One of the things that is typically Japanese are the lace seat (or headrest) covers that you mostly see in Japanese taxis or luxury cars. Apparently Toyota sold OEM lace covers with the Soarer griffin logo embroided on them:
This Soarer was photographed outside Gallery L who is renowned for restoring beautiful kyusha cars. The Soarer is the “lesser” 1G-GEU powered GZ10 model, so it doesn’t feature the smooth 5M or 6M engine however they did put some effort in it: it now features a five speed manual. That means you can really get the best out of that 140hp engine. 🙂
Here you can see embroided lace headrest covers up close: Continue reading
I already saw this one in Mike Garrett’s coverage of the JCCA NYM on Speedhunters, but nevertheless nice to see another picture of such a brilliant car:
The only things missing now are the RS Turbo decals on the side of the car!
Found at Minkara
Not at the JCCA New Year Meeting but at one of the parkinglots nearby someone found this Bluebird 410 wagon parked:
And it is Moon equipped with a nice set of white walls that perfectly match with the new white leather/sky interior.
In contrary to last weeks Celica this nosejob is an absolute winner!
It is a 1989 Suzuki Alto CA72V walkthrough delivery van that has been Mini-fied. Not that the Also already was small enough but it really needed a bit more classy nose.
Also on the inside it has been brilliantly modified: Continue reading