Tokyo Auto Salon 2019: The Classics

Below nineties only.  Off to my favorite part of every show – the classics.  Japan has been very well known for their diverse approach on classic vehicles.  In this post expect a good number some of the best classic builds during Tokyo Auto Salon 2019. Enjoy. Compared to 2018, this year’s show featured a significant…

Tokyo Auto Salon: JDM goodies

Makuhari Messe. Back to Japan for one of the most awaited events in the automotive calendar – the Tokyo Auto Salon. For the first part of my coverage, I’ll set the spotlight on the cars I flew out for – the modified Japanese ones. Lately, with modified exotics being the direction of several customizers at…

RWB 2019: Roppongi Rockstars

Tokyo 2019..  For quite some time, Akira Nakai of RAUH-Welt Begriff has been hosting a New Year Party to kick off  the Tokyo Auto Salon weekend. Something that has grown in magnitude in terms of attendees and anticipation, RWB owners, family & friends worldwide celebrate the camaraderie at the Hard Rock Roppongi Tokyo parking lot.…

Lexus Introduces Quarterback Protection Technology

With the Big Game only a couple weeks away, Lexus has put out a video that pokes fun at the “roughing the passer” rule. The spot features Heisman trophy winner and former-NFL player, Matt Leinart and showcases their “QBSS+,” Quarterback Safety System complete with blind side monitor, 360 pocket protection camera, boo dampening (my favorite),…

The Finale, Take 6

2018… What a fast-paced year as 2018 draws to a close. With another year down, looking back at several key moments is worthwhile as it reminds us of  the lessons we learned from challenges and all the other memories to treasure. Here’s my annual Fatlace Year-Ender – Take 6. As I started blogging here at…

TAS 2018: Best of The Best

Makuhari Messe, 2018. THE Best of THE best… okay, this must be very hard. Time flies so fast indeed that Tokyo Auto Salon season is upon us again. Almost one year ago, I packed by bags to fulfill one of my automotive bucket lists – be at Japan’s ultimate auto convention. In 3 weeks time,…

Legends of the 90s

Ninety.  Many consider the nineties as the golden era of automotive tuning. Here in  Manila, a certain meet happens twice a year paying homage to tastefully built vehicles. An invite-only meet held at various locations within the country’s capital, Legends of the 90s held its 2018 year-ender by curating a variety of builds. Check out…

Stance Pilipinas Year 9

IX. Last December 9, Stance Pilipinas / Manila Fitted held its 9th Year Anniversary meet at Uptown Bonifacio Global City. Founded back in 2009, 2018 was a special year for the group as it marked its 50th gathering in 7 years –  2011 was the initial meet year. With me being very busy during these…