Video Break: Mike’s E36 M3

This video should be considered as NSFW. The cinematography is absolutely sublime and the best word to describe it is “buttery”. Just when you think you couldn’t get enough of Mike Klonoff’s M3, video magician Gino Mascardo hits us with this visually stunning feature! I’m sure this is the first of many videos from Mr.…

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. It’s all about the details…

Dear Summer pt.2

Finally, spring weather! Its been a long and cold winter in Toronto, Canada but these past few days have graced us with the warm temperatures we’ve been anxious for. When the weather improves it means us Canucks can finally drive our prized possessions free of the damage from salt-stained roads. And that’s exactly how I thought of…

The World Time Attack Challenge Japan

The first leg of Formula D Japan was held during the Japan Motor Games last July 6 to 7 together with the World Time Attack Challenge. The event had familiar drivers/tuners from the Japanese community as well as visitors and competitors from all around the world.  Enjoy the photos. Day 2 was set for the finals of Formula D…

The Cars of Formula D Japan

The first leg of Formula D Japan was held during the Japan Motor Games last July 6 to 7 together with the World Time Attack Challenge. The event had familiar drivers/tuners from the Japanese community as well as visitors and competitors from all around the world. I will split my coverage into several parts to take a closer…

The Runzip Duo

During my recent trip to Japan I made it sure to meet and learn new tricks from the customizers and tuners. One of them is a Runzip Design which is in Fukushima. They specialize on bolt-on aero kits and coilover set-up. A day before OKJP, its designer Atsushi Honda together with his friends dropped by Fuji to…

That Red Soarer

One of the cars that struck us in our hotel parking lot aka “mini carshow” was this red Lexus SC430/ Toyota Soarer owned by Koki Matsuyama. He rolled in together with Ichiraku Toshiya-San and the Ismart x 1048 style boys at the recently concluded Offset Kings Japan. Here are some of the photos. We took photos…

Simplicity strikes

When Mitsubishi Philippines launched the 9th generation Galant in 2004, the market embraced it as a mid-size luxury car for the Filipinos. Edwin Pagalilauan Jr. saw its classic lines as potential for his future build. Check out his Galant which he calls “The Grunder”. Last November 16, 2013, Edwin arrived at the Stance Pilipinas X…