Taken at the same exhibition as the Family Album Treasure I posted up yesterday: the Machine RS-2 from up close!
A yellow slimline phone? How eighties can you get? Hyacinth Bucket would have been very jealous if she saw this beauty!
Just look at the amazing computer in there: that’s truely KITT’s Japanese counterpart! Continue reading
As a true loyal and faithful Seibu Keisatsu fan you obviously have to visit the 2003 Seibu Keisatsu spring exhibition. Naturally you have your wife take a picture of you and your children in front of Machine RS-2:
A true family album treasure!
4Valve DOHC GT-Turbo intercooler
Even the writing on the side is done in retro styling of the Skyline RS-Turbo: his ER34 reads 4valve DOHC GT-Turbo intercooler on the place where normally the RS-Turbo writing is!
Seibu Keisatsu Machine RS34
And the whole car is painted in the red and black panda scheme of the Tomica Skyline that was copied over to the RS lineup.
I really don’t get the slogan: Now, the smell of Cosmo. I know AP stands for anti pollution so they don’t mean I am supposed to smell the unburnt petrol fumes, so do they actually think that I am supposed to smell something else, flowerlike for example, when the Cosmo AP passes?
Lucky enough it is not too hard to understand the story behind this commercial: those cops are just jealous! Even though they drive the best motorcycles of the world, deep in their heart they really want a Cosmo AP too! So, fast forward 30 years on the cop with the sideburns and mustache and see him standing in his very own Mazda Cosmo AP police special:
I kind of miss Seibu Keisatsu on Friday when Japanese Nostalgic Car Blog doesn’t post it in the Friday Video. This weeks My Lucky Stars was a good substitute, but it clearly missed the brutality of Seibu Keisatsu!
It also features a lot of background information, like in the case of the C330s above it states that this generation of Cedrics mainly were used as police cars to be blown up or crash by the bad guys during the chases. What a bad fate for these beautiful cars!
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