Day at the auctions part 2

Here’s my second lot of pictures from the auctions last week…

Best car of the day by a long shot, this Hako was mint!!

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Day at the auctions part 1

So I spent last thursday at the Auctions with the lads from and decided to take some shots of a few cars that caught my eye…

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Random snap: Gran Turismo comes to life..

Pretty great feeling when you see the cars you have been driving in Gran Turismo for years in real life! I’m personally not a huge fan of the Skyline R33 (GTR being an obvious exception) but the one you see here is just perfect!


The Iconic, Calsonic GTR

Don’t really know where to start with this car, I remember during my early teens playing Gran Turismo for hours on end and being introduced to the world of Japanese racing cars! One car that stuck out more than others back then, was the Calsonic R32 GTR, I don’t know why, but I have loved the car ever since! These were the days before Facebook/flickr/smart phones/ipads and the likes so the only place I got to see cars like this were on my Playstation. So you can understand the feeling I felt when I got to see the car in all it’s glory both in the pits of Fuji Speedway and on the track during last year’s Nismo Festival. The sound these things make is unreal.

Lets get to the pictures…

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Tokyo Auto Salon 2012 part 2

Right, getting back to it. Here’s part 2 of my Tokyo Auto Salon coverage..

Vorsteiner/Alphaline BMW F10

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Tokyo Auto Salon outdoor display part 1

I’ll kick off my Tokyo Auto Salon coverage(few weeks late) with some of the race cars that were on display outside..

Let’s start with the new HKS Toyota 86 that Nob. Taniguchi will drive during this year’s D1 season

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