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Craftsmanship of Customization: Sylvia Parts in a Daihatsu Esse

The popular "Tohoku 660 Series" is a race contested exclusively by kei-cars. We would like to introduce the machine of veteran driver Mr. Takeshi Otsuka, who competes in the Tohoku 660 Championship, which is contested by cars equipped with the new NA (naturally aspirated engine) standard. We will be looking at the secret of his machine makeup, in which he uses parts from vehicles other than mini-cars.

Art of Racing: From Commutes to Competition in K-Cars

The "Tohoku 660" series is a race for kei-cars only in which many racers, from youngsters to veterans, compete. In this issue, we introduce a young man who has just made his racing debut. He is one of the racers who has experienced the fun of driving as well as the rigors of racing and is looking forward to growing up. What is the practice method he used to improve his driving technique when he was at university?

Decoding Success: The Budget Formula Behind Daihatsu Mira’s Racing Triumphs

Introducing the machine of Mr. Hidaka Komatsu, the 2023 Class 2 champion, who stepped up to Class 1 of the popular kei-car race "Tohoku 660 Championship". Based on the Daihatsu "Mira", he has evolved it by pouring his know-how into it. Here are some of his specialties.

Power of Performance: Cusco’s Supercharger Kits for GR86 and Jimny Sierra

Tokyo Auto Salon 2024 held from 12-14 Jan. 2024 Cusco's booth featured the Red Bull Corolla driven by WRC champion Kalle Rovanperä in the 2023 Formula Drift Japan, the MY24 Nissan GT-R NISMO demo car The Toyota 'GR86' in collaboration with GROW Design was also on display and attracted a lot of attention. Among these, the supercharger kit for the GR86/BRZ (reference exhibit) caught our attention.

The Road to Precision: A Dive into ENDLESS’ Development of the GR86

A 20-year-old female racing driver, Ms. Rami Sasaki, who loves old cars, test drives the ENDLESS Toyota GR86 demo car! As an owner of the previous generation "86," the tuned GR86 was of course of interest to her.

R33 or R35? Both! A Tale of Two GT-Rs Under the Same Roof

Unique owners and their cars visit a tuning shop that specializes in the Nissan GT-R, Nissan's leading sports car. CREWCH in Mie Prefecture is one such shop. Among the owners who visit CREWCH, we introduce Mr. Hisashi Ishimaru, who has a superb R35 GT-R NISMO with a mileage of just 5,000 km. What is the reason why he still owns his R33, which he could not let go of?

20 Years of Regret? On Finally Living and Loving the GT-R Dream

Unique owners and their cars visit a tuning shop specializing in the Nissan GT-R, Nissan's leading sports car. CREWCH in Mie Prefecture is one such shop. We introduce Mr. Koyama, who has been longing for a GT-R for more than 20 years. What is the intense GT-R life he spends with his long-sought-after R35?

Revving into Adulthood: Meet the R32 Owner Who Started Living the GT-R Dream at 19

Among the owners who attend CREWCH in Mie Prefecture, we introduce Mr. Kanehara, who purchased a 1992 Nissan R32 Skyline GT-R three years ago at the age of 19. What was the reason why he acquired the GT-R at such a young age, when the used car market price was skyrocketing?