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Banpei Weekly [ep.12] – Nissan-Datsun Rally & Race Digest

May 23, 2017 in Uncategorized by banpei

Welcome to the 12th episode of the Banpei Weekly! This week we have the channel & ae86 update, the random brochure/magazine featuring the Nissan-Datsun Rally & Race digest and the videos that I watched this week!
Banpei Weekly Episode 12 Nissan Datsun Rally Digest

You can watch the full episode below: Read the rest of this entry →

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Unboxing Dutch Mitsubishi brochures from the 80s and 90s!

May 17, 2017 in Uncategorized by banpei

I received a huge stack of Mitsubishi brochures, and this time they come from the Dutch dealerships!
Unboxing Dutch Mitsubishi brochures from the 80s and 90s!

Most of the brochures are from the 80s and early 90s, including the Cordia and the Starion. But I also couldn’t resist getting that late 90s Galant that I love soooooo much. Watch the unboxing below: Read the rest of this entry →

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Carina Sightings: N-Style Toyota Carina AA63 by Nori Yaro

November 7, 2014 in Uncategorized by banpei

I know I have been slacking again on the blog lately… My job was killing me and last Tuesday I gave a presentation at a MySQL oriented conference in London so hardly any time left for anything else. So I promise to make it up to you with this beautiful photo of the N-Style Toyota Carina AA63 taken by Nori Yaro:
Nori Yaro visits N-Style: Toyota Carina AA63
Alexi Smith (aka Nori Yaro) visited the N-Style garage and took a couple of beautiful photographs of their car lineup, including three of the N-Style Toyota Carina AA63.
So head over to Nori Yaro’s visit to N-Style to see all the other photos!

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Down on the Street: many many historic Fiats!

November 18, 2012 in down on the street, Uncategorized by banpei

Yesterday in a blink of an eye I spotted some old cars parked in what looked like an old dealership. So I parked the car around the block and headed back, and this is what I spotted:
DOTS: Fiat Dealership

A lot of old historic Fiats were all parked inside an old Fiat dealership. The cars I spotted were: a Fiat visitor bus designed by Bertone, Fiat 128 Coupe, Fiat Dino coupe 2400, Fiat Dino spider, Fiat 130, Fiat 125 and in the back many many more: Read the rest of this entry →

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Magazines: Honda Accord in Rozsdakupac

January 31, 2012 in Uncategorized by banpei

Don’t laugh, but this magazine was actually the Christmas present from my wife!
Rozsdakupac magazine cover
When I was in Hungary during the holidays my wife bought this magazine in the Tesco because she knows I like old rusty cars. Especially the name of the magazine is an Hungarian pun and would roughly translate into rustpile. She thought of it as a joke and so did I…

Until I opened up the magazine halfway and found this feature of an immaculate second generation Honda Accord coupe:
Honda Accord coupe in Rozsdakupac
Nice, huh? It reminded me of this Honda Accord coupe near my son’s school.

Even nicer was this picture: Read the rest of this entry →

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Fifteen years ago: yellow Hachiroku

January 24, 2012 in random, Uncategorized by banpei

Fifteen years ago this yellow Sprinter Trueno AE86 GT Apex was king of the mountain and the Honda in front of it king of the desert!
Yellow hachi roku
Now which one would you choose as your daily transportation?

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