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…

Living in Manila with a Red Supra

Katipunan, Quezon City.  Today we feature one of the most celebrated Japanese marquees, the Toyota Supra. Last seen in the market 16 years ago, the brand is set to return next year in form of a Mark V model. With countless years of development,  news of the MKV being a compact model divided insights of…

Lexus’ December to Remember Returns

With the holidays right around the corner, Lexus iconic advertising campaign, “A December to Remember,” has returned with three new spots that will be sure to pull on your heart strings. For the 19th consecutive year, Lexus reminds you how your vehicle becomes part of the family and is there for you through all of…