Frankie’s Garage: The Hyundai Racing Hatchback

hyundairn30conceptHyundai will be launching their “M” division with their N performance brand of racing inspired street legal cars.  At the 2016 Paris Motor Show, Hyundai unleashes the RN30 Concept.  The hot hatchback features a 2.0L turbo 4-cyclinder engine pumping out 374 horses.  Hyundai looks to compete with the likes of the Golf GTI and Ford Focus ST segments.

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GreenLight Collectibles 1:43 Fast & Furious Collection

fastfuriousgreenlightcollectionYes, I admit, one of my guilty pleasures is watching the Fast & Furious franchise movies.  The Fast & Furious have licensed many diecast approved collectible cars over the years, but this 1:43 scale diecast collection from GreenLight Collectibles is pretty sweet.  I just picked-up several of these cars at Toys’R’Us.

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Frankie’s Garage: Drifting with James Deane

nissandriftdeaneXcar Films interviews racing drifter James Deane and family on drifting and his drift cars.  This is a 2-part documentary short:

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Frankie’s Garage: Toyota’s Secret Lair in Europe

toyotamotorsportgmbhXcar Films takes a look at Toyota race cars in Europe and the company known as TMG aka Toyota Motorsports GmbH.

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Frankie’s Garage: Honda’s 2015 IndyCar Aero Kit

hondaindycarWhen you talk about F1 racing, Honda comes to mind.  For Indy racing fans, Honda Performance Development reveals their “Aero Kit” product for 2015 IndyCar.

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Frankie’s Garage: The NISMO GT-R on ATTACK!

nismogtrpassingThe setting is the 2014 Blanc Pain Endurance series.  The NISMO team started the opening lap at grid 32, that’s 32 of out 44 cars in the race.  In this one lap, Al Buncombe climbs 17 places for the 13th position by the second lap.  Now that’s just crazy.

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Frankie’s Garage: Retro Car Tuning in Japan

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A look at classic car tuning culture in Japan on tuning, restoration and restomodding from 5 of Japan’s legendary retro tuners.

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