The Manila Auto Salon 2015

Since 2006, the Manila Auto Salon has gathered countless Filipino car enthusiasts. This year’s show was held at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia from November 12-15, 2015. Check out some of my picks during the display. With the number of spectators and no media-exclusive day shoots, taking photos of the cars ain’t a walk in…

The Spirit-Rei Miyabi S13

“Miyabi is one of the traditional Japanese aesthetic ideals, though not as prevalent as Iki or Wabi-sabi. In modern Japanese, the word is usually translated as elegance, refinement, or courtliness and sometimes refers to a heart-breaker.” Combine these elements with a Silvia S13, Work Wheels Japan and Spirit-Rei for their next demo car. The results? Modern Japanese…

Nakai-San’s lair, the RAUH-Welt Begriff headquarters

Ever followed a car icon that much? I first saw Nakai-San’s creation back in 2008 when I first laid my eyes on RWB Advantage and a wide-body-matte-black S15. Being a huge Porsche and Silvia fan, their aggressive looks immediately called my attention. After that instance, I became hungry on any information about RAUH-Welt. Also, after seeing a…

Wörthersee Part 5

Here is part 5! A had a lovely shoot with these 2 beauties @ Velden am Wörther See. Both rockin’ Messer Wheels & bagged on HP Drivetech / AccuAir. Enjoy the photos and stay tuned for part 6!   The company’s who helped build the cars: BSCarstyling Dumped AccuAir Suspension HP Drivetech Messer Wheels Puffy Performance Neudfaktor…

VIP x drift style S14 from Japan

For the last 15 years the S14 is considered to be one of the most modified FR platforms. Drift or grip, the car cemented its nameplate in the tuning scene with its countless aftermarket support. With the rise of fitment enthusiasts in the last 5 years, it has also been a solid choice due to its large wheel well…

Formulating Your Own Formula

Meet Robert Limtiaco, a former student of Automotive Technology at the College of Southern Nevada. Now based in Fussa, Tokyo, I met Rob during my recent trip to Japan. He always wanted to build a car for himself, originally from the Honda scene he felt that his plans won’t jive in this platform. He believes…

Offset Kings Japan, Part V

With more than 1000 photos and countless use of Google Translate for specifications, it took me 2 months to wrap up my recap for Offset Kings Fuji 2015. Working on an event recap definitely made everything worthwhile because of the people I get to interact with and the knowledge I gathered throughout the process. For my 5th and…