13 Apr 2015

The Manila International Auto Show 2015

The 2015 Manila International Auto Show was held from April 9 – 12 at the World Trade Center Manila. The show focused on upcoming cars for the local market. It also had few classics and a bunch of modified vehicles.  Here are some that stood out. A Veilside Fortune RX-7 on Work

31 Mar 2015

The Architect of Illustration

With the ease of engagement to various artists on Instagram I met Azizi Zulkifli from Malaysia,  a student of Master in Architecture in Melbourne. Azizi dedicates 6 – 8 hours per car illustration. I asked him if he is open for a feature on this site. Check out these wonderful ‘art pieces’. Had

17 Mar 2015

The Bavarian Twist

Every time I visit Car Porn Racing, I make it sure to take photos of their builds. This time I focused on their most controversial project to date, their BMW E46. The shop caters to the wildest parts in Manila as they are the official distributor of several well-known brands. Before

02 Mar 2015

Taste, Exquisite Taste

When it comes to car modification in the Philippines there are a few names that stand out from the rest. Keith Bryan Haw has been in the scene for more than 10 years. With the different styles that car shows attract he has been constant on how he executes his builds,

09 Feb 2015

Showing respect, Rough World Style

As a an avid follower of Akira Nakai’s craft, I make it sure to visit RWB Manila‘s turf known as Car Porn Racing whenever he is in town to watch him work on his latest creations. Last week, Nakai-San worked on ‘Nene‘ and ‘Balbonic‘. But what is it behind those names? Enjoy

29 Jan 2015

The Comfortable Runabout Vehicle?

The first generation Honda CR-V was a major hit in the Philippines. It was the best seller in its class during its 1998 launch. While the platform is seldomly modified except for its B20 engine, Filipino’s see it as a family hauler. My friend Pipo had a different perspective as

26 Jan 2015

Status Talks with Jeff Staple

January 25, 2015 Manila, Philippines Jeff Ng better known as Jeff Staple held a talk at A Space Manila. The two-hour talk was hosted by Status Magazine and was an instant hit for followers of his craft.  Jeff shared his thoughts on his humble beginnings, his thoughts on streetwear and on what

15 Jan 2015

Black Box

Starting off my first entry for 2015 with a platform that is very popular in Manila, the NCP30/31. Known in various parts of Asia as the Toyota BB, the sub-compact hatchback has been a go-to-car for modifying for the past few years. There is a good number of these builds in

30 Dec 2014

The Finale, 2014

Time flies so fast as it has been another great year of producing content for this site. As I mentioned last year, “I have no background in writing and photography. I took this challenge with open arms as I wanted to show everyone what the Philippines is capable of.” Not

23 Dec 2014

Why Patience Pays Off

I met Malone Juan 4 years ago with his Genesis, it looked really good with a local set of 19’s and an OEM kit. Fast forward to later part of 2014 as he attended a Stance Pilipinas / Manila Fitted meet with Manila’s best looking Hyundai. On to the photos. Malone