The GT-R plus more

January 2019.  Time flies as it has been more than 3 months since the curtains of the Tokyo Auto Salon closed. Indeed, a very memorable one as me and more than a dozen of friends flew in for Japan’s busiest aftermarket show. In this post, as I wrap up my 3-part coverage, I will be…

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…

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,…

Tokyo Auto Salon 2018 – The Exotics

Makuhari Messe. 2018 Known to be one of the biggest platforms for project debuts, The Tokyo Auto Salon has catered to different styles of modifying exotic cars. Over the past few years, the style has progressed from simple lip kits, widebody kits, GT-style kits to neon-clad Lamborginis. Here’s a look at some of the cars…

Tokyo Auto Salon 2018 – The Styling trends

I’ve always dreamed about travelling for the Tokyo Auto Salon to witness one of the world’s most anticipated car events.  Today, with Japan’s car culture focusing on style and individuality, we take a look at the key elements here at Fatlace’s annual Tokyo Auto Salon coverage. Enjoy the photos.  Advan showing a nicely done 991 GT3.…

Tokyo Auto Salon, Vans & Trucks

Just like Sema, trucks and vans were everywhere at TAS. Anything other than a lowered car seems to be trending. I’ll try to post often what I’m seeing on this blog but guaranteed you’ll be seeing a lot more trucks and vans on the road. I’ve had my share of Defenders, G-Wagons and SUVs and as…

TAS 2016: Final look back

As we enter mid February, before the good times at the Tokyo Auto Salon become a distant memory, lets take one final look back. For this post, I wanted to share all of the builds and sights I came across that exemplify what many of us think about when we hear the term/letters “JDM”. Starting…

TAS 2016: Wide and Low

Lets kick off this post with a look at our friends at Liberty Walk. Like Rocketbunny, Liberty Walk is now synonymous with “over fenders”. Enthusiasts are still split on their opinion when it comes to this style, but aside from the cars themselves, another word that can describe Liberty Walk is “Fun”. Their booth was…