The prelude or the main event?

Akihabara UDX. Every second week of January, Japan’s unparalleled car scene is emphasized through the Tokyo Auto Salon. A pilgrimage for enthusiasts from all over the globe, the festive mood extends to cater to different events throughout the week. Don’t get me wrong, TAS itself is way worth the trip with all the big names…

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…

Outtakes from Guam

Laid back, Guam. The festive mood continued a day after Slammed Society Guam 2017 closed its curtain. A highly anticipated weekend on the island, a few cars decided to show up on Guam International Raceway for a quick shoot. What I like about Guam’s car scene is its competitive-yet-peaceful atmosphere and on how they continue…

An S14 like never before?

Okayama, Japan. Today’s tuning community, bridged by the interwebs, is on a continuous hunt for different approaches using their trusted platforms. For decades now, the quest for uniqueness always comes as a standard in Japan. Known to be the trendsetters and somehow pioneers of “automotive fashion”, the Japanese tend to squeeze in a way to stand…

Heading North

Kilometer 23. March 10, 2017.  After heading to the south for two consecutive weeks, we decided to visit the North for a short run – which turned out into an impromptu meet. Without any formal planning, our destination was set at a gas station situated at one of Metro Manila’s key highways. Check out some…

Battle Showcase Guam

Last February 11, Upshift Entertainment held its first event in 2017: Battle Showcase. The gathering hosted more than a hundred cars that exhibited Guam’s growing car culture –  which focuses on drifting, drag, and fitment. A warm-up on collaborative events happening on the island this year, Battle Showcase Guam served as a teaser for the…

FTLC x SPMF join forces in Manila.

2013. 2015. 2017. 3 different years of Stance Pilipinas / Manila Fitted hosting a “welcome meet” for our friends here at Fatlace / Hellaflush. Through my 3 years of experience with Offset Kings shows in Japan, I felt the urgency that Manila’s meets should be up to par with what’s being done overseas. On to…

No to Garage Queens

I had the privilege on taking photos of the ‘CarGuy‘ F40 during the Japan Motor Games at Fuji International Speedway. Responsible for numerous exotic cars in Japan, Car Guy takes time out during events like these with their ‘garage queens’. On to the photos. The founder of the group stretched his million dollar classic over the weekend. Would you…