15 Jun 2016

Rough World roots: Manila’s V86

Before becoming a worldwide phenomenon, Akira Nakai first fell in-love with the AE86 during his Rough World days. The infamous drift crew had modified Hachirokus as their weapon of choice in mastering the tight corners of Mt. Tsukuba. This made the AE86 a solid foundation for RAUH-Welt Begriff. For the

12 Jun 2016

Behind The Scenes: RWB Ramune

Here’s a series of shots during the RWB Ramune build taken by our in house graphics and photographer, Michael Javier. The focus of the shoot was to capture the different phases of Nakai during a build. It goes beyond cutting a Porsche up, riveting flares on, and adding wide wheels.

05 May 2016

RWB Brooklyn

Hello again Fatlace readers, Edo here honored to be checking in with you from the East Coast for another guest post. A few weeks ago, while scrolling through my “explore” tab on instagram, I came across a video that had the classic Biggie “Where Brooklyn at?!” verse in the background

31 Jan 2016

Tokyo RWB Holiday Tradition

Every year I travel miles across the globe to catch up with friends for our annual RAUH-Welt Begriff get together and party in Roppongi, Tokyo. We have many things in common but one stands out the most, the love for Porsche. Here’s a few shots from my iPhone of the

27 Jan 2016

Hellaflush feature: RAUH-Welt Begriff Rough Rhythm

There are several builds that sparked my interest on the RAUH-Welt Begriff movement back in 2011. With only a few builds back then, there are 4 memorable cars I could easily recall: Stella Artois, Royal Montegobay, Advantage, and Rough rhythm. Considering these creations by Akira Nakai ‘OG status‘, taking photos and featuring it on

10 Nov 2015

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

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15 Jan 2015

Aloha Tokyo

Last weekend, I gave into peer pressure (thanks Mark, Anton, Brian, and Dat!) and hopped on a last minute flight to Tokyo. While I finish post processing my photos from Tokyo Auto Salon, here’s some photos from the rest of our adventures. Fresh from the airport, we went straight to

18 Dec 2014


Another RWB Porsche 993 is born. Some may say these cars are extreme, boring, played out, etc but to the owners, including myself, owning one isn’t just about the car. It’s about the overall experience from A to Z watching your car transform. Fishbone is the latest RWB from China.

10 Jan 2014

2014 RWB Car Meeting Japan

In what seems to be an annual event for Nakai-san, we bring you some amazing coverage of the 2014 New Years RWB Car Meeting in Japan! My good friend, Galen Wan, just so happened to be in town for TAS and captured the amazing Porsche creations born from the Rough

21 Apr 2012

RWB : Up close and personal

RWB has in the last 12 months become a global tuning sensation, the work of Nakai-san has amassed legions of fans, as well as a few with differing opinions.  A little over 12 months ago I took a trip to a small tuning garage, unaware that my outlook on tuning