/Illest, a renowned automotive enthusiast seeks inspiration from classic cars and all things positive within the “lifestyle”.  Mark, a proud Filipino decided to bring the brand to Philippine shores 3 years…

OFFSET KINGS OKAYAMA AT SUNRISE

Sunrise at the Land of the Rising Sun. One of the most awaited stops on the Offset Kings 2016 calendar just wrapped up, Okayama, Japan. Visiting the Okayama Prefecture is a must not only as a car enthusiast, but also for someone who looks up to traditional Japanese culture. A 3-hour drive away from the busy streets of…