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

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

11 Sep 2014

RWB Kamiwaza, Maria and Yves Piaget

Being an avid follower of the RWB culture I made it sure to take photos and listen to insights of the men behind these cars during Offset Kings Japan. Rauh-Welt Begriff displayed three builds, Kamiwaza, Maria and Yves Piaget.  Check out the photos. First up is one of my personal favorites, Kamiwaza

10 Jun 2014

The cars of Car Porn Racing Manila

Car Porn Racing Manila,  driven by the words  “bringing Manila to the map”  is one of the major reasons why the local car scene has grown to its peak.  The car-customizer in Taguig City specializes on V8-swaps and air suspension installation. They are also responsible for bringing in major players

31 May 2014

RWB Ménage à Trois

Last week, Akira Nakai of Rauh Welt Begriff was in town to build Manila’s 5th RWB. I dropped its home base ‘Car Porn Racing‘, to shoot some photos for the site. Enjoy. Its almost been a year that Manila streets had a taste of Nakai-San’s touch, RWB Victoria. Its Nakai-San’s

19 Jun 2013


Two weeks ago I took pictures of the build process of the first RWB in Manila. It was an honor watching  Nakai-San work in the flesh, build quality is amazing  his attention to detail was up to par, not to mention he only needed three days to complete the car.

06 Jun 2012


A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of taking a trip up to Boston, MA to shoot one of my dream cars, a RWB Porsche 993. The moment I layed my eyes on Evan’s(owner) 993 I was speechless. I slowly walked around the car in awe. The first thing

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28 Oct 2011

RAUH-Welt Begriff x Idlers

Fatlace TV presents a short feature documentary about the Idlers Games racing events in Japan. The real spirit of motorsport has nothing to do with lap times or pole positions it all boils down to individuals who enjoy driving cars and sharing the sport with other like minded people. We

24 Aug 2011

Hello Friend

So as I was flying to Tokyo today to meet with our new neighbors RWB, aka RAUH-Welt Begriff, the new sign next to the Paddock was installed. Exciting times! Can’t wait to see customers leave with huge smiles on their faces. There’s going to be a grand opening in October

10 Aug 2011


We recently collaborated with Luke Huxham on a video project with Rauh Welt Begriff out of Japan. Here’s a teaser Luke produced which dealt with two days living and breathing RWB from morning to midnight with Nakai-san and his customers. He has three videos coming your way. 1. Exclusive interview