Close Up: Type One Type-R

. Next up in my Close-Up series is the bright orange Integra Type-R built by Type-One.  Near flawless paint aside, you can recognize this as a possible race car because of the sticky… Continue reading

Encounter: JGTC Xanavi 350Z

. A long time ago I was visiting Ginza, and happened upon the Nissan Gallery.  You can tell this was awhile back because the JGTC doesn’t exist anymore.  Replaced by Super GT, the… Continue reading

News: RBR Renault crowned 2010 Constructors Champions

. While the drivers championship result will have to wait until next week at Abu Dahbi, it was this weekend’s Brazilian GP that Red Bull Renault established themselves as the 2010 constructor champions. … Continue reading

Video: FR-NSX GT

. Honda R&D’s secret gem has been revealed!  A FR, GT-spec NSX with KERS!  Check out this video of testing at Twin Ring.  Read the video info for specs and backstory.  Found @… Continue reading

Encounter: Tokyo Estima

. Here is something you won’t see too often in the states; a modified van.  They’re pretty common in Japan though, and the エスティマ (Estima) is one of the more popular platforms.  I… Continue reading

Scan: ワンメイクTUNEガイド 370Z

. I was browsing over the newest Option mag this morning over some coffee and came across this ワンメイクTUNEガイド (One Make Tune Guide) for the Fairlady Z.  On the back page was a… Continue reading

Video: AE86 At Meihan Sports Land

. . Saw this posted at Nori Yaro and thought I’d share it here as well. Some really cool in-car drift footage of this coupe at Meihan. For shots of the Looking car,… Continue reading

Encounter: S30 Kannai

. We were walking back to our hotel after a decent dinner at a place in 伊勢佐木町 when I saw this old Datsun parked on the street.  Of course the lighting and weather… Continue reading

Feature: IL4′s Time Attack EK

. Inline Four has been dedicated to Honda and Acura tuning for over a decade now.   I’ve been going to them since I moved to So-Cal in 2005; back when they were in… Continue reading

Video: Zonda R Nurburgring Lap

. I was watching Top Gear the other day and on their news segment they mentioned that the Nurburgring ‘production car’ lap record had been broken.  Apparently this happened way back in June. … Continue reading

Encounter: VIP Nissan Cima

. I caught this Y33 (Third gen. Cima) rolling down the same road as the Porsche I posted earlier; this is a pretty old picture though.  Lacking in ridiculous camber and aero, this… Continue reading

One Shot: Canyon Recess

. Addy & Mike .