November 16, 2012 in video
Yesterday Jalopnik posted that two people deferred British advertisement for the Toyota GT86 (aka the Toyota 86 or Scion FR-S) because it contained wild driving. What? Just two people complaining can stop an advertisment being broadcasted?
Jalopnik called it Brazil like and that is somewhat true if you have watched Terry Gilliam’s movie…
…however I do think Toyota was aiming for a much more pressing world: the world of Grand Theft Auto! Read the rest of this entry →
November 10, 2012 in video
A scientific review? On a Suzuki Alto Works RS-R CC72?
Yes, that is possible! Or at least that’s what this video appears to be! Read the rest of this entry →
November 2, 2012 in video
I did post up a couple of 1990s Hakone drift videos in the past, but these three must be the oldest so far!
They are dated May/June in 1990 and they feature several cars from that era including TE71s, KP62s, AE86s, B310s and an occasional S13: Read the rest of this entry →
September 28, 2012 in video
What amazes me most about Japanese junkyards is the number of luxurious cars stashed there…
This video by BANKAKUEMIKO is filled with cars like the Nissan Cedric Y30, Toyota Celsior, Toyota Crown Majesta UZS141, Skyline R33 and a Nissan President: Read the rest of this entry →
September 24, 2012 in video
Long before Keiichi Tsuchiya earned his stripes in racing Motoharu Kurosawa dominated the Japanese GP in his hakosuka Skyline GT-R. The same happened with reviewing cars for Video Option magazine: long before we became familiar with Keiichi pushing any Japanese sports/racing/tuned car to the limit on a touge run Motoharu Kurosawa was doing the same:
Looking at this September 1988 review of the Nissan Leopard F31 it becomes clear a lot has changed in the past 24 years, for instance the tests that mattered: Read the rest of this entry →