Photo Gallery: RWB Akira

Before I publish my year-ender post for 2016, I’ve decided to add a quick feature on RAUH–Welt Begriff Manila #2, Akira. The one-off moniker draws inspiration from its creator, Akira Nakai. Built back in June 2013 together with Car Porn Racing, this example is known to be one of two non-993 RWBs in the Philippines. I…

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 this site was something I’ve…

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 fun in gathering his work.…

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 the photos. Rauh Welt in…

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 which is owned by one…

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 in the country such as…

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 4th trip to Manila and…

THE BIRTH OF RAUH WELT MANILA PT.2

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. Victoria was the chosen name…